Hypnotherapy is the means by which you revisit a significant emotional event in order to reframe its meaning and start the healing process. To deal with emotional problems, you need a qualified, registered and experienced hypnotherapist. This is actually self-hypnosis with the hypnotherapist acting as a facilitator.
It is generally known that stress and anxiety can result in problems like skin disorders, headaches and high blood pressure. Some beliefs, behaviours or illnesses are associated with emotional events that happened in the past, usually during childhood. I started having recurrent migraines when, as a child, I was moved from a day school to a boarding school. It was only recently during hypnotherapy that I realised what a traumatic time that was for me. During a therapeutic intervention known as timeline regression, I was taken back to my first day at boarding school where I could see myself, as a little girl, watching my parents driving away. As I did so I had a strong, sinking feeling in the pit of my stomach, a feeling of abandonment. With the help of the hypnotherapist I was able to see, as a child, that my parents were doing what they genuinely thought was best for me. They, themselves, had gone to boarding school.
For treatment to be successful, the hypnotherapist must be able to:
Hypnotherapy can help with the following: