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Friday, April 26, 2013
Learn hypnosis techniques in Glasgow from hypnotist Jonathan Clark
The Count Of Six You Will Open Your Eyes…”
6 Part E-Course revealing the truth about Hypnosis
& Developer of HGE™
IDEOMOTOR SIGNALS &
I once worked with a 16 year old
girl with Endometriosis.During the
appointment she embarrassingly admitted that she was worried that she was
pregnant.So we asked her fingers, and
they said no, and she wasn’t.
What if you could ask the sex of a
baby in the womb without having a scan?Its called psycho-physiological thought reading.You can find lost items for instance.
Some people use a Pendulum, or a
Pocket watch, necklace, ring on a thread, even a plumbers plumb bob.You see the mind runs the body, the
Unconscious Mind controls the muscles, which means you can set up yes andno signals, and you can then go ahead and ask
your Unconscious Mind to communicate with you,and it can answer you directly!
Some people think that Pendulums
are too “New Agey”.So you could use a
swallow, a flush, or even better two fingers on the same hand, one for yes, one
for no.We teach this technique fully on
our Hypnosis Weekend.This comes from
Lesley Le Cron 1964 – who coined the phrase Ideomotor Signalling.My Master Trainer David Shepard told me a
great story about a car accident that we witnessed, where the driver of the car
was thrown from the car and was bleeding on the roadside.So David kneeled down beside him and asked to
speak directly with the man’s unconscious mind, and the man’s eyelids
fluttered.He double checked that that
was indeed the ideomotor signal by saying “if the eyelids flutter meant yes,
they will flutter even more” and they did.So having established contact, he asked the man , or rather the man’s
unconscious, “Do you know what to do to stop the bleeding?” and the eyelids
fluttered “yes”.And the bleeding
stopped.But then the man went into
convulsions and David asked him “Do you know what to do to stop the
convulsions?” and the eyelids fluttered “yes”.And the convulsions stopped.The
paramedics said it was David’s ability to stop bleeding that saved the man’s
life.But as David said “It wasn’t my
ability to stop the bleeding, it was the man’s unconscious mind”
Ask your unconscious mind for a signal
for yes, and a different signal for no.If it’s your fingers, you may need to give it a Kinesthetic awareness by
moving it first.Hey, if you can lift
and arm, you can lift a couple of
Remember when you were really
small, and you knew the answer at school, what did you do?You put your hand up, didn’t you?And when you
really, really knew the answer and you wanted to be noticed, you would wave your arm in the air,
wouldn’t you?Now, if you’re all grown up and at a
posh restaurant, the staff are trained to see
clearly your signals.You don’t
have to raise the whole hand,
you just can raise a finger
and they’ll know you’re trying to get
their attention, won’t they?
It’s the oldest & wisest part
of you, who’s been doing all that work for so long, the part that runs your
body, stores all of your memories, no one has talked to it directly……..until
now!It’s bound to have a lot to say to
you by now!
through the following questions, answering all of the questions consciously,
with your best considered answer.Then
go back over them again, asking your unconscious mind to give you a clear yes
or no signal, using finger signals or a pendulum….
DO YOU NEED TO….?
Minister to others.
Earn father's love.
Earn mother's love.
peace at any price.
Be alone often.
any differences between what you thought was the answer, and what your
unconscious mind knows….?
Most Hypnosis books are full of specific
scripts for specific problems.Rather
than teach you a whole bunch of different interventions, here’s the master
template you can use with anything.It’s
actually more effective and gives the client more freedom to fix themselves in
whatever way they need to.You ask the Unconscious
Mind questions directly.You want
straight Yes’s.Whenever you get a No
you’ve found something important and need to pursue it
1. Do you Know what to do to
have this problem disappear?
"what other resources do you need ? Run through Values and other
states, and "imagine an infinite source of___above the top of your head..”
Give me a clear Yes signal when you have all the resources you need
2.Is it possible ?
"When did you decide that you could not ___ ?
Treat as a Limiting Decision and ask the
Unconscious Mind to let it go.
3.Is it OK ?
no - "/know that there's a part
of you that thinks it can’t
For what purpose would you not let
this go now?
