There are various reasons why a person takes the help of a hypnotist and they include medical as well as help to bring about lifestyle changes. In fact, any kind of change in behavior or lifestyle can be affected with the help of the hypnotic therapy. The help is usually sought when the person needs to affect the change in life but is unable to do so at a personal level or individually without help.
Behavioral changes especially can be initiated in a person with the help of hypnosis and this has been proven to be very successful. Today with the recognition that hypnosis receives, there are many who have considered this option rather as a therapeutic process. The process of hypnosis can be divided into three stages in which each of the process that constitute the entire procedure is undertaken by the individual.
Stage I- The Pre-Hypnotic Therapy
The hypnotherapist explains the entire procedure to the patient and psychologically prepares the patient for the therapy. The theory of procrastination is defined to the patient and explains its effect on the human mind.
The reason for procrastination is explained to the patient and through this process the hypnotherapist explores the various reasons for the behavior or the cause that has brought the patient to seek hypnotherapy.
Then the process of hypnosis is taken to the stage where the therapist has understood the reason for the patient’s presence and explains the strategy that the therapist plans to implement to bring about the change. The different methods are explained to the patient and make the patient actively involved in the process of hypnosis.
Stage II – The Process of Hypnotic Therapy:
The process of hypnosis needs to be completely understood by the patient and the therapist endeavors to make all the aspects of the process clear to the patient so that the patient is left with no fears or apprehensions regarding the process.
The therapist goes to the extent of distorting the perceptions of the patient that has been so far formed through various processes of explanations and counseling sessions making the patient become consciously informed of the procedure.
According to hypnotists, sleep is also a hypnotic state in which the mind gets into a mildly unconscious condition. This fact by itself is a great relief to the patient. The process of elevating the patient’s mind to the state of complete unconsciousness is done by the hypnotherapist so that the patient is completely under the control of the therapist. The reason why the patient is undertaking this treatment is also considered in this process by which the patient’s problems are highlighted and solutions found.
Stage III – The Post Hypnotic Therapy
This stage is considered to be more of a counseling session in which the patient is examined for changes in whatever condition that patient was attending the hypnosis process. The success of the therapy, the rate of that success and what needs to be done next are all considered in this session. Basically this session helps to evaluate the success of the hypnotic treatment process.
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