RIP Gerald Kein 1939-2017

Gerald Kein was a hypnosis teacher that taught a lot of people hypnosis. He founded the Omni Hypnosis Training Center back in 1979 and created a training program that could teach students from beginners to advanced in one course. Over that time he had trained over 2,000 students face to face.

Gerald Kein also created his own version of James Ramey’s UltraDepth Process to just capture the state of deep hypnosis which he called UltraHeight. He could then sell the video for just $45.

Gerald Kein will be sorely missed.

RIP James R Ramey, father of UltraDepth

Ralph Allocco, an UltraDepth trainer and friend wrote this on the UltraDepth forum: On June 1, 2016 I lost my best friend, Jim to cancer. Jim was a wonderfully good and kind man with an incredible passion for Ultra Depth Hypnosis. He was an incredible teacher and he challenged, persuaded, and encouraged his students to… Continue Reading

The Rabbit Who Wants To Fall Asleep

The Rabbit Who Wants To Fall Asleep

Carl-Johan Forssen Ehrli, a Swedish behavioural psychologist and linguist has written a children’s book for the parent to read to a child. The book is designed to put the child to sleep quickly. When the parent reads the book to their child, even the most troublesome child goes to sleep very quickly. A child that would… Continue Reading

Religion or hypnosis?

A lot of things that happen in religion is actually a form of hypnosis. From the chanting and even the reactions people have to healing is  a form of hypnosis. An article in Times of Swaziland has an interesting article about it. Continue Reading

You’re back in the room

The Mirror (UK newspaper and e-newspaper) reports that ITV will be airing a TV game show called “You’re Back In The Room” with all contestants hypnotised. It sounds a great idea for a show. According to the Daily Mail however, therapists aren’t happy. Except that no other website seems to be knocking this show, so… Continue Reading

Hypnotic Induction Profile – Spiegel Eye Roll

Herbert Spiegel developed the Hypnotic Induction Profile when he was at Columbia University. Due to its low success rate of 75%, the field of psychiatry in reports has found this not high enough for predictive purposes. Spiegel devised a simple 5 stage scale based on getting the person to imagine they have something to look… Continue Reading

Havening techniques

Havening techniques

Havening are not hypnosis techniques, they are techniques that can be used in conjunction with hypnosis. A healing process that helps to remove trauma and other issues through the power of touch and delta sleep state while the body is upright. Hypnotherapy Directory has a couple of articles about Havening: Mary Burgess – Overcoming mental… Continue Reading

KISS – Keeping it simple

It is all too easy to see hypnosis as being complicated or convoluted but it’s not. Hypnosis is easy! Each of the greats used hypnosis in their own way. For example, Erickson may have used a bland monotone voice to point out distractions in the room, the objects in it and move on to the… Continue Reading