Personalised Induction Essay

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A Personalised induction will always be more effective Introduction In my essay I will argue that I think a personalised induction will always be more effective. Main Essay Reasons for a Personalised Induction What is a Personalised Induction? A personalised induction is a hypnotic induction tailored to suit a specific individual. We use them because people are individuals and deserve the personal touch. I think there are many reasons why a personalised induction is more effective. Firstly, I think it is very important to ascertain the mental health of the individual. A Hypnotherapist must never work on anyone who has or has had a psychosis. If an individual is on any kind of psychological medication or has a history of mental health, then the hypnotherapist will need to get written permission from the individual’s Dr to carry out any therapy. This letter must also state that the patient is not psychotic. It is also important to ascertain whether the individual is pregnant or suffers from epilepsy. But, in many respects, you can only go by the information that you are presented with which is why I think it is important to be aware of the individual’s appearance and how they react on the outside as this will be a representation of their internal world. Another reason to use a personalised induction is so that you can find out whether the individual has any fears or phobias. You really do not want to replace one fear or phobia with another. There is no point in telling an individual to imagine relaxing on a boat if they are afraid of the sea! It is also important to find out the individuals relevant experiences, their likes/ dislikes, their work, hobbies and also anything that will upset or disturb them if you mention it. It is also important to ascertain their values, outlook, religious and cultural differences/beliefs. As well as
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