This is of course dependent on the issue, and its complexity Hypnotherapy is called brief therapy but it’s not a magic bullet. Everyone is unique, many people notice a significant difference in just the one session, but it will almost always require more than one session to deal with the problem conclusively.
You are always able to come back to full waking consciousness, not coming out of trance is a myth. You can’t get stuck in hypnosis, you are always in control and can come out of trance at any time you want or need to even if you are in a deep hypnotic state.
No you won’t lose consciousness during Hypnosis. You are conscious and in an extremely relaxed state. You are aware of your surroundings and what’s happening. You can hear and communicate with the therapist.
Yes hypnosis is safe there are no drugs involved in hypnosis, it has been around for a long time and has been used safely and effectively to successfully treat many issues. Hypnosis is not only a safe but also a relaxing, and pleasant experience.
Hypnotherapy can be used very successfully to treat many issues however, there are some conditions that should not be treated. Psychiatric or mental health conditions should always be referred and treated by a specialist in this area.
The simple answer is no. This question comes from stage show hypnosis, we’ve all seen it haven’t we? people are on stage participating is outlandish activities like walking around clucking like a chicken, these people are specifically chosen; the hypnotist can gauge that there’s a part of the person who likes to amuse and entertain and that they are likely to participate.
No you are always the one who is in control. You’re the one who chooses whether to participate or not in the process of Hypnotherapy, and you can stop participating at any time. Rest assured that Hypnosis can’t make you do something that would go against your values or principles.
During hypnosis, the therapist has greater access to, and can communicate directly with the subconscious mind, the part that drives and motivates patterns and habits. The therapist helps the subconscious to shift its perspectives and to create healthier belief systems, habits and behaviours.
Hypnosis is treatment used by a Hypnotherapist and involves using a process to assist the client to attain a deep state of relaxation a “hypnotic trance” once achieved the subconscious is more open to positive suggestions which can bring about wanted change.