What is a Hypnotic Trance?
A hypnotic trance is totally natural being a very pleasant and deep state of relaxation coupled with a heightened sense of awareness of the subconscious mind.
Hypnosis is a trance state between being fully awake and fully asleep which you experience every time you go to sleep and wake again. Other are examples of trance states are driving a familiar route then suddenly realising you don’t know where you are or getting to your destination and not remembering the journey. A Similar state can occur when reading a book or watching television.
Can anybody be Hypnotised?
All Hypnosis is self-Hypnosis, the therapist is there to aid and direct you achieve a trance state and to provide useful therapeutic suggestions to enable you to reach your goals. If you don`t want to be hypnotised, then you won’t be. You need to be able to understand what is being said to you, so much speak the same language as the therapist, be mature enough to understand and be reasonably Intelligent.
Will I be made to do or say stupid things?
Most definitely not, Hypnotherapy is often confused with stage Hypnosis, in stage Hypnosis the Hypnotist uses selection methods to determine who is most suggestable and most likely to go along with the theme of the show. The hypnosis relaxes the people on stage and makes them less inhibited, this together with a tendency in them to be more naturally more outgoing, coupled with audience expectations. Empowers then to perform as expected, if there is no way you would normally act like a chicken, take you clothes off or dance like Elvis you won’t except those suggestions under hypnosis and will either ignore them or wake up.
Is there any chance I won’t wake up?
No Hypnosis is not sleep, you are in total control of what happens and you can return to a normal level of consciousness whenever you want. You can also move, open your eyes or talk and still be in a trance state. If something happened to the therapist whilst you were in hypnosis most likely you would wake up if not and if you were very relaxed, you may draft into a light sleep and wake naturally when you were ready to do so.
Does Hypnosis Work Instantly?
This very much depends on the issue being tackled, some problems may only need one session of therapy but are often followed by a personalised recording which you need to say listen to everyday for a week. Other issues, especially complex ones or with multiple contributing causes may need several sessions
Do Self Hypnosis Recording work?
Yes, they often work well for simple goals without complex causes. However, they are generally not a substitute for face to face therapy which is far more personalised to the person and the issue. As the cause of a particular issue may not be clear, or is misinterpreted by the person listening to the recording and therefore it doesn’t address the problem correctly.
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Chris Breen is a Clinical Hypnotherapist, Advanced Nurse Practitioner and Non-Medical Prescriber, Holding Diplomas In General and Gastric Band Hypnosis, He is registered with the General Hypnotherapy Register and the International Alliance of Holistic Therapists, We also have full indemnity Insurance.