Coping Skill – Self -Hypnosis

Hypnosis can help individuals access their subconscious mind and make positive changes at a deep, unconscious level. It can be a powerful tool for personal growth and transformation.”

-Melissa Tiers


Self-hypnosis is a form of hypnosis in which an individual induces a hypnotic state in themselves for the purpose of self-improvement or personal transformation. There are some reasons why self-hypnosis can be more powerful than hypnosis:


Self-hypnosis allows individuals to have more control over the hypnosis process, as they can tailor the suggestions and imagery to their specific needs and goals.

Self-hypnosis can be practiced more frequently than traditional hypnosis, as individuals can induce the hypnotic state on their own whenever they want or need to.

Recorded self-hypnosis can be recorded and stored on

Self-hypnosis can be more effective than traditional hypnosis for certain conditions, such as chronic pain, because individuals can learn to control their own bodily responses and sensations.

Self-hypnosis can help individuals develop greater self-awareness and mindfulness, leading to improved emotional regulation and stress management.

Self-hypnosis can be a powerful tool for personal growth and transformation, as individuals can work on specific issues or goals in a more focused and targeted way.

Self-hypnosis can be more cost-effective and convenient than traditional hypnosis, as individuals do not need to seek out a professional hypnotist and can practice on their own time and in their own space.


Write and/or record a script that follows the below stages. Use your chosen (positive & present tense) affirmations in the deepening stage.

Hypnosis Stages: –

The stages of hypnosis can vary depending on the model or approach used, but generally speaking, hypnosis involves four main component stages:-

Induction: This stage involves the process of getting the individual into a hypnotic state. The hypnotist may use various techniques to induce relaxation and focus the individual’s attention, such as guided imagery, progressive muscle relaxation, or eye fixation.

Deepening: Once the individual is in a hypnotic state, the hypnotist may deepen the state of hypnosis by using suggestion and imagery to induce a deeper state of relaxation and focus.

Intervention: This stage involves using hypnosis to address the individual’s specific needs or goals. The hypnotist may use suggestion, imagery, or other techniques to help the individual overcome negative thoughts or behaviors, develop positive habits, or achieve other desired outcomes.

Emergence: This final stage involves bringing the individual out of the hypnotic state and back to a normal waking state. The hypnotist may use various techniques to gently bring the individual out of the trance, such as counting backwards or using a verbal cue. After emerging from the hypnotic state, the individual may feel relaxed, refreshed, and energized.







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