Inferred Suggestions

Inferred suggestion is also called Indirect suggestion.

It is commonly used in hypnotherapy because the words are directly communicated with the subconscious mind.

For example, in treating a client with an anger issue, the suggestions could be:

“All people like to hear words that are positive and kind.”

The use of “all” means everyone, and that naturally includes the client himself.

“Do you like to be uplifted or demoralised?”

This allows the client to have a choice to ask himself the question and gets the answer from himself. He is not being forced to take any suggestions.

“Everyone in this world has his or her own problems which they have to face.”

This suggestion makes the client feels optimistic since everyone has problems to face, and so is he. Thus, there is no need to feel too overwhelmed.


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