Episode 64 – Featuring Karl Smith

Adam interviews Karl Smith

Karl Smith

Adam interviews Karl Smith

Hypnosis in the news features a topic that Adam feels strongly about; Science by Press Release in the field of hypnotherapy and why he believes hypnotherapists need to examine what they share online

The discussion of the week with Karl Smith examines Karl’s work using hypnotherapy with military personnel and contains some fascinating insights

The factoid of the week this week busts a myth of a virtually folkloric application of hypnosis.

References from this week’s episode:

The website of Karl’s UK Hypnosis Academy: http://ukhypnosisacademy.com/
Facebook page for Karl’s UK Hypnosis Academy: https://www.facebook.com/ukhypnosisacademy/?ref=br_rs

Hypnosis In The News References:

Evidence Based Fact of Week:

Studies busting the myth of hypnotic blister formation:
1. Barber, T. X. (1978) Hypnosis, suggestions, and psychosomatic phenomena: a new look from the standpoint of recent experimental studies. American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis, 21: 13-27.
2. Gauld, A. O. (1990) The early history of hypnotic skin marking and blistering. British Journal of Experimental and Clinical Hypnosis, 7: 139-152.
3. Gorton, B. E. (1957) The physiology of hypnosis II. Vasomotor activity in hypnosis. Journal of the American Society of Psychosomatic Dentistry and Medicine, 4: 132-140.
4. Johnson, R. F. Q. and Barber, T. X. (1978) Hypnotic suggestions for blister formation: subjective and physiological effects. American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis, 18: 172-181.
5. Pattie, F. A (1941) The production of blisters by hypnotic suggestion: a review. Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology, 36: 62-72.
6. Paul, G. I. (1969) The production of blisters by hypnotic suggestion: another look. Psychosomatic Medicine, 25: 233-244.
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2 comments on “Episode 64 – Featuring Karl Smith
  1. Linda Bromage says:

    He sounds like a very nice chap- but i would love to know how he ‘re programmes minds’ as claimed on his web site

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