Date of this Version

May 1998

Document Type

Journal Article

Publication Details

Barling N.R. (1998) : Experiential analogies and hypnotherapy. Australian Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, 26 (1) pp 19-25

The Australian Journal of Cinical and Experimental Hypnosis is published by the Australian Society of Hypnosis.
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This paper discusses the therapeutic use of experiential analogies with clients in a hypnotic trance. The argument that experiential analogies can facilitate powerful therapeutic outcomes, especially when they are paired with multi-sensory suggestions, is developed. Two case histories are elaborated on to exemplify the creative use of experiential analogies with multi-sensory suggestions.



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