Course Description

Online Distance Learning Program

How Courses Work


Advanced Script Writing Techniques
with Tim Brunson PhD

You may begin this course at anytime and work at your own pace.

Lesson 1: A Critique of Regressive Script Writing
  • Major regressive script writing styles.
  • The “prose” and cons of regressive scripts.
  • Why regressive scripts usually work (inefficiently).

Lesson 2: Investigating the Presenting Issue
  • Sources of presenting issue information.
  • Typical applications for hypnotic scripts.
  • Common suggestions for all scripts.
  • Fitting the script to the intake.

Lesson 3: Exploring the Power of Linguistics
  • Standard linguistic elements and their uses.
  • Balancing clarity and ambiguity.
  • The advantage of poetry over prose.
  • Integrating space/time perceptions and energy considerations.

Lesson 4: Underlying Principles and Techniques
  • Learn how peripersonal and extrapersonal suggestions and imagery affect your subject's mind and body.
  • Begin using repetition elegantly.
  • Maintain ambiguity through looping storylines.
  • Improve the effectiveness of your Post Hypnotic Suggestions.

Lesson 5: Structuring the Script
  • Establishing the peripersonal connection.
  • Moving from negative to positive.
  • The effective use of imagery.
  • Post Hypnosis Suggestions and closure.

Lesson 6: Effective Script Delivery
  • The operator’s mental state.
  • The effective use of rate, timing and pauses.
  • The voice as a “musical” instrument.
  • Developing and achieving mastery.

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