A Guide to Trance Land
A Practical Handbook of Ericksonian and Solution-oriented HypnosisBook - 2009
Popular author Bill O'Hanlon offers an inviting and reassuring guide to the essentialsof hypnosis, alleviating the newcomer's anxieties about how to makethe most of this clinical tool. This brief book illustrates the benefits of solution-orientedhypnosis, which draws on the work of the pioneering therapist MiltonErickson (with whom O'Hanlon studied) and emphasizes doing what is neededto get results--which, more often than not, means trusting that the client holdswithin him- or herself answers or knowledge that need only be tapped or releasedby the therapist. O'Hanlon covers the key aspects of hypnosis, including:using possibility words and phrases; using passive language; and inducingtrance. O'Hanlon offers practical tips and friendly encouragement for the novicehypnotherapist--in his characteristic warm, reassuring, and humorous style.
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., c2009
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: xviii, 106 p. : ill. ; 23 cm