1. Is Hypnosis dangerous?
Hypnosis is a natural state of mind and it is part of our nature and existence. It is an altered state of consciousness. We enter the state of hypnosis subconsciously, thus we are not aware of it most of the time while we are in this state. That is why even when we are hypnotized professionally we may still not notice the state. Basically hypnosis is when your mind is in a lower frequency from beta state to alpha state. Hypnosis is as safe as daydreaming or meditating.
2. Will I lose control?
Hypnosis is an altered state of consciousness. You are more relaxed and suggestible in this state. However, you are always aware and still conscious. Therefore you do have control and may have more clear thoughts and visualization.
3. Can I be Hypnotized?
The answer is yes, however, we all experience the hypnotic state differently. Remember hypnosis is a natural state of mind. If we could not get into the hypnotic state we could not fall sleep.
4. Will I be asleep or unconscious while under Hypnosis?
We all have our own unique experiences while in hypnosis and we all experience it in different levels. You will hear the hypnotherapist say “deep sleep” and you may go in deep, however you are not unconscious.
5. What about the stage hypnosis I see on TV or in an amusement park, is that real?
Well depends on what we mean by real! Yes the person is under hypnosis and their behavior is exaggerated. However, they are not unconscious. If a person is willing to get up on a stage then they are on some level willing to perform. Again the person is not totally out of control. However, those who are willing to get up on the stage are naturally more suggestible and willing to let go and let the subconscious take over.
6. What does hypnosis do and what makes hypnotherapy effective?
Our behavior and our habits are subconscious and are learned. We all try consciously with our willpower, logic, and reason to create change. However, our subconscious programming is much more powerful than our conscious mind. Hypnosis creates a direct pathway to our subconscious mind to help us create the change we desire.
7. Is Hypnosis covered by my insurance?
Most insurance plans do not cover hypnotherapy. Please check with your accountant on whether the fees may be tax deductible.
8. What happens in a first session?
You are welcomed in a safe and comfortable environment where I devote as much time needed to learn about you. We will discuss hypnosis and how the mind works in relation to the purpose of your visit. I will learn assess your suggestibility and will explain the differences in how we all take in information differently and create a plan that best suits you and your needs.
9. What do I have to do?
You may contact me via phone or email or you can simply fill out our online form. We will set up a time to talk on the phone for a free consultation and make an appointment for a session. We will meet, talk about what you want, and then your job is to breathe and relax; that’s it.