Remember, that after the client has emerged from the session, for a short period of time she is still in a highly suggestible state of mind.
This is a good time to have her restate how the session has helped her.
I'll say to the newly-emerged client, "Well, you have changed, haven't you?" And the client will respond in the affirmative if you have done your job well.
"Then one more time repeat after me. I've changed because now
I know_(she fills in the blank). And now I feel
wonderful way to finish up a session with these supercharged self-suggestions.
I will often use this technique while the client is in hypnosis also. It is a great way to compound and reinforce new insights gained from the therapy. If you want to use this technique in hypnosis, it is best used after doing the Informed Child Technique, or some other insight obtaining technique. In the Informed Child Technique, after the child has successfully been guided through the ISE or SSEs, this is a good way to reinforce the change that was gained from the experience.
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