Maybe It’s Just Psychological



by David Lesser,

First published in the Hypnotherapy Journal
Issue 27, August 1998

(The Newsletter of Association Qualified Curative Hypnotherapists –
a registered charity [No. 294512] which existed from 1985 to 2007)

I would be surprised if many members had not come across the occasional patient who, when nearing the end of their treatment, says something along the lines of:-

“I don’t know if it is just psychological, but I really do feel more confident” (or less depressed/anxious)

Often they then look sheepish as they realise the meaning of the words they have just uttered.

I was reminded of these people when I read in the Daily Telegraph (28/2/98):-

“People are not really frightened of going to the dentist, they only think they are.”

But, of course, if someone


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