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Here is a brief review of some of the research evidence on the effectiveness of hypnosis...
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A listing of relevant Australian hypnosis legislation (by Federal/State) – supplied by the Hypnotherapy Counsel of Australia.
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This pilot study was performed to evaluate the effect of a standardized hypnosis treatment used in general practice for patients with chronic widespread pain (CWP).
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By Jan Duncan Adv Dip Hypnosis, AMD, TFT

There is an old superstition that bad things happen in threes, and also that ‘three is the charm’. This sentiment is often regarded as an old wives tale, but for many people, that other old adage, ‘the proof is in the pudding’ actually bears it out.

Hypnotists in both the stage and therapeutic professions have always known the power of a suggestion given three times, and that in a clinical situation, most people need at least three sessions to effect permanent change. There is even a name for it -- the Hypnotic Trinity.