What is a hypnotherapist’s job
A Hypnotherapist’s job is to help people who need to restructure their cognition and their behaviours. Hypnotherapy helps to correct self entrapping thinking styles.
The suggestions made by a hypnotherapist simply weaken the influence of your conscious mind and allow your to relax without worry getting in the way. Being able to be readily hypnotised does not denote a weak mind, it means you are creative and imaginative.
What happens during your session?
During the session you are very relaxed but your attention is focused and the information received passes directly into your subconscious without any filtration. You will find that being so comfortably relaxed allows a more focused attention and leads to the therapy being very effective. You are not asleep or unconscious during your session - you are in control all of the time.
Can everyone be hypnotised?
Some of the people who cannot be hypnotised are those to whom control is extremely important. These people are often tense, so the relaxation practice that is required to learn hypnosis can be very valuable indeed.
How much does it cost?
The first appointment costs $150 - it lasts approximately 1h and 30minutes and includes an assessment of the problem. The following sessions cost $120 and last for one hour. The couple therapy costs $250 for the first meeting and $220 for any subsequent ones. The Skype consultations costs $105.
The initial 20 minutes phone consultation to assess your situation is free.
How many sessions will I need?
One consultation is sufficient in most cases. Some problems have deeper roots and may need more than one session. They typically include drug addiction, family dynamics disorders, clinical depression. Sessions can be recorded and listened to it later if necessary.
Serious psychiatric or mental health problems are referred to a qualified psychotherapist or psychiatrist.
Does hypnosis work on children?
Hypnosis works very well on children as they are usually more creative and imaginative than adults. The techniques may vary a bit depending on the child's age. With younger children I use story and art therapy approach.