Get it's highest intention and ask
"You know that you'd be more
(intention) by solving this now wouldn’t you? "
4.Are there any other problems you’d like to work on?
"Are there any other problems
that you 'd like to clear up today ? "
yes - go to
step 1 no - go to step 5
Thank it and acknowledge if, and
assure it that client's Conscious mind gives it
permission tostart immediately
6.How quickly can you start now?
Set up time periods
Start-When will you start ? Immediately ? An hour/day/week/month ?
Finish-How quickly can you complete
all the work necessary ?
Will it take you an hour/day/week/month ?
*BRING THEM OUT OF
"In a moment I'm going to count... "
This locks in the
session and prevents the client’s conscious mind from undoing all your good
POST HYPNOTIC SUGGESTIONS
You’ve probably heard about these -
suggestions given in trance for the person to carry out after they come out of
trance, to operate at a later time.A Post-Hypnotic Suggestion is a
suggestion that activates and operates at a time after the induction of trance.
The time of the activation of the suggestion can be minutes later or months
1.Requires Medium to Deep Trance:
Suggestion generally requires a trance which is at a medium to deep level.
2.Make the Suggestion Direct
& Specific: While
suggestions should, at first, be given in an indirect way, Post-Hypnotic
Suggestions should be direct and to the point. This is the case with any
suggestions given while the client is in deep trance.
3.Tell the Client what the
trigger for the Post-Hypnotic Suggestion will be:
E.G.: "Whenever you see chocolate
4.Tell the Client what to do:
E.G.: "...you will feel an
undeniable urge to look for food that is healthier and better for you"
5.Tell the Client when to do it:
E.G.: "...and you will do it
Suggest that next time they will go quicker
and more easily into trance - that way your trance work with that person gets
Give the client a suggestion that they will
feel compelled to go to the gym, or eat salad with every meal, or take the
stairs instead of the lift, or will remember all these hypnosis skills the next
time they’re talking to a client, or a friend who needs help…
They will demonstrate the new behaviour, and
it’s always a good idea to include the phrase “In ways that are safe,
ecological and ethical”.
It’s also great fun at parties…
A Cautionary Tale…
As I end this E-Course,
I would like to comment on the use (and misuse) of Hypnosis.When it comes to ethics, I like to think of
it like this – only do with a client what you would want done yourself in their
shoes.I could write an entire book on
this subject alone (now there’s an idea!) but for now let me say this.Technology has no ethics of its own.You can use a hammer to build a house, or
something awful instead.The morals come
from the wielder, the human being.
students of hypnosis may have skills, but they also must have humility.Another downside from my NLP days was seeing
newly certifiedPractitioners adamant
that the methodology of modelling experts to quickly accelerate your learning,
also somehow gave them wisdom and experience way beyond their station.WRONG!You may know a lot about hypnosis after a weekend training, but 2 days
does not a hypnotherapist make!(Nor one
E-Course!).You still have to build up
your calluses and earn your stripes.I
encourage you, if this chapter has whetted your appetite, to seek out further
training. Go to a reputable body and enrol in longer hypnosis training.This is only the start, not the be all and
You should also be
made aware of another unfortunate occurrence in the hypnosis world – that of
“The Hypnotic Seal”.Certain
unscrupulous individuals will include suggestions that they are the only
person who can induce trance with that client, thus blocking any further
inductions of hypnosis by any other hypnotherapist.Purported to protect the client, this in fact
removes their choices and thus is not in their best interests.Again this approach tells you more about the
therapist than the client.
Its far better to
teach the client a trance-prevention technique which they can use if and when
they choose to stop unwanted hypnosis, rather than limit their personal
Beware also the
flamboyant advertising and hyped up claims of 100% success rates or one hour
guaranteed smoking cessation programmes.I don’t know anyone who can guarantee that a client will stop smoking
after one session of hypnotherapy – not me, not my Master trainers.There’s usually a huge catch, like having to
listen to a CD for 21 days straight afterwards else there’s no money back.Tell me, how can you prove you listened to
that CD every day?The unfortunate
clients who fall for these shams usually then tell everyone Hypnosis doesn’t
work and that they still want to smoke.Worse, they’re disappointed and usually £500 worse off…
One can make a
quick buck in Hypnosis if one combines it with slickly written misleading sales
rhetoric.Problem is they’re doing no
one any favours, and they’re giving Hypnosis a bad name.
