Trancework: An Introduction to the Practice of Clinical Hypnosis / Edition 3

Trancework: An Introduction to the Practice of Clinical Hypnosis / Edition 3

by Michael D. Yapko
     
 

ISBN-10: 041593589X

ISBN-13: 9780415935890

Pub. Date: 09/28/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

In this most lucid, comprehensive text, Dr. Yapko clearly describes what hypnosis is and why it works. And most importantly, he teaches that a broad range of hypnotic methods and techniques will greatly enhance the effectiveness of a preferred mode of therapy. Also featured are six excerpted trancescripts covering emotional and pain management and selfcare; an entire…  See more details below

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In this most lucid, comprehensive text, Dr. Yapko clearly describes what hypnosis is and why it works. And most importantly, he teaches that a broad range of hypnotic methods and techniques will greatly enhance the effectiveness of a preferred mode of therapy. Also featured are six excerpted trancescripts covering emotional and pain management and selfcare; an entire transcript, with commentary, of a moving session with a terminally ill woman; numerous easyaccess information tables; and 10 inspiring mini-interviews with such leading figures as Haley, Hilgard, and Seligman.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415935890
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/28/2003
Edition description:
Third
Pages:
620
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables
Acknowledgments
Foreword to the 3rd edition
Introduction to the 3rd edition
Foreword to the 2nd edition
Introduction to the 2nd edition
Foreword to the 1st edition
Introduction to the 1st edition
Sect. 1Conceptual Framework
1What Is Hypnosis and Can It Help?3
2The Myths about Hypnosis and a Dose of Reality25
3Conceptualizing Hypnosis61
4The Brain in Hypnosis83
5Contexts of Hypnosis103
6The Social Psychology of Human Suggestibility125
7Matters of the Mind151
8Responsiveness to Hypnosis167
9The Phenomenology of Hypnosis187
10Conditions for Conducting Hypnosis Sessions205
11Structured Approaches to Assessing Hypnotic Responsiveness215
Sect. 2Practical Framework
12Structuring Suggestions237
13Helpful Hints for Performing Hypnosis263
14Formal Strategies of Hypnotic Induction287
15Informal, Conversational Strategies of Hypnotic Induction307
16Hypnotic Phenomena: Eliciting and Utilizing Hypnotic Resources331
17Designing and Delivering Hypnotic Interventions in Treatment395
18Hypnotic Patterns Commonly Employed in Psychotherapy419
19Treatment Dynamics and Sample Hypnosis Session Transcripts for Common Problems447
20The Case of Vicki: Hypnosis for Coping with Terminal Cancer469
21When People Respond in Non-Ideal Ways525
22Hypnotic Hazards and Ethical Guidelines537
Postscript557
App. AHypnosis Organizations for Professionals and Journal Information559
App. BSupplemental Materials from Michael D. Yapko, Ph.D563
Author Index567
Subject Index573

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