Is hypnosis an effective treatment for anxiety?


Is hypnosis an effective treatment for anxiety?

While hypnosis has been around for centuries, it is still considered an alternative treatment. However, there is evidence to suggest that hypnosis can be an effective treatment for anxiety. People who have undergone hypnosis often report feeling more relaxed and less anxious.

While there is no one-size-fits-all solution for anxiety, hypnosis may be worth considering if you have found other treatments to be ineffective. If you are interested in trying hypnosis, be sure to consult with a qualified practitioner.

When used correctly, hypnosis can be a powerful tool for managing anxiety. If you are struggling with anxiety, consider talking to a certified hypnotherapist to see if this treatment could help you find relief.


What is hypnosis and how does it work


Hypnosis is a trance-like state in which a person is more able to accept positive suggestion. It happens in the same brain-wave states as meditation. It is often used to help people overcome habits or problems, such as smoking or anxiety. Hypnosis works by helping the person to focus on the problem and providing positive suggestions that can help them overcome it.

Hypnosis is the process of bring your subconscious mind to the forefront and rewiring issues at the source. This is done by entering a relaxed state and providing the subconscious with positive suggestions to re-wire the brain for it's benefit.

For example, if you are trying to quit smoking, you may be asked to imagine yourself as a non-smoker. Hypnosis is especially helpful for changing habits because it bypasses the conscious mind (where willpower is stored) eliminating the need for willpower altogether.

The subconscious mind is the part of your brain that controls your automatic behaviors and habits. It’s responsible for things like driving a car and riding a bike – activities that you can do without thinking about them. Hypnosis is not magic, but it can be a very effective tool for change.


The benefits of hypnosis


The benefits of hypnosis are many. Hypnosis can help people to overcome bad habits, such as smoking or overeating. Hypnosis can also be helpful in overcoming anxiety. Hypnosis can help people to focus on the problem and to provide positive suggestions that can help them overcome it. Hypnosis is a safe and effective treatment because the subconscious changes can only happen if the conscious mind wants them.

Hypnosis helps people make changes at a subconscious level. This allows people to create deep, long lasting changes without the use of willpower. This is especially helpful for changing habits.

Hypnosis is a safe and effective way to change habits. It is a natural state of mind that we all experience every day. We enter a state of hypnosis when we are relaxed. The degree of relaxation allows for different levels of hypnosis. A light state of hypnosis is great for changing habits, overcoming fears, and re-wiring limiting beliefs. A deeper state of hypnosis is necessary for things like long term memory recall, past life regression therapy, age regressions, and using hypnosis to forego general anesthesia.


Who is hypnosis for?


Hypnosis is for you if at least one of the following statements are true:

  • You want to unwind

  • You're feeling stressed or anxious

  • You want to feel more self-assured

  • You want to overcome a fear

  • You want to reduce your weight

  • You're engaging in self-sabotage or resistance to achieving your objectives

  • You have unsupportive practices that you'd want to change

  • You want to maximize your abilities

  • You want to fine-tune your intuition so that you can trust it more

  • You're looking for clarity or direction

  • You want to learn about your past lives

  • You want to clear past life traumas

How hypnosis can help relieve anxiety


Hypnosis can be a very effective treatment for anxiety. Hypnosis helps people to focus on the problem and to provide positive suggestions that can help them overcome it. Hypnosis is a safe and effective treatment for many problems, including anxiety.

The reason hypnosis is such an effective tool for treating anxiety is because anxiety originates in the subconscious mind. Hypnosis allows us to bring the subconscious mind to the forefront and re-wire anxiety at the source. Hypnosis also helps us reduce stress and activate our parasympathetic nervous system. This is the nervous system that controls our rest and digest response. When we are in a state of anxiety, we are in sympathetic mode which means our bodies are in "fight or flight" mode. Hypnosis helps us to relax and enter into a parasympathetic state so that we can begin to heal.

If you are suffering from anxiety, hypnosis may be a helpful treatment for you. Hypnosis can help you to focus on the problem and provide positive suggestions that can help you to overcome it.


What to expect during a hypnotherapy session


When you go for hypnotherapy, you will be asked to sit or recline in a comfortable position. The therapist will then ask you to focus on their voice and to relax. You will be asked to breathe deeply and to allow yourself to drift into a trance-like state. The therapist will then provide positive suggestions that can help to change your thinking and behaviours. The aim is to help you to feel more positive and empowered so that you can make the changes that you want to make in your life. Hypnotherapy can be used to treat a wide range of issues, including anxiety, stress, phobias, weight loss, smoking cessation, and more.


Where to start


If you are considering hypnosis as a treatment for anxiety, it is important to find a therapist who is qualified and experienced in hypnotherapy. Cephalo hosts several certified hypnotherapist, specializing in Subconscious Reprogramming and Past Life Regression Therapy. Hypnotherapy can be done in-person and virtually, producing identical results.

A great way to get started with hypnotherapy is by listening to hypnosis recordings. This is also great preparation for a hypnotherapy session because the more someone intentionally goes into a hypnotic state, the easier and quicker they will go into hypnosis in the future.

Attached to this post is a free hypnotherapy recording from one of our Cephalo practitioners. Our hypnotherapists recommend you find a comfortable reclined seat where your head is supported, to listen to the recording.


Free resources


Hypnosis is a natural state of mind that we all experience every day. A light state of hypnosis that is great for changing habits, overcoming fears, and re-wiring limiting beliefs. A deeper state of hypnosis is necessary for things like long term memory recall, past life regression therapy, and age regressions.

We don't always have control over the factors that lead to anxiety, or anxiety in general. In a community that often spiritually bypasses those struggling with anxiety, ignoring the societal factors that leave some groups more susceptible than others, we want to speak about anxiety differently.

Cephalo offers sliding scale and free service options for those who need it. There is no list of qualifiers you must meet to be eligible for these price options. We believe people ask for the help they need. Please email info@cephalo.co for support booking with these price options. If care for a loved one, transportation, etc. is not accessible, we also offer virtual services for those with a Zoom-compatible device. We will also link a list of free mental health resources here.