Hypnosis and Dental Fear

I recently had a client with very special needs. She is a mildly mentally retarded adult, age 56, and she is very afraid of the dentist. Unfortunately, she needed to have seven teeth extracted and her family was having difficulty getting her to accept the procedure. Early in childhood, this woman had no way of understanding what was happening ...

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Easing the Fear of Surgery through Hypnosis

There seems to be a nearly universal truth about going into surgery:  no matter how calm a person appears on the outside or how resigned they are as to what is about to unfold, they are running the "what if" scenario in their mind. What if I have pain? What if it doesn't work? What if I have complications? What if I don't wake up? What if (you ...

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