Hypnosis is a tremendously pleasant state of relaxation with an altered state of consciousness. When these two occur, hypnosis automatically happens.
NO. You will be awake and aware. When in hypnosis you are generally very relaxed but not asleep. In fact you are in an alert but relaxed state.
In a state of hypnosis you remain in control and will not say or do anything you do not want to. This misconception arises from stage hypnosis which uses the natural suggestibility of highly suggestible people to do funny things that they are happy to do. Stage hypnosis is very different from the use of hypnosis within hypnotherapy.
Hypnosis itself is not dangerous as it is a completely natural state.
NLP is a process that develops behaviors of competence and flexibility, strategic thinking and an understanding of the mental and cognitive processes behind behaviour. NLP provides tools for the development of states of individual excellence.
The effects of hypnosis have been known to last a lifetime.
YES. The British Medical Association (BMA) and the National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) recognise and approve Clinical Hypnotherapy as a safe effective treatment for many psychological and medical conditions.
There has never been a documented case of anyone being hurt with hypnosis. If anyone tried to give you suggestions against your moral, or religious beliefs, you would immediately emerge from the state we call hypnosis.
With the aid of advanced hypnotic training, thousands of women have experienced the birthing process as a warm and relaxing experience.
Only three types of people cannot be hypnotised; - Children under two, - Anyone under the influence of drugs or alcohol, - Anyone with brain tissue damage