City Stress & Anxiety

Procrastination & Productivity

Stress Related Insomnia

Build Resilience

Restore Balance

Solutions For City Professionals

Book a Call with ‘Chigg’

Chigg, Dip CBH, MNCH(reg)

Chigg, Dip CBH, MNCH(reg)

With over two decades of experience as a Commodities Analyst, I have now channeled my analytical skill set into the realm of mental well-being as the founder and therapist at Bohangar City Practice.

Specialising in the mental health of city professionals, transforming minds through the power of Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapy.

I also work with those navigating the complex and stressful world of SEN, Autism, and ADHD

link between detached mindfulness and cognitive behavioural hypnotherapy

Reading Time: 2 minutes

Content Roadmap

Detached mindfulness and cognitive behavioral hypnotherapy (CBH) are linked through their shared emphasis on changing thought patterns to influence emotions and behaviors. Here’s how they intersect:

Cognitive Behavioral Hypnotherapy (CBH)

Cognitive Behavioral Hypnotherapy is a form of therapy that combines cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) principles with hypnosis. The cognitive-behavioral aspect of CBH focuses on understanding and changing the cognitive processes that underlie emotional responses and behaviors, while the hypnotherapy aspect uses hypnosis to facilitate these changes.

Detached Mindfulness in CBH

  • Enhancing Awareness: Detached mindfulness involves observing thoughts and feelings without engagement, which can be heightened during the focused state of hypnosis.
  • Cognitive Change: By achieving a state of detached mindfulness under hypnosis, individuals may more effectively reframe negative thought patterns—a key goal of CBT.
  • Emotional Regulation: Detached mindfulness can facilitate better emotional regulation by helping individuals understand and manage their thoughts and reactions, which can be particularly accessible in the relaxed and suggestible state induced by hypnosis.

Integration in Therapy

  • Therapeutic Techniques: In CBH, therapists might guide individuals to a state of detached mindfulness while under hypnosis, using suggestions that encourage non-judgmental awareness of thoughts.
  • Skill Development: Clients can learn detached mindfulness as a skill during hypnosis and then apply it in daily life, enhancing the effects of CBT.
  • Homework and Practice: CBH often includes homework for clients, such as self-hypnosis or mindfulness exercises, to reinforce the state of detached mindfulness.

Theoretical Underpinnings

  • Neurocognitive Models: Both detached mindfulness and CBH are informed by neurocognitive models of how thoughts and attention work, suggesting that hypnosis can change cognitive processes.
  • Attentional Control: Hypnosis can enhance attentional control, allowing for a more profound experience of detached mindfulness, which requires the ability to maintain focus on the present moment without getting caught up in content.

Research and Evidence

  • Empirical Support: There is a growing body of research suggesting that CBH, which includes elements of detached mindfulness, can be effective for a variety of psychological issues.
  • Mechanisms of Change: Studies often explore how detached mindfulness, facilitated by hypnosis, may act as a mechanism of change in cognitive-behavioral interventions.

In conclusion, detached mindfulness is an integral component of cognitive behavioral hypnotherapy. The hypnotic state can deepen the experience of detached mindfulness, making it easier for individuals to observe their thoughts without attachment or judgment, thereby enhancing the therapeutic effects of cognitive behavioral techniques.

Disclaimer, Please Read: The information provided in this article is for illustrative and informational purposes only. It does not establish a therapist-patient relationship. For medical issues or emergencies, always consult with a licensed medical professional. For non-clinical challenges related to stress, anxiety, and other emotional or behavioural concerns, considering a consultation with a therapist may be beneficial. Bohangar City Practice is a registered Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapy practice, specialising in combining cognitive behavioural techniques with hypnosis to address various challenges and promote well-being. Any questions, please do reach out

Buy Me A Coffee
0 0 votes
Article Rating
Notify of
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

MULTI-MODAL THERAPY: Cognitive, Behavioural, Hypnotherapy, Mindfulness, etc.

THERAPIST: Former City Analyst, City of London, Singapore, Zurich, and Frankfurt. 

If you are seeking Therapy please reach out for an initial free consultation call. Bohangar Hypnotherapy Practice. Hope you enjoy this blog post, would love to hear your comments  

Would love your thoughts, please comment.x
Scroll to Top

Interested to learn more

Any Queries will drop a line, Free Consultation before booking