“A Personalized Induction Will Always Be More Effe

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Title: “A personalized induction will always be more effective” Discuss. Base your answer on theoretical concepts and techniques presented Name: Course code: Notti1a Tutor’s name: Sue Rowland Word count: 2206 If I write this essay in a foreign language, the reader is likely to struggle (unless they speak that language). If I use words which cannot be comprehended, or which offend, my message is obfuscated. Likewise, if what I discuss or how I describe it is outside the experience or interests of the receiver, my message is conveyed less successfully. Also, if I do not consider the mood or sensitivities of the receiver of my message, its impact is negated. When training to be a teacher, I was always encouraged to be aware that some people learn better by listening, taking notes and reflecting, whilst some are stimulated by pictures, graphs and realia and others learn best by doing things and discovering for themselves. This is dependent on one’s particular modality, or sensory perception, whether it be auditory, visual or kinaesthetic (or a combination). As teachers, we were trained to be student-centred, which seems to correspond with the humanistic approaches of psychologists such as Maslow and Rogers, where “an individual’s behavior is best understood by trying to understand their world from their point of view” (Sanders, 2009:23), These ideas, and more, can be transferred to how one should behave and speak when working with clients, during an induction. One starts with the transparent aim that treatment will be at least partially successful and will thus utilize any means or methods with which to expedite that process. The induction, or the way(s) in which to bring about a hypnotic state, such as PMR, is clearly a vital part of that process and should therefore be tailored, wherever appropriate, to a person’s individual needs, modalities,
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