Hypnotherapy is one of the most effective forms of therapy for treating anxiety and depression. It can help individuals achieve great success in reducing and potentially eliminating their symptoms. Learn more about hypnotherapy as a treatment for anxiety and depression in this blog post.
Hypnotherapy and Hypnosis are well known, but rarely explained beyond a surface level. This blog post unpacks why it is an incredibly effective form of therapy, how it works, and how it changes behaviours or habits that are causing suffering in an individuals life.
The Optimal Success Wheel of Life is a tool we use to assess and reframe our views on what success and balance in our lives looks like.
What’s holding you back from living optimally? If you are someone who feels frustrated or stuck, or perhaps you feel like you’re constantly stressed or anxious, or you are someone who struggles to follow through on goals you've committed to, you are not alone. There is good news though, you can absolutely overcome this with Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapy!
Talk counselling & coaching are part of the puzzle, but it's important to utilize methods like neurofeedback and hypnosis that reprogram your subconscious
hypnosis What are your current beliefs? To help answer that question, consider the following topics and feelings: Health Relationships Money Happiness Success Fear Love What do you believe about each of them? Better question: How did your childhood shape your beliefs? For most of us, our subconscious programming occurred before we were 10 years old. Most of us haven’t explored or worked on this reality. Such beliefs may still be in charge of our lives. This is because our subconscious mind is pretty much who we are. Before we move forward, let’s discuss a few terms. The Subconscious Mind Our subconscious programming is to us what an operating system is to a computer. Among many, many other things, our subconscious mind contains our: Beliefs Habits Memories Control over our bodies To put it as simply as possible, our subconscious programming creates about 95 percent of our personality. Hypnosis At one time or another, most of us have swung something in front of a friend’s face and declared: “You are feeling very sleepy,” pretending to bring him or her under our control. In reality, people undergoing hypnotherapy are in full control of their own behavior. They will not do anything they would normally be unwilling to do. Hypnotherapy is a method designed to change our subconscious programming. Over time, it can help patients create new reactions, behaviors, thoughts, and feelings. Four decades of research has found these techniques to be safe and effective. They are used to treat a very wide range of issues and conditions. Here is a small sampling:\ headaches and other common sources of pain addressing addictions, e.g. smoking support during childbirth increasing concentration and focus reducing depression and trauma [...]
When some people think of hypnosis they become concerned that they will be controlled to do what the hypnotherapist tells them to do, but in fact this is not true. No one can make anyone do anything that they do not want to do. Each person has a part of their mind that tells them what they are comfortable doing and what they are not. Everyone has free will. In fact, when a person is in a hypnotic state they are in a hyper-attentive, conscious yet relaxed state. Clients are free to ignore, give themselves a different suggestion, or explore what is being suggested. The difference between meditation and hypnosis is the latter is directed as one might direct a play. Both meditation and hypnosis help you to become mentally and physically calm, but it is hypnosis that can delete negative programming and replace it with positive programming. When in a state of relaxed hypnosis, the conscious mind steps to the side to observe while the subconscious mind becomes more accessible. It is here in the subconscious mind, where programs are stored that may be sabotaging a person’s life. With access to this part of the mind, positive suggestions for a variety of needs can be given to replace any negative programming. We all go through a state of hypnosis approximately every hour and a half when our brain goes into a circadian rhythm cycle. You might notice this cycle when you are reading a book, or watching a movie, and become focused on one thing tuning out other things in your environment. In this state, you are relaxed and capable of heightened imagination and suggestion. This part of your mind never sleeps; it runs [...]