How can I tell if I am hypnotized?
Most people experience a sense of physical relaxation in their body. There may be sensations of heaviness or lightness, tingling or numbness, warmth or coolness, and floating or sinking. Some people experience muscle twitching in their body, the same as when they are falling asleep. The breathing also shifts from the lungs to the diaphragm.
Is hypnosis dangerous?
No! In September of 1958, the Council of Mental Health of the American Medical Association approved hypnosis as a safe practice with no harmful side effects. To date, no one has been seriously hurt by hypnosis. It is best to work with a competent and qualified hypnotherapist. Dr. Tess is a board certified hypnotherapist.
Are memories revealed under hypnosis real?
Hypnosis is not a totally reliable way to accurately recall memories. People have been found to lie while under hypnosis.
What is Hypnotherapy?
Hypnotherapy is a therapeutic tool that combines the properties of hypnosis and psychotherapy. While the client is in the hypnotic state, the hypnotherapist “talks” to the client’s subconscious mind. Clients gain insight into present difficulties and past events that affect their conscious thoughts, emotions, and behaviors.
Will I be made to do silly things?
No, absolutely not. Hypnotherapy is not stage hypnosis where the only value is in comedic entertainment. Hypnotherapy is a therapeutic tool utilized by ethical and qualified professionals. You can never be made to do anything against your will or contrary to your belief system.
What is the value of Hypnotherapy?
Hypnotherapy can help clients get to the core of a problem so that symptoms cease and a deeper understanding occurs. It has been used with a variety of physical, emotional, and mental issues. Some of these include depression, low self-esteem, anxiety, trauma, eating disorders, motivation, procrastination, attention, addictive behaviors, study habits, phobias, insomnia, headaches, tension, arthritis, chronic pain, and fibromyalgia.