Overall, hypnosis is a condition. A state between being awake and sleeping. In this state, the mind and the inner psychological layer are sharpened, which means that a hypnotist can influence stored thoughts and emotional patterns. Hypnosis can be used to change actions and habits that are either build on irrational fears, that limit our freedom of movement and quality of life, or affect our health, well-being and mood.
In the state of hypnosis, the subconscious level is sharpened and more at work than in a waking state, which gives access to a number of processes that are both stored and learned throughout life. A hypnotist activates and influences the recipient’s own resources so that change processes are initiated, and certain thought and behavior patterns are changed.
Does hypnosis work?
The short answer is yes. Several research projects show that hypnosis has an effect on a number of physical disorders and mental health problems. It is important that the client approaches the treatment with openness, and at the same time is responsive to the instruction by the hypnotist.
How does hypnosis work?
In order for hypnosis treatment to work optimally, an initial consultation is needed in most cases to uncover the problem. Based on this conversation, a goal or wish is formulated that to client wants to work forward. In the hypnosis situation itself, the client is seated comfortably and when the client is relaxed the hypnotist will initiate the trance state by using special communicative techniques.
Is hypnosis dangerous?
No. Hypnosis is a completely harmless treatment where you a fully conscious throughout the session. Hypnosis can be used for disorders of both physical and mental nature, including:
- Performance anxiety
- Fear of flying
- Fear of heights
- Weight loss
- Sleeping problems
- Various phobias
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