hypnosis works

What is Hypnotherapy?

Hypnotherapy is literally therapy carried out whilst in a state of hypnosis. This is not a new therapy…it has been helping people deal with a vast range of problems for approximately the past 5000 years!

What is hypnosis?

Hypnosis is a state of mind that we all experience on a daily basis. Think about those ten seconds just before you nod off to sleep at night, or maybe being totally engrossed in a good book or movie. Hypnosis is just a feeling of deep relaxation and when you are in this beautifully relaxed state it is possible to access the powerful part of the brain known as the subconscious

Can anyone be hypnotized?

Yes, as long as they allow themselves to hypnotized, a Hypnotherapist cannot force you to go into hypnosis against your will.

What is the subconscious?

It is thought that the subconscious accounts for approximately 90% of the brain’s capacity. The subconscious brain is where all our emotions are stored and therefore is responsible for our reactions, interpretations and general behavior.

What does hypnosis feel like?

Nothing… absolutely nothing! You sit back in a comfortable chair, close your eyes and enter a state of relaxation and calmness. You are fully aware of what is going on around you and remain totally in control. This is a very pleasant state and can be likened to daydreaming.

Will I remember what happened?

Yes, you will remember parts of the session straight away, and other parts later.

Will I lose control?

No, you will remain in control at all times. You can come out of hypnosis and be fully awake at any time.

How many sessions will I need?

Behavior changes take three weeks to become permanent therefore hypnotherapy works on a minimum of three sessions. On average, most clients need between three and five sessions. Most issues can be resolved within three sessions as hypnotherapy works rapidly.

How long are the sessions?

The first session is usually 1½ hours and subsequent sessions are approximately 1 hour in duration usually at weekly intervals.