Treating PTSD, Trauma & Phobias With The Rewind Technique
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Treating PTSD, Trauma & Phobias With The Rewind Technique

Learn to treat phobias, PTSD & trauma underlying many problems (depression, anxiety, addictions) often in one session
4.5 (573 ratings)
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Created by Dan Jones
Last updated 2/2018
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This course includes
  • 3.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 article
  • 4 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Identify and treat the underlying trauma which is driving the phobia, post-traumatic stress disorder or trauma underlying and driving other psychological problems like depression, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder and addictions
  • Be creative and develop their own ways of treating trauma by using the principles of the Rewind Technique. This could be through story-telling or using 'real-life' settings, or creating a different version of the Rewind Technique which better fits the individual client
Requirements
  • Students must have the ability to communicate in a way that can help others relax
  • Students should be trained or in training as a therapist - counsellor, psychotherapist, NLP practitioner, life-coach, hypnotherapist, etc., so that they have therapeutic knowledge around working with people with anxiety conditions, phobias or post-traumatic stress disorder
Description

In this course, you will learn:

  • How to treat phobias, post-traumatic stress disorder, and trauma that underlies many other psychological problems (like: depression, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, and addictions) with the Rewind Technique.
  • What causes phobias and post-traumatic stress disorder
  • How to handle challenges you may face with clients
  • The principles behind the Rewind Technique and how to effectively deliver the technique
  • How to get creative with those principles so that you can create your own versions of the technique, like creating stories around the technique
  • What other issues the Rewind Technique works well for treating

To aid your learning there are additional notes and I have included 12 of my self-hypnosis PTSD and phobia treatment mp3’s (worth over £95 GBP) that you can use yourself or listen to as examples of using the Rewind Technique to treat different phobias and PTSD.

The tracks are:

  • Fear of enclosed spaces
  • Fear of flying
  • Fear of going outside your home
  • Fear of needles
  • Fear of open spaces
  • Fear of puppets
  • Fear of rats
  • Fear of vomiting
  • Generic phobia cure
  • Fear of spiders
  • Fear of snakes
  • PTSD treatment for soldiers

This course includes five practice exercises and five quizzes to help test and embed your knowledge.

The Rewind Technique is an incredible technique which allows you to target the core of someone’s phobia or post-traumatic stress disorder and treat it rapidly – often within a single session, helping clients achieve freedom from the trauma that has held them back so that they can move on with their lives. 

It isn’t uncommon to have helped someone relieve trauma, a phobia or PTSD that they have had for decades within 10-15 minutes which can be highly rewarding for you as the therapist as well as life changing for the client.

Many psychological issues that clients present with in therapy have trauma at their core. Clients with obsessive compulsive disorder, anxiety issues, depression and addictions frequently have trauma as a core component driving them. It could be the trauma laid down the thinking and behavioural patterns which underlie the development of depression or anxiety issues, or that led to obsessive compulsive behaviours which developed to protect the individual from experiencing similar trauma again, or addictive behaviours to block out or cope with the trauma.

Those experiencing post-traumatic stress disorder may develop relationship issues, face unemployment and find themselves not getting their basic emotional needs met as they struggle with outbursts of anger, depression, anxiety, flashbacks and more. Yet a single session with the Rewind Technique removing the power of the past trauma can transform the present and future for that individual.

In a single session you can help them end flashbacks, angry outbursts and anxiety, you can help them feel a sense of peace and calm they perhaps haven’t experienced in years, you can give them hope and help them to begin their journey out of depression, or take the power out of their obsessive compulsive disorder and all of this helps improve their relationships and ability to work.

Many other approaches to trauma treatment take many sessions and often involve having the person relive or re-experience the trauma through approaches like exposure therapy or critical incident debriefing. This can reinforce the trauma rather than remove it. Or they look for what is ‘behind’ the trauma, trying to figure out why the person developed the trauma in the first place, yet most people with PTSD or a phobia know why they have the trauma but this knowledge hasn’t treated them, when it is illogical – for example, in the case of a phobia like a fear of flying and knowing that flying is one of the safest modes of transport, this also doesn’t help to treat the phobia because trauma is processed non-consciously. It is a ‘fight-or-flight’ survival response which is stubbornly resistant to trying to treat it with logic and reason.

Trauma is a non-conscious automatic survival response that takes all elements of the initial traumatic experience and globalises these creating a ‘sloppy’ pattern to offer the best chances of survival in the future to anything which could be a repeat of the threat. So if someone was mugged by a person wearing black, then anyone wearing black could trigger the trauma, if the person was mugged at night then night-time or darkness could trigger the trauma pattern.

This makes sense from an evolutionary perspective. If your ancestor was walking through a savanna and there was a rustling in the bushes and a lion jumped out and attacked and they escaped, the person who now had fear triggered by the sound of rustling bushes would keep away from rustling bushes in case there was another lion. In many cases there wouldn’t be, but it is better to be safe than dead. For those who don’t feel fear when they hear a rustling bush, they may remain too close to the wrong rustling bush one day and not survive to be anyone’s ancestor.

