asked questions about therapy
These are the most common questions I get in my consulting room...
Hypnosis is a state of total relaxation and concentration at
one with heightened awareness, induced by suggestion. It has
been used for thousands of years, and evidence shows Ancient
Greeks and Roman cultures practised it. It is a totally natural
There are many misunderstandings about Hypnosis, generally by
a lack of knowledge.
Stage Hypnosis has not always helped in its perception, as it
does give the impression of CONTROL by therapists. Many times
in a day, we are in the state of hypnosis, e.g. driving a car
to its destination, not remembering the last few miles. Watching
the TV, and not being able to recount events in the film. Being
in a train, looking out the window in a state of detachment,
total relaxation. Hypnosis mimics this in a focused way, as
the purpose is to apply one of the said therapies. There is
no feeling of hypnosis, just a state of calm, relaxation, and
a sense of well being. It is not magical, and you are not out
Don't suffer in silence
YOU ARE NOT ALONE, NEVER THINK YOU ARE ALONE.....We all suffer
anxieties and psychological traumas sometime during our life.
This amazing therapy can help to get rid of these, and therefore
the symptoms that come with them. Why should you live with something
inside of yourself, outside of your control. The Portsmouth and Waterlooville Hypnotherapy Clinic,
offers a warm, calm, caring, relaxed atmosphere, in which to
discuss all your concerns.
Are there any people who cannot be
It is incorrect that some people cannot go into hypnosis. But
hypnosis would not be applied to people with learning difficulties,
or someone under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
So I am not asleep then?
No just totally relaxed
Can I speak in hypnosis?
Yes. At any time during the session, if you need to act upon
say a fire alarm, you will be fully alert. And you are encouraged
to talk in Hypnoanalysis.
How does it feel?
There is no such thing as a hypnotised feeling, you just feel
calm relaxed and peaceful. I use a calming voice to relax you.
Will I remember what has happened?
Yes most people are surprised to find that they remember all
that happens, a state of heightened awareness.
Are Drugs or Tablets used?
Can I be influenced to do anything
against my will?
No in fact you would be shocked out of the hypnotic state
if such a thing happened. Therapists adhere to strict code
of ethics always.
Are there any causes for concern?
No Hypnosis could only prove dangerous when driving or using
machinery, under these circumstances, do not listen to a hypnotic
tape. Doctors, Dentists, Psychotherapists, are
recognising and using this fantastic therapy more.
Do you help children?
Yes children are wonderful candidates who respond incredibly
well, often the 'Blowaway Technique ' is used.
How much are sessions?
Depending on the decided therapy used. See Fees page.
How many visits are needed?
Simple problems are dealt with in a single session, e.g. smoking.
More deep rooted anxieties will take more time and sessions,
Do you do home visits?
NO. Sessions and consultations are always done at the therapy
How do I book?
Visit contacts page for details.
Contact today and know that you can with determination, commitment,
and time, change your whole life around. We can put the true
you back together again with this amazing therapy.