Category Archives: Hypnosis

Hypnosis can seem wondrous, scary, magical, or just weird. Although it is not well understood despite plenty of research, there are some things that we know about it.

The Hypnotic Seal

One of the strangest uses of hypnosis that I’ve read about is the Hypnotic Seal, where one hypnotist places a post-hypnotic instruction about who can — and can’t — hypnotise a client. Is this an abuse of professionalism?