What is Hypnosis

Hypnosis can be defined in numerous ways. Some definitions speak more clearly to us than others. Choose which you like.

  • Hypnosis is a process which produces relaxation, distraction of the conscious mind, heightened suggestibility and increased awareness, allowing access to the subconscious mind through imagination. It also produces the ability to experience thoughts and images as real. – Krasner
  • Hypnosis is a state of intensified attention and receptiveness to an idea or to a set of ideas. – Ericson
  • Hypnosis is nothing but an aspect of conditioning. – Salter

What can Hypnosis help?

Hypnosis has proven to be one of the most effective means of bringing about the changes you desire in your life. Most people know that hypnosis can be used for weight reduction and becoming smoke-free. Did you know that hypnosis can also be effective for pain management including headaches, chronic pain, fibromyalgia, reducing side effects of cancer and cancer treatments, PTSD, stress reduction, anxiety or panic attacks, fears or phobias, insomnia, memory improvement, improving self-esteem and self-confidence, energy booster, emotional concerns, goal setting, motivation, relaxation, sexual concerns, childbirth, and medical and dental procedures requiring anaesthetic? The possibilities are endless.

Why choose hypnosis?

In hypnotherapy you access your subconscious mind or the more powerful part of your mind where real, lasting change takes place. You may have heard it said that we only use approximately 10% of our brain; hypnosis is a way to access to that other 90%.