How does Hypnotherapy work?
Hypnotherapy is a safe, effective way to guide you to make the changes you want to make. Hypnosis is a state of mind where we are more able to make changes - we can work directly with the part of the mind where unwanted old habits and fears are stored. to directly. .
Is Hypnotherapy safe?
Absolutely. You are always in control during a hypnosis session and it is a safe, effective therapy. Hypnosis is simply focused attention. You can never be made to do anything that you do not want to do, your subconscious will only accept suggestions that are for your benefit. You are in complete control and can come out of hypnosis at any time you chose.
What if I can't be hypnotised?
Hypnosis is a state of focused attention. It is a natural state similar to daydreaming. Most people have the ability to be able to achieve hypnosis.
How many sessions will i need and what is involved?
The first session includes a confidential consultation, to explore your goals. Please allow up to 2 hours for this session. Depending on the issue, we may be able to begin work that same session.
Each subsequent appointment is usually 60-90mins. There is no set number of sessions as the therapy is tailored to your individual requirements, and we will assess this at each appointment, though usually, it is a short-term therapy.
Can you guarantee results?
At the beginning of your sessions we will identify your goals and expectations and then work on getting you there. It is important to know that hypnotherapy or any type of therapy is not something that is "done" to you and just works, rather it is a process where we work together. No therapy can guarantee results. It is important to know that you are investing in the time and experience of the therapist, and the results also depend on your own input and willingness to make changes.
Are there any reasons I should not have hypnotherapy?
There are some situations in which people should not be hypnotised on medical grounds. This includes people with certain kinds of epilepsy or those with a diagnosis of such as bipolar disorder or schizophrenia.