Hypnotherapy is able to effect the specific
behavioral changes that people want to
make in their lives function better.
Since hypnosis stimulates and
activates the subconscious, hypnotherapy
is generally a much faster therapy than
other talk therapies. And, because it
works faster than traditional therapy, it is
more cost effective. Also, rather than
dredging up issues from peopleís pasts,
hypnotherapy is very specific to the "now"
and to getting results. So, the goal of
each session is to give the client some
immediate relief from the presenting issue
and to help them leave the session feeling
very refreshed, revitalized, hopeful and more
motivated toward their goal or goals.
These are some very core reasons why
hypnotherapy is uniquely effective.
What is Hypnosis?
People have been pondering how hypnosis
actually works for more than 200 years, but
science has only recently been able to show
how it actually happens. The invention of brain
scans with magnetic resonance imagery have
allowed us to see what parts of the brain light
up and activate when a person is in hypnosis.
Hypnosis is a trance state characterized by
extreme suggestibility, relaxation and
heightened imagination. It is not really like
sleep, because the subject is alert the whole
time. Hypnosis is most often compared to
daydreaming, or the feeling of "losing yourself"
in a book or movie. You are fully conscious,
but you tune out most of the stimuli around
you. You focus intently on the matter at hand,
to the near exclusion of any other thought.
Hypnosis is something most of us have
experienced in our everyday lives. If you have
ever been so engrossed in a book or a movie
that you didnít hear someone call your name,
you were experiencing a hypnotic trance.