Hypnosis Demystified: A Step-By-Step Guide To Result-Based Hypnosis
This guide will help you understand why hypnosis is an efficient, safe and modern treatment that addresses many problems. Through hypnosis, our clients have quit smoking, managed healthy weight loss, addressed and tackled fears, phobias and worries and become more confident in their social and professional spheres. Hypnosis has also helped them change the way they deal with stress-inducing situations, allowing them to re-think old habits and behaviours, turn procrastination into motivation, sleep better, reduce stress and gain better focus for work and study.
What Can Hypnosis Help With?
How it works in a nutshell: The Two Keys to Effective Hypnosis
1. Bypass the critical faculty of the conscious mind.
2.Establish acceptable selective thinking. (Elman, 1964).
What is the critical faculty?
The critical faculty is the part of your conscious mind that judges, analyses and evaluates what other people say. While these are all vital thought processes, they can also often make you rationalise unhealthy or negative thoughts, habits and behaviours instead of examining them honestly. By bypassing this part of the mind under hypnosis, a client is free to think in a non-judgemental, honest and uncritical manner about their lives, choices and actions.
What is acceptable selective thinking?
Selective thinking occurs when a person adopts wholeheartedly a new way of thinking or reacting to a problem. By definition, selective thinking is uncritical, as it is generated and established only after the critical faculty is bypassed. The client must be amenable to this new way of thinking in order for it to be effective. Under these two key conditions, we have hypnosis. A client under hypnosis experiences a variety of hypnotic phenomena, such as heightened imagination, heightened memory and altered perceptions. Hypnotherapy is the use of hypnotic phenomena and targeted suggestions to achieve beneficial change.
How Easy is It to Be Hypnotised?
What Happens During Hypnosis?
This is what most people think of when they think of hypnosis. Direct suggestion means that hypnotist makes suggestions such as “Every breath of fresh air makes you feel healthy, proud and strong” or “You find it easy to move on from past mistakes.”
Hamlet said, “There is nothing either good nor bad, but thinking makes it so.” Reframing helps you to see a situation in an entirely new light, so that bad habits start to feel abnormal, and better habits start to feel right. Visualisation: Entire books have been written about the power of visualisation. In hypnosis, we ask you to visualise success so that it starts to feel obvious, motivating and attainable. These are the techniques we use most frequently, but the possibilities of what might occur during hypnosis are limited only by our imagination.