Treating PTSD, Trauma & Phobias With The Rewind Technique
What you'll learn
- Identify and treat the underlying trauma which is driving the phobia, PTSD or trauma
- Be creative and develop their own ways of treating trauma by using the principles of the Rewind Technique
- Recognise how trauma can underlie and drive other health challenges and how the treating the trauma fits into this
- How to treat single incident and multiple incident PTSD
- 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
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.
If you would like to find out more you can check out the first few lectures for free.
This course comes with Udemy's 30-day no questions asked money back guarantee if you start the course and decide it isn't for you.
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
Dan Jones has sold over 100,000 books, 500,000+ of his Self-Hypnosis Mp3's downloaded, over 4.5 million view of his videos and over twenty-five years experience with hypnosis, therapy and the healing arts. He has a wide range of popular Udemy courses and over 25,000 unique students from 161 countries.
Dan Jones is an autistic best selling self-published author and hypnotherapy and psychotherapy trainer. He is one of the UK's leading experts on Ericksonian Hypnotherapy. Described in the British media as 'Remarkable', with 'Expert Insight', and 'Personal Development Guru...the UK's Leading Personal Development Coach'.
Dan has over 25 years experience, he has carried out research into the effectiveness of using the Human Given's Counselling Approach to reducing youth crime and anti-social behaviour with a Youth Offending Service (this research has been published in the peer reviewed journal 'Human Givens'), and is a Trance-Formation Coach and founder of the Sussex Hypnotherapy Centre.
Dan Jones has held personal development and staff training courses within the local county council and district council on many topics including adult and child safeguarding, safety awareness, conflict resolution and breakaway techniques, and stress management. He has taught courses for young people with local youth projects, and held courses on parenting and managing challenging youth in various secondary schools and primary schools. He has taught staff in various children's homes topics like stress management, managing challenging behaviour and conflict resolution, and carried out clinical supervision with hypnotherapists and professionals working with individuals and families, as well as holding training courses in the UK and abroad for professional students on hypnosis, therapy and healing, and courses for 'self-help' or 'personal development' on well-being, mind-body healing, self-hypnosis, overcoming phobias, weight loss, and using dreams therapeutically, and courses on parenting and family work, including child/teen to parent domestic abuse, helping children to sleep, and managing children/teen's challenging behaviour, and effective parenting techniques, to family support workers, youth workers and social workers.
Dan has also worked on, and been consulted for TV Programmes like 'The Anatomy of Fear' and 'Big Brother' and has been interviewed by a variety of magazines, newspapers and radio programmes in the UK and abroad. Dan has also written over ten books on hypnosis, therapy and parenting including the number 1 Hypnotherapy Bestseller 'Advanced Ericksonian Hypnotherapy Scripts' and number 1 Psychology Biography Bestseller 'Look Into My Eyes'. Some of Dan's books have been published in more than one language. Dan has also created a wide range of free and 'paid for' hypnosis and therapy training and personal development products, and runs the UK's premier accredited Ericksonian Hypnotherapy Practitioner Level Diploma.