Frequently Asked Questions

What is hypnosis?

Hypnosis is a natural state that we go through every day. In fact, we are in hypnosis when we fall asleep or wake up in the morning or even when we read or watch a movie. Hypnosis has been studied scientifically and is based on many years of clinical research by psychologists and doctors such as Sigmund Freud, Carl Jung as well as more recently by Milton Erickson, M.D. and John Kappas, Ph.D.

What will happen in the first session?

After speaking with you about what you would like to accomplish in hypnotherapy, I will help you to achieve a very calm, comfortable state which will enable you to be more receptive to your goals.

Will a hypnotist be able to control your mind?

In fact, no one can control your mind. You will never do anything against your morals, ethics or values. Your hypnotist will give you suggestions based on your cognitive interview. Your subconscious will automatically reject unwanted suggestions and accept suggestions you want.

Will I be asleep?

Hypnosis is not a sleep state, it is a very deep state of relaxation.

How will it feel to be hypnotized?

You will feel very relaxed, calm and peaceful. Most people report having a heightened sense of awareness, concentration and focus and can even hear more acutely during a session.

What if I am too far away from your office?

Phone sessions are available if you are too far away or cannot make a scheduled visit.