Wanting It Too Badly (Hypnosis, NLP, Influence)

*** If you like this video, please ‘like’ and share 🙂 *** Have you ever wanted something so badly that you got all bent out of shape and desperate about getting it… and anxious and fearful about failing to? An old mentor of mine (Steve Chandler) used to say ‘needy is creepy’… it was his…

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Mesmerism Revisited… The Energy of Hypnosis!

*If you like this video, please do ‘like’ and share.* Look back to the origins of hypnosis and you will find Franz Anton Mesmer’s ‘Animal Magnetism’ (AKA ‘Mesmerism’) – an art that was all about the channeling and manipulation of mysterious ‘energies’. Mesmer was so successful in his work that a scientific committee was put…

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Smoking Cessation Mindshifts – Scripts Vs. Principles

>> If you appreciate this video please do ‘FB like’, Tweet, and make use of the comments section for questions, reflections and observations 🙂 Thanks! If you are a Hypnotist, Hypnotherapist or NLPer, it is pretty useful to have the ‘chops’ to perform effective smoking cessation work. What a lot of people have is tools…

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Hypnotic Coma and the Metaphors of Hypnosis

Hypnosis – according to HWT theory – is all about the artful and strategic use of language and communication to influence people’s perception of reality. This is worth bearing in mind – what you communicate and where you communicate from conceptually makes a difference! Over the years I have been studying and practising hypnosis, I…

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Hypnotic Pendulum as a Psychoeducational Tool

This is a short clip taken from Hypnotherapy Heresy – Making Hypnotherapy Easy. Here I am demonstrating how to use a pendulum to elicit simple hypnotic phenomena, and then utilising that as a vehicle for teaching the client about discovering choice where they previously couldn’t recognise it. In the full programme I teach more extensively…

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Hypnosis and NLP – The Shell and the Nut!

“Those Bandler and Grinder boys really cracked the nut on my work… the trouble is they took the shell and left the nut.” – Milton H Erickson M.D (allegedly! 🙂 ) Rumour has it that the above words were spoken by legendary hypnotist and hypnotherapist Milton H Erickson in the late 70’s, when reflecting on…

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Be The Hypnotist… or Be Your Self!

This is a follow up piece to the last blog post Is Fear Stopping You Developing as a Hypnotist? Many hypnosis trainers seem to be very keen to insist that their students ‘be The Hypnotist’. Whilst this can be a very powerful way to show up, for the beginner it can also often backfire and…

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Arm Pull ‘Induction’ – Handling Subtleties

This is another video sharing some handling subtleties around a classic ‘rapid induction’ – this time we are looking at the Arm Pull! The arm pull is a nice induction, but how you pull the arm is important! Also covered here are essential aspects of ‘health and safety’ relating to this approach. This video is…

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Hypnosis ‘Induction’ Ritual – Classic Hand Drop

If you like this, please ‘like’ and share! I have here another video on hypnosis ‘induction’, this time looking at the classic Hand Drop. The Hand Drop is a popular rapid ‘induction’ that is quite simple in structure, but has some subtlety required in the handling in order for it to run smoothly. Here I…

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Hypnotic ‘Induction’ and Spatial Anchoring – The Bubble Induction Video

OK, so you all know that I am no great believer in ‘trance’ as a basis for hypnosis, but I have gone ahead and called this the ‘Bubble Induction’ anyway 🙂 just for the sheer convenience of having a label for the process. This is by no means the most flashy piece of hypnosis, but…

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