Archives for June 2013

Self Hypnosis Recordings – How To Pick The Right One

There are hundreds, possibly thousands of self hypnosis recordings available to buy, especially if you’re happy just to download them over the internet rather than buying a physical CD – so how can you be sure you’re picking the right one? It doesn’t really matter whether you’re reading this as a therapist, wanting to recommend the right recording for […]

Self Hypnosis – Should You Encourage It?

Should you encourage self hypnosis? Might that not make you redundant and lead to you losing business? If your clients can just get on with it for themselves, why would they bother to come back to you? Well, if you really think you don’t add anything to the mix and that your clients could do […]

Do You Use Relaxation Music In Your Hypnosis Sessions?

I was working with a client just the other day. He was sitting very relaxed in the chair, with soft repetitive relaxation music playing, and my voice droning on… no wonder he was relaxed! Well that was fine, because the emphasis in this session was on relaxation, on de-stressing. But it got me thinking about whether using […]

What Do You Do With “Un-Hypnotizable” Clients?

What can you do if your client is convinced they are “un-hypnotizable”? First you have to ask why they’ve come to you if they really believe that they can’t be hypnotized! Of course they may have been referred, or have come to you to please someone else, in which case, you’ll have to discuss with them […]

Why Does Hypnosis Work So Well On Ingrained Habits?

Hypnosis has a great record of helping people to break those deeply ingrained habits they’ve been struggling with – stuff like smoking, over-eating, worrying unnecessarily. Most people think that to break a habit simply needs enough will-power. Build up your will and determination and you’ll be able to do it. That seems logical, doesn’t it? So presumably hypnosis somehow […]

Written Records – Don’t You Just Hate Them?

I know I should be sitting here saying, very professionally how interesting and illuminating I find it when I write up my notes after a client session. But I don’t, I hate doing written records! It can be time consuming and when I’ve just completed a session it’s the last thing I feel like doing. […]