Many people ask me, “what is hypnotherapy?”. To understand hypnotherapy, you first need to understand hypnosis. Hypnotherapy is a behavioral modification therapy that uses hypnosis as it’s primary model.
Hypnosis is a totally relaxed, hyper-aware state of intense focus. I know, that’s a mouthful, but that is the best description I can quickly give a person. The rest of this article should help you to better understand the benefits of this powerful modality.
Even though the word “hypnosis” derives from the name of the Greek God Hypnos, the God of sleep, hypnosis is NOT SLEEP. In fact, it is a hyper-awareness. It is a state where you are intensely aware, yet unbothered by peripheral events such as sounds in the room, other people around you, etc.