I tell my clients on their first visit, that wehardly focus on things in our life that are right.But when things go wrong, we are continuallyworrying about it and it now becomes a centralfocus – I assure them that this is normal.But I also point out to them that because theyare always concerned about their problem, theysee things differently about that then those ofus to whom it isn’t a problem.To demonstrate this, I get them to do the Jesuspicture...
Study presented with the permission of –Dr Wendy M Gonsalkorale, PhD Hypnotherapy in Irritable Bowel Syndrome: A Large-scale audit of a clinical service with examination of factors influencing responsiveness This workshop is a quick overview of some of the concepts of the study, incorporated with some of my own techniques.
Hypnotherapy has been shown to be effective in the treatment of IBS in a number of previous research studies. It helps 70% of people through the use of hypnotherapy This workshop focuses on how that is able to be achieved and what was done to achieve it.
It focuses on the assessment and consultation Facts sheet Personal Diary and patient information sheet Research Articles Additional Reference sheet for further study Biofeedback The Brain-Gut Connection Visual Analogue Scale (VAS)
We look at diet and food and the internationally recognised information on FODMAP FODMAPs are short chain carbohydrates which are poorly absorbed in the small intestine How Hypnosis may play a part in being able to assist food tolerance How to teach a client to use her/his mind to change how their gut works We look at the role of antidepressants The placebo effect
How to teach diaphragmatic breathing • Self dialogue on each outward breath How to facilitate deepening of the hypnotic state The hypnotic induction Phraseology for arm levitation both visual and mind How to construct client centered metaphors Post-hypnotic suggestions Relevant Ego strengthening/confidence building Teach self hypnosis Relaxation tape - gut-directed suggestions to help them practice.
Specific techniques aimed at controlling the gut. Further post-hypnotic suggestion. Mental rehearsal The Blueprint Sense of control Important keys to change? Release Feelings and Emotions
EFT EMDR WHAT’S IN A NAME? EGO STATE THERAPY GESTALT- and lots more that can work for you