What is Hypnosis?bigstock_woman_by_the_psychologist_11485403

Hypnosis happens to everyone several times a day so it is nothing new.  Do you remember times when you  driving somewhere and you forgot most of the journey when you reached your destination?  We often become so engrossed in a film, a good book or a letter that we cannot hear someone talking to us.  Everything pales into the background, or you just lose track of time.

The word hypnosis comes from the Greek word Hypnos which means sleep, however this does not accurately describe hypnosis, as it is not a form of sleeping.  During hypnosis a client’s awareness is heightened allowing the client to be in control of the situation and the client can hear and know what is being said and done.  This is contrary to images portrayed by stage hypnotists, as you are not under the control of the therapist.

During a session the client usually experiences a deeply relaxed state of mind enhanced by mental and physical relaxation, in which the subconscious mind can communicate with our conscious mind.  It is easier during this time to tap into your own subconscious resources and strengths, to promote positive change and eliminate unwanted habits and behaviors.

Hypnosis is a tool, not a cure.  It requires the client to commit to the change and make effort to make that change a reality.  It is often used by health professionals, such as doctors or dentists, and may famous people have been helped in different areas of their lives using hypnosis. 

How can it help you?

Hypnosis can help with a number of conditions, some of which are listed below:

  • Stress in all areas of life.
  • Anxiety
  • Confidence Issues
  • Self Esteem Issues
  • Weight Issues
  • Panic Attacks
  • Phobias
  • Smoking
  • Help in relationships
  • Performance issues
  • Pain Management
  • Work related matters

For a free 10 minute consultation, to book an appointment or for any questions please call me on 0775 208 7360, or contact me via email.

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