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What are the risks or dangers of hypnosis?
The risks of using hypnosis for change are roughly the same as those for other forms of psychotherapy. Competently performed hypnosis in itself has virtually no risk or danger. Even incompetently performed hypnosis usually has only a very minimal risk....
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What is Hypnosis?
Hypnosis refers to just about any situation where we respond to verbal suggestions in a particular special way. This involves a mentally very flexible condition where our imagination and fantasy are more free and more vivid. A series of instructions, called...
Parapsychology >> Hypnosis
What Makes Hypnosis Interesting?
For researchers, hypnosis remains interesting because it is so resistant to comprehensive theoretical understanding, and because many of the basic hypnotic phenomena seem to challenge our understanding of how central neurological mechanisms are organized. For...
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Evil Hypnosis
"Evil" hypnosis is what I call the popular view of hypnosis as something that is used by devious agencies or individuals to control people's minds surreptitiously. Mind control or behavior control are possible with hypnosis only temporarily, and...
Parapsychology >> Hypnosis
Survivalists' Guide for the New Millennium: Chapter 2
WORKING TO LIVE RATHER THAN LIVING TO WORK Before the dawn of recorded history, a major period of transition occurred. Nomadic hunter-gatherer clans transformed themselves into larger communities who farmed the land. This they did by planting their own...
Philosophy >> Survivalists Guide for the New Millennium
Hypnosis, volition, and mind control.
5.1. Is the hypnotist in control of me? The exact nature of what we experience as 'will' or volition is anage-old philosophical problem that has yet to be resolved by brain scientistsor psychologists. Some aspects of hypnotic responding point out weaknesses...
Parapsychology >> Hypnosis

Psychotherapy is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Psychotherapy books and related discussion.

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The Efficacy of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy - American
The Efficacy of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy. Jonathan Shedler. University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine.
Psychotherapy's Role in Effective Treatment - Practice Central
What are the major kinds of eating disorders? There are three major types of eating disorders. • People with anorexia nervosa have a distorted body image that ...
Transference focused psychotherapy: Overview and update
behavior therapy, supportive psychotherapy based on psychoanalytic theory, and ... Transference Focused Psychotherapy (TFP) evolved out of the Menninger ...
A Preliminary Study of Talkspace's Text-‐based Psychotherapy
A Preliminary Study of Talkspace's Text-‐based Psychotherapy. Thomas D. Hull, Columbia University.
Coaching Vs. Psychotherapy The Great Debate
therapy alliance. Everywhere you turn these days, the question arises: what are the distinctions between coaching and psychotherapy? The debate continues.

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Being a Contender in Psychotherapy
being a contender in psychotherapy Psychotherapy is not for the faint-of-heart. Entering therapy is a substantial risk, especially when considering there is no blue print or written guarantee that you will get better.
Saving Psychotherapy From the Medication Takeover
One of the best experiences of my career occurred in the 1980s when I was a member of the group that decided which psychotherapy studies would be funded by the National Institute of Mental Health. It was hard work. Every three months, we would review ...
Psychological warfare: Society for Psychotherapy Research shills for Israeli
A few months ago, I learned from my colleagues at the UK Palestine Mental Health Network (UKPMHN) that the Society for Psychotherapy Research (SPR) intends to hold its annual conference in Jerusalem in June. Visiting the SPR's microsite about the ...
Over 300 psychotherapists oppose holding annual research conference in Jerusalem
The usually quiescent world of psychotherapy has been struck by a blast of anti-occupation activism, in the form of a petition signed by over 300 psychotherapists opposing the choice of The Society for Psychotherapy Research (SPR) to hold its annual ...
Mic'd Up—Psychotherapy and Religious Orders
He repented and began to give talks on some of the dangers of rogue psychotherapy. But the damage was done. Non-directive therapy destroyed everything it touched, and it spread like wildfire through a number of other religious orders.

Suggested Web Resources

Psychotherapy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Psychotherapy is the use of psychological methods, particularly when based on regular personal interaction, to help a person change and overcome problems ...
Psychotherapy - Mayo Clinic
During psychotherapy, you learn about your condition and your moods, feelings, thoughts and behaviors. Psychotherapy helps you learn how to take control of ...
Understanding psychotherapy and how it works
Learn how to choose a psychologist, how therapy works, how long it lasts and what should and shouldn't happen during psychotherapy.
Psychotherapy - Psych Central
Psychotherapy -- also called talk therapy, therapy, or counseling -- is a process focused on helping you heal and learn more constructive ways to deal with the ...
Therapy | Psychology Today
Psychotherapy is the practice of spending time with a trained therapist to help diagnose and treat mental and emotional problems. Therapy can take various ...

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