Hypnotherapy Scripts, 2nd Edition is a straightforward, practical guide for doing Ericksonian hypnotherapy. This book not only explains the rationale for every step in the hypnotherapeutic process, it also contains sample scripts for each step. This edition of Hypnotherapy Scripts guides professionals through the construction of their own hypnotherapy induction and suggestion scripts. Verbatim sample transcripts of various induction and therapeutic suggestion procedures with detailed guidelines for creating one’s own hypnotherapeutic inductions and metaphors are included. Recent research and writings on the role of unconscious processes, wellness, and positive psychology have been added to this edition. Also included is a detailed review of the diagnostic trance process, a therapeutic procedure unique to this text.
Milton Erickson was the foremost authority on the human mind and how to set it straight, if ever we need Milton it is now…May the man rest in peace for all he gifted us with no thought to himself, and only to serve, as he was denied it as a farmer, while suffering with polio from an early age.
Hypnotism and hypnotherapy have long been recognized for the benefits they can bring. In the last one hundred years, it has been studied, tested, and refined. Today it provides benefits for millions of people.
For centuries people have looked for different ways to improve themselves and alleviate suffering. Psychology, and psychiatry, psychology are devoted to trying to understand and improve the human condition.
Since the beginning of medicine, people have looked for means of “alternative” healing and self-improvement. This category includes hypnosis and hypnotherapy.
People have many different reasons for trying hypnotherapy or hypnosis. These include relief from both emotional and physical problems, as well as wanting to reach one’s potential and improve one’s self.
Hypnotism can can be used to overcome low self-esteem and low self-confidence, and anger, as well as physical problems like over-eating and weight loss.
Hypnosis can also be very effective in overcoming various negative habits and addictions like cigarette smoking, drug and alcohol abuse, and gambling.
Hypnosis has even been used to treat the symptoms of severe medical problems like cancer and diabetes. Surgical patients have been able to undergo pain-free surgery with minimal anesthesia, and recovery times are reduced.
Hypnotism and hypnotherapy isnt the ultimate “cure-all”, or even necessarily the best available alternative. But is has become increasingly clear that there are wonderful and lasting benefits to this type of therapy and self-help.