We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.

Albert Einstine

Transforming Therapies

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The use of hypnotism for therapeutic purposes is referred to as “Hypnotherapy”.

Hypnotherapy is a brief therapy used to create subconscious change in the form of new responses, thoughts, attitudes, behaviors or feelings.
Hypnosis is a state of human consciousness involving focused attention and reduced peripheral awareness characterized by an enhanced capacity for response to suggestion.

What occurs during hypnosis fall into two groups: Altered state* and Non-State**

* An altered state of mind or trance is marked by a level of awareness different from the ordinary conscious state. ** In contrast, Non-state in hypnosis is as a form of creative role-enactment and inspired use of the imagination.

During hypnosis, a person is said to have heightened focus and concentration and can concentrate intensely on a specific thought or memory, while blocking out sources of distraction with an increased response to suggestions.

Hypnosis is usually induced by a procedure known as a hypnotic induction involving a series of preliminary instructions and suggestions.
In the UK there are several hypnotherapy organizations. Each one has a Code of Ethics and Practice seeking to protect the public and maintain professional standards

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