What is Hypnotherapy?
According to Wikipedia, "Hypnotherapy is a form of psychotherapy utilized to create unconscious change in the patient in the form of new responses, thoughts, attitudes, behaviors and/or feelings. It is undertaken with a subject in hypnosis.A person who is hypnotized displays certain unusual characteristics and propensities, compared with a non-hypnotized subject, most notably heightened suggestibility and responsiveness."
Hypnotherapy interacts directly with the inner consciousness using Hypnosis to find your core issues and problems in life. It connects and understands the beliefs and thought processes that give rise to emotional, mental, physical and spiritual problems which can be examined and modified.
The process is simple and direct. Throughout the session the client is awake and alert. Utilizing steps of deep relaxation, the therapist assists in uncovering and exploring memories, emotions and past events, which may affect a person’s conscious mind. By activating your own inner resources, Hypnotherapy can help you to heal numerous psychological and physical problems.
What can Hypnotherapy do for me?
It can alleviate psychological and physical problems. Hypnotherapy can also be used to teach you how to relax using post-hypnotic suggestions. You can replace negative messages in your subconscious mind with positive suggestions. Hypnotherapy is absolutely safe. There are records of immense benefits derived by those who have undergone hypnotherapy all over the world.
Hypnosis is a state of inner attention and focused concentration. It is often called as a trance or as an altered state of consciousness. It is a state when the mind is concentrated and focused, people are better able to tap into and utilize their inner resources, to make personal changes, and learn how to better govern their own lives. Clinical hypnosis is used to identify underlying motivations for emotional or behavioral difficulties. Hypnosis provides a safe and secure state of mind in which to both examine the roots of problems and explore promising alternatives.
To treat any specific problem under the supervision of our well trained hypnotherapist, clinical hypnotherapy can be utilized successfully for a variety if the mental health and medical issues. It has been noticed that some people have higher initial hypnotic responsiveness, while others may need more training to reach useful levels of hypnosis for hypnotic therapy. Clinical Hypnotherapy is most effective when the client or patient is motivated to change. Therefore, it is important to keep in mind that hypnotherapy, like any other therapeutic modality, can benefit some people more than others.
Clinical hypnotherapy can be used in different ways to treat the client. It depends very much on the responsiveness of the client like for one client; guided mental imagery is very powerful in a state of mind such as hypnosis. The mind responds to imagery to assist in bringing about personal changes and desired outcomes. A client with an unwanted behavior may be encouraged in hypnosis to vividly imagine acting differently and more appropriately. The unconscious mind then has a tendency to bring about the imagined change. Another client, with a fear of some sort, might be invited to imagine being a supportive advisor to herself, and as a result, find the fearful response no longer troubles her. Athletes, teachers and business people are currently being taught to use hypnotic mental imagery to enhance their performances.
Another basic hypnotic approach that is often used by Hypnotherapists is to offer hypnotic and post-hypnotic suggestions to the client. Suggestions given while in hypnosis are more likely to be accepted by the client’s unconscious. When hypnotic suggestions are given that encourage beneficial changes, they can dynamically influence the client’s life into the future.
This technique can be used to treat several disorders like addictions, allergies; anxiety; phobia; stress management; post traumatic stress; bed-wetting; depression; sports performance; smoking cessation; obesity and weight management; sleep disorders; stress related high blood pressure; self image; sexual dysfunctions; concentration, test anxiety and learning disorders; interpersonal communications; fitness; marriage and family issues; undesirable behaviors and habits; abuse.