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MINDFULNESS AND HYPNOTHERAPY – Childhood Trauma Recovery

MINDFULNESS AND HYPNOTHERAPY

7 Important Ways To Help In The Healing From Childhood Trauma

Find out about ADVERSE CHILDHOOD EXPERIENCES (ACES): Taking the ACE test can help us to understand which of our childhood experiences may have caused us the most psychological damage. This is important as gaining insight into the possible causes of our emotional difficulties is a vital first step in our healing journey. Learn about THE …

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Reduce Intrusive Thoughts And Mental Pain Hypnosis Script

Intrusive thoughts can be very distressing and a source of great mental pain. Such thoughts may sometimes just arrive in the mind spontaneously, or they might materialize as a result of a trigger that has reminded us if past traumatic experiences. However, the good news is that how we interpret these thoughts and our attitude …

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The Power Of The Mind For Reducing And Eliminating Pain

Could it be possible one day to treat pain by building on what is already known about the placebo effect and its very real impact on the brain? A placebo is a dummy pill (made of an inert and non-psychoactive substance like sugar) given to a patient and the placebo effect is the change in …

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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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Hypnosis For Headaches

Hypnosis Treatment For Headaches : Research suggests that if we suffered from significant and protracted childhood trauma we will, as adults, have an increased susceptibility to suffering from headaches and migraines during our adult years. Examples Of Research Studies Showing The Effectiveness Of Hypnosis For The Treatment Of Headaches: 1) A research study conducted by …

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Childhood Trauma Linked To Adult IBS.

STUDY INTO THE LINK BETWEEN IBS AND CHILDHOOD TRAUMA A study conducted by Halland (2014) examined the link between childhood trauma and IBS and involved 409 individuals with the condition who were required to self-report their experience of childhood trauma by completing the Bremner Early Trauma Inventory  A control group of 415 individuals who did …

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Study Suggesting Meditation More Effective Than Anti-depressants

Image licensed by Shutterstock.   We have already seen that significant childhood trauma is associated with increased risk of depression in adulthood which by no means is always responsive to anti-depressants. A recent research study, carried out jointly by researchers from the University of Exeter and King’s College, University of London, demonstrated that mindfulness meditation …

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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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Mindfulness : A Very Effective Technique for Treating Conditions Related to Childhood Trauma

  MINDFULNESS is an exciting technique, its effectiveness supported by much research evidence, which is now becoming very popular as a tool for the treatment of conditions related to childhood trauma, including depression, anxiety, difficulties regulating emotions and borderline personality disorder (BPD). It derives from Buddhist philosophy. The technique teaches people to improve their coping …

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What Neuroimaging Tells Us About Hypnosis.

  HYPNOSIS AND NEUROIMAGING:   Neuroimaging refers to a technique of examining which areas of the brain are active at any one time and can tell us something about how hypnosis works it involves the use of very expensive equipment which can display images of brain activity when the brain is involved with various tasks. I will …

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