The Art and Practice of Hypnotic Induction: Favorite Methods of Master Clinicians

The Art and Practice of Hypnotic Induction: Favorite Methods of Master Clinicians


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The Art and Practice of Hypnotic Induction: Favorite Methods of Master Clinicians by Mark P. Jensen

Hypnotic inductions are known to enhance response to the suggestions which follow, and research shows that the choice of induction and its method of presentation contribute to treatment efficacy. In this edited volume, eleven master clinicians with over 350 years of combined clinical experience discuss the key factors necessary for effective hypnotic inductions and provide specific examples of the inductions they have found to be most effective. A clinical reference book, offered for psychotherapists with all levels of experience, who use hypnotic techniques.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781946832016
Publisher: Denny Creek Press
Publication date: 05/31/2017
Series: Voices of Experience , #1
Pages: 236
Sales rank: 1,266,716
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Mark P. Jensen, Ph.D., is a Professor and Vice Chair for Research at the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, in Seattle, Washington, USA. He has been studying chronic pain and helping individuals better manage chronic pain for over 30 years. He has been funded by the National Institutes of Health and other agencies to study the efficacy and mechanisms of various treatments for chronic pain, including hypnosis. He has published extensively (six books and over 450 articles and book chapters) on the topics of pain assessment and treatment.

He has received numerous awards for his writing and scientific contributions including the 2004 Roy M. Dorcus award for Best Clinical Paper from the Society of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, the 2009 Clark L. Hull award for Scientific Excellence in Writing from the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis, and the 2012 American Psychological Association Division 30 Award for Distinguished Contributions to Scientific Hypnosis.

His book on the use of hypnosis for chronic pain management, Hypnosis for chronic pain: Therapist guide, published by Oxford University Press, won the 2011 Society of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis Arthur Shapiro Award for Best Book on Hypnosis. He is also a popular international speaker and workshop facilitator.

Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1: Introduction by Mark P. Jensen

CHAPTER 2: The Induction of Hypnosis: An Invitation to the Client to Engage… Deeply by Michael D. Yapko

CHAPTER 3: The “Tree Exploration” Induction: The Use of Archetypes to Evoke Affect by Julie H Linden

CHAPTER 4: Conscious/Unconscious Dissociation Inductions by Stephen R. Lankton

CHAPTER 5: Rapid and Instantaneous Hypnosis Inductions by Gabor Filo

CHAPTER 6: The Induction of Eyes-open Alert Waking Hypnosis by David M. Wark

CHAPTER 7: Suggestive Techniques Without Inductions for Medical Interventions by Katalin Varga

CHAPTER 8: The “3 and 6” Hypnotic Induction Technique for Children and Adolescents by Daniel P. Kohen

CHAPTER 9: Hypnotic Inductions for Families: Integrating Systemic Disconnections in the Family Mind by Camillo Loried

CHAPTER 10: A Hypnotic Induction used for Pain Management by Mark P. Jensen

CHAPTER 11: Training in Self-Hypnosis as a First Induction by Bernhard Trenkle

CHAPTER 12: The Modified Steeple Technique and the GR Wicks Induction by Allan M. Cyna


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