Rapid Hypnotic Inductions

Demonstrations & applications – digital download

By: Gabor Filo


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PublishedApril 2012
FormatDigital download
Run time25m 53s

Please note this is a digital download – a link to download the video file will be available by clicking 'order details' upon checkout, and selecting 'download' under the name of the product. 

In this era of instant gratification, soundbites, and technology driven attention deficits, five minutes is an eternity. Hypnosis has been considered time intensive, but does it have to be? This fascinating series of nine actual demonstrations by Dr. Filo includes some verbal, non-verbal, and physical inductions. He demonstrates some of the most well-known rapid hypnotic inductions including:

  • Handshake Techniques
  • Elman’s Techniques
  • Barrett’s Instant Meditation
  • Filo’s Induction
  • Rausch’s Induction
  • Criss Angel’s Induction
  • Bryan’s Oriental Pressure Point Induction
  • The Turbo Induction
  • and Wark’s Alert Induction.

Careful observation will reveal that each induction contains the basics of all professional hypnotic interactions – rapport, focusing, deepening, re-alerting and debriefing. Since these inductions are ultimately for clinical use, appropriate generic suggestions are also demonstrated.

In addition, a real world dental application is demonstrated showing the replacement of a filling without any local anaesthetic. The patient is a dental-phobic police officer.

Clinical contexts and knowledge of truly rapid induction techniques are a must for hands-on clinicians – physicians, dentists, surgeons, first responders, as well as for mental health practitioners who must accede to the reality of brief therapy. This audio file demonstrates these rapid and instantaneous inductions covering the entire history of hypnosis. Creative, insightful clinicians can easily adapt these for use in their clinical settings. If you want to do more with less, then this DVD will give you the foundations.

Also included is a 16-page digital Learning Guide explaining each of the demonstrations.

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Gabor Filo

Gabor Filo, DDS, ABHD graduated in 1984 from the University of Toronto. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Hypnosis in Dentistry. His professional career includes private practice, and hospital dentistry, with an emphasis on the nonpharmacological treatment of dental anxiety and phobia. He lectures nationally and internationally on hypnosis and laser dentistry.


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