Here are a few Frequently Asked Questions on Hypnotherapy (FAQ Hypnotherapy)
What is Hypnosis?
Hypnosis is a pure focused state of mind where mind and body are totally relaxed. It is a very natural state to be in. Hypnosis is a trance-like state where the auto-stored negative blockages in your subconscious mind are altered. The adaptability of subliminal powers to suggestions and instructions brings about the change you aspire for.
Do I give up control after being hypnotized?
Getting absorbed in a book is self-hypnosis but does it take away your control? Similarly, you have the power to resist and leave the room whenever you feel uncomfortable in hypnotic state. Hypnotherapy is a journey which leads to the path of empowerment and bliss. It’s you who make that very CHANGE in your life by being totally in control and not under it.
How does Hypnosis feel?
Hypnosis brings a natural, relaxed and trance-like state to be in. Unless you go into a deeper level, you will be amazed to know that every word your hypnotherapist conveys can be heard. A ‘not-completely awake’ and ‘not completely sleepy’ state of reverie.
Which issues can be looked upon by Hypnosis?
What is a Hypnosis session all about?
It starts with a detailed history of a client and the problem which needs a solution. The goal that is to be achieved is discussed and the hypnotherapist works accordingly to help a client attain it. Through a range of tools, a client is made to relax and travel down his/her subconscious mind. A very subtle change and a positive shift in perceptions are usually experienced during the end of session.
What is the difference between “Suggestion based hypnotherapy” and Hypno analysis
Different Hypnotherapies are available for particular situations and conditions. They are: Traditional / suggestion hypnotherapy: It involves imparting ‘suggestions’ to the subconscious mind for new and positive perceptions, beliefs and behavioural patterns. It is very effective for short-term basis as it requires no addressing of root cause to the problem. Analytical / hypnoanalysis: This is a therapy of deep analysis where the root cause of the issue is discovered and pulled out. It is for longer standing concerns. The susceptibility of subliminal mind to decipher and alter the auto-stored beliefs is highlighted. Where Suggestion hypnotherapy educates ‘how to manage a problem’, Analytical hypnotherapy ‘resolves it once and for all’.
Does everyone respond to Hypnotherapy?
Yes, it is mostly effective for a majority of individuals but some are more receptive and adaptable to suggestions and change than others. It requires complete trust on your hypnotherapist and an open mind. Children respond very well to hypnotherapy.
Will I remember the session?
It is a major misbelieve that hypnotic state locks up your conscious mind not allowing it to remember anything. It actually is just kept aside relaxed and can certainly remember everything once the session is over.
Why is self-hypnosis fruitful?
All hypnosisare self-hypnosis. It is a very safe and natural strategy to de-stress and motivate yourself. It is a wonderful method that can transform and empower your life. Through self-hypnosis, you can design your life the way you desire for it. It boosts your morale, self-esteem and performance at work and studies. Get healthier, brighter and happier! You have the power.
How is hypnotherapy different than affirmations?
Hypnotherapy has the advantage of being able to communicate with the subconscious in a two-way fashion. Affirmations don’t facilitate direct responses from the subconscious; they only seek to speak to the subconscious. Though they are both expressed positively and in present tense, the effects of post hypnotic suggestions are more direct and specific.
Is hypnosis nerve-wrecking?
There are a multitude of myths associated with the term ‘Hypnosis’. Fiction stories and Hollywood spice it up to a different level altogether. It is actually a rendezvous with your subconscious, whose basic function is to protect you. It is a very relaxing and calming experience.
Is Hypnotherapy a permanent solution to a problem?
YES.. Hypnotherapy resolves any emotional or physical problem from the root. If used skill fully, along with readiness and trust of the client to work towards changes in his/her life, there are no recurrences howsoever.
Is hypnosis confined to any particular age?
No, any age group is not barred and can go into hypnotic state and experience its spectrum of techniques. However, children under 5 have limited linguistic understanding do not respond well to hypnosis.
Are emotionally inclined people more prone to getting hypnotized?
No, it is not true. Any specific characteristic or intellect level cannot determine who and how much can anyone be hypnotized. It is usually found that strong-headed people who really want to get hypnotized experience better results.
Has Hypnosis been medically approved by British Medical Council?
Yes, it has been approved since 1955.