HYPNOTHERAPY

What is Hypnotherapy? Hypnotherapy is an alternative health therapy that guides subjects into a deep state of relaxation, creating a state of heightened suggestibility in which positive images and suggestions can be introduced and accepted. Hypnosis is a deep trance state used in hypnotherapy to unlock the capacity of the unconscious mind to bring about healing results.  A professional hypnotherapist does this by quieting the conscious mind, steering the individual into relaxation, and introducing the subject to healing images, thoughts and feelings. While hypnotherapy healing is commonly used to assist individuals to rid themselves of bad habits such as smoking and overeating, many hypnotherapists treat a variety of symptoms and conditions such as migraines, high blood pressure, sleep and sexual disorders, phobias, depression and others conditions.  Therapists can also use hypnosis in a spiritual realm seeking past life regression experiences for their clients.   Some have referred to hypnotherapy as the oldest form of psychotherapy.  The oldest written record of hypnotherapy practice was said to be in ancient Egypt before 3000 BC.  Both the Greeks and Romans practiced various forms of hypnotherapy to induce a good night’s sleep and even the Bible makes reference to what would be considered hypnotherapy healing today. Throughout the 18th and 19th centuries, hypnotherapy treatment continued to expand, eventually embraced by mainstream science.  By the late 18th century, the discovery of how to place a patient into a deep trance using relaxing and calming techniques, referred to as ‘somnambulism’, is a term still used today in the alternative health therapies of the hypnotherapist community.     In the teachings of the Tarot, it has long been recognized that making suggestions to the subconscious held great power. Many believe this remains true for today’s hypnotherapy medicine where the hypnotherapist can make suggestions to the subconscious through hypnosis with therapeutic results. The British Psychological Society stated in 2001, “Enough studies have now accumulated to suggest that the inclusion of hypnotic procedures maybe beneficial in the management and treatment of a wide range of conditions and problems encountered in the practice of medicine, psychiatry and psychotherapy.”   Alternative Health Therapies – Hypnotherapy healing can help you reach your goals! Learn more about this alternative health therapy through hypnotherapy articles & information at All Things Healing today!  

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by Jill A. Moore

During those difficult periods in our lives, we can try hypnosis to plant the seed of a thought into our unconscious mind and forget about the problems. A lot of people use hypnosis to overcome food cravings or stop nail biting - even to overcome their fear of heights!

A lot of people do not realise that it can also be used to change our outlook on life, amplifying our self-esteem and building our confidence...

 

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by Celeste Hackett

One of the things I absolutely love about hypnosis is how easy it is to utilize in helping us hypnotists with our own problems. There just isn't enough room here to write all the ways hypnosis has changed my life, but let me tell you one way that I think is pretty fascinating. This is kind of personal, and this is the first time I have ever written about this to the general public, but here goes...

 

 

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Editor´s Note: In this excerpt from a workshop we learn from presenter, Joann Abrahamsen, that different types of hypnotic induction offer hypnotists more ways of helping clients move into a trance state. See three interesting demonstrations of hypnotic induction and discussion of the methods.

 

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by Tim Brunson, PhD

What is a hypnotic script? While some scripts typically include all three components of a session – that is, the induction, the therapy, and the recovery – generally their focus is on crafting the therapeutic component. This is normally done by using Ericksonian-like metaphors and analogies as forms of parallel communication...

 

 

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by Georgina Cannon

Can you imagine that studying can be fun and that learning can lead to a life-time of pure joy? It is possible to change your beliefs and experiences about studying and get turned into learning. How?

Through hypnotherapy...

 

 

 

 

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by Michael Robinson, MSN, RN-BC

The individual, who strongly believes in success, subconsciously strives to bring about favorable circumstances leading to success. When advantageous conditions arise, he is able to recognize the opportunity and take the steps necessary to complete his success plan...

 

Editor's Note: Hypnotherapists are often asked "How does hypnosis work?" This article explains how our subconscious mind works and the rules to keep in mind when setting out to learning to do self-hypnosis. Knowing and understanding this information helps with formulating effective auto-suggestions.

 

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by Cindy Locher, CHt

There's an old Chinese proverb that states: "One picture is worth a thousand words." In conveying suggestions to the subconscious, we have found that picture images are more effective than the words that are implanted...

 
 
 

 

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by Nancy Smith

Are you interested in past life regression? Many people experiment with this technique to regain memories from past lives. This therapy dates back over 2000 years in ancient India. The ancient belief was by examining your past lives you can make changes in your present reincarnation to improve your karma. The practice came into the Western culture during the Victorian Era...

 

 

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by Cindy Locher, C.Ht.

I want to alleviate whatever anxiety you may have in regard to the question, "If I'm hypnotized, how do I awaken myself?" It is important to understand that even though you are hypnotized, you are in control, are aware of your surroundings, what is going on around you, can think clearly and can arouse yourself very easily...

 

 

 

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by Alan B. Densky

Nail biting, is related to skin picking and hair pulling.  Skin picking, hair pulling, and nail biting are labeled as Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders. Nail biters often keep their hands hidden behind their backs. Nail biters often feel social embarrassment and experience out-of-control feelings at times. At times they may wonder why they can't stop and they also question whether or not they are crazy...

 

 

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by Nancy Ho

Hypnotherapy can be a rapid technique to break the debilitating habit of sleep deprivation. Using hypnotherapy (usually in two or three sessions) can make getting to sleep easier, getting back to sleep after waking up easy, giving a better quality of life...

 

 

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Testing The Hypnotic Trance: Part 1

by Michael Robinson, MSN, RN-BC
The only purpose of testing is to satisfy yourself as to the depth of self-hypnosis that you have reached. Some people never use tests because they easily learn to recognize the "feeling" of hypnosis and do not question or worry about depth. If you are one of those fortunate people and already realize that you have achieved self-hypnosis, do not waste time on tests. Use this time to program your nervous system with positive ideas and mental pictures. If you are still having trouble recognizing the "feeling" of hypnosis, the tests will prove to you that you are hypnotizing yourself...
 

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