What Makes A Good Hypnotic Subject?

There are many myths in the area of hypnotizability. Common misunderstandings include the belief that hypnotizeable persons are pushovers who have the absolute authority or are unintelligible. Neither of these beliefs is true, but some characteristics usually can indicate if the client is highly hypnotizeable. Hypnosis and imagination seem to be linked in specific ways. … Read more

Will I Remember Being Hypnotized?

A very common question about the hypnotic state is whether you will experience amnesia after the hypnotic state. This is not an easy question to answer, because it is dependent on the situation. At times the unconscious mind can be protective and therefore decide that some issues shouldn’t be consciously available. Freud used psychoanalysis to … Read more

“Patterns of the Hypnotic Techniques of Milton H. Erickson Vol.1” by Richard Bandler & John Grinder

This is the first volume of the classical NLP study of Milton H. Erickson. Bandler & Grinder was determined to model Erickson’s unique way of doing hypnosis, something many people before them had tried. Patterns 1 teaches you the verbal aspect of Erickson’s techniques. Read it if you are interested in Ericksonian hypnosis.