Hypnotherapy for Anxiety and Panic Attacks – Hypnotherapy can assist with any issue that involves psychological states.
However, no matter how much you believe in the mind-body nexus, or that the mind controls how the body works…
Or that everything is influenced by a universal consciousness, hypnotherapy will not cure everything.
Nobody ever got taller by wishing for it or got rid of baldness by using affirmations.
Hypnosis in not magic, it is about applying proven scientific procedures that change the basic structures of the mind.
The mind does affect the body: the way you behave can affect the way you think, the way you think can affect the way you feel.
The way you feel can affect your physical health.
Many things afflict humanity, and there are several complementary routes to good health.
There are medical solutions, behavioral solutions and psychological solutions.
Your first stop should always be to consult your normal medical professional.
The vast majority of doctors are skilled and experienced in their work.
Standard medical procedures and interventions are the best way of treating physical conditions.
There is no doubt that modern pharmaceuticals do work.
I am a hypnotist but when I have a headache, I take an aspirin.
If I had a broken leg…
I might try to distance myself from the pain with self hypnosis, but my next stop would be the emergency room of a good hospital.
Behavioral processes also work.
These can control unruly children, get rid of bad habits and encourage you into better modes of thinking.
Just changing your behaviour can directly influence your health.
Walk to work, eat only at mealtimes and so on, simple behaviors like that can have dramatic effects.
But for some people their behaviour is the problem, and they just cannot seem to control it.
That is where hypnotherapy can help.
Hypnotherapy deals with the psychology of behaviour.
Before there is a behaviour there must be a thought.
“Control the thoughts and you can control the behaviour.
That is the aim of hypnotherapy.
It gives you a better way of reacting to the world around you, giving you more choices so that you can behave differently in problem situations.
Before undertaking a course of therapy in any treatment style it is a good idea to clear it with your doctor first.
Most doctors are supportive of hypnotherapy and understand its uses.