Philosophical Assumptions Underlying Past-Life Therapy

by Hazel Denning The effectiveness of past-life therapy grows out of its philosophical underpinnings as a plant grows out of rich and nourishing soil. To understand its potential for change and healing without grasping the significance of the underlying assumptions would be like trying to understand how psychoanalysis works without postulating the existence of unconscious motivation and psychic determinism. In a sense, past-life therapy is an extension of these principles: that which happens later depends on the groundwork set earlier with the enrichment of transpersonal and spiritual factors. Psychoanalysis subjected itself to grave limitations by its myopia regarding the spiritual …

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Why Choose Hypnosis?

Hypnotherapy can assist with any issue that involves psychological states. However, no matter how much you believe in the mind-body nexus or that the mind controls how the body works or that everything is influenced by a universal consciousness, hypnotherapy will not cure everything. Nobody ever got taller by wishing for it or got rid of baldness by affirmations. Hypnosis is not magic; it is about applying proven scientific procedures that change the basic structures of the mind. The mind does affect the body. The way you behave can affect the way you think. The way you think can affect …

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What to Expect at Your First Hypnosis Session

The first appointment A session usually takes about an hour and starts with you describing in detail what it is you want to change. I will clarify some points and make sure I understand what I need to do. Then I’ll explain hypnosis, what it can and can’t do, and after discussing various approaches, we’ll agree on how to proceed. Normally I will then begin the induction and guide you to into a gentle hypnotic trance. Everyone can go into trance. You don’t have to have any secret hypnosis skills and you can’t go into trance wrong; all you have …

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