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Posted on August 13, 2015 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
National Relaxation Day falls on Saturday August 15th this year! In honor of the day, we at Springer Publishing Company want to offer you three unique methods to practice mindfulness and stay mentally healthy. The following content is adapted from Hypnotic Relaxation Therapy: Principles and Applications by Gary Elkins Ph.D., ABPP, ABPH. This post is Part 1 of a three-part series...
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Posted on December 26, 2013 by Robin Chapman | 0 comments
My initial fascination with hypnosis began as a child watching movies. I vividly recall Bela Lugosi’s eyes as he mesmerizes others throughout the movie Dracula. I wondered if that could really happen.  Like many, my first impressions of hypnosis were based on movies and books. I considered hypnosis fantasy, in the same category as hobbits, unicorns and dragons; great for storytelling, but not real, with no practical use. When I trained as a psychologist I was reintroduced to hypnosis...