Using Poetry in Trances

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Using Poetry in Trances

When I first started to create my own trance inductions for people I was a bit intimidated by the thought that I didn’t know what to say. I wanted scripts. Then something one of my teachers, Dave Dobson, said to me changed everything. He said to time the rate of the speaking to the client’s breathing. When I did that, …

The Funny thing about Therapy

Dave Dobson was one of my main influences in the field of hypnosis. His  methods, termed “Other-than-Conscious Communication,” were similar to Milton Erickson’s in a variety of ways but also differed in one notable way, Dave’s purposeful use of humor. Now, don’t get me wrong, Erickson had a famous sense of humor as well and was known to employ it …

Rail Trail run fun

I’ve lost count of how many marathons I’ve run. It’s under 18 and more than 12.Along the way I’ve run thousands of miles in an effort to get in shape enough to run them well and ultimately qualify for Boston. The thing is, I can’t really do that anymore. I mean, never say never, but it would appear my calf …

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