This introductory guide gives a definitive introduction to hypnotherapy. It explains what hypnotherapy is, how it works, what its origins are, what to expect when you go for a treatment and how to find a reputable hypnotherapist. It also looks in detail at how hypnotherapy can be used to address difficult memories and help with mental and emotional trauma, anxiety, depression, phobias and confidence problems, and unwanted habits such as smoking.
This comprehensive introduction will provide guidance for everyone interested in learning about hypnotherapy and its benefits, as well as students, life coaches and counsellors.
Vera Peiffer is a leading authority on hypnotherapy. She is a psychologist in private practice in Surrey, UK, specialising in analytical hypnotherapy and is a member of the Association for Professional Hypnosis and Psychotherapy (APHP). She is a successful author of many books and lives in Surrey, UK.
Acknowledgements. Introduction. 1. History and Development of Hypnosis. 2. What is Hypnosis?. 3. How Hypnotherapy Can Help. 4. What to Expect When You Go for Treatment. 5. How to Find a Reputable Hypnotherapist. Useful addresses.