Hypnosis is a very personal intimate experience that must be explored by studying the phenomenological experiences of participants. However, researchers have not widely studied the phenomenology of active-alert hypnosis (AAH) and alert hypnosis, necessitating extensive research studies. AAH is a technique of altering an individual’s state of consciousness through methods that increase physical activity, strain, … Continue reading Differences in Hypnosis & Phenomenological experiences
Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy is one of the alternative therapies used in the treatment of diseases. However, its adoption in the medical field is still low due to lack of awareness about its effectiveness or people’s negative concepts about it. Most studies have been focusing on the effectiveness of this technique on treating various diseases and … Continue reading Perceptions of Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy
Some Main Techniques Of Hypnotherapy If you are new to hypnotherapy or you are a therapist, there are some things that you may not yet know or heard of. But the first thing to know is that there is some level of hypnosis in all forms of therapy. Abstraction is one of the main characteristics … Continue reading Some techniques of hypnotherapy
While being professionally hypnotized, do you see things as in a dream and understand what is happening as the session is going on? This really depends on the client in my experience and they can even vary from session to session. I’ve been hypnotized by professionals multiple times. I can’t even tell you how many … Continue reading Ask a Hypnotist : Experiences
What are some common beliefs about hypnotherapy that are completely false? 1) That hypnosis is mind control. I can't make you do anything you don't want to do. If you don't want to go rob a bank, nothing I can do will make that happen. It would take hundreds of hours of hard work to … Continue reading Some myths about hypnosis
Erotic Transference, a common situation in therapy and what can be done about it.
Guest Blogger April Hartmeister tells us about her first time with hypnosis.