“a Personalised Induction Will Always Be More Effective”. Discuss. Base Your Answer on Theoretical Concepts and Techniques Presented in Class
2058 words 9 pages“A PERSONALISED INDUCTION WILL ALWAYS BE MORE EFFECTIVE”.
BASE YOUR ANSWER ON THEORETICAL CONCEPTS AND TECHNIQUES PRESENTED IN CLASS.
I do not believe the statement on the front of this essay to be true. I believe that in some cases this may be needed, but not always. I think it depends on the client and what their individual needs are. A personalised induction allows for a much more personal approach and this is provided with this type of induction. However, in many cases this is not necessary or possible. For example, group therapy or self help CD’s to help you quit smoking or help you sleep.
A generic induction can also work as an ice breaker for clients who want help but are afraid of sharing too …show more content…
The Permissive technique employs a softer tone of voice to lull the client into relaxation. In contrast to the authoritarian technique, the hypnotist and the client are equal partners in the process. More imagery is used to enhance suggestions, and greater responsibility is given to the client (hypnosis for change: 27). The phrases used are: You may like to close your eyes or you may like to move around a little.
Milton Erickson was born in 1901 in Nevada. Erickson was an influential man in the permissive approach. He used an unconventional approach to hypnosis, Erickson believed that by allowing people to participate in their own therapy this would allow them to take ownership of the changes and suggestions being made to them. Erickson used therapeutic metaphors and stories like scripts instead of orders in his therapy. This approach also allowed the clients to move at their own speed.
Modalities play a big part in delivering an induction, and as such during the initial consultation with a client the hypnotherapist will pay particular attention to everything the client says, their actions and their personality. The Visual, Auditory and Kinaesthetic (VAK) are the three main modalities with Olfactory, Gustatory and Auditory Digital being the remainder. Each of the modalities are present in a person’s physiology, language, behaviour, social and working life and also in their lateral eye movement