Conscious Mind and the Soul

By Charles Wm. Skillas, PhD, DD, BCH, CI, FNGH, MCCHt


It is important to understand what the conscious mind is … and its relationship to the soul in order to do effective hypnotherapy. My understanding is that the soul, which is the part of us that reincarnates, is composed of the Superconscious Mind (High Self) and the Subconscious Mind. The conscious mind does not reincarnate in the soul-path like the superconscious and subconscious minds do. The conscious mind for each new lifetime is created, at the time of birth and comes from the genetic path of the individual rather than from the soul-path.

When I do past life regression therapy (PLT), I deal with the conscious and subconscious minds of the person in that past life. Then I take that past life's conscious mind through the death transition where it can view the life just ended. This view is from the Astral Plane of Existence. This past life conscious mind is not the conscious mind of the reincarnated new lifetime that is created at birth for the forthcoming new life. It is still the conscious mind of the previous life and belongs to the genetic path of the past life.


The characteristics of the conscious mind are:
1. Temporary Memory
2. Rational Thought
3. Ability to analyze using inductive and deductive logic
4. Will Power
5. Translator
6. Invents programs for the subconscious
7. Does one thing at a time … Serial Digital Computer

The new consciousness shapes the new lifetime by its ability to perceive and create the new lifetime's reality. This new lifetime, however, is conditioned by past lifetimes in much the same way as the home environment conditions children. For this reason, we can heal many ills that stem from past lives using PLT if we first release any foreign energy attachments that may be on the client. If foreign energies are present, any PLT will be on the attachment and not the client and not all the psychotherapy in the world on the attachment is going to help the client.

Sometimes, the new life's conscious mind can be totally immersed in the subconscious mind, which carries the permanent memory of all past lives. When this happens, the conscious mind is often unreachable for therapy because the client's total reality is engrossed in the subconscious self. In this case, the only treatment I know of is to do enough remote work on the client that its conscious mind is released from its total absorption into the subconscious mind. This can be a long and difficult process. We cannot do therapy if the client's conscious mind is not available to us. In remote work, we get permission from the client's High Self before attempting to remotely clear the client. We can then work through the transferred consciousness of the remote surrogate to do clearing on the client.

In hypnotherapy done directly on the client, we get to the subconscious mind through the conscious mind by bypassing the critical factor of the conscious mind. However, even though we by-pass the critical factor of the conscious mind, we must still have the translator part of the conscious mind available … otherwise, we cannot do therapy because the subconscious is limited.

The limitation of the subconscious mind is that it can only grasp images and feelings because it does not understand words, either spoken or written. So, under hypnosis, even though we by-pass the critical factor of the conscious mind, we still need the translator part of the conscious mind to convert the hypnotherapist's words into images and feelings for the client's subconscious … and the images and feelings of the client's subconscious into words that the hypnotherapist can understand.

This article is intended for general informational purposes
and does not provide medical, psychological, or other professional advice.


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