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Trancework

Trancework Author Michael D. Yapko
ISBN-10 9780415884945
Release 2012
Pages 638
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For three decades, Trancework has been the fundamental textbook for guiding professionals in learning hypnosis. Now in its fourth edition, this classic text continues to be the most comprehensive book for learning the fundamental skills of the field. This edition accommodates new studies and topics, and contains five new chapters on positive psychology, the management of pain, pediatric and adolescent hypnosis, behavioral medicine, and hypnosis across modalities. Readers can expect to receive a comprehensive overview of what is currently going on in the domain of hypnosis, an in-depth consideration of issues associated with the use of hypnosis, a greater appreciation for the diverse ways in which hypnosis can be applied, and a more detailed description of hypnotic methods and characteristics. Those new to the field will also appreciate the "Frames of Reference" sections found throughout the book, which provide insights into the work of some of the founders and leaders of clinical hypnosis. Each chapter concludes with suggestions from the author for things to consider and things to do, further emphasizing the importance of active learning. Included online at http://www.routledgementalhealth.com/books/details/9780415884945/ is the video of Dr. Yapko's session with Vicki, an emotionally powerful and technically excellent session. For those who wish to follow along, a PDF download containing the session transcript is also available. Clinical Hypnosis has the power to change clients' lives for the better. Trancework gives professionals the skills to do just that.



101 things I wish I d known when I started using hypnosis

101 things I wish I d known when I started using hypnosis Author Dabney Ewin
ISBN-10 9781845904586
Release 2009-10-06
Pages 144
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Always read the little book' Charles Dunlap, MD. Dr Dunlap rolled a small library of about 30 books into his medical class and told them it was a monumental compilation of everything that was known about diabetes, published in 1920, before the discovery of insulin. He then held up a book of about 200 pages and said 'this was published in 1930, after the discover of insulin. 'Always read the little book'. Dabney Ewin has been teaching medical hypnosis for the past thirty years and in his experience he believes that a small book is likely to be a clear message by a knowledgeable author. This simple but immensely powerful book is a testament to all the ideas that Dr Ewin wished he had known about when he first starting practising hypnosis. He has sought to make this publication as little as possible, consistent with the message of seeking to take a complicated idea and presenting it in the simplest way.The words and phrases are designed to give any beginning or experienced student a foundation about the working of hypnosis. Divided into five sections with a comprehensive reference section for further reading, this book can be taken one page at a time from the beginning or browsed through randomly.



Hypnosis for Chronic Pain Management Workbook

Hypnosis for Chronic Pain Management   Workbook Author Harborview Medical Center Mark P. Jensen Professor and Vice Chair for Research Department of Rehabilitation Medicine
ISBN-10 9780199857579
Release 2011-04-02
Pages 160
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If you suffer from chronic pain, whether as a result of an injury, illness, or accident, you know it can interfere with every aspect of your life. You may also know the medical treatments currently available are limited and, for many, ineffective. Current research has shown hypnosis to be an effective treatment for managing chronic pain, and almost all patients who learn self-hypnosis skills benefit from this approach. The hypnosis treatment found in this workbook has been scientifically tested and proven effective for reducing the intensity of chronic pain, including migraines, back pain, and tension headaches, among others. This workbook explains how to use these techniques to manage your chronic pain and take back control of your life and your health. Used in combination with the program described in the corresponding therapist guide, this workbook teaches you self-hypnosis skills for lessening your pain, enhancing your sleep, and improving your mood. The first chapters will help you understand how hypnosis works by changing how your brain deals with information it receives from the body. The complete hypnosis treatment described in this book, alongside the treatment you receive from your clinician, will ultimately teach you skills for pain management that you can use at any time, and for the rest of your life. "An excellent blueprint to understanding pain and the fundamentals of how hypnosis combined with CBT can offer pain amelioration. Perfect, even for uninitiated practitioners who wish to use empirically based scripts."--Jeffrey Zeig, Ph.D., The Milton Erickson Foundation "Pain can too easily enslave people, holding them captive in many different ways. It is a liberating theme of empowerment that echoes throughout Dr. Jensen's work: he empowers clinicians to work more knowledgeably and skillfully with people who suffer painful conditions using his therapist guide, and he encourages the suffering individual to break free from pain's grip with the practical pain management skills taught in his workbook. Dr. Jensen's vision for the many ways hypnosis can help reduce the debilitating effects of painful conditions is fresh, inspiring and should be regularly integrated into every pain management program."--Michael D. Yapko, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist and author of Trancework: An Introduction to the Practice of Clinical Hypnosis (Third Edition) and Treating Depression with Hypnosis



Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis in Medicine Dentistry and Psychology

Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis in Medicine  Dentistry and Psychology Author Prof. William S. Kroger
ISBN-10 9781787203044
Release 2016-11-11
Pages 667
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Originally published in 1963, this definitive textbook, written by pioneering Professor William S. Kroger’s, defined and shaped the field of hypnosis for over 20 years after its publication, and remains an authoritative text in its field to this day. Together with his seminars presented in association with the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis, Professor Kroger’s textbook changed the perception of hypnosis from being a novelty to a legitimate and respected medical option, and solidified his reputation as a leader in the field.



Essentials of Hypnosis

Essentials of Hypnosis Author Michael D. Yapko
ISBN-10 9781317601845
Release 2014-10-03
Pages 244
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Essentials of Hypnosis Second Edition provides a warm and rich introduction to the fascinating field of hypnosis by one of its leading experts. Readers may be surprised to discover that some of the most important methods in modern integrative health care have a foundation in hypnosis, and that modern neuroscience is regularly learning new things about brain functioning from brain scanning studies of hypnotized individuals. The emphasis in Essentials of Hypnosis Second Edition is on the use of hypnosis as an effective tool of treatment. Thus, readers will enjoy and benefit from the wealth of clinical insights and helpful hints Dr. Yapko offers for the skilled use of hypnotic principles and methods. The essentials of this dynamic field are well captured in this practical volume



Hypnosis and Behavioral Medicine

Hypnosis and Behavioral Medicine Author Daniel P. Brown
ISBN-10 9781317838043
Release 2013-12-19
Pages 296
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This important volume applies hypnotic principles to the specific challenges of behavioral medicine. Drawing from extensive clinical evidence and experience, the authors describe how hypnobehavioral techniques can help in the treatment of psychophysiological disorders.



The Handbook of Contemporary Clinical Hypnosis

The Handbook of Contemporary Clinical Hypnosis Author Les Brann
ISBN-10 9781119057277
Release 2015-06-22
Pages 652
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Covering theory and practice, The Handbook of Contemporary Clinical Hypnosis is an up–to–date, authoritative resource to support health professionals in their use of hypnosis in clinical settings. Provides an authoritative reference for practitioners and trainees on the diverse applications of hypnosis, published under the auspices of the British Society for Clinical and Academic Hypnosis (BSCAH) Combines a theoretical framework with material on a wide range of specific disorders including anxiety, stress phobias, eczema, oncology, eating disorders and infertility Shows how to adjust hypnotic techniques for different contexts e.g. when working with children, in emergencies and via a translator Features a variety of case studies that illustrate hypnosis techniques in action



Handbook of Hypnotic Suggestions and Metaphors

Handbook of Hypnotic Suggestions and Metaphors Author D. Corydon Hammond
ISBN-10 9780393700954
Release 1990-06-17
Pages 602
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Designed as a practical desktop reference, this official publication of the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis is the largest collection of hypnotic suggestions and metaphors ever compiled. It provides a look at what experienced clinicians actually say to their patients during hypnotic work. A book to be savored and referred to time and again, this handbook will become a dog-eared resource for the clinician using hypnosis.



