A big mistake that a lot of new hypnosis practitioner make is marketing the hypnosis.  So, their business card is all about the hypnosis, their website is all about the hypnosis, and when they speak to people, in person, it’s all about the hypnosis. The reason it’s a mistake is that most people don’t care about

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There’s a common mistake that a lot of new hypnosis practitioners make.  That’s thinking that once they have acquired the basic tools and techniques of hypnosis they should be ready to dive right in and start working with clients. That’s just not true for everyone.Not everyone feels ready to dive right in.   In fact, for

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The key to resolving relationship issues with hypnotherapy lies in understanding attachment.  Attachment is just another word for emotional bonding.  A child is not able to take care of itself. So it needs to bond to a primary caregiver in order to feel secure.  That parent, or primary caregiver, is the child’s source of protection,

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Here’s a quick tip on how to conduct the intake process for regression hypnosis. Ask the client how they would describe childhood.  Then wait.  Mentally, the client is going to be doing a little rewind to access the information.  That can bring up emotional stuff.You’ll get a variety of answers from clients.  But when a

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Anything you can do to help a person to relax is going to support them in healing.  This is also true of hypnosis.  The problem is that not every client is able to relax.  A highly analytical client will find a slow, progressive relaxation induction boring and irritating.  A high anxiety client can’t stop fidgeting.

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Very young children view the world as an extension of themselves.  They don’t have a sense of separation.  So when “bad things” happen the Child can decide they caused it.  This can seed the belief that “there’s something wrong with me.” Or “I did something bad.”  This generates fear because guilt calls for punishment.The Child

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You need your client to be willing to “fess up” and tell you the truth – even when it’s ugly.  People have what they think are dirty little secrets.  They have shameful truths.  You need to make it safe for them to open up and share with you.  This process of opening the client to the truth

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An effective way to get more conversations with more people is to offer a no-cost, risk-free consult.  This gives you something you can offer in person, on your website, or through any of your marketing material.  There’s no cost, no obligation, and no risk for a person to pick up the phone to call you.

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Were you taught not to spend any time listening to the Conscious Mind?  Is your intake process a few quick questions before diving into the hypnosis? If so, you could be missing out on a valuable opportunity. The intake process is where you listen to the client’s Pain Story.   The Pain Story is the Conscious

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Some people think it’s up to you to do all the work.  They’re going to lie back, have a nap, and presto-chango.  That’s not hypnosis.  It’s magic.  It’s unrealistic.  After all, it’s their mind.  So, during the intake process you need to assess the client’s expectations for the healing process.The “fix me” attitude is a

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