Instructions to hypnotist
Begin by having the subject hold their arms stretched out directly in front of them, so that the palms of the hands are facing each other. Have the hands about 6 inches apart.
Spoken to the subject
You may now lower your hands back to your side. In just a moment I am going to have you bring your hands back to this position, and you will find it very easy to go into a deep pleasant level of hypnosis in just a matter of seconds. Would this be alright with you? (You must have the subjects consent before proceeding any further)
Now close your eyes, and take in a couple of deep easy breaths. Hold each breath for a moment and then exhale slowly.
In just a moment I am going to have you extend your arms in front of you, just as you had them a moment ago. When I ask you to move your hands to this position I am then going to have you open your eyes, and follow my simple instructions.
Remaining relaxed, and at ease, I want you to extend your arms out in front of you just as you had them earlier.
(After subject extends their arms adjust the distance between the hands to about six inches. Hold your index finger at eye level, and instruct subject to follow the movement of your finger. Slowly move your index finger between their hands)
Now I want you to concentrate on my finger. In just a moment I am going to move my finger away, and I want you to begin to concentrate on the spot where my finger was.
(Quickly move your finger in a downward motion)
You are doing good. Keep concentrating on the spot where my finger used to be.
I am going to begin to count from 3 down to 1. On the count of one allow your eyes to close.
Three, your eyes are feeling heavy, and tired.
Two, they are beginning to water, and tear slightly.
One, so heavy just allow them to close, and relax.
Even with your eyes closed you can still imagine that spot between your hands.
I am now gently touching your hands, and as I do notice that your hands are beginning to move together.
In just a moment your hands will touch. As they touch your entire body will feel loose, and limp. You will be going into a very deep hypnotic state. The hands are moving closer, and closer. The moment that they touch the whole body becomes lose and limp. You will be going into a very special kind of sleep. Almost there get ready to let go. The moment that they touch you go into a very deep special type of sleep.
(As the hands move together, have your hands in a position that will allow you to lightly slap the outside of the subjects hands, and thus pushing them together. You must be ready the moment that the subjects hands touch. At the exact moment when the subjects hands touch, rapidly, and firmly slap the two hands together while giving the command to sleep. At the same moment lightly apply a downward motion to the subjects hands. This will cause the subject to bend at the waist. Allow the arms to dangle at the subjects side)