direct suggestion

direct suggestion,

n a type of instruction phrased as a firm request that is used by therapists in hypnosis sessions.
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Once I know someone is in that space, I can work with direct suggestion and imagination exercises based on things we talked about prior to actually doing the hypnosis.
I can offer their subconscious more suitable patterns of behaviour using direct suggestion and metaphor.
Police divers searched Mowbray Park lake yesterday in a bid to find the murder weapon, but Det Supt Sharp said it was a natural extension of the inquiry rather than there being any direct suggestion the weapon may be there.
Finally, we've all heard that a direct suggestion from the CO or XO is equal to an order.
There was no direct suggestion yesterday that off-spinner Swann, or slow left-armer Michael Yardy, is likely to open up against the West Indies in England's first Group D match at the Guyana National Stadium today.
Methods vary considerably, ranging from the use of direct suggestion hypnotherapy by repetition through to hypnotherapy combined with cognitive behaviour therapy.
No damages were awarded against him and he said this reflected the fact he had withdrawn any direct suggestion of cheating and had simply argued there were reasonable grounds for suspecting Christie had taken performance-enhancing drugs.
Both direct suggestion -- (you'll feel no pain") and indirect suggestion ("you will be surprised to find you feel perfectly comfortable") are used.
And here again hypnosis demonstrates its worth by offering the single most efficient way to promote behavioral change - by direct suggestion virtually planted in the fertile ground of the subconscious mind.
Those adapted for use in surgery have included classical hypnotic direct suggestion for relaxation and analgesia (3,6), Erikson's method (8), the Schultz technique (5) and the believed-in imagination (9).
Bordas' admission was the first direct suggestion from Barcelona that the deal they have spent much of the past year attempting to bring off may yet elude them.
There was no direct suggestion yesterday that offspinner Swann, or slow leftarmer Michael Yardy, is likely to open up against the West Indies in England's first Group D match at the Guyana National Stadium today.