For many people, the subject of hypnosis summons up images of stage and tv entertainers displaying seemingly magic powers of mind control and manipulation. The reality, as you might expect, is very different.
Hypnosis is a natural state during which you remain awake and alert throughout. You cannot be made to do anything against your will or nature nor do you lose control in anyway. You cannot get stuck in the hypnotic state nor can I make you walk down the road clucking like a chicken... unless you want to that is.
The purpose of utilising hypnosis is
Hypnosis has traditionally been used in conjunction with suggestion therapy for the treatment of smoking, stress control, nailbiting, fear of flying or driving etc. and these relatively straightforward problems can be dealt with in one to three, one hour sessions at a fee of £45 per session.
Hypnosis can also be combined with psychotherapeutic techniques in specialist protocols for conditions such as Insomnia, Pain or Tinnitus and these are at a fee of £40 per session.
For deeper conditions such as anger, anxiety, IBS, phobias, sexual problems or even skin conditions such as chronic eczema, hypnosis can be combined with analytical techniques to provide a course of therapy that is often described as having no equal. You can find out more about hypnoanalysis here.
Emotional Freedom Technique is an allied therapy based on the Chinese medical theory of meridians (energy channels) which involves tapping on a sequence of points to rebalance the flow of chi. Easily incorporated into hypnosis, with which it can form a powerful partnership, EFT has shown itself to be valuable in the treatment of many conditions including addictions, fears, trauma and OCD.
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“Following an extensive review of the existing literature on hypnotherapy, the British Medical Association concluded that hypnotherapy was not only effective but may be ‘the treatment of choice’ in dealing with anxiety (‘psychoneurosis’) and stress-related (‘psycho-somatic’) disorders: ‘The Subcommittee is satisfied after consideration of the available evidence that hypnotism is of value and may be the treatment of choice in some cases of so-called psycho-somatic disorder and psychoneurosis. It may also be of value for revealing unrecognised motives and conflicts in such conditions. As a treatment, in the opinion of the Subcommittee it has proved its ability to remove symptoms and to alter morbid habits of thought and behaviour. […]’ (BMA, ‘Medical use of hypnotism’, BMJ, 1955, vol. I, 190-193)”
The Efficacy of Hypnotherapy in the Treatment of Psychosomatic Disorders
Using Hypnotherapy to Overcome Examination Anxiety
Hypnotherapy for Dental Phobia
Click through to NHS Evidence for access to studies showing EFT to be efficacious for a wide range of conditions: