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, Steven J. Lynn, Steven Jay Lynn
     
 

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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

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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

Sheehan, Foreword. Introduction to the Fourth Edition. Part I: Conceptual Framework. What Is Hypnosis and Can It Help? The Myths About Hypnosis and a Dose of Reality. Conceptualizing Hypnosis. The Brain in Hypnosis. Matters of the Mind. Contexts of Hypnosis. Hypnosis in Behavioral Medicine: Amplifying the Mind-Body Relationship. The Social Psychology of Human Suggestibility. Responsiveness to Hypnosis. The Phenomenology of Hypnosis. Environmental and Physical Conditions for Conducting Hypnosis Sessions. Hypnosis and Positive Psychology. Hypnotic Hazards, Legal Considerations, and Ethical Guidelines. Part II: Practical Framework. Assessing Hypnotic Responsiveness. Structuring Suggestions. Helpful Hints for Conducting Clinical Hypnosis Sessions. Formal Strategies of Hypnotic Induction. Informal, Conversational Strategies of Hypnotic Induction. Hypnotic Phenomena: Eliciting and Utilizing Hypnotic Resources. Designing and Delivering Hypnotic Interventions in Treatment. Clinical Hypnosis in Psychotherapy. Treatment Dynamics and Sample Hypnosis Session Transcripts for Common Problems. When People Respond in Less Than Ideal Ways. Hypnosis with Children and Adolescents. Clinical Hypnosis in the Management of Pain. Hypnosis Across Modalities: Parallel Processes. Appendix A: Hypnosis Organizations and Journals for Professionals. Appendix B: Supplemental Materials. Appendix C: Forewords and Introductions to the Previous Three Editions.

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