Hypnosis dates back to the 18th century and is defined as a trance-like state in which you have heightened focus and concentration. Hypnosis is usually done with the help of a therapist using distinct directives, verbal repetition and mental images. Research is increasingly showing that hypnosis drastically increases the efficiency of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and other therapeutic methods.
In my opinion, RTT Hypnotherapy is the best hypnotherapy method available today. RTT combines the most beneficial aspects of Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and hypnotherapy to produce rapid, sustainable results. (Click here to read more about What Is RTT Therapy.)
In my 20 years of coaching, I have always used hypnotherapy as a tool; however, after having a personal experience with RTT hypnotherapy 7 years ago, I recognized it as the most effective hypnosis technique available.
I felt compelled to personally train under Marisa Peer at the Imperial College in London in 2016. At the time, Marisa Peer’s RTT Program offered the highest level of training in the field and the majority of students were nurses, therapists, social workers, coaches like myself, and other professionals.
Today, Marisa’s business model has changed and nearly anyone can participate in the training with little or no previous experience. Because of that, the field of RTT professionals is “crowded” with literally hundreds of RTT practitioners and “therapists”, leading to a lot of confusion and misperceptions about what RTT is and what’s possible.
Practically speaking, anyone who claims life-changing experiences are possible with just one or two sessions, are either themselves misinformed, or are misinforming others.
When it comes to long-standing issues relating to trauma, stress, anxiety, depression, and relationship issues, experience matters.
Why RTT Hypnotherapy + Coaching?
Hypnosis has a long history of enhancing human abilities and potentials. This ranges from promoting development for individuals, teams, and team leaders to boosting creativity, mentally preparing athletes to perform, and helping people of all ages manage anxiety and depression. One reason hypnosis is widely effective is because it promotes a sense of increased safety and calmness. This allows the client to access information within their subconscious that they would otherwise be unaware of.
This is important because RTT and Coaching are both results-oriented and solution-driven approaches. In last week's blog I shared that I do not usually begin RTT Hypnotherapy until the third or fourth session with a client.
In my 2 decades of coaching, I have found that building a trusting relationship with the client during sessions one and two increases the client’s ability to feel safe and willingness to be vulnerable, making way for rapid results.
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