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everyone put your hands together, press
them tightly together, and now they are
stuck. Try to pull your hands apart,' and I
was the only one who did. So he dismissed
Respond to that by saying, "It is difficult
to relax enough to concentrate on those ideas
in front of a group of people, especially if
you are a little anxious that you might be
asked to do something silly."
Suppose they say, "Oh, yes, I went up
on the stage in a night club and the last thing
I remember is being told to try to pull my
hands apart and the next thing I knew it was
an hour later. When I went back to my seat,
they told me I sang, and danced and did
funny things while on the stage."
You now have additional information.
You know they went into a deep trance
easily. If they say it was for therapeutic
purposes, again you ask, "Who was it?" and
have them tell you all the details.
"Well, I went to the therapist and I felt
like I was floating on a cloud."
Store that because when you hypnotize
them, you will want to use it as feedback,
"Now you are getting that feeling of floating
on a cloud." Take everything they say of a
positive nature, about their previous
hypnotic experience and feed it back to
them. Why ask yourself, "What kind of
deepening techniques shall I use?" when
they have already told you.
If they say to you, that they don't
remember very much of what went on in the
therapist's office, again you have similar
input of information. The key question at
this point is, "Was this beneficial to you. Did
you get the results that you hoped for? - tell
me about it."
When they report positive results they have told you, "I had a belief in hypnosis
and I tried it and it worked for me.
Therefore, here in this moment with you Mr.
Hypnotist, I have a tremendously high
mental expectancy. My imagination is
already excited. Don't expend a lot of time
on me doing all of those preparatory things,
I've already told you my story. I went to a
hypnotist and got good results.&q...
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- Fall '13