What is Conversational Hypnosis

Conversational hypnosis, also known as Ericksonian hypnosis, is a sub-genre of hypnotism that led to the creation of Neuro-linguistic programming and modern hypnosis programs that are marketed as “covert hypnosis” or “black ops hypnosis.”

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Safety Concerns Regarding Hypnosis

What safety considerations are there when practicing hypnosis? That’s the focus of this episode.

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Consulting Hypnotism vs Stage Hypnotism

What’s the difference?  Hypnosis is hypnosis, right?  Well… not exactly.

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Hypnosis, Utilization, and Suggestion Creation.

Once hypnosis has been induced, then deepened, then it’s time to utilize the state.  In this episode, we explain utilization and how to create effective suggestions.

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Understanding Hypnotic Depth

In this episode we explore the concept of depth and cover Arons’ scale, a popular method for assessing depth.

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How do You Hypnotize Someone?

There’s a lot to learn here, so we did our best to start with the basics and provide an overview of how hypnotic inductions function. We’ll let your questions and comments guide our follow up videos.

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What is it Like to Be Hypnotized?

In this episode, we challenge some of the assumptions people often make about what it’s like to be hypnotized.

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Who Can Be Hypnotized?

In this episode we explore the relationship between suggestibility and hypnotizability.  We also discuss the concept of selectivity in trance.

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Hypnosis 101

What is Conversational Hypnosis

Conversational hypnosis, also known as Ericksonian hypnosis, is a sub-genre of hypnotism that led to the creation of Neuro-linguistic programming and modern hypnosis programs that are marketed as “covert hypnosis” or “black ops hypnosis.”

Hypnosis 101

Safety Concerns Regarding Hypnosis

What safety considerations are there when practicing hypnosis? That’s the focus of this episode.

Hypnosis 101

Consulting Hypnotism vs Stage Hypnotism

What’s the difference?  Hypnosis is hypnosis, right?  Well… not exactly.

Hypnosis 101

Hypnosis, Utilization, and Suggestion Creation.

Once hypnosis has been induced, then deepened, then it’s time to utilize the state.  In this episode, we explain utilization and how to create effective suggestions.

Hypnosis 101

Understanding Hypnotic Depth

In this episode we explore the concept of depth and cover Arons’ scale, a popular method for assessing depth.

Hypnosis 101

How do You Hypnotize Someone?

There’s a lot to learn here, so we did our best to start with the basics and provide an overview of how hypnotic inductions function. We’ll let your questions and comments guide our follow up videos.

Hypnosis 101

What is it Like to Be Hypnotized?

In this episode, we challenge some of the assumptions people often make about what it’s like to be hypnotized.

Hypnosis 101

Who Can Be Hypnotized?

In this episode we explore the relationship between suggestibility and hypnotizability.  We also discuss the concept of selectivity in trance.

Hypnosis 101

What is Hypnosis?

The first video of our ten part series on hypnosis begins with an effort to create a working definition of hypnosis.  From there, we discuss related issues that affect people’s hypnotic experiences.

Neuroscience Series

Polyvagal Theory

Polyvagal Theory doesn’t exactly fit into brain networks…but it does.  I’d like for you to stretch the network concept to include any system with a bunch of interacting nodes.  Polyvagal Theory explains the role of the vagus nerve (cranial nerve 10) in your social cognition.  In a nutshell, the vagal nerve has a dorsaland ventral […]