What is Hypnotherapy?
Clinical Hypnotherapy is the process where a person receives therapy, counselling and coaching through hypnosis under the guidance of a trained psychologist, who is also a qualified hypnotherapist. The aim of this process is to change troublesome aspects of a persons attitudes and behaviours. This may include clinical matters relating to stress, anxiety, and depression, or clinical health problems such as habits, illness recovery or prevention, pain management, sleep difficulties, or matters relating to personal performance and development.
It represents a positive and accepted psychological and medial treatment towards physical mental, and emotional health. It is not in any way related to hypnosis performed for entertainment value.
It is safe and natural, relaxing and pleasant meditative and calming, soothing, and can strengthen will power, concentration, and emotional reactions. Clinical hypnotherapy is not sleep, and people are not made to do things they do not wish to do, nor surrender themselves or their power or personal control in any way.
What can I use it for?
Clinical hypnotherapy is the practical application of psychology, counselling, therapy, and coaching, in the hypnotherapeutic domain. Applications of clinical hypnotherapy include:
- Anxiety, panic, fears, phobias and performance problems
- Attitude and behaviour change and management
- Depression and mood related problems
- Eliminating habits related to nail biting etc
- Improving memory, learning and study
- Motivation and training
- Pain management
- Self esteem and self confidence building
- Sexual problems, dysfunction, or difficulties
- Quit smoking
- Weight loss hypnotherapy
Hypnotherapy can be used for a variety of problems because the practical solutions can be tailored for a person’s individual needs.