Phyllis Klaus: The Use of Hypnosis and Brief Psychotherapy to Alleviate Medical and Psychological Complications of Pregnancy
Many medical and psychological conditions of pregnancy (i.e. hyperemesis gravidarum, premature contractions, failure to grow, hypertension, breech, post date pregnancy, etc.) are surprisingly responsive to short term interventions. With self hypnosis and brief psychotherapy ,symptoms can often stop or be alleviated fairly rapidly and women gain a deeper understanding of the underlying meaning, develop more trust in their body and baby and feel more empowered. Perinatal carefivers will learn specific methods to uncover the mothers' concerns and resolve them.