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.
About the Author
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
ABOUT THE EDITOR