Hypnosis for Acute and Procedural Pain Management: Favorite Methods of Master Clinicians

Edited by Mark P. Jensen

Hypnosis has been proven to be effective for reducing the pain associated with acute injuries and medical procedures. In this edited volume, written by and for clinicians, ten highly experienced physicians, psychologists, and therapists from around the world describe the hypnotic strategies they have found to be most effective for acute pain management.

The 3rd in the Voices of Experience series


 “Looking for a way to change minds about clinical hypnosis? Hypnosis for Acute and Procedural Pain Management reads like a TED talk, gathering international expert voices into one concise and practical volume. For clinicians, beginners and experienced alike, it provides theoretical fundamentals and a diversity of techniques to communicate the calm, safe, ego-strengthening climate that alters the mind’s perception of pain.” -- Julie H. Linden, PhD, Past President, International Society of Hypnosis

“The outstanding Hypnosis for Acute and Procedural Pain Management is a welcome addition to the field—and to my own library. Each chapter is packed with practical advice and specific hypnotic strategies that I can immediately apply to help my patients be more comfortable and empowered.”  --  Elvira Lang, MD, FSIR, FSCEH, author of Patient Sedation without Medication

Interior layout by Elizabeth Beeton b10 Mediaworx

Cover design by Liza Brown Modern Art Media