Part 1: Conceptual Framework. What is Hypnosis, and Can it Help? - A. M. Weitzenhoffer; The Myths about Hypnosis, and a Dose of Reality - D. B. Cheek; Conceptualising Hypnosis - H. J. Crawford; The Brain in Hypnosis - W. Kroger, Contents of Hypnosis - T. X. Barber; The Social Psychology of Human Suggestibility - M. H. Erickson; Matters of the Mind - K. Thompson; Responsiveness to Hypnosis. The Phenomenology of Hypnosis. Conditions of Conducting Hypnosis Sessions - E. R. Hilgard; Structured Approaches to Accessing Hypnotic Repsonsiveness. Part 2: Practical Framework. Structuring Suggestions - J. K. Zeig; Helpful Hints for Performing Hypnosis. Formal Strategies of Hypnotic Induction. Hypnotic Phenomena: Eliciting and Utilizing Hypnotic Resources - D. Speigel; Designing and Delivering Hypnotic Interventions. Hypnotic Parrers Commonly Employed in Psychotherapy. Treatment Dynamics and Sample Hypnosis Session Transcripts for Common Problems. The Case of Vicki: Hypnosis for Coping with Terminal Cancer. When People Respond in Non-ideal Ways - K. Olness; Hypnotic Hazards and Ethical Guidelines; Appendix A: Hypnosis Organisations for Professionals and Journal Information; Appendix B: Supplemental Materials from M. D. Yapko.