If you call a dog it will come to you.  If you call a cat it will take a message and get back to you. Cats are notoriously independent creatures.  So suggesting that a cat has anything to teach us about forgiveness probably seems ridiculous. But what if cats are actually enlightened creatures working tirelessly

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Sometimes you’ll get a client who comes in with a whole laundry-list of issues.   This can be a problem because, if you want to get rapid results, you need to focus on one goal at a time.  The client’s therapeutic goal is like your north star.  It tells you where to go as you navigate the client

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Regression-to-cause hypnosis can seem really complicated sometimes.  That’s because there are so many processes involved.  And there are so many things to pay attention to.  But the only thing you ever really need to focus on is set up. That’s where your success lies.  It’s in setting up for the next step.  So, if you’re clear

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Imagine you’re guiding a regression to cause hypnosis session.  You count the client back, they drop into an event, and you give them two choices.  “Daytime?  Or night time?”  And something else comes up. Either they start abreacting, or there’s this l-o-n-g pause …  And the client says, “I don’t know.”  What do you do? Dance like

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Most people think that hypnosis is hypnosis is hypnosis.  That’s just not true. There are different schools of thought.  And different schools teach different approaches to healing.   Most people don’t realize that there are different schools that teach different methods.  They also don’t realize that there are different levels of qualification. There are different therapeutic

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Before you regress a client into painful events in the past, you need to assess their readiness.  Not only will you have much less resistance to deal with in your regression hypnosis sessions, you’ll get better results. If you’ve ever tried to regress a client only to find yourself in a wrestling match with either their

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One of the central components of regression-to-cause hypnosis is Parts Work.  Parts Work involves a process of facilitating a dialogue between different Parts of the client.  For example, the Inner Child Work of regression hypnotherapy involves a conversation between the Grownup Part and a Child Part of the client.  Forgiveness Work involves a dialogue between the

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The idea that “all hypnosis is self-hypnosis” is a hotly debated topic.  This is mostly due to the entertainment industry.  Stage hypnotism and Hollywood have given the impression that the hypnotist has all the power.  And this contributes to fears and misconceptions about hypnosis. The most common movie depictions of hypnosis are of a person submitting

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Why is it so much easier when you’re being guided into hypnosis by someone else?  More importantly, what can you do to make it easier for you to take yourself into hypnosis? Self-hypnosis is a form of active meditation.  And like meditation, it is a practice of paying attention that involves focused concentration.  The states of

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Trauma is any event where there was a perceived threat and the person was in a state of helplessness. So they felt powerless.  That covers a lot of territory in childhood. It doesn’t even have to be an actual event.  The Subconscious Mind makes no distinction between real and imagined.  So, even a bad dream can be

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