Trance and Treatment

Trance and Treatment Author Herbert Spiegel
ISBN-10 1585627275
Release 2008-05-20
Pages 576
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What is hypnosis? Despite widespread misconceptions, hypnosis is not a treatment in itself; instead, it is a facilitator -- a useful diagnostic tool that can help the practitioner choose an appropriate treatment modality and accelerate various primary treatment strategies. The second edition of this remarkable work (first published 25 years ago) is written to provide both beginning and seasoned practitioners with a brief, disciplined technique for mobilizing and learning from an individual's capacity to concentrate. Putting to rest both exaggerated fears about hypnosis and overblown statements of its efficacy, this compelling volume brings scientific discipline to a systematic exploration of the clinical uses and limitations of hypnosis. The challenge was to develop a clinical measurement that could transform a fascinating amalgam of anecdotes, speculations, clinical intuitions and observations, and laboratory advances into a more fruitful and systematic body of information. Thus was born the authors' Hypnotic Induction Profile (HIP), a crucial 10-minute clinical assessment procedure that relates the spectrum of hypnotizability to personality style, psychopathology, and treatment outcome. Structured to reflect the flow of a typical evaluation and treatment session and highlighted by case examples throughout, this remarkable synthesis describes how to use the HIP, reviews relevant literature, and details principles and short- and long-term treatment strategies for smoking control; eating disorders; anxiety, concentration, and insomnia; phobias; pain control; psychosomatic disorders and conversion symptoms; trichotillomania; stuttering; and acute and posttraumatic stress disorders and dissociation. Meticulously referenced and indexed, this in-depth work concludes with an appendix on the interpretation and standardization of the HIP.This unique work stands out in the literature because It is written both as an introduction for practitioners new to hypnosis and as an in-depth guide for practitioners with wide experience in hypnosis. Unlike current clinical works, it emphasizes the importance of performing a systematic assessment of hypnotizability to identify, measure, and utilize a given patient's optimal therapeutic potential -- a process that, until now, has been relegated to clinical intuition. It describes human behavior phenomenologically as it relates to hypnosis in a probable rather than an absolute fashion. It reviews only specific portions of the literature that are particularly relevant to the important themes presented by the authors. Wherever possible, the authors apply statistical methods to test their hypotheses. The realm of scientific investigation encompassing hypnosis and psychological dysfunction is comparatively new. This exceptional volume, with its profusion of systematic data, will spark controversy and interest among scientific students of hypnosis everywhere, from psychiatrists, psychologists, and psychoanalysts to physicians, dentists, and other interested clinicians.



Trance on Trial

Trance on Trial Author Alan W. Scheflin
ISBN-10 0898623405
Release 1989-08-04
Pages 338
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Therapists are increasingly called to court to testify as practitioners or expert witnesses. How does a non-legally trained hypnotherapist prepare for a court appearance? How does he or she handle direct and, especially, cross-examination? What guidelines are recommended for routine therapeutic procedures that will ensure protection of the legal rights and interests of clients, while also meeting the legal and ethical standards of professional codes? It is our desire to equip therapists, hypnosis experts, lawyers, and others with enough useful references and suggestions to save dozens of hours of research. It is also our intention to provide specific and detailed information about hypnosis topics that will enable therapists and lawyers going into court to prepare and perform properly. Written primarily for clinicians who practice hypnotherapy, Trance on Trial offers a comprehensive, authoritative evaluation of the use of hypnosis in the courts, as well as practical strategies for maximizing the legal rights of clients while minimizing the liabilities of practitioners. At the center of the legal debates over the use of hypnosis to refresh the memory of prospective witnesses are several crucial questions: What is hypnosis? How does it relate to memory in general? Can it alter a person's recall? Does it remove impediments to the perception of reality, or just strengthen a subject's belief, real or imagined? Should a person who has been previously hypnotized be permitted to testify in court? These and other fundamental questions are systematically addressed. The book's detailed examination of both investigative and therapeutic hypnosis identifies common legal pitfalls and ways to avoid them. Receiving special attention are those actions that can jeopardize the admissibility of a client's testimony. Considered here are the ever-evolving standards of admissibility governing evidence acquired with the aid of hypnosis. For the therapist called upon to testify in court--whether as an expert witness or on his or her own behalf--Trance on Trial provides reassuring guidance. It reveals the strategies lawyers commonly use--both in direct and cross-examination--and outlines effective counterstrategies. Also of note: Included in appendix format for ready reference is a state-by-state review of laws concerning hypnosis and admissibility of evidence. While the legal history of forensic hypnosis may be relatively modern, it is becoming an increasingly complex and controversial issue. Illustrated with numerous case examples, enlivened by simulated direct and cross-examination exchanges, and extensively referenced to the current legal and psychiatric literature, Trance on Trial is an invaluable resource for hypnotherapists, hypnosis researchers, forensic psychiatrists and psychologists, and lawyers.



