Frequently Asked Questions
There are many myths and misconceptions about hypnosis
Most people have seen performances on t.v. which only serves to enhance
their belief that people can be made to do something 'silly' or that
you go to sleep or feel 'out of control'.
Nothing could be further from the truth. In reality, hypnotherapy
is a wonderfully, deeply relaxing experience, that many clients wish
they had chosen sooner to resolve their problem.
Common client questions include
Hypnosis – what is it?
Hypnosis is a state of relaxation combined with a sense of heightened
awareness, induced by suggestion.
Are drugs and tablets used?
No, just the human voice.
What does it feel like?
You will feel very very relaxed, both mentally and physically and
your memory may well be enhanced.
Shall I be aware of what is happening?
Yes. The predominant feeling of most people is a sense of deep calmness
and relaxation, much like when you first awake in the morning or when
you are just about to fall asleep.
Could I be influenced to do anything against my will?
NO !! In fact you would be immediately shocked out of the hypnotic
state if any such action was suggested to you.
Are there any side effects?
Yes – all beneficial….better sleep….removal of emotional
causes….behaviour modification and a greater sense of well being.
Can I speak whilst in hypnosis?
Yes, and if undergoing hypnoanalysis you will be encouraged to do
How many sessions will I need?
This will range from the type of hypnotherapy suited to you. Smoking
cessation requires just one session. Other suggestion therapy sessions
between 1 – 4 sessions. The more deep rooted emotional problems
require hypnoanalytical therapy and are usually resolved between 6
– 10 sessions.
How do I book an appointment?
Just contact me
at any time. If you have
to leave a message I will get straight back to you as soon as I possibly
I feel a bit ‘ funny’ about undergoing hyopnotherapy
There is absolutely no need to feel this way. No one is embarrassed
about visiting the hairdresser or optician and hypnotherapy is exactly
the same. There is no stigma to be felt when consulting a hypnotherapist..
I see on average 30 clients A WEEK to give you some idea of the popularity
and effectiveness of such treatment.
What are your qualifications?
I am fully qualified with diplomas from the BEST School of Hypnotherapy Training. I also have a degree in Psychology, a Masters in treating Addictions, a Diploma in Counselling an a separate qualification for counselling Children & Young People.
I'm a Member of the British Association of Counselling Practitioners an the Association of Independant Practitioners an a member of the Association for Counselling Young people.
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