The Hypno-CBT® Toolbox: 35 different therapy techniques

In talking with other hypnotherapists and psychotherapists it’s clear that many have only a small range of techniques and interventions to draw upon.  We believe it’s important that hypnotherapists and psychotherapists have a wide range of interventions (treatment elements) to draw upon … Continue reading

“On Esdaile and Hypnotic Anaesthetic” from The Complete Writings of James Braid

On Esdaile & Hypnotic Anaesthetic”: Letter to The Medical Times (1847) Excerpt from The Discovery of Hypnosis: The Complete Writings of James Braid[This small study could be considered to show, at best, either 30% or 60% “success” for Esdaile’s Mesmeric … Continue reading

Stress Inoculation Training (SIT) and Childbirth

This article tries to explore ways of applying established evidence-based procedures for coping with stress (Stress Inoculation Training) to the problems of coping with stress or pain in relation to childbirth. It examines how methodologies based on basic research on stress and coping tend to emphasise elements largely overlooked in established natural childbirth methods.

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