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A personalised Induction will always be more effective
Lorraine Hackett
August 2014

For this assignment I have been asked to look at and discuss why or why not a personalised induction is more effective.
I believe that a personalised induction is a vital part of giving the most effective treatment that is based on the individuals own needs.
Many people coming for treatment for the first time have their own beliefs, many people still believe that you are put into an unconscious state and many individuals still think of stage hypnosis. With these beliefs and anxieties, it is important to build a trusting relationship and a good rapport with your client prior to any treatment to allay any fears and anxieties they may have.
By completing a thorough professional introduction, assessment and induction in a comfortable setting you are reassuring your client that you know what you are doing so that they can believe in you and feel more comfortable. It is beneficial to give the client information on hypnotherapy, its background and the process. You should be informing the client that you are not making them do anything, that they are fully in control at all times and the results are of their own making. We are only giving them the tools to enable those results. By this time your client should be feeling more comfortable and relaxed.
Once your client is fully informed you are then able to provide a service that is tailor made for that individual, ensuring the best possible outcome for them. Background information is also important in the assessment stage, finding out about things they like or dislike can have a huge impact on the treatment. For example if a person has a fear of heights then you would not suggest them sitting on a big white fluffy cloud high up in the bright blue sky etc
By using the assessment tool provided you will know which approach is best for…...

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