Hypnotherapy: A Handbook (2nd Revised edition)

Hypnotherapy: A Handbook (2nd Revised edition)

By: Michael Heap (author)Paperback

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This popular book introduces the subject of hypnosis and explores its application in counselling, psychotherapy, medicine and dentistry. Now thoroughly revised and updated with cutting edge research, including neuro-imaging studies and evidence-based clinical reports, it offers a wealth of new material: A new chapter on hypnotherapy and eating disorders An overview of theoretical understanding of hypnosis based on recent scientific evidence A variety of therapeutic techniques that may be tailored to individual clients Advice on how hypnotherapeutic procedures may be used alongside a broad range of psychotherapeutic approaches Case studies and treatment plans from the authors' own practices Hypnotherapy: A Handbook, 2nd edition is an invaluable resource for practitioners looking for advice, knowledge and ideas with which to inform their clinical practice. The book will prove useful to counsellors, psychotherapists, hypnotherapists and psychologists, both qualified and in training, as well medical and dental practitioners. Contributors: David A Alexander, Assen Alladin, Barry B Hart, Chrissi Hart, Peter Hawkins, Michael Heap, Elisabeth Kohls, Debbie Mairs-Houghton, Peter Naish, Cath Potter, Ferenc Tury and Ann Williamson. With thanks to Windy Dryden, co-editor of the first edition of Hypnotherapy: A Handbook (Open University Press, 1991).

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Michael Heap is a clinical and forensic psychologist with over forty years of experience working both with people with mental health and neurological problems and with criminal offenders. He is an internationally recognised authority on hypnosis and has taught and published widely on the subject.


The editor and contributors Preface to the second edition Preface to the first edition Introduction to hypnosis Role and uses of hypnosis in psychological treatment Hypnotherapy and anxiety Hypnotherapy and depression Hypnotherapy in medicine Hypnotherapy with children Hypnotherapy and pain Hypnotherapy and smoking, weight loss and alcohol and drug abuse Hypnotherapy and sexual problems Hypnotherapy and eating disorders Hypnotherapy in dentistry

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/07/2012
  • ISBN13: 9780335244454
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 264
  • ID: 9780335244454
  • weight: 1
  • ISBN10: 0335244459
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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