Preparing For Self-Hypnosis

You know, when you take another person into hypnosis, there is often a good level of quality framing, expectation generation, and subtle psychological processes embedded into a pre-talk… Self-hypnosis is not necessarily any different. That said, it is hard to sneak around your own mind unknowingly, so you need to prepare for self-hypnosis and create […]

Leading People To Yes

A lot of you have been asking for more information on Influence and Persuasion. So I reached out to my good friend and NLP & Persuasion Expert, Rintu Basu. I’m sure most of you know Rintu as he is the author of the popular The Persuasion Skills Black Book which I highly recommend if you […]

How To Use Inner Child Work Within Your Hypnotherapy Session

The Inner Child – it’s a concept that’s been around a pretty long time now, with its roots in Jung and even Freud. It’s also a concept that clinical hypnotists frequently work with, as it fits so well with hypnotism. As a practicing hypnotist, you would be expected to be able to offer inner child […]

Controlling Pain with Hypnosis: Part 1

What an amazing concept – that surgery can be carried out under hypnosis, using no chemical anesthetic at all. It’s definitely been done. Breasts have been surgically removed and limbs amputated painlessly; impacted wisdom teeth have been taken out with little difficulty and no drugs. It’s exciting and slightly unbelievable, isn’t it? What’s more, although it might […]

Do You Make The Biggest Mistake on the Phone

In my last few posts, I have discussed some ways to get your phone to start ringing at your office by increasing your exposure to the public, but what happens when it does? Do you convert the caller into a new client or do you make the number one mistake that many hypnotists do on […]

Controlling Pain with Hypnosis – Part 3

Part 3 in my series on controlling pain with hypnosis is finally here. I hope you enjoyed the series. Once again, this is a must read for series hypnotists.

Controlling Pain with Hypnosis – Part 2

In this blog post I’m continuing my series on controlling pain with hypnosis. Here is part 2 of 3 and if you enjoy it please leave me a comment and let me know.

Champions Are Made When Nobody Is Around

Champions are made when nobody is around,” are words of wisdom from my past that perpetually roll around in my mind. My father constantly told me they these powerful words as he instilled the belief in me that in order to be at your best, you must do the things champions do in the off […]

5 Ways To Make Your Visualizations More Powerful

With many types of hypnosis work, visualizations are a core aspect of what we hypnotherapists do. While you might occasionally get away with, “Imagine you’re in a beautiful place”, most clients will want a few more clues! So how can you make the visualizations you use more powerful? How can you make it almost impossible […]

Past Life Regression: Is It Real? Is It A Metaphor?

It’s a controversial area of hypnosis, this idea of traveling back in our minds to previous lifetimes. I find it fascinating, yet I’m also something of a skeptic. There are those who swear by it and those who swear about it! Many people who are otherwise great proponents of hypnosis, will state that past life […]

How Can Stage Hypnotists Put Anyone Straight Into A Somnambulist State

With the emphasis in most training schools on progressive relaxation as the responsible, safe and reliable induction technique, and the insistence that nobody can be hypnotized if they don’t want to be, it leaves an elephant in the room that many trainers seem reluctant to talk about in any depth. Namely, how do stage hypnotists, […]

Why Every Hypnotist Needs To Be Using Twitter

For those of you who don’t know my background is actually in business, marketing, management and all that good stuff. I love being able to take the knowledge from those fields and apply them to my other love, which is hypnosis. I’ve always believed that the major downfall of our profession is the lack of […]