Demystifying the Powers of Hypnosis

Demystifying the Powers of Hypnosis By: Debbie Friedman “Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe it can achieve.” – Napolean Hill Hypnosis is an enjoyable, easy and effective way to change our bad habits into good ones and our negative feelings into positive ones. All of our emotions, beliefs, and habits reside in the subconscious mind and hypnosis provides direct access to the subconscious mind to replace any negatives with powerful, positive beliefs. While many people think of it as “deep sleep”, hypnosis is a comfortable and relaxed state that focuses attention and concentration, bypasses the conscious mind …

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Why Choose Hypnosis?

Hypnotherapy can assist with any issue that involves psychological states. However, no matter how much you believe in the mind-body nexus or that the mind controls how the body works or that everything is influenced by a universal consciousness, hypnotherapy will not cure everything. Nobody ever got taller by wishing for it or got rid of baldness by affirmations. Hypnosis is not magic; it is about applying proven scientific procedures that change the basic structures of the mind. The mind does affect the body. The way you behave can affect the way you think. The way you think can affect …

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What to Expect at Your First Hypnosis Session

The first appointment A session usually takes about an hour and starts with you describing in detail what it is you want to change. I will clarify some points and make sure I understand what I need to do. Then I’ll explain hypnosis, what it can and can’t do, and after discussing various approaches, we’ll agree on how to proceed. Normally I will then begin the induction and guide you to into a gentle hypnotic trance. Everyone can go into trance. You don’t have to have any secret hypnosis skills and you can’t go into trance wrong; all you have …

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What is Hypnotherapy?

Hypnotherapy is the therapeutic application of hypnosis. It is a powerful form of communication that uses psychological procedures to generate healing and change. The medical use of hypnosis began thousands of years ago, and the hypnotic trance has been used ever since in many different forms. We all experience trance every day in various forms. If you have ever driven home and not remembered how you got there, or if you have been so absorbed in a book, movie or computer game that you lost track of time, you were in trance. Trance is natural and normal and everyone can …

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Hypnosis Relieves Severe Dental Phobia

Hypnosis Relieves Severe Dental Phobia Julia was a 19-year-old college freshman with a mouth full of teeth desperately in need of dental work. The problem was, she was absolutely terrified of the dentist’s drill. I received an email from her mother, Anita, who was at her wit’s end with her daughter’s dental phobia, but didn’t know how to help her. She had taken her to a pediatric dentist with hopes that his gentle touch would put Julia at ease. When this didn’t work, she had made an appointment for Julia with a dentist specializing in sedation dentistry, but even under …

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