Frequently asked questions

What is Hypnosis?

It's a state of deep relaxation and concentration within a state of heightened awareness induced by suggestion.

Will I lose control?

No.

 

A professional Hypnotherapist would never make you do anything you do not want to do or behave in a way you would not normally behave.

Will I be asleep?

No, you will be extremely relaxed this is why the technique is called "Conscious Hypnosis".

How many appointments will I need?

It depends on the presenting issue.

 

Some issues such as smoking cessation or certain phobias can be treated in as little as 1-3 sessions.  More deep-rooted issues can take longer.  An appropriate treatment plan will be discussed at your initial consultation.

How does Hypnotherapy differ from stage hypnosis?

Stage Hypnosis is a brilliant form of entertainment with a participating audience and susceptible volunteers, whereas Clinical Hypnotherapy uses the skills of hypnosis to alleviate problems via communication with the subconscious mind for therapeutic purposes.