More Hypnotic Inductions

More Hypnotic Inductions Author George Gafner
ISBN-10 0393705188
Release 2006
Pages 140
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George Gafner's Handbook of Hypnotic Inductions provided clinicians with inductions ready-made for practice. Here, in response to the overwhelming success of that book, he provides more brand-new inductions for the beginning and advanced hypnotherapist. After briefly summarizing the theoretical foundations of hypnosis, Gafner presents the inductions in five main categories: story inductions, inductions for sleep, inductions for children, directive inductions, and confusional inductions. Detailed scripts for inducing the hypnotic state are presented, as well as strategies for deepening, re-alerting, and debriefing-all followed by insightful clinical comments, making this book a comprehensive and invaluable hypnosis resource for clinicians.



Cognitive Hypnotherapy

Cognitive Hypnotherapy Author Assen Alladin
ISBN-10 9780470032473
Release 2008-04-28
Pages 294
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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is now in use worldwide, while hypnosis as a technique continues to attract serious interest from the professional community. Integrating the two, the field of cognitive hypnotherapy uses the natural trance states of clients to unlock unconscious thoughts and memory patterns that can generate and sustain problems. Cognitive hypnotherapists work within the client’s model of the world, so that changes are more likely to be subconsciously accepted and become permanent. This practical guide shows how cognitive hypnotherapy can be used to treat a range of emotional disorders including depression, sleep disorders, anxiety, eating disorders and PTSD.



Ideomotor Signals for Rapid Hypnoanalysis

Ideomotor Signals for Rapid Hypnoanalysis Author Dabney M. Ewin
ISBN-10 9780398076283
Release 2006
Pages 268
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In today's managed mental health care environment, clinical hypnosis has become popular as a tool for alleviating symptoms promptly. This book is about using ideomotor (IM) signals in the rapid hypnoanalysis of psychosomatic disorders. The technique of rapid hypnoanalysis addresses the whole brain and places the feeling back into brief therapy without removing the logic or the efficiency. It offers a refreshing alternative that allows therapists to go deeper while being even briefer. Part I covers basic concepts and principles. The value, principles, and treatment planning of hypnoanalysis are discussed, including special intake questions and how to set up ideomotor signals. Part II covers basic applications of rapid hypnoanalysis and illustrates their employment. The seven common causes of psychosomatic disorders, ideomotor applications to Direct Suggestion in Hypnosis (DSIH), hypnotic preparation and care of the surgical patient, self-hypnosis, and treating the cognitive and emotional components of persistent pain are examined. Part III presents clinical transcripts of cases to illustrate the actual uses of the technique with psychosomatic patients. These transcripts explore the technique with a complex smoking cessation patient, a simple smoking recall session, a one-visit cure of a hypersensitive scar, and a workshop demonstration session with an asthma patient. This is a "how-to" book that provides numerous case examples and illustrations showing specifically how ideomotor analysis techniques are used. Visit Authors' Website at www.PersonalDefenseSolutions.net.



