The Rehearsal Technique

Another type of deep-trance induction may, be termed the rehearsal or repetition technique. This can and often should be used for deep hypnosis and for individual phenomena. It can be employed in a variety of ways both experimentally and in therapeutic work, especially the latter. It consists of seizing upon some one form of behavior that apparently gives a promise of good development and having the subject rehearse it and then repeat it in actuality. Thus, a subject who makes little response...

Problems Of Deeptrance Induction

An exposition of the numerous problems of deep-trance induction will be presented by means of a discussion of the major considerations involved, with a detailing of procedures that may be used and the purposes to be served. Although the author is presenting his own experience, this has been confirmed by the experience and practice of his students and colleagues. These considerations will be listed and discussed separately. Trance Induction versus Trance Utilization Foremost among the major...