AUTOMATIC WRITING

the act of writing while one's attention is not focused - for example, writing without conscious awareness. This occurs during a hypnotic trance. unconscious writing may be utilized in hypnotherapy to provide the therapist with access to unconscious material from the client. See also automatic drawing.

AUTOMATIC WRITING: "A person engaged in automatic writing lacks awareness that they are even moving the hand by way of unconscious processes."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "AUTOMATIC WRITING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/automatic-writing/ (accessed August 24, 2019).
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