Taking Hypnosis to the Next Level

Taking Hypnosis to the Next Level Author Michael D. Yapko
ISBN-10 9780991079667
Release 2017-12-01
Pages 152
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Hypnosis has historically been misunderstood. It has been characterized by myths and misconceptions that Dr. Yapko has spent a professional lifetime debunking. Taking Hypnosis to the Next Level is a book providing crisp pieces of sage advice that Dr. Yapko has acquired over his many decades of clinical experience. Through this new book’s “foundational concepts” and “hot tips,” he challenges many of the older concepts and rituals of hypnosis while providing new and current insights into clinical practice Taking Hypnosis to the Next Level blends the science of hypnosis with the art of hypnosis, knowing full well that no matter how scientifically informed one is, which is important for good practice, hypnosis is still largely an art relying on subjective experience and good judgment. It is the art of hypnosis that speaks to what some people might attribute to “intuition.” The clinicians who seem to know exactly what to say, or seem to come up with just the right metaphor at the right time, often say it is intuitive. The intuition of master practitioners can be described as skills that develop with practice and clinical experience and gradually become automatic. In Taking Hypnosis to the Next Level, many of these important skills are clearly articulated as “hot tips” for clinicians to benefit from in whatever way they may practice hypnosis. In Taking Hypnosis to the Next Level, Dr. Yapko’s ability to take complex theoretical concepts and transform them into practical strategies is once again on display. He takes multifaceted issues and breaks them down into discrete, learnable skills through a simple format of numbered tips. Taking Hypnosis to the Next Level is a compilation of many of the skills that Dr. Yapko teaches in his trainings and shares here with his readers. When you have a practical, working knowledge of hypnosis, you inevitably discover that the approaches that work well for one person do not necessarily work as well for another. Learning to tailor your words and approaches to meet the needs of individual clients is an ongoing challenge for clinicians who practice hypnosis. In Taking Hypnosis to the Next Level, Dr. Yapko succinctly provides key pieces of information that hold the potential to make treatment with hypnosis more deliberate and successful. Unlike other hypnosis books, including Dr. Yapko’s previous books, Taking Hypnosis to the Next Level is NOT about “how to do” hypnosis. Rather, this is a book about how to do hypnosis better. It is assumed that the reader has or is currently undergoing formal training in the use of hypnosis, has learned about the nature of hypnosis and hypnotic phenomena, and has conducted hypnosis sessions in their clinical practice. This book is about those pearls of wisdom that come with experience that are now offered here for readers in succinct one-two page ‘hot tips.’ If you want to take your practice of hypnosis to the next level, then “step up” and read this book!



Hypnosis

Hypnosis Author Judith Pintar
ISBN-10 1444305301
Release 2009-03-30
Pages 240
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Hypnosis: A Brief History crosses disciplinary boundaries to explain current advances and controversies surrounding the use of hypnosis through an exploration of the history of its development. examines the social and cultural contexts of the theories, development, and practice of hypnosis crosses disciplinary boundaries to explain current advances and controversies in hypnosis explores shifting beliefs about the nature of hypnosis investigates references to the apparent power of hypnosis over memory and personal identity



Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy Patter Scripts and Techniques

Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy Patter Scripts and Techniques Author
ISBN-10 9780971229068
Release 2004-01-01
Pages 355
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This is NOT just another book of scripts. This set of hypnotic inductions and therapeutic scripts are Calvin Banyan's favorites. He also gives you insider techniques that no hypnotherapy practice should be without. Plus, you will get new original scripts that you will not get anywhere else. AND, you will get the "Must Have" Universal Script that works for almost any issue that your client brings into your office! Look oinside and see what you get. This book is designed for the working professional. In the first half of the book, every technique and script is explained in detail. Each script has embedded instructions that lets you know exactly how to use it properly. Then, in the second half of the book, you get the most important scripts in larger print and double spaced so that you can easily remove it and use it in your sessions. These "working" scripts do not have the added instructions so that you can be sure that you are reading just what needs to be read to each client for each issue. You will find that you use these patter scripts again and again. And, you will love the universal script that will work for most client's issues. You have to use it to believe it!



Body Psychotherapy

Body Psychotherapy Author Totton, Nick
ISBN-10 9780335228119
Release 2003-03-01
Pages 199
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"...a well-rooted resource for bodywork courses and a useful introductory text for a broad audience." Caduceus "It's not a big book but it's got a vast amount of information and knowledge in it. ...if you are interested in getting a good overall picture of the subject you couldn't do better." The Fulcrum Body psychotherapy is an holistic therapy which approaches human beings as united bodymind, and offers embodied relationship as its central therapeutic stance. Well-known forms include Reichian Therapy, Bioenergetics, Dance Movement Therapy, Primal Integration and Process Oriented Psychology. This new title examines the growing field of body psychotherapy: Surveys the many forms of body psychotherapy Describes what may happen in body psychotherapy and offers a theoretical account of how this is valuable drawing in current neuroscientific evidence Defines the central concepts of the field, and the unique skills needed by practitioners Accessible and practical, yet grounded throughout in current research Body Psychotherapy: An Introduction is of interest to practitioners and students of all forms of psychotherapy and counselling, and anyone who wants to understand how mind and body together form a human being.