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 Keith Livingston

Self-hypnosis is an incredibly useful tool. There are many cases where you'll want to teach self-hypnosis to people you've hypnotized. My philosophy is "teach and man to fish..." When you teach self-hypnosis, you allow that person to access the wonderful healing and suggestive powers of hypnosis - on their own...

 

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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...

 

 

Editor´s Note from Cynthia Lindner: In my experiences of helping people with hypnosis I have found that for some people it is very helpful to elicit trance phenomene to convince them that trance did indeed happen. This article gives instructions for testing the hypnotic state when doing self-hypnosis.

 

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by Montessa Shooper

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is generally a condition caused by irrational thoughts. In search for possible ways to control these thoughts, people are seriously considering hypnotherapy to treat the symptoms of OCD...

 

 

 

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by Cathal O'Briain, MICHP

By telling yourself you have a good memory, while also practicing some simple memorizing techniques, you will notice a vast improvement in retention. You may also find it easier to move information from your short-term memory into your long-term memory, permanently...

 

 

 

 

 

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by Andrew Fogg

Have you ever had one of those days when you played better golf than normal, despite having your mind clearly focussed  somewhere other than golf. Maybe it's when there's something exciting or absorbing going on in your life that has nothing to do with golf. At the other extreme, it could be a time when you're feeling ill or worried about yourself. I'm sure you've heard the expression, "beware the sick golfer" and that's what was said about Y E Yang when he shot a 7-under par 65 on the Friday of the Chevron World Challenge...

 

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Editor's Notes from Seth-Deborah Roth: Hypnosis Motivation Institute, the nation's first nationally accredited college of hypnotherapy.


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by Tim Brunson, PhD

Frequently I hear or read therapists and members of the media loosely using the terms hypnosis and guided imagery. Rarely do their comments reflect any knowledge of the definition, similarities, or differences between the two. This gives the public the impression that they are two separate concepts. This is partially true and partially false...

 

 

 

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The Secret of Mastering the Law of Attraction is Hypnosis. Use the Power of the Mind for Success as Your Visions, Dreams & Goals Become Reality...

 

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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 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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by Matt Godson, CHt

We recommend a minimum of 5 years experience in birth hypnosis or hypnobirthing is essential for the practitioner to have experienced most birth situations (including breech births) – any less and you risk an unprepared novice who won’t be able to answer 100% of your questions...

 

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by Del Hunter Morrill, MS, CCH

What is depression? How does it affect people? Depression is not "the blues." Feeling blue is a temporary condition. Depression seems like it will never end. It can last for weeks or months--even many years. Long-term depression is insidious because it can give rise to other conditions and symptoms, some of which can be very serious. Chronic depression can lead to loss of memory, loss of appetite (or a ravenous appetite), nutritional deficiencies and physical problems...

 

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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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