Hypnotherapy is the therapeutic treatment given under hypnosis which is a natural state of mind and it is an important part of everyday life.
No. You are always in control. Do we give up control when we are reading a book, watching TV or a film? In these situations you are in a relaxed state similar to being in a hypnotic trance but you still have the power to emerge from that state whenever you wish. The same applies in hypnotherapy – you are in control. Once you realise this and that you can make changes yourself it is very empowering.
Hypnosis can work for almost everyone. Some are more susceptible to suggestions than others. The most important element is that you must be fully committed to the process and that you have an open mind.
Common sensations can include feeling heavy, light, complete mental and physical relaxation. Many clients say that it is the most relaxed they have been in their entire life.
Yes – most people are surprised to find that they remember all that happens during hypnotherapy. It is a state of heightened not diminished awareness.
Absolutely not! You are in control, therefore you cannot be influenced or made to do anything against your will or personal values. You would come out of the hypnotic state were any such action suggested. Qualified and registered hypnotherapists operate under a strict code of ethics.
The average number of sessions is normally between 2 – 4