Conclusion And Contraindication

In our underritualized culture, group therapy provides many opportunities for experiment and learning, including the processing of termination. Although caution may need to be exercised in groups of clients with high degrees of dissociative processes, utilizing well-timed and directive, guided imagery can significantly enhance this crucial last step of group life.


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Hypnosis Plain and Simple

Hypnosis Plain and Simple

These techniques will work for stage hypnosis or hypnotherapy, however, they are taught here for information purposes only. After reading this book you will have the knowledge and ability necessary to hypnotise people, but please do not practice hypnosis without first undergoing more intensive study.

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