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How Successful is Hypnosis?

Updated: Apr 7

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While Hypnosis has often been shrouded in mystery and misconceptions, it remains to be a safe and effective treatment option that has been proven successful in numerous studies.

One of the main benefits of Hypnosis is that it is a highly effective treatment for various psychological and physical conditions. It is particularly effective in treating anxiety, stress-related disorders, addiction, and habit disorders.

One study published in the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology found that Hypnosis was more effective than cognitive-behavioral therapy in treating anxiety and stress-related disorders.

Another study published in the Journal of Clinical Psychology found that Hypnosis was influential in treating addiction, with a success rate of over 70%.

One reason why Hypnosis is so effective is that it allows individuals to access and work with their subconscious mind, which is part of the mind that controls habits, behaviors, and automatic responses. Individuals can change negative thought patterns and behaviors that contribute to their condition by working with the subconscious mind.

Hypnosis is also a great option because it is a natural treatment that does not involve using medications. This can be especially beneficial for individuals seeking to avoid the side effects and potential addiction associated with certain medications.

In addition to its effectiveness, Hypnosis is also a safe and non-invasive treatment option. It does not involve any surgical procedures or the use of harmful chemicals, and there are few, if any, side effects associated with Hypnosis. There is however one important ingredient that is required for a successful outcome and that is simply - desire. Hypnosis is a collaborative process and the user must want the end result and be willing to be an active participant in the process. For example, if someone does not wish to quit smoking but asks a Hypnotist to "make them quit", despite them not wanting to achieve the goal, the success rates have reduced significantly. Not even Hypnosis can make you do something you are not prepared to do.

For those who are wanting to reach the end goal, but are just not sure how to, Hypnosis is a highly effective and safe treatment option that has been proven successful in numerous studies.

If you are interested in learning more or speaking with a trained professional to see if this is a good choice, visit Wellness Canada or click the link below to schedule a free consultation.

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