An Introduction to Hypnosis & Hypnotherapy
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In this introduction to the subject, experienced hypnotherapist and trainer Damian Hamill takes the reader on an exploration of the exciting fields of hypnosis and hypnotherapy.
Assuming no previous knowledge, Damian helps the reader to:
- Learn an empowering and respectful philosophy for helping people change with hypnosis
- Explore the fascinating History of Hypnosis and meet many of the pioneers going back centuries
- Find out why Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung both turned their backs on hypnosis (or thought they had!) and why they were wrong
- Discover what people actually experience when they access hypnosis and how these natural phenomena can be used for therapeutic ends
- Find out about natural hypnoidal states and how hypnosis surrounds us on a daily basis
- Investigate what factors influence individual hypnotic susceptibility and find out why what happens in a research laboratory is not necessarily the best guide to what happens in real life
- Examine a number of classic theories and 'explanations' for hypnosis
- Discover different styles for inducing hypnosis, deepening it and communicating with your client in trance
- Learn how to handle the unexpected and how to engage with clients in a supportive and respectful way
- Be introduced to a range of therapeutic approaches for utilising hypnosis for therapeutic change.
Written in a friendly and accessible style the reader will find the subject clearly explained and de-mystified and will be left with a thirst to find out more.
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About the author

Damian Hamill is a therapist, coach, consultant and trainer in the fields of hypnotherapy, NLP, personal development and Life/Executive Coaching. He is certified at an advanced level as a hypnotherapist and is a Master Practitioner and Certified Trainer of Neuro-linguistic Programming (NLP). Damian has also trained in Time Line Therapy (TM) and Symbolic Modelling. He is a certified NLP Coach Practitioner. Â Prior to establishing Hypnotic Outcomes, Damian was a Senior Lecturer on the clinical hypnosis programme at a respected London University and Course Director for another UK hypnotherapy training body. He also designed and taught the Certificate and Diploma courses in Hypnotherapy for a well-known college of adult education in London.

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Nov 30, 2012
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Psychology / Hypnotism
Psychology / Psychotherapy / General
Self-Help / Self-Hypnosis
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