Hypnotherapy Scripts: A Neo-Ericksonian Approach to Persuasive Healing

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Psychology Press, 2002 - Psychology - 256 pages
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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.
 

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Contents

Chapter
3
Chapter
6
GENERALPURPOSE METAPHORS
106
The Train Trip
112
Vacations
118
Chronic Pain Management Script
124
RECOVERING FROM TRAUMA AND GRIEF
130
A metaphor script for adult
137
ALLEVIATING UNWARRANTED FEARS
150
CONCENTRATION AND SUCCESS IN WORK
160
OVERCOMING SEXUAL PROBLEMS
174
ENHANCING RELATIONSHIPS
185
MEDICAL ISSUES
195
Chapter 15
206
OR ADDICTION PROBLEMS
216
References
250

DEALING WITH DEPRESSION
142

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Ronald A. Havens is a Professor of Psychology at the University of Illinois at Springfield.

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