The evolution of man is in many ways dependent on the contributions of science but the modern study of hypnotherapy resists the efforts to classify and identify its nature and elements. It is a mystical art based on a spiritual philosophy and efforts to learn and practice it which are based on the theories of “science” will always diminish the level of professional competence.
Sigmund Freud created the “theory of the unconscious” but only a tiny percentage of the world’s population ever accepted it. At the turn of the century the U.S.S.R. rejected it completely. During the next thirty years, Russians scientists developed their research on brain physiology as a behavioural determinant.