FAQs

What is hypnosis?

 

It is a guided form of relaxation where the mind and body totally relaxed.

Hypnosis is ultimately self-hypnosis and the hypnotherapist acts as a valuable partner in the process to provide guidance and direction to lengthen and deepen the natural trance state and then offers positive suggestions for a desirable healthy outcome.

 

Can I be hypnotised?

 

A hypnotherapist has no magical or special powers. You can hypnotise anyone if they want to be. You will never accept a suggestion that your belief system does not agree with. Hypnotic trance is a normal and natural state that we all enter into regularly many times throughout each day.

 

Does the hypnotherapist control the person?

 

Definitely not, since hypnosis is an interaction based on a mutual agreement to attain a desirable therapeutic outcome. “What the mind agrees with the body will respond to”

 

Will I be aware of what is happening?

 

A person in a hypnotic state knows where they are at all times, are able to move and adjust, can talk, hear, feel, see, taste and smell. All hypnosis is self hypnosis. Everyone has a different positive experience.

 

Can you become stuck in hypnosis?

 

The answer is no, as hypnosis involves focused attention and you are in control at all times, therefore you can initiate or terminate the hypnosis session at any time. It is impossible to become stuck in a state of concentration. Can you imagine getting stuck reading a book!

 

Does hypnosis work for everyone?

 

It will work when you are ready to make positive changes in your life.

 

How effective is hypnotherapy?

 

Hypnotherapy has been used worldwide successfully and is a safe and natural technique. It has been used for pain management, stress and anxiety, insomnia, sports performance, changing habits, stop smoking, weight loss fears and phobias.

 

How many sessions will I need?

 

It depends on the nature of the problem, your state of mind and your desired outcome as each person is different.  For any change to take place, you will require at least 3 consecutive sessions.

 

Is Clinical Hypnotherapy covered by your Private Health Fund or Medicare?

 

You will have to check with your health fund provider as some do cover this.

Medicare does not cover Clinical Hypnotherapy.

 

 

 

 

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