Hypnotherapy

Hypnotherapy And childhood trauma

Hypnotherapy For Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) Symptoms

Hypnotherapy tends to work best for treating symptoms of BPD as an adjunct therapy (i. e. alongside other therapies such as CBT and DBT- see the hypnotherapy section of this site). There are various hypnotherapeutic techniques that may be particularly helpful for treating symptoms of BPD: The Grounding Technique: A key symptom of BPD is …

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Depression, Thinking Styles And Hypnotherapy

We have seen from other articles published on this site that those who have experienced severe and protracted childhood trauma are, as adults, at an elevated risk of suffering from depression. We have also seen how hypnotherapy can benefit trauma survivors (in fact, research has shown that those suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are, …

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Hypnosis : Why Some Throw Baby Out With Bathwater

Unfortunately, in the past, hypnosis and hypnotherapy have received bad press. Why is this? There are, perhaps, three main reasons : – Stage hypnotists who claim they are using ‘hypnosis’ to induce volunteers from the audience to do absurd, degrading and demeaning things – in fact, such behaviour is more likely to be play-acting or …

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OVERCOMING MENTAL PAIN WITH SELF-ACCEPTANCE COGNITIVE SELF-HYPNOSIS SCRIPT

Image credit: Dreamstime Because childhood trauma can result in a lot of anger and intense, uncontrollable emotions, particularly if we have, as a consequence of our adverse childhood experiences, we have gone on to develop BPD a similar condition, may have done some things we deeply regret and are therefore carrying around a lot of …

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Is Hypnosis Real? Evidence From Neuroimaging And Brain Activity.

Is Hypnosis Real? In the past, scientific studies on the effectiveness of hypnosis had to rely upon the verbal reports of those who had undergone hypnosis – in other words, the researchers relied upon the subjective account the person who had been hypnotized gave of his/her experience (which is not an ideal way of accruing scientific …

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