“A Personalised induction will always be more effective” Discuss. Base your answer on theoretical concepts and techniques presented in class.
In order to be able to discuss the effectiveness of personalising an induction, it is important firstly that we explore what is meant by the term personal induction and define it clearly. On doing so, we can then look at the concepts involved in the process. The rest of this essay will focus on the arguments in favour of personalised inductions and the arguments against personalised induction, before drawing a conclusion.
What does personalising an Induction mean?
Every human being is different in various ways. We all have our own likes and dislikes and everyone has had there own unique upbringing. This viewpoint is supported by Pope John Paul II “A human being is a single being. Unique and unrepeatable” (Chang, 2006)
To personalise a screed means to tailor it to the specific needs of the individual. When we communicate, on the whole, we seem to converse using language, but in truth this is not entirely accurate. Body language, the tone we use and volume are by far the most important components in communicating rather than solely the words we speak. “In fact the words we use only make up 7% of our communication, with tone and volume coming second at 38% and body language being 55%” (Chrysalis Counselling and Psychotherapy – Year One – Module Two). If we think about the hypnotherapists relationship with the client, more specifically the induction phase, the therapist does not generally have the ability to use body language as the client will as a general rule have there eyes shut. This means that we need to communicate our messages through words and the tone of our voice. In order for us to enable the client to reach a state of hypnosis, we need to work closely with them, to get to know there likes, dislikes and personality. By building up this rapport it will help gain the confidence of the...