Hypnosis can be defined as a state of relaxation in which the capacity to respond to question or stimuli is heightened. Alteration of one’s beliefs and behaviors under this state is possible.
Hypnotherapy involves a technique that puts a person under a trance with their awareness heightened. The attention of the person is normally centered in that they cannot hear or focus on anything else going on in the surrounding.
The target for the hypnotherapy is to explore the thoughts even painful ones, the memories and feelings of a person. A different perspective of things is brought on by hypnosis.
Hypnotherapy can be used in patient analysis and suggestion therapy.
The different techniques in which hypnosis can be done are; analytical hypnosis technique, behavioral hypnosis techniques, cognitive hypnosis techniques, past life regression hypnosis techniques, and ericksonian hypnosis techniques.
The benefits and uses associated with hypnotherapy are; treatment for eating disorders, for pain management, for stress management, to treat sleeping disorders, treating depression, for surgery purposes can be used as a anesthetic, treatment for fears and phobias, helping in smoking cessation, it can be used as a tool for weight loss, it is a confidence booster, and can be used during child birth.
Hypnosis comes in handy when trying to combat the habits of drug abuse such as smoking, drinking or other harmful substances. It applies by making the user view the substances bad or having negative effects to their body which will help them to stop using them.
Weight loss can be achieved through hypnotherapy. Weight loss is achievable by overcoming any mental barriers causing a hindrance to the weight loss.
The way the hypnotherapy helps a person to relieve stress s by targeting the thought process. By doing this it reduces anxiety and leaves the person in a calm and relaxed state.
Chronic pain that comes with certain medical conditions can also be alleviated by hypnotherapy through mental therapy.
To treat sleep disorders, hypnosis helps in accustoming the mind to resting more thus helping you sleep better.
A negative aspect is introduced to the mind of the affected when it comes to the eating disorder thus they tend to stop the condition altogether.
When the hypnotherapy addresses the anxiety, it also helps with the depression.
Phobias and fears can be addressed ny the hypnotherapy which tries to find the reason behind the problem and a relative solution.
It is a supplemental technique to help with anesthesia for patients undergoing surgery.
In combating low self esteem, hypnotherapy can help to boost a person’s confidence levels and changes in their lives.
One can change their live for the better using the hypnosis.