The American Medical Association adopted hypnosis as a complementary therapy in 1958.
Also, contrary to what many people believe, hypnosis does not aid memory's accuracy.
More recently you will recall the hullabaloo about the use of hypnosis to recover lost memories, to help solve crimes, or in therapy.
I was regressed under hypnosis
I'm seeing a therapist who wants me to undergo hypnosis to retrieve memories that I may have repressed.
In all these instances, the basic issue is the reliability of memory and the effects of procedures like hypnosis on memory.
Paul is a firm believer in the power of hypnosis but he has far less faith in certain other therapeutic techniques.
As far as I was aware, they had no supernatural powers of hypnosis or mind control.
The power of hypnosis exists largely in the direct communication with the subconscious.
Throughout the hypnosis session, images of the beach, horses, and an ornate chandelier keep emerging in Marcus mind.