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Paul McKenna & Other Famous People

Who are the famous people that have used Hypnosis?

Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809-92) repeated names to himself like a hypnotic mantra in order to access different states of consciousness in which whole poems came to him.

Mozart (1756-91) apparently composed the famous opera Cosi fan tutte while hypnotised. Rachmaninov (1873-1943) reputedly composed one of his concertos following a posthypnotic suggestion. Goethe (1749-1832) writer and scientist

Chopin (1810-1849) pianist and composer both took classes in hypnosis at the University of Strasbourg.

Thomas Edison (1847-1931) inventor.

Nikola Tesla (1856-1943) inventor.

Henry Ford (1863-1947) car manufacturer.

Albert Einstein (1879-1955) physicist.

Aldous Huxley (1894-1963) novelist all used trance-like states to develop their ideas.

Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965) politician counted backwards in 3s in order to stay awake all night and avoid tiredness during W.W.II.

Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud developed modern psychiatry as a result of learning about (and practising) hypnosis.

Louis XVI of France appointed a committee of investigate the healing powers of “mesmerism”. The committee included

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) US statesman, philosopher and physicist, Antoine Lavoisier (1743-1794) father of modern chemistry,

Dr. Joseph Guillotin (1738-1814) inventor and doctor.

Jackie Kennedy-Onassis used hypnotherapy to “relive and let go of” some tragic events in her life.

Mark Knopfler of Dire Straits reportedly beat his smoking habit through hypnosis.

Kevin Costner flew his personal hypnotist to Hawaii to cure his seasickness during the filming of Waterworld.

Andy Bryant, haircare consultant, hit the headlines when he underwent a vasectomy under hypnosis without anaesthetic and, immediately after the operation, went back to work.

Paul Daniels, magician, lost his fear of closed spaces after hypnotherapy in 1996 with Dr. Robert Russell PhD.

Paul McKennaPaul McKenna is a famous stage hypnotist. Paul McKenna uses hypnosis as a form of entertainment. Paul McKenna has written several self help books utilising hypnosis techniques. Paul McKenna became interested in hypnotism as a result of a guest who appeared hypnotist on his show. His interest stemmed initially for reasons of self-development, although entertainment was later to play a big part. Whilst still working at Capital Radio, McKenna began experimenting with small hypnotic shows, first for the amusement of friends, then for audiences in pubs and clubs. From there he starred in a regular Sunday night show at the Duke of York’s Theatre, which was owned at the time by Capital Radio. The success of those shows led to his playing other theatres across the UK, Ireland, The Netherlands, the US, Australia and Hong Kong.

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