Hypnosis has been integrated with such professions such as physicians, dentists, psychiatrists, psychologists, chiropractors, social workers, marriage counselors, nurses, massage practitioners, and physical therapists. Recent articles in mainstream media like the New York Times, Forbes, Discover, and ScienceDaily.com report the trends:
- For the power of suggestion to change what people see, feel, and hear
- To combat health problems like losing weight and smoking cessation where other methods have failed
- For hypnotized patients to use less medication, recover faster, and spend less time in the hospital than patients with standard care
- To reduce pain perception
Hypnosis is the state of highly focused consciousness.
Hypnotherapy is the therapeutic practice of hypnosis for the purpose of effecting positive behavioral or attitudinal change.
Frequently asked questions about hypnosis and hypnotherapy:.
Can I be hypnotized?
Yes. Virtually everyone can be hypnotized. Any concerns, doubts, misconceptions, or questions you have about hypnosis are addressed by Bruce Bonnett as part of the hypnotherapy process. Your doubts or feelings of hesitancy do not prevent you from benefiting from hypnosis nor should they discourage you from seeking help.
Do I know what's going on during hypnosis?
Yes. You generally are aware of everything that is happening while in hypnosis. You are an active participant in the process, and can even leave the hypnotic state if you so desire.
Can you make me do or say something weird or inappropriate while under hypnosis?
No. You cannot be compelled to do or say anything in hypnosis that is in conflict with your personal desires or ethical standards. You are not out of control in any way; in fact, hypnosis is a state of guided focus, concentration, and relaxation.
What can hypnosis do for me?
Hypnosis can teach and re-program behaviors, habits, and beliefs that are holding you back from living a happier, healthier, more fulfilling and successful life. Click here for a list of services.
What does hypnosis feel like?
Therapeutic hypnosis is a pleasurable state in which your body is guided by Bruce Bonnett, a trained hypnotherapist, in a safe and controlled environment towards a feeling of peace, calm, and relaxation. Your conscious mind is also guided to a state of deep relaxation so Bruce can speak through various techniques directly to your subconscious mind.
How will I feel after I've been hypnotized?
You will feel energized, relaxed, and bask in an overall feeling of well-being.
How long does it take to see results?
A competent hypnotherapist is trained to help you achieve results in the fewest sessions possible. Several factors influence the degree and rate at which success may be achieved such as the rapport between you and Bruce Bonnett, your expectations, and the desire and commitment you bring to each appointment. Some clients see dramatic results in just one or two sessions.
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