Hypnosis is a deep relaxation state where the Client feels comfortable and secure, and can accept information that is being fed into the subconscious mind directly. It is a state between waking and sleeping where the Client can feel physical sensations and yet be aware of external impressions. You can see as well as hear and still be in a state of hypnosis. Therapy success depends on the teamwork between the patient and the therapist.
No, I don't do the TV dogs, cats and ducks bit!
Hypnotherapy is effective for working with compulsive behaviours and habits; anxiety, phobias; pain control and much more.
They myths? I cannot (and don't want to) make you do things under hypnosis that you don't want to do. Your sub-conscious is always present and will keep a focus on safety at all times.
We enter the hypnotic state often - that dreamy time before sleep and before fully waking - reading a book - "how did I get here" moments.
You will remember everything about the time and there is no physical touch during the process.