This is a comprehensive evidence-based clinical manual for practitioners ofcognitive-behavioural hypnotherapy. Cognitive-behavioural hypnotherapy is increasingly becoming the dominant approach to clinicalhypnosis. At a theoretical level, it adopts a research-based cognitive-behavioural model ofhypnosis. At a practical level, it closely integrates traditional hypnotherapy andcognitive-behavioural therapy techniques. This is the first major treatment manual to describe a fully integrated cognitive-behavioural approach to hypnotherapy, based on current evidence and best practice in the fields of hypnotism and CBT. It is the product of years of work by the author, a cognitive-behavioural therapist and specialist in clinical hypnosis, with overfifteen years' experience in the therapy field. This book should be essential reading for anyoneinterested in modern evidence-based approaches to clinical hypnosis. It's also an importantresource for cognitive-behavioural therapists interested in the psychology of suggestion and the useof mental imagery techniques.

part I|116 pages

The Cognitive-Behavioural Approach to Hypnosis

chapter Two|50 pages

James Braid and the original hypnotherapy

chapter Three|36 pages

Cognitive-behavioural theories of hypnosis

part II|95 pages

Assessment, Conceptualisation, and Hypnotic Skills

part III|206 pages

Cognitive-Behavioural Hypnotherapy

chapter Seven|59 pages

Applied self-hypnosis and coping skills

chapter Eight|35 pages

Affect: hypnotic exposure therapy

chapter Nine|43 pages

Behaviour: Problem-Solving Hypnotherapy (PSH)

chapter Ten|60 pages

Cognition: cognitive hypnotherapy

chapter Eleven|4 pages

Conclusion and summary