Hypnosis is a great tool for psychotherapy, but it is often misunderstood. Too often, it is identified with the dramatic effects of a movie portrayal, or the foolish displays in an entertainment setting. This is far from the reality of how we might use hypnosis in the service of personal change in therapy.
Here’s a link to an article crafted by Michael Yapko, PhD – clinical psychologist. He is a well-respected therapist, teacher, and writer in the area of depression, psychotherapy, and hypnosis.