posted on Nov, 21 2006 @ 11:49 AM
She's essentially right. And really, it's nothing new. Many many psychologists have warned that regressive hypnotherapy is NOT a valid way to
retrieve accurate memories.
In many instances the person being hypnotized is going for a session because they think they have been "abducted". Could be something as simple as
sleep paralysis, or a dream that felt a little too real, but because of public contamination, the idea of alien abduction is already there. The area
in the brain being dealt with for regression is the part that deals with fantasy scenarios, not memory.
This is why I have told people if they think they might have had some sort of experience not to go the regression route. It's proven simply not