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  • n. One who, or that which, deepens.
  • n. A hypnotic suggestion designed to send the listener deeper into a state of trance.


deepen +‎ -er (Wiktionary)


  • His recent behavior including his selection of Palin warrants a deepener exploration of this whole subject.

    Obama Expands Economic Plan - The Caucus Blog -

  • You don't need to bother with how long the deepener is, concentrate in the moment and follow the instructions right now rather than anticipate or wonder.

    Trouble with Instant Hypnosis Inductions

  • It's a wonderful deepener, but it is not a reliable induction.

    Life of Brian:

  • To me, the Progressive Relaxation Induction is a wonderful deepener but not a very strong induction I just had dinner with a hypnotist who also studied hypnosis in a year-long program who typically takes an hour in the induction process . . .

    Life of Brian:

  • I also like the Three Dials notion used by Mike at Hypnogirls actually, I used it for regular clients as a very nice deepener and suggestin compliance setup.

    Hypno-Orgasm and Trance-Pleasure . . . . . . straightforward processes and how to do them . . .

  • In all honesty, I find it very difficult to get my head around the idea that anyone could spend more than a few hours on teaching the progressive relaxation induction, even as a deepener.

    Life of Brian:

  • Progressive relaxation may be a dinosaur albeit a dinosaur with usefulness as a deepener, particularly when considering many folks' preconceptions regarding what the hypnotic process should include . . . but it is a very very pervasive dinosaur.

    Life of Brian:

  • Once there, I will do the elevator deepener to various levels of trance level A is twice as deep as you are right now, level B is twice that deep, etc. so they control their levels within the constructs I setup.

    Life of Brian:

  • The rest of the show acts as a compounding process and deepener.

    Life of Brian:

  • If the client doesn't respond to any of these challenges, you basically shift into another set of deepeners or induction sequence as deepener without the client being aware of it.

    Life of Brian:


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