Hypnotherapy FAQs

What is hypnosis?

Hypnosis is a a state of highly focused concentration that is achieved through trance.  Also known as guided visual imagery or deep relaxation, hypnosis allows access to information stored within your subconscious mind, the deepest part of your consciousness which is actually 90% of your mind!  Hypnosis is a very natural and common state of mind and is not to be feared, because in a hypnotic trance the subject is always in control.

What is hypnotherapy?

Hypnotherapy is the use of hypnosis as a therapeutic tool.  Hypnotherapy utilizes hypnosis and hypnotic trance to tap into the subconscious mind, where our deepest memories and energetic imprints are stored.  Tapping into the subconscious mind helps uncover the causes of emotional imbalances and unwanted habits, behaviors, and thought patterns. 

Is hypnosis dangerous?

Not at all!  Hypnosis or hypnotic trance is natural.  Most people naturally enter trance a few times a day when doing performing automatic tasks like driving, watching television, reading, or doing chores. There are no documented cases of harm done to anyone from the therapeutic use of hypnosis. There has also never been a documented case of someone unable to come out of a hypnotic state.

What does it feel like to be hypnotized?

Being hypnotized feels like being deeply relaxed.  It is a very pleasant and light feeling of complete physical and mental relaxation.  If is very similar to the moment between being awake and falling asleep.  If you have ever practiced guided meditation then you have probably already experienced hypnotic trance. 

What if I just cannot be hypnotized?

Many people who doubt their ability to be hypnotized are amazed to realize that they have already experienced hypnosis.  If your mind had ever gone on cruise control while doing an activity -- like driving, reading, or watching TV -- you have already experienced hypnosis.  To truly experience the therapeutic benefits of hypnotherapy all you need is an open mind and a strong desire to elevate and transform your life.