Hypno Therapy

All About Hypnotherapy:

We have all witnessed or at least heard about magicians playing stage tricks and hypnotizing the people who volunteer or agree to be a part of their show. This is usually what we assume and associate hypnosis with. But in reality, it is quite different from a stage trick performed by a magician.

Hypnosis is a trance-like cognitive state in which people experience enhanced attention, concentration, and suggestibility. Although hypnosis is frequently portrayed as a sleep-like trance, it is better articulated as a state of extreme or focused awareness, deepened suggestibility, and striking fantasies. People in a hypnotic state often appear sleepy and zoned out, but in actuality, they are in a state of hyper-awareness. So one might wonder how hypnotherapy is connected to hypnosis. Some other types of hypnosis are guided hypnosis (which involves the usage of tools and guided instructions to induce a hypnotic state) and self-hypnosis (self-induced hypnotic state)

What is Hypnotherapy?

Hypnotherapy is often referred to as guided hypnosis. It is an aspect of psychotherapy that uses relaxation, intense concentration, and extreme attention to attain a heightened state of consciousness or mindfulness. In other words, it positions the person into a “trance” or modified state of awareness and guides them to deal with a variety of problems and issues. It is a type of alternative treatment. Hypnosis or hypnotherapy was authorized by the American Medical Association in the 50s.

What is Clinical Hypnotherapy?

Clinical hypnotherapy implies trying advanced techniques of hypnosis and other methods to deal with a variety of medical and psychological issues. On average, about 85 percent of people will readily respond to clinical hypnotherapy.

How does Hypnotherapy Work?

Hypnotherapy is a form of psychotherapy (counseling or therapy) because the hypnotic state enables an individual to explore sensitive thoughts, feelings, and memories they might have concealed from their conscious minds. Also, hypnotherapy allows people to view some things differently, such as deterring an awareness of pain.

Who can Perform a Hypnotherapy Treatment?

Maximum practitioners who undergo hypnotherapy coaching or training are licensed medical professionals, mental health professionals, or health care specialists with a master’s degree or a doctoral degree. Their education permits them to pursue hypnotherapy certification and training from professional groups like the American Association of Professional Hypnotherapists (AAPH) and other such groups. Hypnotherapy is usually performed by a certified hypnotherapist or a certified psychotherapist. These can also be performed by other trained medical professionals as well.

Several medical specialists may integrate hypnotherapy into their practices. Examples include:


family therapists

marital therapists

nurse practitioners


social workers

What are the Uses of Hypnotherapy?

Hypnotherapy is used to treat a large range of disorders, issues, and unwanted/unhealthy characteristics and behaviors, such as:

Phobias: a very intense fear or hatred that you cannot explain or is often irrational.

Addiction problems: It is psychological and bodily incapability to cease consuming alcohol, drugs similar substances, even after knowing that it is causing them psychological and physical harm.

Personal Conflicts: differences or friction between people relating to their objectives, integrity, or beliefs.

Sleep Disorders: implicates problems with the condition, timing, and amount of sleep, which results in daytime distress and impairment in behaving.

Anxiety: Anxiety is an emotion represented by feelings of tension, troubling thoughts, and bodily changes like increased blood pressure. People with anxiety disorders usually have recurring invasive thoughts or skepticism.

Depression: It is a common and severe mental illness that negatively influences how you feel, the way you think, and how you behave.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD): Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a psychiatric illness that may occur in people who have encountered or witnessed a traumatic incident such as a natural disaster, a serious accident, a terrorist act, war or combat, or rape or who have been threatened with death or near-death experience, sexual violence or severe injury.

Grief and Loss an important person: Grief can be interpreted as the intense emotional and physical aftermath that an individual experiences due to the demise of a loved one. Not only is grief portrayed by profound sadness but also by an intense longing to be with that person who has died.

Cessation of Smoking: usually called quitting smoking, is the method of discontinuing tobacco smoking. Tobacco smoke has nicotine, which is addictive and can result in dependence. Nicotine withdrawal frequently makes the process of quitting quite complicated.

The hypnotherapy treatment is not advisable for individuals suffering from hallucinations and delusions of any kind. As it may produce more false memories that might trigger their situation.

Advantages and Opportunities of Hypnotherapy:

One of the hypnotherapy’s major advantages is its ability to stimulate immediate change. Conventional treatment using talk therapy to discover the cores of a patient’s emotional distress has its place, but it can take several years.

Hypnotherapy is furthermore an exceptional opportunity for certified practitioners in the following areas to evolve or utilize their existing practice in:

  • Stress Management
  • Anger Management
  • Life Coaching
  • Meditation Instructor
  • Spiritual Counseling
  • Grief Counseling
  • Crisis Intervention

Drawbacks of Hypnotherapy:

Hypnotherapy treatment does have some minimal risks. The most dangerous risk would be the potential to generate inaccurate or false memories (called confabulations) in an individual’s mind. Some other potential side effects that could be caused due to hypnotherapy are headache, dizziness, and anxiety or distress. However, bear in mind that these effects usually subside shortly after the hypnotherapy session.

People considering hypnotherapy should firstly book an MBS consultation before selecting to seek hypnotherapy treatment. You can book an online consultation with MBS by yourself for hypnotherapy treatment. In the current situation they also offer virtual hypnotherapy sessions.

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