Hypnotherapy FAQ's

In this article we will try to answer some of the most common questions reqarding the use of Hypnotherapy as a part of a mental health treatment plan

what is hypnotherapy?

Hypnotherapy is a form of psychotherapy that uses hypnosis to induce a trance-like state in which individuals can explore thoughts, feelings, and memories they might otherwise be unable to access. The goal of hypnotherapy is to help the individual gain control over their behavior, emotions, and thoughts to create positive changes in their life.

Hypnotherapy as a form of communication can facilitate positive change in behaviour, boosting a persons concentration, eliciting changes in perceptions, sensations, feelings, unwanted thoughts and behaviours. Hypnotherapy can be used both with children and adults.

If you are taking medication of any kind, it is advisable that you inform me of what you are taking. It may be necessary to gain your doctor's permission before proceeding.

Is hypnotherapy safe?

Yes, hypnotherapy is generally considered safe when performed by a qualified and experienced practitioner. In some cases, it may not be suitable for those with certain mental health conditions, so it is important to speak to a professional before booking a session.

Can I be made to do something I do not want to whilst undergoing hypnotherapy?

No, you cannot be forced to do anything you do not want to do whilst undergoing hypnotherapy. Hypnotherapy should be a collaborative process between the practitioner and the patient, and the patient should always be in control..

Can hypnotherapy help me loose weight?

Yes, hypnotherapy can be used to help someone lose weight. It can help individuals become more mindful of their eating habits and better understand the triggers that lead them to overeat. It can also help people build more positive associations with food, become more motivated to exercise, and focus on achieving their goals.

Can hypnotherapy change my personality in a negative way?

No, hypnotherapy is not designed to change a person's personality in a negative way. Instead, it is meant to help individuals become more aware of their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, so they can make positive changes in their life.

What is the difference between hypnosis and hypnotherapy

Although hypnosis and hypnotherapy are words that are used rather interchangeably, the two words are not the same. Hypnosis is more a state of mind while hypnotherapy is the name of the therapeutic version in which hypnosis is used

What are the benefits of hypnotherapy?

We all have positive qualities which is why hypnotherapy can help boost your concentration, motivation, determination, optimism and self-esteem. Assisting each person to reach solutions involving the mind, having a positive affect on your emotional and mental health wellbeing.

Hypnotherapy is a safe and effective way of working with a person. The person is always in control and can not be made to do anything that they do not want to do. Hypnotherapy promotes self-empowerment helping people achieve solutions to life challenges, which at times may appear to be overwhelming.>