Frequently Asked Questions
What is Hypnotherapy?
What is Hypnotherapy? Hypnotherapy is a form of therapy focusing primarily on the subconscious portion of the mind. It is in our subconscious mind that all our beliefs and definitions are formed. This type of therapy uses hypnosis to put clients in a trance like state to access the subconscious mind in a safe and effective manner.
What is hypnotherapy used for? Hypnotherapy is used to help people with many physical and emotional challenges, including, but not limited to: Love & Relationships, Self-Worth, Self-Esteem, Focus, Fears & Phobias, Weight Loss, Anxiety, Stop Smoking, Procrastination, Confidence, Wealth, Law of Attraction, and many more.
Is hypnotherapy safe? Yes, hypnotherapy is a safe method to get to the root of an issue. We are able to access deeper levels in a shorter amount of time, that may have been hidden or unknown to the client.
What does hypnosis feel like? Hypnosis is a very common state of being. We access a hypnotic state almost daily, when we are daydreaming, meditating, or even in a daze state. It is often an automatic response.
What can you relate hypnosis to? Hypnosis can be related to psychotherapy and lucid dreaming. It is a combination of cognitive therapy along with different dream states, that allows the subject to expand their imagination and memories.
Who uses hypnosis? Hypnosis is being acknowledged and used by practitioners such as hypnotherapist, psychotherapists, psychiatrists, and psychologists.
Dr. Alfred A. Barrios reported in the psychotherapy journal of American Psychiatric Association (Vol.7-1), the following success rates:
- Psychotherapy 38% recovery after 600 sessions (about 11.5 months)
- Behavior Therapy 72% recovery after 22 sessions (about 6 months)
- Hypnotherapy 93% recovery after 6 sessions (about 1.5 months)
How many sessions are required? Session vary from person to person. For optimal results 4-6 sessions are suggested.
-You cannot be forced into doing something you do not want.
-You are always in control
-You cannot be stuck in hypnosis
-You can awaken from hypnosis at any time simply by opening your eyes
-You will hear everything that is said
-Each individual experience varies
-You may not feel hypnotized
-It is safe to drive after being hypnotized