FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ON HYPNOTHERAPY
1. What is hypnotherapy?
A hypnotic trance is a state of “focused concentration” in which you are neither fully awake nor fully asleep.
Hypnotherapy is a state of consciousness in which your logically analytical faculties are reduced sufficiently to allow deeper levels of your subconscious mind to be utilized for the benefit of your health.
2. What are the benefits of hypnotherapy?
The hypnotic state allows a person to be more open to discussion and suggestion. There are countless other applications where it can be of great benefit including:
• Phobias, fears, and anxiety •
• Sleep disorders •
• Depression •
• Stress •
• Grief and loss •
• increased self-esteem •
• weight loss •
• Stress reduction •
• Dealing with phobias and trauma •
• Pain relief •
• Public speaking •
• Improving memory •
3. Is hypnotherapy dangerous?
Hypnotherapy is not a dangerous procedure. It is not mind control or brainwashing. A therapist cannot make a person do something embarrassing or something the person doesn’t want to do. The greatest risk, as discussed above, is that false memories can be created.
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