Hypnosis and Stress: A Guide for Clinicians / Edition 1

Hypnosis and Stress: A Guide for Clinicians / Edition 1

by Peter J. Hawkins
     
 

Hypnosis and Stress provides a practical approach to using hypnosis with patients suffering from a wide range of stress related problems. Innovative in its approach, this book integrates traditional approaches in hypnosis with Ericksonian and Rossi’s approach to hypnotherapy.

The most up-to-date research is discussed and a flexible,

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Overview

Hypnosis and Stress provides a practical approach to using hypnosis with patients suffering from a wide range of stress related problems. Innovative in its approach, this book integrates traditional approaches in hypnosis with Ericksonian and Rossi’s approach to hypnotherapy.

The most up-to-date research is discussed and a flexible, ‘hands-on’ framework is provided for practicing hypnotherapy, including:

  • detailed guidelines on conducting clinical interviews
  • examples of preparing the patient for hypnosis
  • templates of clinical ‘scripts’ for use in sessions
  • solutions for dealing with catharsis
  • discussion of inter-professional collaboration.

Interventions are suggested for a wide range of stress problems in both adults and children, including anxiety, sexual dysfunctions, sleeping problems, pain and other psychosomatic conditions.

This practical guide provides a useful introduction to hypnotherapy for professionals such as counsellors, psychotherapists, psychiatrists, psychologists and physicians. The breadth of information included ensures it will also appeal to the more experienced clinician. 

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470026878
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/07/2006
Pages:
276
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

LIST OF CLINICAL  HYPNOSIS SCRIPTS.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR.

FOREWORD.

PREFACE.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS.

Chapter 1    Contextual Understandings.

Chapter 2    Hypnosis and Stress.  

Chapter 3    The Hypnosis Session: ClinicalIssues.  

Chapter 4    Ego-Strengthening.  

Chapter 5    Hypnoanalytic Approaches.

Chapter 6     Treatment of Specific Problems(1).  

Chapter 7    Treatment of Specific Problems(2).  

Chapter 8    Children andFamilies.  

POSTSCRIPT.

REFERENCES.

INDEX.

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