FAQs

What does hypnosis feel like?

It is similar to guided relaxation. Everyone experiences hypnosis differently, with some people going into a light trance and hearing every word, while others may go into a deeper level and drift in and out. Most people find hypnosis to be an enjoyable and highly relaxing experience.

What is hypnotherapy?

Hypnotherapy is the therapeutic use of hypnosis to treat habits or psychological or physical problems. Hypnosis is a state of relaxed, focused attention. It is a normal state that we all go into regularly include daydreaming, getting absorbed in a book or movie, meditating or entering a ‘flow’ state during an enjoyable activity. Hypnosis is particularly effective because the analytical conscious mind becomes less active, allowing the unconscious mind to become more receptive to suggestions and to come up with its own solutions.

Can anyone by hypnotised?

Most people can be hypnotised although to different degrees. If you can focus your concentration inwards tuning out external world distractions, follow guided instructions, and want to have the experience, you should be able to get into the trance state. It comes easier to some than others, but it does get easier each time.

Is hypnosis mind control?

No, you are very much in control. Stage hypnosis where you see participants doing silly things as if they are in the power of the hypnotist, is totally different from clinical hypnotherapy which is hypnosis used for serious, therapeutic purposes. With stage hypnosis, participants are carefully selected for their high hypnotisability, high compliance and willingness to act out for entertainment value. In hypnotherapy, you always have a choice to accept or reject any suggestions and you would never do or say anything in hypnosis that you wouldn’t do or say in a normal waking state.

Can I get stuck in hypnosis?

No, just as you can’t get stuck in a daydream you can’t get stuck in hypnosis. Hypnosis is a state of intense inward focus, and you can easily realert yourself or open your eyes if you want to. No one has ever become stuck in a hypnotic state.

How do I make the most out of hypnotherapy?

You need to be fully committed to the therapy and making the necessary changes that you want. Hypnotherapy involves using the power of your mind, so your full participation and commitment is required as we work collaboratively in therapeutic alliance. I will do my best to support you to achieve your goals.

How do I make payment?

Payment is to be made by bank transfer at least 24 hours before the session.

What is your cancellation policy?

24 hours’ notice is required if you need to cancel or reschedule an appointment. In the event of an unforeseen situation such as emergency or illness, please provide as much notice as possible.

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