Title: “A personalised induction will always be more effective“
Introduction 1 Personalising Inductions 2 Individual Differences 2 Traditional Hypnotherapists 3 Milton H Erickson 3 Clark Hull 3 Sigmund Freud 4 Modern Hypnosis 4 Authoritative v Permissive 4 Modality 5 Conclusion 5
This will discuss the topic if a personalised induction is always more effective and will look at the theoretical concepts and techniques. I will be looking at the permissive technique through the work of Erickson and on the opposite end of the scale I will take a look at the use of authoritarian screeds through the work of Hull and Freud who were known as more traditional hypnotherapists. I will also look at Modalities as another technique in personalising inductions. This essay will argue and conclude that a personalised induction would be more effective however, whether a personalised induction will be more effective can somewhat be debatable depending on the goals of the therapy.
Personalising Inductions In today's society modern professional hypnotists assess their clients, get an understanding of their goals and what they want to achieve from the therapy as well as their expectations and they will discuss with them the whole process of hypnosis answering any other questions along the way so as to allay any fears and reassuring them. During assessment rapport is also being built and this trust and assurance helps decrease the chances of resistance from the client during therapy. No two assessments will produce the same results and this in itself signifies the difference between individuals. There are many techniques, which can be used to employ hypnosis and the effectiveness of each will vary from client to client. One technique may be found to be extremely effective on one individual while the opposite is found on another. Using a specific type of techniques