The Weight, Hypnotherapy and You Weight Reduction: An NLP and Hypnotherapy Practitioner's Manual

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The Weight, Hypnotherapy and You Weight Reduction Program: An NLP and Hypnotherapy Practitioner's Manual, gives practitioners a complete, fully-scripted, ready-to-use weight reduction program that addresses the epidemic problem of obesity in adults. This book gives step-by-step, easy-to-follow instructions for managing, conducting and marketing a unique program that can constitute a niche offering, or add a new, valuable and profitable service to an existing practice. The program is based on actual clinical experience and published research on the efficacy of hypnotherapy as a viable tool in weight management. The book includes examples of office forms and marketing materials, as well as a CD containing a Client Workbook with take-home readings and assignments. This program will help your clients stay motivated and on-track with their nutrition and exercise plans, while working at an individual pace.

About the Author:
Judith E. Pearson PhD is a Licensed Professional Counsellor, NLP Practitioner/Trainer and Certified Hypnotherapist in solo practice in Springfield, Virginia

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781845900311
  • Publisher: Crown House Publishing
  • Publication date: 1/28/2007
  • Edition description: BOOK & CD
  • Pages: 316
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments     iii
Foreword     vii
Preface     xi
What You Need to Know before You Begin     1
How the Why Program Came into Existence     3
Factors Necessary for Success with the Why Program     11
Why Program Overview     21
Your Preparation     35
A Dozen Ways to Market the Why Program     45
Conducting the Eight Sessions of the Why Program     49
Session 1: Intake Interview and Introduction to the Why Program     51
Session 2: Reframing Compulsive Eating     61
Session 3: Training in Self-Hypnosis     69
Session 4: Stopping Emotional Eating with Stress Management     79
Session 5: Making Sensible Food Choices     87
Session 6: Creating an Intelligent Relationship with Food     93
Session 7: Boosting Motivation to Exercise     99
Session 8: Pulling It All Together for Lasting Results     105
Additional Session: A General-Purpose Script     111
Enhancing Success     115
Coaching the Stuck Client     117
More NLP Patterns for Changing Compulsive Eating     131
Advanced NLP Language Patterns     141
Suggestions for Follow-up Sessions     161
Tough Questions and Answers about the Why Program     165
Final Thoughts on Addictions and Compulsive Eating     173
Appendixes     177
Abstracts of Studies on Hypnotherapy for Weight Control     179
Report: Scientific Studies Show Hypnotherapy Can Boost Weight Reduction     183
Sample Informed Consent Agreement     187
Sample Why Program Brochure     193
Sample Why Weight Reduction Program Follow-up Letter     197
Eighteen Ways to Induce and Deepen Hypnotic Trance     199
Introduction to Clinical Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy     203
What Is Neuro-Linguistic Programming?     207
The NLP Slender Eating Strategy     211
Report: The Benefits of Exercise     215
Report: Brain-Health Recommendations to Curb Compulsive Eating     219
Notes     223
References     225
Client Workbook     A-A
Index     B-1
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