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 Georgina Cannon

Imagine a stress-free wedding. It can actually happen. Brides and grooms are able to relieve wedding day stress through hypnotherapy. Your wedding day can be the day you've always dreamed of – without all the added worries...

 

 

 

 

 

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by Dick Sutphen

For most of my adult life, my primary unanswered question was, “to what degree is life pre-destined?”  And after years of research, which has included writing many books, I’ve come to the conclusion each of us plans our life to experience different degrees of destiny and free will...

 

 

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by Steven Harold

Fibromyalgia Syndrome or FMS is a condition that seems to be becoming more prevalent. FM is akin to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS, previously called, ME) but has the added extra of pain. It involves feeling exhausted and being in pain. Its sensations can appear to affect the entire body. Today, there isn't a cure for fibromyalgia...

 

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by Shelley Stockwell-Nicholas

You are your mind/emotions/body; you can’t have one without the other. Mind affects body; body affects mind. Your thoughts effect your wellness. It makes sense. After all, every organ in your body is connected with your brain. A main benefit of hypnosis is that it alleviates stress...

 

 

 

 

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by Karen Branch

This is a question I am frequently asked by my clients and it is a good one.  Movies, television and stage hypnotists tend to dramatize hypnosis and make it appear to be something much more otherworldly than it really is. Inexperienced people expect they will be entering a zombie-like trance and then will begin to do all manner of weird things...

 

 

 

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by Linda Chalmer Zemel

Peter Whorwell, professor of medicine and gastroenterology at University Hospital of Manchester in the UK, was quoted on Science Daily as saying: "Colors are frequently used to describe emotions, such as being 'green with envy' or 'in the blues'...

 

 

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by Dick Sutphen

The more I focus upon private-session hypnotherapy, the more my passion grows for this work I’ve been doing for over 30 years. Maybe this is because it’s been a long time since I’ve focused to this extent upon individual cases. All over again, I find myself like a child filled with wonder at the power of hypnosis. Working with individuals is also proving to be a powerful opportunity to put into practice new techniques I developed while training therapists for the last two years...

 

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by Melissa Tiers, DCH, DAH

In my experience helping people to overcome fears, I have noticed that whether we are addressing a specific or generalized anxiety, internal dialogue is either the trigger or what keeps the pattern going. There’s many ways to manipulate and change the effect of internal dialogue and I’d like to share a few here...

 

 

 

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by Ian Sherred

People, it seems, can be phobic of just about anything and everything, as any internet search will tell you. Lists of phobias are often presented in a slightly voyeuristic, isn’t-that-weird sort of way. Yet for those who actually suffer from phobias, there is much more to it than odd entertainment value or material for pub trivia quizzes. Phobia sufferers are, literally, in fear of their lives...

 

 

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by Jon Rhodes

The fear of crowds is an anxiety disorder which can severely limit the lifestyle of the sufferer. Those who suffer from a fear of crowds often have several symptoms when in or approaching a crowd. These include heightened alertness, increased anxiety, nausea, headaches, excessive sweating, shortness of breath, shaking, chest pains and more...

 

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Editor's Note: I used to work in L&D as a Nurse Anesthetist and until I studied hypnosis, I never would have believed that hypnosis works. I knew that Lamaze didn't work. Hypnosis does!

 

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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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