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Brilliant Persuasion by Stephen C. Young

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Parts theory

What is parts therapy?

Psychiatrists and clinical hypnotherapists use parts therapy to resolve inner conflict to modify or change unwanted habits and help people to achieve personal and professional goals. For example, a person suffering from agoraphobia has a part of them wanting to leave their home and experience the outside world and live a ‘normal’ life, while another part of them is extremely fearful of stepping outside their front door. Similarly, an alcoholic has a part of them that knows they need to abstain, while another part sabotages every effort.

Occasionally, as a result of intense shock or trauma, some people exhibit numerous ...

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