Hush Now


© Helen Lesser. 2008

Question: I noticed that while giving treatment to the patients on the training course, on occasion your voice went quite quiet – should I aim to do this with my own patients, what benefit does it provide and at what point should I do it?

It’s not deliberate! Ever since I began treating people on the training courses I have been told I do this and I try to remember not to…..obviously not very successfully! I am a firm believer in being ‘normal’ with patients; I don’t think it is in any way conducive to a person’s treatment for a therapist to put on “an hypnotic voice” or to change the way they normally speak, unless they generally speak very fast or have a strong accent different to the patient.

When treating children, it can sometimes be necessary to


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