Hypnotherapy, Self Hypnosis and Relaxation Techniques
When you hear the word hypnosis, what comes to mind?
A soothing voice repeating, “You are getting very sleepy?” Not quite, we'll leave that for TV, and the stage.
What is hypnotism?
Hypnotism is an extremely relaxed state of mind, where a hypnotist is able to access and guide the subconscious. In this state, the mind can be focused, uninhibited by emotion, and open to positive suggestion. The American Medical Association approved hypnosis as a valid intervention in 1958. The American Psychological Association followed their lead in 1959.
Can anyone be hypnotized?
As the old saying goes, “whether you think you can, or you think you can’t – you’re right.” If you’ve made the conscious decision to make a change in your life and are willingly open to suggestion, you can be hypnotized.
Think of a time you were driving down the highway and your mind began to wonder. Suddenly your miles ahead of where you thought you were. You navigated turns, made all the necessary stops and starts, you recognized and used landmarks to find your destination; yet, you were so deep in your thoughts you have no recollection of this trip. How did that happen? Was someone else driving my car? Did I fall asleep? Not at all. Your conscious mind and your subconscious mind had divided and worked independently of one another.
Can hypnosis make me do things I don’t want to do?
Let’s go back to the driving example. You were always behind the wheel, in control of the steering. Think of a hypnotist as a trusted passenger giving you directions. You have the choice to follow the directions or take your own route. You are always in control of your own will.
How can hypnotherapy help me?
Hypnotherapy can help with a wide range of issues. In the past, I have helped people with the following:
- Skin Disorders
- Stopping Smoking
- Sexual Problems
- Body image dysfunction
- Eating disorders
- Lack of confidence
- Stuttering / Stammering
- Publish Date: 09-29-2015 19:04:29
- Contact name: Destiny 77
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