Book about hypnosis

‘Hypnosis The Key to Self-Empowerment’ was published on the 3rd of August 2016 uitgegeven. This book was written by the international instructor of Hypnosis Ina Oostrom in cooperation with Simona Linskens, psychologist and currently working on her PHD research medical hypnotherapy and Vijay Sharma, physicist. It is available in the English language via Amazon.comKindle, and  the webshop of HypnoseMentor.

The book received a lot of international praise. “Dit boek is goed geschreven, gemakkelijk te lezen en verschrikkelijk informatief. Als je je kennis over hypnose wilt vergroten en wilt leren hoe je eenvoudige technieken kunt gebruiken moet je dit boek in je bibliotheek hebben.” Gerald Kein

“This book is well-written, easy to read and terrifically informative. If you want to enhance your hypnosis education and learn how to use techniques taught in a simple to learn step-by-step technique you really need to have this book in your library” – Gerald Kein

“This book is a must read for you if you are interested in finding a natural, effective and efficient way to overcome your problems, if you want to get profound and science-based information about hypnosis, and if you want to expand your existing knowledge about hypnosis. ” Sandra Blabl

“For anyone seeking an understanding of Hypnosis, Modern Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy, or for those of us who would like a straightforward, and truthful account of Modern Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy – this is the book to read. I cannot recommend it highly enough.” Ines Simpson

“If you want to understand hypnosis, how it works, and what hypnosis can do to improve your mental and physical well-being, you need to read this book! “Sean Michael Andrews

“This book is one of the first books that really gives us a glimpse in the infinite possibilities hypnosis has to offer. Hypnosis will unlock our potential in ways that even many hypnotists have no idea about. Roy Martina M.D.” Read the full reviews on

This book teaches how to use hypnosis and hypnotherapy to use the tremendous power of your sub-conscious mind for mental and physical health and personal growth.

This book is valuable for everyone who is interested in hypnosis and health. Next to that it is a standard work for hypnotherapists and other therapists because of the many scientific references, including neurological research. Next to that the authors take away the misconceptions on hypnosis and answer a lot of frequently asked questions.

The book shows what hypnosis is and how it works. Read all about the techniques that are used to promote mental and physical health. The explanation on the normal consciousness and the subconscious mind from the point of view from hypnosis is well written. Next an explaination on the role of emotioins and why it is importent to deal with emotions.

Topics of the book

  • Foreword
  • Introduction
  • What is hypnosis?
    • The matrusjka dolls inside of us
    • Hypnosis is comparable to going to the cinema
    • Mindfulness a ‘big hit’, what about hypnosis?
    • We must only fear not educating ourselves
    • Normal consciousness versus subconsciousness
    • Hypnosis and hypnotherapy: A vast field
    • The role of emotions
    • Emotions sells
    • Fantasy or fact? How do we deal with this?
    • Dave Elman and the enormous potential of hypnosis
    • Hypnosis and science
    • The importance of neuroplasticity
    • The power of words
    • Misconceptions of hypnosis
    • The tip of the iceberg
    • Influencing DNA
  • Hypnosis and quantum physics
    • What has quantum physics to do with hypnosis?
    • The power of belief
    • Unified field theory
    • Energy
    • The role of our belief system
    • We see what we have learned to see
    • Taking responsibility for your life
  • Hypnotherapy for mental health problems
    • Stress
    • Weight problems
    • Quit smoking with hypnosis
    • Depression and burn-out
    • Fear and phobias
    • Addictions
    • Bereavement
    • Sexual dysfunction
    • Sleep
    • Self-hypnosis
    • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
    • Learning capabilities
    • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
    • Palliative care
  • Hypnosis for medical problems
    • Pain
    • The autonomic nervous system
    • Fertility
    • Pregnancy and birthing
    • Cancer
    • Emergency hypnosis
    • Multiple sclerosis (MS) and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
    • Allergies, eczema, and hay fever
    • Migraine
    • Menstruation
    • Menopause
    • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
    • Hypnosis at the dentist
  • Hypnosis for children
    • A baby in the womb
    • Bedwetting (enuresis)
    • Fear and anxiety
    • Fidgeting children, concentration problems
    • Sensitive kids
    • Study problems and test anxiety
    • Being bullied
    • Severe illness
  • Other applications of hypnosis
    • Sport hypnosis
    • Forensic hypnosis
    • Lost objects and memories
    • Beauty
    • Charisma
  • A brief history of hypnosis
    • Franz Anton Mesmer (1734-1815)
    • Baron D’Henin de Cuvillers (1755-1841)
    • James Braid (1795-1860)
    • Auguste Ambroise Liébeault (1823-1904)
    • Hippolyte Bernheim (1840-1919)
    • James Esdaile (1808-1859)
    • Sigmund Freud  (1856-1939)
    • Dave Elman 1900-1967
    • Milton Erickson 1901-1980
    • Ernest Hilgard (1904-2001)
    • Gerald Kein
  • Hypnosis techniques
    • Regression to cause
    • Past life regression
    • Light Body Technique
    • Ultra Height hypnosis
    • Hyno-waving
    • Ines Simpson protocol
    • Parts therapy
  • Testimonials
    • Learning pain elimination for a medical procedure
    • Helping a child get rid of anger
    • Fear of flying
    • Processing trauma
    • Release of mental and physical problems
    • Going to the dentist without fear
  • Resources
  • Index
  • About the authors
  • Reviews