It is a state of deep relaxation allowing the subconscious mind to accept beneficial suggestions.
In this way it helps to alleviate irrational fears, promotes a more positive attitude to life and helps you take back control. Hypnosis has been used to help a wide range of emotional problems, phobias and fears, addictions such as smoking, drug and alcohol as well as weight loss to mention a few.
All hypnosis is actually self hypnosis, that is, under the patient's voluntary control and varies in depth according to the patient's natural ability, this natural abiltiy can be improved with practise. Most people go into a light/medium trance, although there are a small proportion of people that will go into a very deep trance but this is not required for clinical therapy purposes.
It is important to stress here that for hypnosis to work the patient needs to have a strong desire for a positive result. Hypnosis is not magic. The therapist cannot make you go into a trance , infact the therapist cannot make you do anything you do not wish to do. You need to attend a hypnotherapy session with a positive mental attitude so that Hypnotherapy can help you achieve your goals.
There are many claims as to what hypnosis can achieve and how quickly it can be done. This varies from patient to patient. Some patients may need a few sessions whilst others will need more. For example, a person who has smoked 10 cigerettes a day for 5 years may need fewer sessions than a person who has smoked 30 cigerettes a day for 40 years.
Hypnosis can be used to treat many problems and you will find information on the following pages that highlight just a few of the subjects where hypnosis has been shown to help alleviate most and in some cases all of the symptoms of a particular problem.
This is an imaginary operation and therefore has no surgical risks. However, using your imagination in trance, will seem real.
We have had very good results from this method although results vary from person to person, depending on their ability, imagination and motivation.
Treatment is carried out over 3 sessions and includes a must listen to CD.