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Karen Hand returns to the show today to discuss the benefits of abandoning the use of hypnotherapy scripts when working with clients. She explains how being flexible in sessions and listening to a client’s needs can help ensure that the process will work for them. Karen also shares her favorite hypnotic “magic words” and shares examples of how we can use them in client sessions.
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Karen is an award-winning certified hypnotist, instructor, NLP Master Practitioner, and EFT Facilitator. She is the author of the book Magic Words and Language Patterns: The Hypnotist’s Essential Guide to Crafting Irresistible Suggestions, the first book in her Scriptless Hypnosis Handbook series. She has a private practice in Chicago where she specializes in helping clients with pain management, weight loss, and overcoming fears as well as teaches hypnosis classes year-round.
“The day I realized I didn’t have to have all of the answers – that I had to listen and be present with my client – was the day that I really felt independent. I really got my freedom.” – Karen Hand
- How giving up the use of hypnotherapy scripts saves you time and improves sessions with clients.
- How getting your client’s input results in more successful sessions for them.
- Bypassing the “Yeah, But Factor” and allowing the conscious mind to observe what is taking place during hypnosis.
- Karen’s techniques for helping her hypnosis students build flexibility within their practice.
- Karen’s favorite “magic words” and examples of how she uses them with clients.
- Why “because” is such an effective “magic word.”
- The importance of remembering that clients add their own meaning to what you say to them.
- How practicing language patterns and “magic words” outside of your client work can help you hone your skills.
- The importance of new hypnotists learning to laugh, relax and be present.
- The moment that hypnosis really occurs.
- The meaning of transpersonal hypnosis.