Hypnotherapy uses hypnotic techniques in such a way to bring
about therapeutic changes with help from the therapist. It uses
the power of your mind to heal physical, emotional and mental
problems. Through interaction with the hypnotherapist you can
begin to discover the underlying causes to your problems.
Hypnotherapy can be used to help deal with thoughts, feelings,
phobias, habits and specific issues, from sexual problems, eating
disorders, skin problems, pain, arthritis, anxiety, stress and
During the initial consultation the therapist will ask about
your problem and about you. You must be at ease with the therapist
and feel able to trust them in order to enhance the treatment.
It is also important as you are in a vulnerable state and may
also disclose extremely personal information. If you do not feel
comfortable you should seek another therapist.
The treatment involves the therapist speaking to you, to help
you enter a relaxed state. When you are in a hypnotic state they
will then try to recall memories, sometime from your past and
childhood. The hypnotherapist will talk to your subconscious
and make suggestions that can help your problems. The hypnotherapist
will bring you out of your relaxed, hypnotic state. You should
feel relaxed, calm and wide a wake. It may take a number of ongoing
sessions to help deal with your problem. Hypnotherapy is suitable
To find a suitable therapist contact the, British Institute
of Hypnotherapy. Here therapists must adhere to a code of ethics,
have proof of training at a suitable level and have appropriate
insurance. They are also expected to work within the boundaries
of the institutes code of practice.
British Institute of Hypnotherapy
12 Heycroft Rd
Tel: 01702 524484
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