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Debunking seven common myths about hypnosis

October 26, 2013

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by Gary Rinebarger —  Myth 1 — A hypnotist has magical powers. A hypnotist is an ordinary person with no power over anyone. Hypnosis is really just self-imposed deep meditation, with the hypnotist acting as your guide. Myth 2 — A hypnotized person can be made to do things against their will. No one in […]

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What is hypnotherapy?

May 11, 2013

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by Sara L. Payne —  When we hear the term hypnosis, it often brings to mind the erroneous images and misconceptions that have long plagued this ancient art. Here are some common myths dispelled. Myth: A hypnotist can take control of your mind. Truth: All hypnosis is self-hypnosis. You can never be made to do […]

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What is clinical hypnotherapy?

January 14, 2013

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by Jo Johnston, Ph.D. — The powers of hypnotism, an altered state of consciousness, have fascinated humans since the beginning of time, and were recognized by the ancient Greeks, Romans, Chinese and by native tribes in all parts of the world. The phenomenon we know as hypnosis has been, and still is, called by many […]

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The one-eyed hypnotist

October 7, 2012

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by Irene Conlan —  Little Jimmie sits in front of the Saturday cartoons. You have selected his programs carefully to avoid violence, wild behavior and bad language. You know the programs are relatively wholesome, and you really need the time to get some things done. Little Jimmie loves it. Lunchtime comes, and he begins to […]

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