For those who don’t already know, Brain Working Recursive Therapy (or BWRT) is a relatively new type of therapy which focuses on logic and practical thinking in order to help you overcome a whole series of issues such as phobias, addictions, panic attacks, stress, anxiety, creative blocks and so much more.
Often confused with other types of therapy like hypnotherapy, these two therapies are actually nothing alike, and here are just a few reasons why:
BWRT requires you to be completely conscious
Aside from the two types of therapies being completely different in how they work with the brain, one of the key areas that highlights this for people is the fact that BWRT requires you to be completely awake and fully conscious for the duration of the therapy. BWRT works by ‘freezing’ your distressing thoughts and then reconditioning the brain using a technique called the ‘Recursive Loop’ to communicate with the part of the brain which is usually ahead of conscious thinking.
In contrast to this, hypnotherapy works by evoking a trance-like state which makes the analytical left-hand side of the brain switch off, so that the non-analytical right-hand side can be made more alert.
BWRT is extremely fast acting
Unlike hypnotherapy, BWRT is usually effective after only one or two sessions and doesn’t require hours and hours of talking or multiple sessions to achieve the desired results. Once you are able to alter how your mind reacts you can change your thinking immediately, whereas hypnotherapy often requires a series of weekly or monthly sessions to wmake an impact.
BWRT practitioners must be registered and trained
All BWRT practitioners must have completed a course of training and be registered members of the Institute of Brain Working Recursive Therapy in order to practice these techniques, as well as undertaking annual mentoring to maintain their membership. In contrast to this, hypnotherapists are not currently required to have any training or qualifications in order to practice in the UK, however most do have a minimum of 450 learning hours under their belts.
BWRT provides one set of practices no matter the issue
Another big difference between BWRT and hypnotherapy is the scale of differences within each separate type of therapy. For BWRT there is just one set of practices that practitioners must follow, while for hypnotherapy there is a variety of different types.
For example, different hypnotherapists will use different techniques and strategies depending on what they feel is appropriate and effective, whereas for BWRT the process is always the same. This allows BWRT to be more easily monitored and regulated, ensuring that everyone gets the same quality of service.
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