This subject has taken my attention over few months; I felt the need to write down my perspective on it. Recently while driving home from office, listening to the radio, one of those few occasions; I heard two RJs talking about courtesy and formal conversation of asking “how are you”? One of the RJ said…

As any good hypnotherapist will tell you, part of making our interventions more effective is to educate our clients prior to them. This sort of psychoeducation and developing of a ‘response set’ helps clients to understand the process prior to going through it and also helps create very useful expectation for treatment, as well as…

In yesterday’s blog entry (which I strongly advise you to read prior to engaging with this process here), I referred to numerous pieces of research and randomised controlled trials whereby self-hypnosis had been used to advance immune functioning. It is interesting to note that active mental imagery techniques outperformed relaxation themed, more passive imagery with…

I thought I’d examine the question as to how different self-hypnosis and hetero-hypnosis actually are and what research says about this question. According to an evidence-based sociocognitive explanation of self-hypnosis, the hypnotised individual does not respond mechanically to suggestions given, but rather in an active and goal-directed manner (Lynn and Sivec, 1992). Similarly, cognitive-behavioural therapists…

Hypnosis is a pure focused state of mind where mind and body are totally relaxed. It is a very natural state to be in. Hypnosis is a trance-like state where the auto-stored negative blockages in your subconscious mind are altered. The adaptability of subliminal powers to suggestions and instructions brings about the change you aspire…

Yes, it has been approved since 1955.

No, it is not true. Any specific characteristic or intellect level cannot determine who and how much can anyone be hypnotized. It is usually found that strong-headed people who really want to get hypnotized experience better results. Please click here to know more about Hypnosis.

No, any age group is not barred and can go into hypnotic state and experience its spectrum of techniques. However, children under 5 have limited linguistic understanding who does not respond well to hypnosis.

YES !! Hypnotherapy resolves any emotional or physical problem from the root. If used skill fully, along with readiness and trust of the client to work towards changes in his/her life, there are no recurrences howsoever.

There are a multitude of myths associated with the term ‘Hypnosis’. Fiction stories and Hollywood spice it up to a different level altogether. It is actually a rendezvous with your subconscious, whose basic function is to protect you. It is a very relaxing and calming experience.