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What is hypnosis?
Is hypnosis real?
What does hypnosis feel like?
Why does hypnosis work?
How often do I have to be hypnotized?
During hypnosis, am I under the control of the therapist?
How long does it take to make change?
How do fees work?

What is hypnosis?

Non-Therapeutic Hypnotism is the independent use of the hypnotic arts and sciences to help clents inculcate positive thinking and the capacity for self-hypnosis. Hypnosis is a trance-like state of mind achieved with the help of a hypnotist.  It is different from your everyday awareness.

When experience hypnosis you are:

  • More open to suggestions.
  • Less critical.
  • Less disbelieving.
  • Deeply relaxed.
  • Are calm.
  • Attention is focused.


When you are hypnotized, you can concentrate intensively on a specific thought, memory, feeling or sensation while blocking out other distractions.

Because you are more open to suggestions, you are better able to change behaviors, improve your health and experience enhanced well-being.

Is hypnosis real?

Hypnosis was approved by the American Medical Association in 1958. 

Harvard Medical Association notes, “Hypnosis is one of the top four mind-body therapies practiced by Americans today”.

The Wall Street Journal states, “Hypnosis is currently used for dealing with such matters as habit control, stress, fears, excessive eating, smoking, motivation, self-confidence, concentration, learning enhancement sleeplessness, goal-setting, relationships, and other areas which lead to unhappiness, dysfunction, and difficulty in achieving goals.

It is a valuable adjunct to standard medical care and psychotherapy; and probably the lowest risk procedure from the standpoint of contraindications.”

Hypnosis is taught at such prestigious colleges and universities as Yale, Stanford and Harvard Medical School.  Hypnosis is also used by the military, law enforcement and major corporations.

Due to its effectiveness in relieving symptoms of a wide variety of diseases and conditions, hypnosis is one of several relaxation methods approved by The National Institute of Health for treating chronic pain.

What does hypnosis feel like?

During hypnosis, you’re mind is just very focused and alert.  You can expect to hear everything that is said to you.  You will remember everything that occurred during the session.

While in hypnosis, your mind and body will release stress and achieve a deep state of rest.  Afterward, you can expect to feel refreshed, energized and alert. 

You will remain in control of yourself at all times during the session.  You will not do anything under hypnosis that you would not do in your awake state.  At any time during the session, you can return to your normal state on your own.

Everyone has experienced hypnosis without realizing it.  You’ve done it yourself when you were daydreaming and missed a turn (self-hypnotism), when you’ve been engrossed in a television show (hypnotized by someone else) and when you choose a brand because you’ve seen it repeatedly on television (hypnotic compounding of suggestion).

Why does hypnosis work?

The hypnotic state is an optimum state for making changes in your life because you can set aside limiting beliefs that have been preventing you from moving toward a more healthy and happy you.

Many human problems, habits, stresses, anxieties, attitudes or apparent deficiencies can be traced to interpretations by the subconscious mind.

When these interpretations are understood by the conscious mind, they can be reduced or resolved.

The subconscious is also the seat of all memory.  When you direct a change at the subconscious level, you attack it at its root… you get to the heart of where change needs to occur.

How often do I have to be hypnotized?

The number of sessions you’d need to attend to achieve your personal goals really depends on you.  Hypnosis is known for helping people achieve change quickly.

During your initial consultation, we’ll talk about the goals for our work together and we’ll map out a path that will help you achieve the change you want.

During hypnosis, am I under the control of the therapist?

No, you will retain full control.  You will not do anything that you would not do during a fully wakened state.   You would be capable of returning to a normal state at any time you want.

How long does it take to make change?

Again, this really does depend on the goals that you’ve set for yourself.  Your initial session will be one  hour in length.  Sessions thereafter are 30-40 minutes.  We offer sessions both as part of a package or a la carte.

How do fees work?

We offer a variety of payment options.  Generally, we charge a flat-rate per session, but we have also created a variety of special programs and packages.

We reserve a certain number of hours each month for pro bono or charitable work.

We accept personal checks, as well as MasterCard and Visa.

Do you have a question that you’d like to ask about hypnosis?   Submit it using the form below.   We make every effort to respond to every inquiry.
 



As humans, we are hard-wired for healing Our bodies and minds  seek peace. Hypnosis is a means of bringing about permanent change. My goal at Golden Heart is to ensure that every client experiences and achieves change in a way that is personally meaningful. Sharron Magyar
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