There is no such thing as a good subject or a bad subject. Everyone has a natural capacity for response and it is within our human nature to respond. However, there are differences in the response level and many call the difference “resistance”. Let’s create a scenario. You are in your office with a client… [Read More]
When an idea is presented to an adult mind it is screened against the accumulation of knowledge, experience and the interpretation which is stored in the “critical factor of the conscious mind.” It’s function is to act as a filtering screen, so that when ideas are presented we have a way of analyzing them. We… [Read More]
The chief agent in developing a hypnotic trance is the voice of the hypnotist.
Every person can develop a natural state of awareness called hypnosis or trance. Historically, it has been defined as an unnatural or a supernatural state yet nothing could be farther from the truth. Hypnosis is a normal experience, which anyone can have, in the right circumstances and with the right hypnotist. Unlike ordinary conscious awareness,… [Read More]
In this never before seen video interview, Gil talks about the limits on what hypnotherapy can achieve.
There are two principles which every hypnotherapist must understand if they are going to be successful in producing trance in their clients…
It is the response of the central nervous system that creates trance. Therefore, the central nervous system is the instrument that we must use in creating trance. Gil explains all.
Visualization is a powerful tool but it is only one step in a larger process of demonstration. The process begins with programming, which consists of four separate stages.
When two people meet, information is exchanged at many levels. In this topic, Gil examines some of the most important ways in which a Hypnotherapist can create authority subconsciously.
There is no legal definition of hypnosis anywhere in the world. Below, I have included quotes from many experts who have achieved reputation with their practice and writings on hypnotism. Each of them has attempted to define hypnotism and none of them agree.
Hypnosis is a natural state of mind with special identifying characteristics as follows: An extraordinary quality of mental, physical and emotional relaxation. An emotionalised desire to satisfy the suggested behaviour; the subject feels like following the hypnotists instructions, directions and suggestions, except those that generate conflict with the subject’s values, i.e. character attitudes, religious beliefs… [Read More]
Usually, hypnotic questioning serves to elicit the information more readily than can be done in the waking state, but the entire process depends on the development of a good client-therapist relationship rather than upon hypnotic technique and the hypnosis is essentially a means by which the client can give the information in a comfortable manner…. [Read More]