It can seem more challenging or intriguing when a Causative Event involves a deliberate wrongdoing, with premeditation and full understanding. In this article suggestions are provided for a variety of such situations along with links to detailed Q&A examples, to aid therapists with reinterpretation.
How many emotions do you ask about before beginning to prioritise? How many Reasons do you offer the patient before ranking them? How many traits ought you to list before ordering them by the impact they had? Here is one therapist’s way of working.
How can a confirming event occur before the causative event? Changing our terminology allows a logical progression to be seen.
Summary of the discussions held which cover a range of topics relevant to the provision of hypnotherapy via video conferencing and the changes which should or might be useful to ensure techniques work as well online as in person.
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.
Through research and experience, one therapist explains how she is now able to ensure Reinterpretation is carried out only on the Causative Event, not a confirmation or trigger incident.
When a patient indicates a specific trait creating a reaction but says ‘no’ to all the characteristics you offer, where do you go next? A simple solution is provided.
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 therapist gains guidance from colleagues on LBR/LBW and how to effectively use the information gained from whether words/actions were accepted at the time or instead were reacted to as if true at some later point.
Where should treatment begin and what techniques are best when treating a colleague or someone currently training in LCH?
How much time should be spent establishing rapport, gauging susceptibility or gaining additional information before treatment proper can begin?
Therapist Mary Ratcliffe explains a technique she uses to enhance her questioning agility in treatment which also helps to identify any areas not as strong as others and so decide on her next most promising study area.