- What is hypnotherapy?
Hypnotherapy is a form of Hypnosis that uses guided relaxation, powerful concentration, and focused attention to achieve an intensified state of awareness that is sometimes called a trance. The person’s attention is so focused while in this state that anything going on around the person is temporarily blocked out or ignored.
- Does hypnosis work?
Yes, though there are many misconceptions about hypnosis, it has been proven to help clients when used as a therapeutic tool.
- Can anyone be hypnotized?
Yes, everybody can be hypnotized. In fact, hypnosis is a natural function of the human body. Your body goes into a trance state several times a day without you even knowing. Anyone can experience profound benefits through therapy utilizing assisted hypnosis.
- Is hypnosis dangerous?
Hypnosis is used as a therapeutic tool in order to help clients. There is nothing inherently dangerous about hypnosis, especially when performed by certified hypnotherapists.
- What does hypnosis feel like?
The feeling of being hypnotized during hypnotherapy is often described as being in a very calm state of mind. Being both physically and mentally relaxed in such a way that you’re able to deeply focus on your thoughts.
- Can I get “stuck” in hypnosis?
No, it is very easy to disturb hypnosis. A trance is a natural state of the human body and can be interrupted as easily as sleep. So, there is no danger of being stuck in hypnosis. The hypnotherapist will make sure to safely, calmly and effectively bring you out of the trance.
- What conditions can hypnosis aide in?
Hypnosis is an extremely versatile therapeutic tool. It can aide quitting smoking, anxiety, panic disorders, insomnia, anger, test taking, motivation, sabotage, stress reduction, self-esteem and past life regression.
- Is NLP like hypnosis?
NLP, also known as Neuro-linguistic programming, is a behavioral technology that is intended to stimulate personal development. Some of these methods were developed from the work of successful hypnotherapists, such as Milton Erickson.
- How many sessions do I need?
The effectiveness of hypnotherapy depends entirely on both the goal of the client and the mind of the client. Each issue requires different forms of treatment, that are applied to a completely unique mind. This means that the session count varies widely case by case. Though you can often feel progress after a single session, studies have shown that the effects last longer the more treatments undergone.