The role of the therapist, and what the rewind technique does, is to take that global ‘sloppy’ pattern and make it specific, so the mugging was a scary experience, but going to bed and turning your lights out shouldn’t be. By using the Rewind Technique you have traumatic memories reprocessed so that they stop having this global hold over the person.

The boy with 20 phobias

I was approached by a mother of a teenage boy with about 20 phobias. The boy had been seeing a psychiatrist for many years to try to treat them of these phobias. The treatment was remaining unsuccessful, the boy had behavioural problems in school and at home. He regularly displayed anger towards others. In about ten minutes I had helped the mother with a phobia she had, so she wondered whether maybe I could help her son.

I thought about how unlikely it was that someone would develop so many phobias in such a short life, so assumed that there was a good chance there was a single incident which caused them all. I asked for a list of all the phobias which included things like: pencils, rubbers, cups, plates, chairs, tiles, paper, paperclips, staplers and chalk. I thought about what triggers his anger: school, teachers, authority, telling him what to do. I thought what connects all of these. I asked the mother whether her son had ever had a negative experience in a class in school around the time these problems started developing.

The mother told me that her son wet himself in class once in primary school and the teacher got him up in front of the class and made him stand on her desk and humiliated him in front of the class. This was the type of experience I was expecting to be told. I de-traumatised this experience in about 15 minutes using the Rewind Technique and he no longer had any of his phobias, he stopped being so angry and engaged more in school and at home. The psychiatrist was annoyed with the mother for letting her son get ‘treated’ by me, but what I had done in under 30 minutes of meeting with the son transformed the final few years of his time in school and the quality of his life and interactions with family and others. This is the power of the Rewind Technique.

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Who this course is for:
  • This course is for therapeutic practitioners and trainee practitioners (NLP practitioners, counsellors, hypnotherapists, life-coaches, psychotherapists, etc) who want to learn more about effective phobia and post-traumatic stress disorder treatment
  • This course can also be taken by people interested in learning about how to treat phobias, post-traumatic stress disorder and trauma that underlies many presenting psychological problems
Course content
Expand all 33 lectures 03:37:20
+ Introduction
3 lectures 19:00

Attached to this lecture is a PDF of supporting slides to go with the full course.

Preview 01:43

Testing your knowledge of this section

Quiz One
3 questions
+ Rewind Technique Elements
9 lectures 01:03:34
Association and Disassociation
03:56
Practice Exercises One
06:34
Sub-Modalities
02:49
Practice Exercise Two
09:18
Information Gathering
14:32
Information Gathering: Live Client Demonstration
02:24
Scaling
08:58
Relaxation
13:36

Testing your knowledge of this section

Quiz Two
3 questions
+ The Rewind Technique Structure & Therapists Behaviours
2 lectures 15:00
Rewind Technique: Introduction and Structure
02:57
Rewind Technique: Therapist Behaviours
12:03

Testing your knowledge of this section

Quiz Three
3 questions
+ The Rewind Technique
12 lectures 01:29:50
Rewind Technique Step One: Scaling
08:09
Rewind Technique Step Two: Relaxation
10:20
Rewind Technique Step Three: Introducing The TV Screen
06:08
Rewind Technique Step Four: Double Disassociation Viewing
08:57
Rewind Technique Step Five: Rapid Associated Rewind Experience
04:59
Rewind Technique Step Six: Rapid Disassociated Viewing
04:23
Rewind Technique Step Seven: Repeat Steps Five and Six
03:20
Rewind Technique Step Eight: Disassociated Viewing At A Comfortable Speed
04:13
Rewind Technique Step Nine: Mental Rehearsal And Testing
14:08
Rewind Technique Step Ten: Scaling
03:40
Rewind Technique: Live Client Demonstration
19:20

Attached to this lecture you will find two supporting files. A PDF of supporting notes. This includes information about phobias and post-traumatic stress disorder, the structure of the Rewind Technique, a sample word-for-word script of the type of thing you would say to someone when treating them with the Rewind Technique and a sample script of a metaphorical version of the Rewind Technique - being creative is covered in the next section. The other supporting file is a downloadable Zip file containing 12 phobia and PTSD treatment self-hypnosis tracks (which retail at £7.99, so over £95 value in total)

The tracks are:

  • Fear of enclosed spaces
  • Fear of flying
  • Fear of going outside your home
  • Fear of needles
  • Fear of open spaces
  • Fear of puppets
  • Fear of rats
  • Fear of vomiting
  • Generic phobia cure
  • Fear of spiders
  • Fear of snakes
  • PTSD treatment for soldiers

You can listen to these tracks to get an idea of how I am using the Rewind Technique with these different issues.

Practice Exercise Three
02:13

Testing your knowledge of this section

Quiz Four
3 questions
+ Getting Creative & Handling Difficult Situations
5 lectures 28:32
Getting Creative & Handling Difficult Situations: Introduction
00:38
Getting Creative
10:10
Handling Difficult Situations: Part One
09:10
Handling Difficult Situations: Part Two
07:39
Practice Exercise Four
00:55

Testing your knowledge of this section

Quiz Five
3 questions
+ Conclusion
2 lectures 01:23
Conclusion
00:58
Certificate of Completion
00:25