Then there’s the
Hypnosis Trainer who makes up a fictitious Institute, or calls themselves a
Society, so they can run paper thin courses and charge people a fortune,
handing them a certificate that’s not worth the paper its written on.Ask me for my “16 Questions You Must Ask”
for more guidance on what to look out for.
Do I run Hypnosis
Trainings then, I hear you ask?Yes I do
– I include Hypnosis as part of my HGE Certification Courses.Look at the Events Calendar on my website for
the next scheduled training.Students
must first go through my 3 day Foundation Skills Training, so I can vet them
and ensure that they have positive intentions and integrity.Only when I’m satisfied that they are
trustworthy and honourable, will I teach them Hypnosis in person.And I’ll share with them the same cautionary advice
that you’ve just read here.Anyone not
trained thoroughly in Hypnosis should consider a weekend course as purely an
There is one
famous case in the UK of a household
name stage show hypnotist who was sued for “causing a participant in the show
to have a psychotic episode and subsequent mental illness”.Firstly, note the cause and effect violation
there.Secondly, that entertainer has
been working closely with the creator of NLP for many years now.The risk of causing a mental illness using
Hypnosis is highly unlikely, provided the Hypnotherapist uses common sense and
sticks to these guidelines.
Health issues are
another area that requires careful handling.It is illegal to claim that you can heal someone.See the Time Line Therapy and Health chapters
for more information.Pain is a sign
that something is wrong.Deal with the
underlying issues, don’t ask the pain to go away.It may be signalling that something critical
is amiss, and to mask that signal could be a mistake.
Finally, as I
conclude this section on careful management and cautious handling of people’s
heads and hearts, there is again the issue of control – the general public
still believes that hypnosis is a form of mind control – that the
hypnotherapist can suggest things to the client and they will automatically do
them.Another big mistake.In some cases that would be great!Imagine no crime, no war, no self abuse, no
cruelty.Unfortunately [or maybe
fortunately], all hypnosis is self-hypnosis.No one has any power over you, unless you give it to them.The individual creates their own level of
relaxation and trance, and will only accept suggestions that are in accordance
with their own beliefs and values.
So as we draw our chapter on the
all-important science and art of Hypnosis to a close, ask yourself “how many metaphors
are still open?”You’ll need to come to my
other events to hear them closed!!Or
was that simply a suggestion?Only your
unconscious mind knows….
****AND I HEREBY CANCEL ALL
SUGGESTIONS THAT WERE GIVEN FOR DEMONSTRATION PURPOSES RELATING TO PRODUCING
HYPNOTIC PHENOMENA – THOSE SUGGESTIONS ARE HEREBY REMOVED, AND I WOULD LIKE TO
ASK THE UNCONSCIOUS MIND TO REMEMBER ALL SUGGESTIONS THAT WERE FOR THE HEALTH,
GROWTH AND ENJOYMENT OF YOUR CONSCIOUS MIND, AND YOU KNOW WHAT THEY WERE…………..WON’T
AND SO BACK TO………
So there I am in “so and so communications” trying to choose
which one to buy.So we agreed on which
category of mobile I needed.We talked
vaguely about price, vaguely about size.Some of them you can even change the way it sounds.Some can even change colour……..as you’re
using it.And I don’t know if you
already know how to do this or not, but you can store all of it in the memory –
you simply recall it from the memory and then speak.That’s what happens – its voice
activated.You just open your mouth and
speak, and the message goes through.That’s what happens when you use the best, when you use an
So John’s at the station, and now he’s even more spaced
out.How could this old machine, so old
and dented and unused, hidden away in the dark, how could it speak such truths
and say exactly the right thing?So he
took a deep breath and stepped up..put his money where his mouth is, and out
came the same gravelly deep voice
“Your name is still John, you still
weigh 10 stone and you’ve just missed the 2:20
learning, all behaviour, and all CHANGE, is unconscious”