Hypnotherapy, which is the use of hypnosis for therapeutic purposes, has a long and fascinating history dating back thousands of years.
What most people don't realise is that hypnosis is a state of mind that occurs every day and it doesn't actually feel that unusal. In simple terms it's when we are 'in the zone'. During this state time passes quickly and we don't consciously remember making that cup of tea, or driving to that location, our automatic pilot takes over. Essentially it's when our brain wave speed slow down.
During hypnotherapy, the hypnotherapist induces a slower brainwave state by helping you to relax. This opens the doorway between the mind and body enabling us to do some all important work on your psychology.
Ancient civilizations such as the Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans all used forms of hypnosis for healing and spiritual purposes. In fact, the word "hypnosis" comes from the Greek word "hypnos," which means...