Content-free hypnotic techniques that work quickly, are effective and are pretty darn Ericksoniany. Ericksonian hypnosis for the masses.Continue reading
We often hear that we shouldn’t give up. But rarely do they mention how not to give up. But there’s a way you can use experiences you’ve had to help cement your resolve — and you can use this approach with your clients too! Use your existing abilities and those your clients have to get things done!
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What do religion, politics, and Ericksonian hypnosis have to do with each other? Is there an easy and fun way to generate hypnotic language (Hint, yes there is — and I’ll show you)? How do the conscious and unconscious minds relate to each other and what functions do they perform. How is the statement, “The osmosis of wellbeing is now happening worldwide. We are being called to explore the quantum soup itself as an interface between divinity and love. The cosmos is approaching a tipping point.” useful?
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There’s an easy and effective way to make your suggestions more powerful when helping people stop habits such as nail biting, smoking and overeating. It works for self-hypnosis too. Plus, there’s an easy way to avoid the pitfalls of incorrectly worded suggestions. You can help more people break habits more easily. How?
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What are the 7 skill-sets (according to yours truly) which define whether you’re an effective hypnotist? What are the 4 levels of hypnosis skill? Where do you rank? How important are inductions and depth of trance? What skills do you need to pick up to become a better hypnotist? It might not be what you think….
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Scientific backing for using metaphor in therapy. How does it work? How can simply telling a story change someone’s brain and activate their strengths? Did you know that, when you hear a story, areas in your brain activate just as if you were experiencing the events in the story?
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I get asked a lot about what technique to use when, how to use hypnotic language in a session, how do you apply anchoring and the meta model. In NLP trainings, techniques are often taught one-at-a-time and as discrete techniques. In sessions, there’s more improvisation. Many students are uncomfortable with that. Thus, teachers in the field promote authoritarian models where the therapist controls the whole process and has a regimen all laid out. But in my mind, the best healers work with what the client gives them. They respond — not dictate. They explore the client’s model of the world and help the client adjust their ideas, thoughts, beliefs and patterns until the client achieves their goal. How do you do that? ReadContinue reading
Resistance — people-helpers (hypnotherapists, coaches, counselors, friends) are often stymied by it. How can they get past it? How does the conscious mind keep us from changing, even when we want to? Why is that sometimes good? How do we respect people’s wishes and influence them. The answer is…. (at least, partially), hypnotic language.Continue reading