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Covering theory and practice, The Handbook of Contemporary Clinical Hypnosis is an up-to-date, authoritative resource to support health professionals in their use of hypnosis in clinical settings.
- Provides an authoritative reference for practitioners and trainees on the diverse applications of hypnosis, published under the auspices of the British Society for Clinical and Academic Hypnosis (BSCAH)
- Combines a theoretical framework with material on a wide range of specific disorders including anxiety, stress phobias, eczema, oncology, eating disorders and infertility
- Shows how to adjust hypnotic techniques for different contexts e.g. when working with children, in emergencies and via a translator
- Features a variety of case studies that illustrate hypnosis techniques in action
About the Author
Les Brann is President of the British Society for Clinical and Academic Hypnosis (BSCAH), and Clinical Lead for Chelmford NHS Medical Hypnosis Unit, UK. He is the author of Just Close Your Eyes and Relax (1988). Ann Williamson has used hypnosis for more than 15 years to tackle stress and anxiety. An accredited member of BSCAH, she is the author of several books including Brief Psychological Interventions in Practice (Wiley-Blackwell, 2008). Jacky Owens is President of the Royal Society of Medicine's Section of Hypnosis and Psychosomatic Medicine. She is an independent practitioner, and runs a company providing holistic services and support for cancer sufferers.