Hypnosis & Hypnotherapy
What is therapy by use of Hypnosis?
The roots of Hypnosis go back 1,000’s of years, and is primarily about creating a relaxed state of mind that is open to suggestion. The 2 most common types of would be Suggestion Therapy (clinical hypnosis) & Pure Hypnoanalysis (analytical hypnotherapy).
Symptoms & Problems Where Therapy by Hypnosis May Help
Most extensively applied when attempting to aid people to deal with an issue that they wish to address, but feel they cannot do or do not want to do. A typical example could be someone who smokes & wants to stop but, however much they tried, has been unable to quit by themselves or a person afraid of going outside (agoraphobia) and that fear is having a debilitating effect on their life. Hypnotherapy is also useful in aiding with reducing the symptoms created by psychological disorders.
- Eating disorders (Anorexia, Bulimia)
- Addictions (helping to stop smoking)
- Stress & Anxiety (Panic attacks)
- Nervous disorders
- Excess blushing and social awkwardness
- Phobias & Fears (e.g. Arachnophobia)
- Sexual dysfunction issues
- Many Types of Compulsive disorders
- Speech Problems such as Stammers
- Dietary Control and Weight Loss
- Feelings of depression
- Sleep disorders & Migraine Headaches
Common Hypnotherapy Treatments Avaialble
Suggestion Therapy can be conducted to help treat individuals for many issues, Suggestion therapy is the one from you are most likely think of first (used by stage hypnotists) and may require just 1 or 2 sessions, Ideal for simple short term problems like settling nerves before an exam or performance, also works wonders for relaxation.
Pure Hypnoanalysis can offers a more permanent solution in that it aims to remove the underlying cause of an issue. Typically delivered over 6 to 10 weekly sessions where individuals are entered into hypnosis & guided to find the point in time when they encountered a stressful (or dominating) event that initially crafted the negative effect which lingers subconsciously.