WHAT IS HYPNOTHERAPY?
Hypnotherapy is simply a method of quietening the conscious mind to by pass our normal judgement and allow suggestions which are acceptable to us into the subconscious mind where immediate and permanent change is achieved.
Clinical hypnotherapy is a flexible tool for solving mental and physical health issues. Many success stories regarding the use of hypnotherapy to quit smoking or manage weight issues show that hypnotherapy is a successful tool to effect changes.
Hypnotherapy can also be used to manage chronic pain or pain during childbirth, and address root causes of certain mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, PTSD and addictions.
WHO CAN BE HYPNOTISED?
Any one and every one can be hypnotised as long as they want to.
If you are not open to hypnotherapy or have psychological blocks you may not find it successful. However, blocks can be removed and confidence can be attained.
“Although hypnosis has been controversial, most clinicians now agree it can be a powerful, effective therapeutic technique for a wide range of conditions, including pain, anxiety and mood disorders.”
The British Psychological Society commissioned a working group to survey the evidence and write a formal report on hypnotherapy in 2001. They found,
“Enough studies have now accumulated to suggest that the inclusion of hypnotic procedures may be beneficial in the management and treatment of a wide range of conditions and problems encountered in the practice of medicine, psychiatry and psychotherapy.”
SOME FACTS ABOUT HYPNOSIS
There are many misconceptions and myths about hypnosis.
• You are never asleep during hypnosis
• You will always be in complete control of your own mind
• You can open your eyes whenever you wish
• You may feel more relaxed than you have ever been before
• You will not do anything you do not wish or want