Many therapists use post-hypnotic suggestion in their ‘stop smoking’ treatment. One therapist explains the reasons why this may be counterproductive in certain cases.
A Student on the Stage 1 course, asks practising therapists for their opinions & experiences of allowing a patient to decide how to provide answers via IMR – the full question and replies are reproduced here.
Due to difficulties implementing the TV Distraction technique a new way to achieve conscious distraction was required. The following article details this technique and how to use it for the benefit of your own patients; it also explains how it worked and what the outcome was for this particular patient.
Taken from a thread in the Lesserian online discussion forum, (started by Mary Ratcliffe with a response provided by Helen Lesser) on the subject of APHANTASIA and its potential effects on LCH treatment.
We need to explain quite a lot to our patients. We need to educate them and reassure them, their conscious and subconscious mind. Recordings to provide guidance, explanation and practice can prove useful to enhance the techniques which will be used during treatment. This user guide gives details of how this can be achieved.
A client’s anxiety-based symptom caused a therapist concern when intending to use the Lift visualisation technique. The concerns are explained along with the solution and replacement script.
When a patient appears to understand all explanations yet fails to co-operate with their treatment, what might be happening and how might the situation be remedied for treatment to progress?
Having your patients listen to music during treatment can be very beneficial; doing so through an earpiece or headphones instead of through speakers has different advantages and disadvantages which need to be taken into consideration.
This article explains how one therapist uses the TV visualisation technique to ensure its effectiveness.
While using the TV visualisation, my patient got quite upset so I ended the session at that point. What could I have done differently and how do I prevent this situation from occurring with other patients and hindering their progress too?