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“a Personalised Induction Will Always Be More Effective” Discuss. Base Your Answer on Theoretical Concepts and Techniques Presented in Class.

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“A personalised induction will always be more effective” Discuss.
Base your answer on theoretical concepts and techniques presented in class.

Given the innate personal nature of the processes of hypnotherapy it would perhaps seem logical at the outset that the above statement may in fact be true. However, given the complexities of the human organism could it possibly be true that an hypnotic induction tailored to suit a specific individual would always be most effective? In this essay I will look at the methods and techniques employed in hypnotherapy to personalise inductions within the screed, and the reasons why, and consider when and how these techniques may, or may not, be effective. When considering the intimate atmosphere of the hypnotherapy setting and the intrinsic need to help the client to achieve the most beneficial state possible to access their subconscious mind, it is obvious that the acquisition of as much knowledge of the individual as possible can only be advantageous. Also given that, for most of a hypnotherapy session, the client's eyes will, most likely, be closed, the therapist needs to have other resources and knowledge at his/her disposal in order to communicate most effectively, especially given that words alone will need to suffice. When we consider that body language is usually considered to make up as much as 55% of regular human communication, with the tone and volume of the voice a further 38%, the 7% impacted by the words alone indicates the need for them to be at their most poignant and effective. As human beings we are all unique. Despite some obvious similarities, as individuals, we all have very specific likes, dislikes, values and perspectives; born of culture, socialisation, experience, environment and up-bringing. We also all respond in different ways within our environment, interactions and reactions to stimulus such as words used, volume and intonation. It seems clear then...