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Affirmation Induction Script

Breathing Affirmation Induction

Technique: The Affirmation Induction was developed by David Mason as a way of hypnotizing clients who would not or could not relax enough for normal induction methods. It is a very gentle induction method that uses the body's natural relaxation response to put the client into trance without anxiety or fears of losing control. You use the affirmation wording to put whatever idea you want to into the client's mind, while at the same time inducing trance.

Advantages: It works well even for analytical people who normally are hard to hypnotize. It prevents their over active minds and constant self talk from interfering with the induction process. It also has the advantage that the actual words can be varied to suit each individual.

Disadvantages:  The hypnotist needs to be able to recognize when trance has been achieved as there is little feedback from the client.

Extensions: The affirmation breathing induction is better and more efficient than the mantra inductions used for meditation. It is very effective for hypnotizing yourself. It is a very good way of teaching self hypnosis to clients.

You can make up any pair of affirmations: for weight loss, or smoking or anything you like as long as they are brief and easy to say.

 

Breathing Affirmation Mantra INDUCTION

 

 
The Setup
   
  Just make yourself comfortable now... settle into a position where you can begin to relax... I Seeding comfort, relaxation
  Now take one deep breath... and release....   Parasympathetic
  And another deep breath... and release again... just let it all go....   response
  and one last breath... and this time really relax as you breath out....   begins
  That's right...   Reassurance
 
The Induction
   
  Now allow your breathing to return to normal...    
  and focus on your breathing... just become aware of the gentle in and out of your breath...   Dissociation
  That's right...    
  Think about how your breath comes in and goes out.... and imagine that as you breath out .... each breath can relax you a little more... D Suggest Relaxation
       
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  The rest of this script is in the Inductions Script Collection    
       
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  [It is a good idea to do a finger lift to test for depth of trance]    
  [Carry on with the therapy]    
       

 

Breathing Affirmation Pairs... select a pair that match the issues of the particular client
I am ready now... show me the way
Glad to be alive... thank you for this life
Open to love... love is all
Bless me... and keep me
Seeking and finding... beauty within
Whatever comes... I can do it
Whatever it takes... I am ready
A drop of water... wears down stone
Breathing gently... calmly down
Nothing important... letting it go
Constant helper... faithful friend
Steady progress... happy end
all those problems... fading away
Still and silence... peace and calm
Life is for living... sweeten the days
love and laughter... living well
Sunny mornings... happy days
Do it often... do it right
Softly gently... turning it round
Fears examined... melt away
Go... with the flow
Power and beauty... only the best
Deep inside... things unfolding
Paths before me... show the way
Silently connecting... the universe within
Positive way ... to positive change
I know this will work.... it's working now