Part I : Concepts and Instructions. A Neo-Ericksonian Orientation. Conducting a Diagnostic Trance. On Doing Hypnotherapy. Part II: Scripts. Trance Induction. Direct Approaches to Change. General Purpose Metaphors. Managing Chronic and Acute Pain. Recovering from Trauma and Grief. Dealing with Depression. Alleviating Unwarranted Fears. Concentration and Success in Work, School and Sports. Overcoming Sexual Problems. Enhancing Relationships. Medical Issues. Problems in Living. Impulse Control and Habit or Addiction Problems. Trance Termination Procedures. Writing Your Own Hypnotherapy Scripts. Postscript. Appendix A: Results of the Research Project to Study the Effectiveness of Scripts. References.