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A physical movement or an emotional outburst as a reaction to a suggestion while in the state of hypnosis.
Absorption of attention:
Attention is focused on a spot on the ceiling, a story, a physical feeling. Eye fixation, eye closure, hypnotic mask, diminished movement are signs indicating absorption of attention.
Process of developing concepts; grouping objects in terms of some distinguishing common property.
Development of physical or psychological dependence on a drug, event, or action that craving and physical/psychological discomfort or pain occurs in its absence.
A technique used to access a previous instance of a client’s presenting issue by highlighting the troubled feelings in the present.
Neuron that carries messages toward the central nervous system from a receptor cell. Also known as a sensory neuron.
Positive suggestions given though hypnosis and in mental bank ideomotor exercises in order to reprogram one's life script.
Advancing someone in age level during a therapy session.
A hypnotized person is given suggestions of a younger age so that the he/she can relive certain experiences and/or re-experience events from a more resourceful state.
To mirror someone's behavior in order to move into the same line of vision and thought for the purpose of establishing good rapport.
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