Pain Management Techniques
There are several ways a Hypnotherapist can treat pain and physical symptoms. Which technique to use will depend upon several factors such as the type of pain (physical or non physical, for example), and the client's preference or goal.
In this Unit we are going to look at the 5 main approaches to addressing pain as well as several scripts that you can use to do so.
By the end of this unit students will:
•Know the difference between analgesia and anesthesia
•Know techniques to create analgesia or anesthesia with a client
•Know techniques for substituting a painful sensation
•Know techniques for displacing the locus of pain
•Know techniques for dissociating a client from pain
•Know how to create amnesia for pain
•Be able to utilize the magic spot technique for pain
•Be able to utilize the magic marker technique for pain
•Be able to create their own pain reduction script
•Be able to utilize the color technique for pain
•Be able to use the anesthetic glove technique