Hypnotic Language: Its Structure and Use
By John Burton, Bob Bodenhamer
We each shape our own reality. Perceptions and cognitive processes unique to each of us determine our individual perspective of the world, and we present to ourselves what we are programmed to see. But what if we could change our perceptions and cognitive processes, and consequently our reality?
One way of achieving this is by harnessing the power of hypnotic language. This remarkable book examines the structures of the hypnotic sentence, and the very cognitive dimensions that allow hypnotic language to be effective in changing our minds. Defining the three facets that allow the mind to be susceptible to hypnotic language patterns, Hypnotic Language provides new language patterns that address beliefs, time orientation, perception, spiritual matters and states of mind, and devises new hypnotic language applications that emphasize the importance of Gestalt principles and cognitive factors.
An invaluable resource for hypnotherapists, psychologists, NLP practitioners and counselors, Hypnotic Language promotes a new and deeper understanding of hypnotic language, clearly defining the divide between the conscious and unconscious mind-and those language paths that link the two. Providing a wealth of hypnotic trance scripts, this book contains innovative and original ways to induce cognitive change, and techniques that will enable you to access the infinite resources of the unconscious.
Occasionally I pick up a book and find myself wishing that I had written it. Hypnotic Language is just such a book. Well researched and explained in simple terms it will become a must on the reading list of anyone who recognizes the importance of understanding how the subconscious mind reacts to semantics. As a practicing therapist I have already found myself using the material contained within these pages in my own work. There is a saying, 'A small key can open a big door.' Hypnotic Language contains many keys that will open so many doors to changes in perception and attitude.
I can say with conviction that this is a book not to miss. The authors are to be congratulated on a fine piece of work that will become a valuable reference for all who seek to further their skills and effectiveness through understanding of the subconscious minefield that is language perception. --Roger P. Allen, Dp Hyp PsyV
Published: July, 2009