The use of hypnosis with athletes is well- represented in literature. However.,
Much of the existing functionality of hypnotherapy in sports is geared toward performance enhancement of aspects of performance. The use of hypnosis in dealing with develop mental and identity issues of athletes has been minimally represented in the existing literature. Heart-Centered Hypnotherapy (HCH) is a model which utilises the hypnotic process while expanding the focus to address the growth, healing, and transformation of mind, body, emotion, and spirit.