The average person experiences hypnosis at least twice a day

The average person experiences hypnosis at least twice a day

The average person experiences hypnosis at least twice a day…..examples include arriving at your destination without memory of driving there, zoning out while reading the page of a book or becoming engrossed in the television and hours pass by in minutes!


When you think about it your day to day activities and a link with hypnosis makes sense…..


Hypnosis is a human condition involving focused attention, reduced peripheral awareness, and an enhanced capacity to respond to suggestion


Have you ever been focused on the television, not really aware of what’s going on around you and someone asks a question… you nod and answer yes…..but you are not really sure what you are agreeing to until someone turns up in front of you with a drink you apparently asked for!


Ta da! Focused attention, reduced awareness but led into responding into a question none the wiser….

Whenever our mind wanders, daydreams or is focused on something, such as reading a book, driving a familiar route, watching a film we are in a state of hypnosis


But when used by a qualified hypnotherapist, hypnosis can actually create effective long lasting positive change for people in the form of new responses, behaviours and feelings.

What is hypnosis?

The term "hypnosis" comes from the Greek word hypnos which means sleep and this has given many the misconception that you actually asleep when hypnotised.

Nothing could be further from the truth, you are fully aware and alert when hypnotised and a skilled hypnotist can hypnotise someone whilst standing up, as stage hypnotists do.

How beneficial can it be when used correctly?

Clinical hypnosis and hypnotherapy are not stage hypnosis and the idea of clucking like a chicken, even if true on stage, is not what hypnosis and hypnotherapy are actually about.

When used effectively they are an incredible way to change someone's life for the better.

It can be used to help treat a wide range of issues from fears and phobias to physical conditions such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome, skin conditions, migraines, anxiety and stress, panic attacks, tinnitus, insomnia, lack of confidence and more.

What happens in a session?

Your hypnotherapist will take detailed history and with some conditions may request permission from you to write to their doctor, to let them know you are having hypnotherapy.

They will then discuss your goal and what you would like to see or feel at the end of your sessions.

Using a range of different techniques your hypnotherapist will relax you, make you feel comfortable and work with you towards achieving your goal.

After a session you may feel uplifted, lighter and very relaxed. Often change is very subtle, as your hypnotherapist will be working with you subconscious mind, and you may just notice a very positive shift in how you are feeling.#

For more information on our hypnosis sessions at Integral Health, jump through to our service page

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About the Centre

The Centre for Integral Health was started in 2013 by director Ben Calder after studying Integral theory since 2011 and over 10 years of professional practice of kinesiology and Bowen fascia Release Technique, coupled with the desire to explore the application of the Integral Model in relation to health.

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