The majority of us have linked hypnosis with an image: a man or woman brings out a chained clock, swings it like a pendulum saying something like, "At my count of three, you will do so and so… 1…2…3…!”
In the United Kingdom, the contribution of hypnotherapy has been in past, and it is very useful. There are many hypnotherapy organizations. Each of them has an ethical and practical code to maintain high professional standards.
Perhaps no one would expect that multiculturalism is something that can be linked to hypnotherapy, but to be able to understand what is hidden in the meaning we need to ask how hypnotherapy can be beneficial in searching for bridges between cultures.
Stigma is the use of stereotypes and labels when describing someone, and it is often attached to people who suffer from mental health issues. We don't fully understand how the brain works yet, but one thing we DO know is that it is an organ. Yet our society doesn't readily accept brain disorders the way we accept other organ disorders. Why is this so?
Surely at least once in your life, you’ve had anxiety. An unmanageable feeling of being immersed, knowing that there is no other choice. Is it really true that you don’t have any other choice? There are always choices, but uncomfortable feelings do not allow us the opportunity to see them.
Most people have mixed feelings about feeling and expressing anger. Various influences suggest everything from practising extreme self-control, holding it all in (end result: stoicism) to showing no boundaries about sharing anger at all(end result: anarchy).
Let’s dig a little bit deeper into this topic, how this is influential for an individual. Let’s go back to the moment when the individual is bullied. The question is what motivates somebody to bully.
In the previous article ‘The Psychological Elements of Bullying’ I wrote about motives that can lead to bullying. Now we need to explore more behavioural patterns that are explained as the drama triangle of which the author is Dr Stephen Karpman.
In the previous article “The Circumstances of a Bullying individual” I stated that there are ways how the teacher can prevent bullying. Now let’s take a glimpse at the scenario from a child’s perspective.