Hypnosis for Pain
Our Hypnosis for Pain Training, which is actively practical and solution oriented, allows you to deepen the main themes of Hypnosis for pain. It also brings you all the necessary know-how, step-by-step. Subgroup exercises are supervised throughout our Hypnosis for Pain training, and it allows the immediate and progressive integration of the techniques discussed. This Hypnosis for pain training, will help you to understand the main therapeutic protocols, you will use within our own professional practice.
On completion of this course, and after a successful assessment, a certificate of Hypnosis for Pain training, will be given to the trainee.
Presentation of the course
In the pain management, therapeutic hypnosis is a relational experience involving physiological and psychological mechanisms enabling the individual to live in a better way, to mitigate or to suppress an acute or chronic painful pathology.
It is a disease that can be treated but also the ground composed of all being in relation to its beliefs, its sensations, in summary all its interior and exterior space. The therapeutic action through hypnosis will be centered on these different aspects of pain and suffering, as reported by the patients themselves. The only effective approach is to change perceptions. Hypnosis is really entering into relationship with a person who is suffering.
The practice and the different steps of hypnosis
The description of a hypnosis session can help to clarify the process of hypnosis. It also provides a better understanding of painful pathologies and therefore opens up more opportunities for healing.
The hypnosis session is consisting of several phases that form a three-step process. The starting point is the ordinary watch (according to the terminology proposed by François Roustang and Jean Lassner), which is suitable for carrying out daily tasks. The person uses his senses and reasons to keep in touch with what is outside. The meeting has not yet begun.
- The first step is the induction.
The hypnotist asks his patient to focus his attention on an object or a part of his body. Prolonged mental fixation causes a restriction of the perceptual field. The person looks absent, kind of a daydream.
- The second phase is called dissociation.
The patient is separated from his sensoriality, related to the reflexive, intellectual and sensory functions. He is cut off from his auditory, visual, tactile perceptions. His body is numb and motionless. He’s on a break.
- The third step is an opening.
The person settles in a first sensoriality that works outside of reason.
Putting oneself in a hypnotic state, alone or guided by a therapist, is to connect the human being with the totality of his body, his space and his knowledge, which are the constituent elements of his world.
And to enter into relation with his body, which is the necessary condition to heal. Paradoxically, in order to find the body, one had to leave it at the dissociation phase. We distinguish different practices according to their purpose:
- Hypno-analgesia is the practice that aims to alter and relieve pain.
- Hypno-sedation refers to the use of hypnosis in anaesthesia, either as a complete replacement for commonly used products or as a supplement to the anaesthetic products used at minimum doses.
- Hypnotherapy is the practice of hypnosis for a purpose and a psychotherapeutic setting.
- Self-hypnosis, is the learning of hypnosis in order to use it autonomously.
- The term of hypnotherapist refers to all practitioners of hypnosis.
Purpose of the Hypnosis for Pain training
Being able to effectively manage a patient with a painful syndrome through hypnosis.