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1. As hypnosis is a perfectly natural state of mind we can find ourselves in a light trance at any time in our every day life. Give three examples.
2. Where would you use a trigger?
3. You are in the middle of a regression with your client when he/she suddenly starts shaking and bursts into tears. What is happening here and what do you do about it?
4. Why is it a good idea to ask your past life subject to describe the door they have been drawn to?
5. It is more difficult to get accurate names and dates in past life regression compared with the ability to see vivid detail. Explain the reason for this.
6. How does a discipline known as Past Life Healing differ from Past Life Regression?
7. Give an example of an issue that would benefit from the use of Gestalt and explain why this type of therapy would help.
8. Give three examples of a closed question you may use in past life regression.
9. Give three examples of an open question you may use in past life regression.
10. What is the difference between “triggered recall” and “spontaneous recall”?
11. Why does a client have to close his/her eyes when going into hypnosis?
12. Your client is well down the pathway looking for the right door. The next thing that happens is that all the doors just fade away and nothing is seen except a grey mist. Explain what problem has occurred and how you would deal with it.
13. If you imagine that you are going to fail at doing something, the harder you try to do it the less likely you are to succeed. What phenomenon is at work here?
14. You get a phone call from your client’s husband saying that she can’t make her appointment as she has flu. While he is on the phone he asks how she is doing. What do you say?
15. Give three different reasons why people wish to have past life regression?
16. What could happen to a person when they experience an event so traumatic that they
can’t deal with it?
17. What problems could occur if doors are left open in past life regression?
18. During the initial exploration when walking down the path past the doors, you may find yourself
instructing your client to imagine a brick wall across their path, and then telling them to knock it down.
Why would you do this?
20. What is the procedure if your client suddenly snaps out of hypnosis, opens their eyes and sits up?
21. Outline three alternative theories as to what past life regression could be.
22. Most people can be hypnotised. List the exceptions.
23. Explain catharsis.
24. What would you say to a client in past life regression who sees the path and the wall but can’t make
out the doors?
25. How do we communicate with the subconscious?
26. Give an example of when you would use the “ Affect Bridge Technique.”
27. What is wrong with this suggestion and how would you rephrase it:
“You will not eat any more chocolate”.
28. When therapy has finished what needs to happen before the cure is complete?
29. State three functions of the subconscious.
30. When would you need to use date regression?
31. Why would a part of the subconscious punish your client?
32. So that we can continually improve , please say what you have gained from this course and also if
there is anything else that you feel was missing which you would like to have seen.
Please send the audio recording to: Hypnotherapy South West, Virginstow, Beaworthy, Devon. EX21 5EA.
33. Make an audio recording of the initial induction, going as far as the chair and then returning. Do this assuming you have a client in the chair. This can be on a standard cassette tape or CD and posted, or an audio file sent by email.
19. Why is it suggested that “Ideomotor responding” is a more accurate way of answering yes/no