AUTOMATIC DRAWING

the act of drawing images, doodles, or objects while in a hypnotic trance or in a situation in which the attention is distracted. This technique may be used in hypnotherapy to provide a therapist with access to unconscious material from the client. See also automatic writing.

AUTOMATIC DRAWING: "An automatic drawing, or doodle, may provide a hypnotist interesting material to analyze."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "AUTOMATIC DRAWING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/automatic-drawing/ (accessed July 3, 2020).
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