Uses Of Ericksonian Hypnosis In London Hypnotherapy

The Ericksonian Hypnosis is a new concept of hypnosis and it is used in London hypnotherapy. Its use in therapy was developed by Milton H. Erickson, an American psychiatrist who has devoted most of his career to the scientific study of hypnosis and its use in psychotherapy. Milton Erickson has achieved incredible therapeutic with patients considered untreatable by other American psychiatrists of the time. Erickson was nicknamed “The Wizard” by Michael Emery
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his colleagues.

Compare with the classic hypnosis London

The Ericksonian hypnosis (sometimes also called “new hypnosis”) is opposed to the classic hypnosis that was developed early in the 20th century, by the means used to induce hypnosis and how this state is used.


In the classical hypnosis London, the induction is authoritarian, the hypnotist gives orders to the patient: “sleep”, “close your eyes”, etc.. Induction is generally the same for everyone. However, not everyone receives such orders and that is why the partisans of classical hypnosis London claim that everyone is hypnotizable.

The Ericksonian hypnotic induction is tailored to the patient: for those who require orders they are given, but for those who do not like it do otherwise. The induction techniques are many and varied, and they are especially adapted to the patient and his psychological state at the time of induction. One of the basic principles of Ericksonian hypnosis is to use what the patient brings, i.e. his psychological characteristics, his mood, he loves the way he talked, his worldview, its dominant mode of perception (visual, kinesthetic, auditory), etc.


In classical hypnosis London, the hypnotist gives suggestions direct the patient in order to remove his symptoms, or change its behavior. The results vary depending on the personality of the patient and his problem, and t