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Table 2 Examples of imagery intended to resolve insomnia

From: Hypnosis for treatment of insomnia in school-age children: a retrospective chart review

Imagine spending time in your relaxation place until you become tired.
Imagine going to sleep, and notice how you become tired and can fall asleep more easily as you watch yourself falling asleep.
Imagine a master control room in which there are switches or levers that control everything that you do. Find the control panel for your sleep. Change the control panel slowly towards the sleep position, and notice how you become sleepy as this occurs.
While you are in hypnosis, tell yourself that you are becoming sleepy.