12. Ego Strengthening, Anchoring and Re-alerting

  1. Les Brann1,
  2. Jacky Owens2 and
  3. Ann Williamson3

Published Online: 2 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119950905.ch12

The Handbook of Contemporary Clinical Hypnosis: Theory and Practice

The Handbook of Contemporary Clinical Hypnosis: Theory and Practice

How to Cite

Brann, L., Owens, J. and Williamson, A. (eds) (2011) Ego Strengthening, Anchoring and Re-alerting, in The Handbook of Contemporary Clinical Hypnosis: Theory and Practice, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119950905.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Sheffield University, UK

  2. 2

    University College London, UK

  3. 3

    Salford Universities, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 7 OCT 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470683675

Online ISBN: 9781119950905

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Keywords:

  • ego strengthening, and re-alerting;
  • patient's positive beliefs;
  • ego strengthening in trance;
  • Hartland's ego strengthening;
  • ego strengthening using imagery;
  • The Resource Room;
  • anchoring, a good memory;
  • clenched fist method, Calvert Stein TECHNIQUE;
  • post-hypnotic suggestion (PHS)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Hartland's Ego Strengthening (Waxman 1989)

  • Brief Ego Strengthening

  • Ego Strengthening Using Imagery

  • The Resource Room

  • Anchoring

  • Clenched Fist Method: Calvert Stein Technique (Stein 1963)

  • Post-Hypnotic Suggestion

  • Termination of Hypnosis (see also page 28)

  • Post-Hypnosis Chat

  • Pre-Hypnosis Chat

  • References