What is Hypnosis?
Hypnosis is a perfectly safe technique that anyone who can concentrate for a few moments can easily learn. It involves a process of persuading yourself that you can change and achieve your desired goals by freeing yourself of distraction or doubt.
A Myth about Hypnosis – Some people fear that being hypnotized will cause them to lose control or do something embarrassing. This myth has been perpetuated by stage performance and the media. The people who volunteer to be on stage are motivated to act in a theatrical way and therefore, “want” to quack like a duck.
Is Hypnosis like being asleep? No, not really. During the trance state you are able to hear the sound of the therapist’s voice, and other things taking place in the environment.
What is a trance?
Trance is a very natural state and something we all experience in our daily life. You experience the trance state when you drive and pass your exit, or when you are engrossed in conversation and unaware of your surroundings.
When is hypnosis beneficial? Hypnosis is most beneficial when you are highly motivated to overcome a problem and want to change your current reaction and develop healthy alternatives to destructive habits.
Hypnosis is a highly effective technique for weight control, smoking cessation, habit control, phobia, anxiety, insomnia, nail biting, anger, pain management, depression, test anxiety and stress management.