“a Personalised Induction Will Always Be More Effective”. Discuss. Base Your Answer on Theoretical Concepts and Techniques Presented in Class.

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“A Personalised Induction will always be more effective”. Discuss. Base your answer on theoretical concepts and techniques presented in class.
“There are many standardised procedures for the induction of hypnosis, but all have the aim of relaxing the patient and encouraging him or her to focus awareness inwardly” (Hadley & Staudacher, 1996, page 19). When a person decides to undergo hypnotherapy, an induction is required to ensure they are sufficiently relaxed to experience the process completely. Various formats are used, depending on why the hypnosis is being undertaken (such as; giving up smoking, weight loss). Some hypnotherapists use a standard format while others personalise the script to each individual. There
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These are people who would describe feeling their future within their grasp.

Visual (Sight)
A visual person will tend to use visual words and think in pictures. That person will also tend to be more receptive to visual words rather than those associated with other modalities. This person will be inclined to use the words see, look, imagine and refer to shapes, colours and sizes. LEM is likely to be defocused or up to the left (remembered visualisation) or to the right (constructed visualisation, fantasy). A visual person may describe their future as bright.

Auditory (Hearing) An auditory person will think in terms of sounds or language and the speech and language will tend to reflect the same. Words such as hear, listen and harmony will be commonly used and they may refer to things by their loudness or quietness or by their frequency. They may also be sensitive to obtrusive sounds. An auditory person will imagine sounds by using their auditory system. They tend to have a melodic voice and may tilt their head to one side when listening. An auditory person might be told by a little bird that their future will be great.

When we speak normally, we might use visual, auditory and kinaesthetic words, but when we are being very serious or emotional, it can become apparent of how a person uses their modality for thinking.

People’s modalities and characteristics change. On an initial consultation someone may seem auditory and the therapist may

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