1. What is hypnotherapy?
Hypnotherapy is a therapy in which hypnosis is used to create a state of focussed attention and increased suggestability. It helps to achieve better control over undesired behaviours or cope with chronic anxiety and pain. Hypnosis is a state in which you have increased focus and concentration.
2. Who conducts hypnotherapy sessions?
Hypnotherapy sessions are conducted by licensed or certified mental health professionals who receive training for this technique. The certified professional uses techniques like visualization and verbal repetition to induce a state of hypnosis.
3. Is hypnotherapy covered by insurance?
Yes, hypnotherapy is covered by many insurance companies. They will cover 50-80% of the cost of hypnotherapy if treated by a licensed or certified mental health professional.
4. Is hypnotherapy and hypnosis same?
Hypnosis is a state in which you have increased focus and concentration. Hypnotherapy is a form of psychotherapy in an individual who is in hypnotic state. Thus, hypnotherapy uses hypnosis as a psychological healing process. Hypnotherapy can be used to gain control over undesired behaviours or cope with anxiety and pain.
5. What conditions can hypnotherapy treat?
Hypnotherapy can be used to treat following conditions
- Phobia, anxiety
- substance abuse
- sleep disorders,
- learning disorders
- sexual dysfunction
- communication and learning issues
- pain management