“a Personalised Induction Will Always Be More Effective”. Discuss

Marisa Farrell

“A personalised induction will always be more effective”. Discuss

This essay will discuss the reasons why a personalised induction is on the whole more effective than using just a regular induction.

Personalised inductions incorporate taking into consideration a clients possible likes and dislike including their hobbies and their work. It is surely advantageous to be aware of topics that are going to repel as well as patterns of speech and behaviour that will help relax them and put them at ease. It is also important that the affirmations mean something to the person who will be using them. Standard affirmations such as ‘each and every day, in every way, I am getting better and better’ will help most people. Personalised affirmations will be more specifically tailored to the problem at hand and consequently be more effective
Using standardised scripts as anything more than a template for a therapist to expand on and adapt would be providing a less than satisfactory treatment plan for the client, as it may not help them. Neurolingusitic programming (NLP) shows you how to understand and model your own successes, so that you can reproduce them. It is a way of discovering and unfolding your personal genius, a way of bringing out the best in yourself and others.   In accordance with NLP, people see the world and react to it very differently. For example, some of us are visual, some auditory and the rest kinesthetic. In order to create an effective treatment plan in hypnosis the therapist must create an induction script for their client. If a visual child is taught at school with visual techniques they are more likely to be academically successful than a visual child who is taught with auditory techniques. This holds true in hypnosis. However, a therapist must also take other factors into consideration when developing a suitable treatment plan and language, such as would the client respond well to permissive techniques or are they more suited to...