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I do not believe the statement on the front of this essay to be true. I believe that in some cases this may be needed, but not always. I think it depends on the client and what their individual needs are. A personalised induction allows for a much more personal approach and this is provided with this type of induction. However, in many cases this is not necessary or possible. For example, group therapy or self help CD’s to help you quit smoking or help you sleep.
A generic induction can also work as an ice breaker for clients who want help but are afraid of sharing too much personal information with the therapist at the start of treatment. Some clients find it hard to trust their therapist and some just do not trust hypnosis. I believe there are arguments for both sides the personalised induction and the generic screed. I do not believe either is better or worse than the other, they are as effective as each other but in different ways.
A personalised induction is a hypnotic induction tailored to suit a specific client. They are used by therapists because people are individuals and deserve the personal touch. There are many reasons why a personalised induction needs to be carried out; it will give you some very useful information on the client. Firstly, it is very important to ascertain the mental health of the client. A hypnotherapist must never work with anyone who has or has had psychosis. If the client is on any kind of psychological medication or has a history of mental health, then the hypnotherapist will need to get written permission from the client’s doctor to carry out any therapy. Secondly, it is also important to confirm the physical aspects of the client and whether they are pregnant or suffer from epilepsy.
However, in many cases you can only go by...