known as HYPNO-ANALYSIS or PSYCHO-ANALYSIS aided by HYPNOSIS)
For those who specialise in this therapy look for the letter 'D' in the speciality column
by Janette Cowin
character and personality has been shaped by our past
How we behave
in the present has its roots in the past. Sometimes we would
like to change certain aspects of our behaviour Ė but sometimes
we just canít seem to do it.
I canít understand why I feel like this.
Why do I always behave like that?
Why have I got this mysterious problem/symptom?
must have a cause Ö and although you may not realise it,
forgotten or partly forgotten things in your past can have a lot
to answer for when it comes to your present day feelings and
If you have an
unexplained symptom or pattern of behaviour that you just cannot
control, there could be a hidden reason for that problem locked
away somewhere in your mind and this can be responsible
for the way you now feel and behave.
If a person
experiences some kind of emotional trauma, the human mind can,
in certain circumstances, take evasive action.
The mind can
take the memory of that unacceptable experience and lock it away
in itís deeper subconscious region. The mind is trying to Ďblot
outí the experience for you.
phenomenon usually (but not always) happens in childhood.
although the trauma has been hidden away in the Subconscious,
it still has the power to affect you on a subconscious level,
sometimes causing unexplained symptoms.
conscious mind is unaware (or not fully aware), of the real
cause of your distress, you cannot overcome it. Therefore,
it may be necessary to uncover those repressed memories, and
come to terms with them, before your symptoms can be
effectively dealt with.
Hypnotherapy can be used in an analytical capacity, to give an
insight into the subconscious triggers which can cause many
understanding the past can often provide us with the tools to
move forward and improve our future.
schools of Hypnotherapy may employ varying methods of Analysis.