CD05 – Using Hypnosis for Anxiety: Opportunities for Seeding Action Over Avoidance
Difficulty: All Levels
Using hypnosis to help anxious people relax and feel calm is a great start, but hypnosis offers other valuable opportunities to disrupt the patterns of anxiety, create a different relationship to thoughts and physical symptoms , and to shift the client from avoidance into action.
- Identify the use of hypnotic language and suggestion to amplify resources in anxious clients.
- Explain the value of seeding homework assignments during hypnotic interventions.
- Describe the value and limitations of relaxation as a strategy with anxious clients.