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Hypnosis Facts and Myths

  • Myth #1: The Hypnotist will be able to control my mind.
    Fact: No one can control your mind, unless you let them. Your Hypnotherapist will give you suggestions that you want to be given, based on the Pre-Hypnotic Interview. At no point during your session will you lose control of your mind. If you hear a suggestion that you don’t agree with, or don’t understand, your subconscious mind will automatically reject it.w question go to app settings and press "Manage Questions" button.
  • Myth #2: I will be made to perform embarrassing acts, such as bark like a dog, or walk like a duck."
    Fact: This assumption is based on Stage Hypnotism and Hollywood fiction. The truth is, these people volunteer to act on stage, and thy allow themselves to participate in silly suggestions. Hypnotherapy is a serious process of self-improvement, not entertainment.
  • Myth #3: Hypnosis is dangerous.
    Fact: There has never been a documented case of anyone being harmed from hypnosis.
  • Myth #4: If I become Hypnotized, I may not be able to snap out of it."
    Fact: Hypnosis is very safe and is in fact, a state of hyper-awareness. Any time a person wants to come out of the Hypnotic state they can, by opening their eyes, stretching or speaking.
  • Myth #5: I can’t be hypnotized.
    Fact: Every person naturally enters a state of hypnosis at least twice everyday: just before falling asleep at night, and upon awaking every morning, before getting out of bed. Most people easily enter ‘Environmental Hypnosis’ while at the movies, watching TV, driving on the highway, or while reading a good book.
  • Myth #6: Hypnosis is a “Miracle Cure”.
    Fact: While Hypnosis is a relatively quick method of making permanent improvements, Every individual makes progress at his or her own rate.
  • Myth #7: Hypnosis is a great tool to get someone to “confess”.
    Fact: Hypnotherapy sessions are kept private and cannot be used for court testimony. It is not an alternative to lie detector tests. Hypnosis cannot force anyone to “tell the truth” or to confess.
  • Myth #8: When Hypnotized, I will lose all sense of my surroundings, and will have no memory of the session."
    Fact: hypnosis is not an unconscious state of sleep. In fact, most people report having a heightened sense of awareness, concentration and focus, and can even hear more acutely during a session.
  • Myth #9: Hypnosis weaken the mind?
    Fact: No. Hypnosis works with the will, not against it. self-hypnosis strengthens the will to achieve goals. No one can be hypnotized against his or her will.
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