During a hypnotherapy session, hypnotherapist will induce a state of hypnosis in the client which brings about some behavior patterns. A patient is not made to undergo hypnosis as soon as they get into a hypnotherapist’s chair, it would be like going Into a dark room aimlessly , the therapist first has to understand what the problem is. It would be comforting for the hypnotherapist to explain to the client what goes on when they put the latter under hypnosis otherwise one may be over anxious of what goes on during that period of time where they will not be aware of what is going on around them. To avoid any unexpected reactions during the actual therapy, it’s Important for the hypnotherapist to perform some test to determine the degree of emotional and also the physical suggestibility.
With all that taken care of the test results will then inform the kind of techniques that the hypnotherapist will use to induce the patient into a state of hypnosis. Hypnotherapy has a unique way of being applied as a counseling tool as well as it can be used in exposing a person to memories and pains that may have been hidden from their conscious minds. Suggestion therapy and analysis are the two main ways through which hypnotherapy will be effected on clients, suggestion therapy comes in handy when a therapist wants to help a client quit a behavior , this method will help build self-esteem for those with low self-esteem problems.
The second type of hypnotherapy, analysis, helps explore factors that have been buried in a unconscious mind. Hypnotherapy techniques helps put a client in a heightened state of awareness and in that state, a hypnotherapist is able to give positive suggestions which go a long way to help the client with their problem. As a client who has gone to the client to have help with some problem , it is important to have the trust and let yourself free to the process as otherwise one may not reap the desired help from the experience.
Hypnotherapy is good in reducing stress and anxiety especially before some medical procedures. Long-term behaviors that patients are struggling with, can be helped through hypnotherapy, these include bed wetting by adults, insomnia phobias and even smoking. After experiencing loss, it can get really painful if one gets stuck in grief, hypnotherapy can help alleviate that sort of pain effectively.