Hypnotherapeutic Techniques to Facilitate Psychotherapy with PTSD and Dissociative Clients

  • Judith A. Peterson


The inclusion of a chapter on hypnosis stems from the fact that this therapeutic phenomena falls within the body of knowledge needed to treat trauma or dissociative clients. However, the discussion about the relationship between hypnosis and dissociation is an ongoing one effectively treated in this and other books. The entire history of hypnosis is a convoluted one, and in the end relies on its advocacy by contemporary reputable therapists based on a wide variety of work that discusses its clinical applications. For those seriously interested in learning about the use of hypnosis within the therapeutic world, refer to the reference section.


Therapy Session Cognitive Restructuring Safe Place Trauma Victim Trauma Survivor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Judith A. Peterson
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  1. 1.Phoenix Counseling, Consulting, and Forensic ServicesHoustonUSA

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