What is Hypnosis?
Hypnosis supports your decision to change in a relaxed and natural way
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Many people have the misconception that hypnosis is some kind of woo-woo mind control. We have all had this perception at one time or the other. Actually, true clinical hypnosis is anything but. During a session of hypnosis you will be guided into an extremely relaxed state to achieve an elevated state of mental awareness. Hypnosis may appear to look like sleep while it is, in fact, more like mediation with a goal in mind. In this deep state of calm focus you are able to go into the deeper recesses of your mind to access the power of the subconscious mind where 90% of what’s needed to give up or build new habits is.
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Some weight loss clients begin their program with several hundred pounds to lose. Some smoking clients began their program smoking as much as 3 packs a day, and for as long as 60 years. Some stress clients began their program with crippling panic attacks.
The subconscious / unconscious mind is the key to change
The subconscious/unconscious mind will always act out and act toward our most dominant thoughts and feelings.
In the physical and relaxed state known as hypnosis, we bypass the critical element of the mind and can work directly with the unconscious mind. In a hypnotic state the unconscious mind is 80% more alert, making it easy to change habits and emotions of a lifetime. It all starts with your decision. Once your decision has been made on a conscious level the subconscious mind kicks in and will always act out and act toward our most dominate thought and feeling. This is our natural inborn ability to create success. Hypnosis helps us keep our thoughts and feelings focused toward our good and our goals.
As a board certified medical and clinical hypnotherapist
I use an assortment of guided imagery, healing words and verbal repetition to promote positive behaviors such as losing weight, stop smoking, building confidence, increasing motivation, calming anxiety, overcoming fear and phobias. I work with people of all ages and walks of life who are interested in taking back control and unlocking the power of their mind to create their heart’s desire.
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More facts about hypnosis
Let's dispel some of the myths and answer the most asked questions about hypnosis
Yes? Generally speaking, every normal person is ‘hypnotizable’ – as long as they want to be, because at its essence, hypnosis is just being physically and mentally relaxed and paying attention to the verbal suggestions given to you. Simple and effective. Technically, as long as you are of average intelligence, and not under the influence of any substance, you could be a good candidate.
Therefore virtually anyone can achieve successful results using hypnosis. Of course, neither the hypnotherapist nor hypnosis can ‘make’ someone do anything against their will.
usually it’s a level of relaxation and peacefulness you have rarely, if ever, felt. Most people find it very similar to being relaxed in a waking state. Some people simply feel deeply relaxed or calm; others feel a lightness or heaviness. So don’t expect to feel ‘weird’. One thing that people do notice is an explicable change in their daily behaviors. Hypnosis is a normal state of focused attention where emotions of behaviors can be affected or influenced through suggestion and repetition.
Hypnosis is completely safe. When we hypnotize you, you are aware and in control at every moment and can terminate the sessions at any time. Hypnosis is not sleep, nor can you get ‘stuck’ in a state of hypnosis. You definitely can’t be made to do something against your will. Hypnosis is safe, relaxing and enjoyable experience. Some clients tell us it’s the best part of their week!
Healthy hypnosis for weight loss, stop smoking and stress relief.
You’ve tried every weight loss method there is, diets, exercise, pills, or maybe prepared meals. The weight keeps coming back, sometimes more than before. At Prescott Hypnosis, we offer a practical, comprehensive weight loss program that puts you on the path to getting results and a lifetime of continuing success. Learn more on our Weight Loss Page.
Our Stop Smoking program simply undoes the habit you’ve built up over all those years – usually in the first visit. As you know, hypnosis can’t make you quit – the responsibility is yours – it does support the decision you make to quit! Learn more on our Stop Smoking page.
Stress and anxiety are hard on your health. They can reduce blood circulation, impair physical healing, and steal away the energy and enthusiasm we need to get through the day.
At Prescott Hypnosis, we offer effective Stress Management to quickly train you how to relax your mind and body. Learn more on our Stress Relief page.
In order to determine if hypnosis is right for you, and if we can accept you as a client in our of your programs, we offer a free 30-minute discovery session, where we will answer all your questions, where we will answer all your questions to help you discover if hypnosis is right for you and explain how our individualized, private sessions work.