Are you trying to lose weight? Beat a smoking habit? Overcome stress? You’re not alone. More and more people in Wellington are visiting a hypnotherapist to defeat obstacles that have been plaguing them for a while. Here are just some of the benefits of hypnosis.
1. Beat addiction
Did you know that about 5000 people in New Zealand die every year from smoking or second-hand smoke? Hypnotherapy has become a popular choice for many people who are looking for support when treating addiction.
Whether it’s smoking, gambling, or drugs hypnosis can be used to help overcome urges and ensure that the individual continues on the right path in the future. Medical hypnosis can help to alleviate some of the symptoms associated with addiction, and it is a process that has proved useful for people of all ages and backgrounds.
2. Lose weight
Hypnosis is also commonly used to help people lose weight. Studies have shown that hypnotherapy can be useful when trying to lose weight if combined with changes to diet and exercise. For the medical hypnosis to succeed, a program will need to be tailored to suit the needs of the individual.
Further hypnosis will often be required if psychological reasons have contributed to the weight gain (for example, a recent traumatic event or something that happened in childhood). Many hypnotists will try to ascertain the cause of the weight gain and alleviate any symptoms associated with weight loss such as cravings.
3. Fight anxiety
Many people find a hypnotherapist if they suffer from anxiety, depression or stress, and the process has helped many individuals deal with personal problems. Hypnosis can help to get someone’s stress levels under control, which can be beneficial if they suffer from panic attacks or are unable to get involved with everyday social activities because of fear of failure, embarrassment, or extreme anxiety.
The hypnotist will relax the patient and try to work out the cause of their distress to help them in the future. Some techniques are taught which the individual can then try at home or when they feel particularly stressed or anxious. Many people have benefited from hypnotherapy for stress relief, and it has helped them to overcome personal pain or emotional trauma.
4. Better sleep
Hypnosis can also be beneficial if someone is suffering from a sleep disorder such as insomnia. A hypnotist will talk with the patient about their condition and might put them into a deep state of relaxation to try and solve the problem. Many people who have previously suffered from a sleep disorder have noticed a tremendous improvement after seeing a hypnotist. They might find that they have more energy in the morning and are more productive at work.
Are you looking for a hypnotist in Wellington or on the Kapiti Coast? To find a hypnotherapist in Kapiti simple search online for Medical Hypnosis. Dr. Patrick McCarthy has treated 20,000 people with hypnosis since 1992. For more information, visit www.medicalhypnosis.co.nz or call 04 385 6998 today and speak to a member of staff about Wellington hypnotherapy.