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How Hypnotherapy is Done

The use of hypnotherapy enables a person to overcome issues in his life; it promotes healing or positive development. In hypnotherapy, irrational fears, phobias, and negative thoughts and suppressed emotions are overcome by reprogramming patterns of behavior within the mind. Gone are the days when hypnosis were seen as waving those pocket watches and controlling people’s minds to do something beyond reason or their belief. The reality is that you are in full control in hypnosis, just like in self-hypnosis, and the things you do are not outside of yourself. A hypnotist helps a person with his experience.

Patients differ in their readiness and ability to success in self-hypnosis and in order to achieve meaningful results, there is a need to have several sessions. Whatever patients have learned during the formal sessions are encouraged to be practiced on their own so that its usefulness might be reinforced.

The target of hypnotherapy has something to do with our psychological, emotional, and physical disorders. The relief of pain in surgery and dentistry is realized with hypnosis. Women are prepared prior to delivering a baby with hypnosis so that the deliver process can be shortened. For those who are disabled or those who are facing terminal illness, hypnosis can easy their suffering. Smoking and alcoholism addictions have been overcome by people who went to hypnosis sessions. During hypnosis sessions, the process of altering our state of consciousness happens, and when it does one part of the brain, the analytical part is turned off, but the subconscious is awake. Here, the subconscious mind is awakened but the conscious mind is inhibited.
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Then the way the therapist reprograms the fears and other negative emotions of the patient is to plant positive ideas, concepts, and lifestyle adaptations to the subconscious mind of the patient. During this relaxed trance-like state, the body releases its conscious control and his breathing becomes slower and deeper, and the pulse rate drops and metabolic rate falls. To some extend, the body’s sensation of pain is altered when this occurs. Acute symptoms then become less acute.
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One example is using hypnotherapy to a person who consciously want to overcome the fear of going to high places. They can overcome it conscious by thinking nice thoughts when they are in a high place. In this situation, when he feels the very strong wind that causes the trees to sway in this very high place, he goes back to his fears because his subconscious mind still tells him that he is in a frightful place which is very high. Thus what he need is to reprogram his subconscious mind so that his deep seated instincts and beliefs are changed.