About Hypnotherapy

Brief Explanation of Hypnotherapy

A natural yet altered state of mind where communication and responsiveness with the subconscious mind is present.  IIH General Working Definition
90% of all people can by hypnotized.  The best subject is a person who has a definite reason or motivation for wanting to be hypnotized.

  • Extraordinary quality of relaxation
  • Normalization of the central nervous system
  • State of intensified attention and receptiveness to ideas
  • Heightened awareness
  • Control--You are always in control and can come out of hypnosis any time you choose.
  • Acting out of character--You will never say or do anything in a state of hypnosis that is not in accord with your moral principles.
  • Getting stuck in hypnosis--You cannot get stuck.  You can end a state of hypnosis simply by opening your eyes.
  • Hypnotherapists have mystical powers--Not true.  A hypnotherapist understands that you hypnotize yourself.  The therapist just uses effective suggestion delivery to alter your state of mind and help you bring about the hypnotic state.