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  1. 1. Hypnotism Presented by: Khisal Iftikhar
  2. 2. Brief History of Hypnotism The word “hypnosis” and “hypnotism” both derive from the term “Neuro-hypnotism” (nervous-sleep) coined by the Scottish surgeon James Braid around 1841.
  3. 3. Different Types of Hypnotism Here are some of the major types of hypnotism: Traditional Hypnosis Hypnotherapy NLP Hypnosis Self Hypnosis
  4. 4. Traditional Hypnosis • Traditional hypnosis is when the hypnotist puts the subject into a hypnotic trance and then tells the subject what to do by giving direct commands and suggestions. • Traditional hypnosis has received some bad press over the years and unfortunately some of it is justified. • But still traditional hypnosis can be a fun and effective tool when used by an experienced hypnotist.
  5. 5. Hypnotherapy Using hypnosis to promote healing or positive development in any way is known as hypnotherapy. • It is very powerful type of hypnosis & used to tackle the hypnotic problems. • It is also used to take control over addictions, negative emotions and fears. • Hypnotherapy can also be used to control the sensations of pain.
  6. 6. Self Hypnosis Also known as Auto Hypnosis • It is a self induced form of Hypnosis. • Self Hypnosis is another form of Hypnotherapy. Its uses are similar to Hypnotherapy. • It is majorly used for relaxation.
  7. 7. NLP Hypnosis (Neuro-Linguistic Programming) NLP hypnosis is another form of hypnosis similar to self hypnosis but its main focus is on peoples behaviors. • NLP hypnosis is used to tackle psychological and behavior problems. • It is a great tool for motivation and improving self confidence. Still it is unclear in the scientific community exactly what NLP is or how it works.
  8. 8. Advantages & Disadvantages of hypnotism
  9. 9. Advantages: • It may effect in reducing fear blood pressure & anxiety • Reducing frequency of headache, controlling bleeding & pain during dental process • It create a state of deep relaxation, quite conscious mind & leaves unconscious part of the mind . • It can improve health & life style
  10. 10. Advantages: • It helps people to stop smoking, alcohol consumption n overeating • Hypnosis can used by the therapists as tool to help in eliminating the strength of phobias • It is also creating relaxing brain wave patterns.
  11. 11. Advantages: • Hypnosis enables you to command the power of your un conscious mind to make whatever change your desire • It is done under the care of professionally trained hypnosis therapists to minimize the risk.
  12. 12. Disadvantages • Hypnotherapy is not recommended for people serious psychological disorders such as split personality, borderline psychosis and depression. • some clients will not find their remedy in hypnotherapy for all kind of reason.
  13. 13. Disadvantages • Many patient undergo hypnotherapy in the hopes of finding miracle cure & get disappointed.
  14. 14. Clinical uses of Hypnosis
  15. 15. Clinical uses of Hypnosis: • Modern Hypnotherapists use Hypnosis not only for medical purposes but also as an aid for the resolution of many problems of Psychological origins. It is estimated that approximately 85% of people of all age groups will readily respond to clinical Hypnotherapy.
  16. 16. Clinical usage • Some of the conditions for which Hypnotherapy is indicated as a practical treatment: • Phobias • Stop smoking • Weight Control
  17. 17. Clinical usage : • Confidence, Self Esteem and Assertiveness • IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) • Motivation • Performance Anxiety (exam stress, public speaking, driving test nerves etc.)
  18. 18. Importance of Hypnosis: • Self Improvement: • Self Determination: • Overcoming Bad Habits:
  19. 19. Self Determination: • Hypnosis can help us think positively towards ourselves and our ambition. We can now have the will to follow our dreams and continue to carry on even if we encounter a lot of barriers along the way.
  20. 20. Overcoming Bad Habits People have their own weaknesses in life. And sometimes these weaknesses are the main factor why we can’t achieve our dreams With hypnosis, we can cast the old habits away. We can overcome poor eating habits. Oversleeping or even overspending.