Frequently Asked Questions
What is hypnosis?
Hypnosis is a natural state of consciousness which you remain calm As you enter the hypnotic state, of focused attention and increased suggestibility during which positive suggestions used to help individuals deal with a variety of concerns and issues.
What is Hypnotherapy?
Hypnotherapy is a psychological therapy; it works with the mind to bring about positive change. The big difference between hypnotherapy and any other therapy is the use of hypnosis and hypnotic inductions to facilitate change and uncover the subconscious reason for emotional disturbance. Hypnotherapy can be effective for a whole range of emotional, psychological and behavioural issues.
How does hypnosis work?
Hypnosis has the capacity to work for most people but some are more susceptible to suggestion than others. Being fully committed to the process and feeling that you can trust your hypnotherapist is key. When we are in a relaxation state, our unconscious mind becomes more susceptible to suggestion. This means that when a hypnotherapist invites us into this state and uses suggestion techniques, our thought patterns and behaviours are encouraged to change.
Can anyone be hypnotised?
When being hypnotised, you are always aware of the process and in control of what you reveal during the session. The aim is to assist people in finding meaningful alternatives to their present unsatisfactory ways of thinking, feeling or behaving.
What can I expect from a session?
I will ask you to complete the medical history of general health and lives style. to decide on the best approach for the individual this is important information, and I will go through it with you at the time of the consultation. This complimentary consultation is designed to answer any questions you may have about our practice and to discuss which therapy procedure is best for you.
Is hypnotherapy for children safe?
Providing that it is practised by a qualified hypnotherapist. I am fully qualified, registered with The General Hypnotherapy Standards Council and bound by its Code of Ethics. Hypnotherapy for children and young people is considered both effective and safe. Children tend to respond very well to hypnosis as they are naturally quite imaginative.
How many sessions I need?
The number of sessions required depends upon your individual needs and the type of issue being addressed.
Most of our services are available as a 2-Session Package, with a number of cessations provided as a ‘Breakthrough Session’.
How do I know if therapy is right for me?
A consultation session enables you to ask questions and discuss how hypnosis works and how you can benefit. This is your opportunity to meet with the therapist, ask any questions about her training and background and decide whether therapy is right for you. The first 30 minutes are FREE and without any obligation. Click here >