What is hypnosis?
Hypnosis is a mentally conscious state that can occur spontaneously (for example, when one is driving and passes the exit without realizing it, or is reading a book and loses the thread of the story). It can also be induced with the help and guidance of a hypnotherapist or can be self-induced, after learning the technique.
What is a Clinical hypnosis ?
Clinical hypnosis is a series of techniques used as a form of therapy with individuals who are interested in modifying some aspects of their behavior. Some examples of treatable issues include: smoking cessation and other addictions, weight loss, phobias/fears, and anxiety.
What is a hypnotherapist?
A hypnotherapist is an individual who is trained in an accredited school of Hypnosis. During the training, they learn approaches to assist individuals in achieving their desired goals. Through hypnotic state the individual may learn techniques to control pain, lower blood pressure, and maintain a “normal” heart rate by increasing physical relaxation. When working with subconscious memories, hypnotherapy may help a person to relax, absorb, and understand and reflex on specific memories. The process may reconstruct healthier associations with a person’s past events. Dealing with a wide range of conditions a person can explore new solutions, approaches that can lead to personal development, and emotional growth.