Category Archives: Mindfulness And Self Hypnosis

Hypnosis, including self hypnosis, and mindfulness mediation can be a very effective method for addressing symptoms of childhood trauma, including anxiety, low self-esteem, fear of abandonment, intrusive thoughts, distressing ruminations and much else ; the articles in this section help to explain how and why.

Depression, Thinking Styles And Hypnotherapy

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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, … Read the rest “Depression, Thinking Styles And Hypnotherapy”

Benefits of Self-Hypnosis for Emotional Health.

Self-hypnosis may be achieved by creating one’s own hypnotherapy recordings (e.g on CDs or as MP3s)-  which I shall be explaining how to do well in later posts – or by using hypnotherapy CDs and MP3s which have already been developed by experienced, professional hypnotherapists who are expert in creating them.

THE HYPNOTIC STATE – The hypnotic state that the Read the rest “Benefits of Self-Hypnosis for Emotional Health.”

Can Hypnosis Help With Mental Illness?


can hypnosis help with mental illness?

I have written in other articles on this site about how helpful I have found self-hypnosis in my own (I hope) continuing recovery (although I have, of course,undertaken many other forms of therapy as well, some of which can be read in the ‘David’s Own Experiences’ section of this blog – seee MAIN MENU).

In this post, I … Read the rest “Can Hypnosis Help With Mental Illness?”

Childhood Trauma : Treatment by Hypnosis Combined with Other Therapies.

Hypnosis And Childhood Trauma :

Although hypnosis has been used for a very long time to treat the effects of trauma (for example, it was used effectively to treat soldiers who were traumatized by their experiences in both World War One and World War Two), in the 1990s its use became controversial and misunderstood. This was due to the fact … Read the rest “Childhood Trauma : Treatment by Hypnosis Combined with Other Therapies.”

Cognitive Hypnotherapy for Stress Related Disorders.

Stress can be defined as the perception that the psychological demands being made upon us exceed our ability to cope with them. It has been well documented that the experience of stress (especially chronic stress) is linked to both physical and psychological disorders.

Sometimes, if the stress experienced is very severe, such as in the case of suffering protracted childhood … Read the rest “Cognitive Hypnotherapy for Stress Related Disorders.”

Combining Hypnosis with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.

Hypnosis And CBT :

Cognitive behavioral therapy, or CBT, is, essentially, a therapy which seeks to alter the way we think and behave in order to improve how we feel. CBT can be COMBINED with hypnotherapy in order to make it more effective. it is thought to make it more effective as it causes the individual being treated … Read the rest “Combining Hypnosis with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.”

Fear of Death Stemming from Childhood Trauma

The fear of death is common, but can be particularly acute if one has experienced certain kinds of childhood trauma. The acute fear of death (which can be obsessional and greatly impair day-to-day functioning) is also known by two other names :

– NECROPHOBIA (which derives from the Greek language – ‘NECROS’ = DEATH)

– THANTOPHOBIA (named after the mythological Read the rest “Fear of Death Stemming from Childhood Trauma”