The hypnotic induction is an extended initial suggestion for using ones imagination or may contain further elaboration of the introduction. A hypnotic procedure is used to encourage and evaluate responses to suggestion. When using hypnosis one person is guided by another to respond to suggestions for changes in subjective experience, alteration in perception, sensation, emotion, thought or behavior.
There are four main types of hypnosis
Traditional Hypnosis: this is the basic and simplest form of hypnosis. It is very hard to get a 100% effectiveness of traditional hypnosis because anybody can do it without the training or experience for the further procedure.
Once under the Trans, the patient’s subconscious is merely subjected to direct suggestions or commands. Most hypnosis is readily available in this method which is unfortunately not very effective in persons who are critical or analytical in their thinking process.
Neuro-Linguistic Hypnosis: Neuro linguistic programming is a tool primarily used in therapy of alleviation of depression or fears. NLP hypnosis is being used in conjunction with self hypnosis in the professional world to boost a person’s self esteem and well being. It is effective because it uses the same thought that produces problem like fear of heights or an over- eating rationale and seeks to reverse or eradicate this thought. There are three different techniques used in this hypnosis.
Ericksonian Hypnosis: it is developed by DR. Milton Erikson; this is used for those skeptical and resistant to hypnosis. While hypnotizing instead of making suggestion, this method is more effective by using metaphors. Metaphors are figure of speech used to compare and contrast two things to increase knowledge and understanding about a person, word, situation etc. there are two kinds of metaphors that commonly used, isomorphic or interspersal. Isomorphic metaphors are usually stories with morale or fables that your mind is connect with, whereas interspersal or embedded command is sneakier.
Self hypnosis: self hypnosis is a combination of any of these aforementioned methods. Only is being performed by one. You put yourself in the trans and able to make suggestion to yourself. It has the same benefits and disadvantages that any of them do, but it is more effective by prescription of hypnotherapist and the person is trained to put themselv