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How Hypnotherapy Works for Anxiety and Depression

By superadmin

November 18, 2019

In this modern world, hypnosis has become a mainstream alternative treatment for different conditions. Today certified hypnotherapists treat everything from skin diseases to cigarette addiction and also for soothing patients in preparation for painful medical procedures like surgery, dental work and chemotherapy treatments.  It can be also used for anxiety. This blog will introduce hypnosis and hypnotherapy for anxiety.

The main challenge with mental health issues is that no single treatment works for everyone. Anxiety and depression can also be treated. But finding that treatment can be frustrating. When anxiety treatments have failed or you want to avoid medications, it is common to seek out alternative treatments.  One option that many consider is hypnotherapy.

Anxiety Problems that Hypnosis May Address

Physical Tension/Strain

Physical pain and tension can be addressed by hypnotherapy. Addressing and working to change the beliefs that you have about the triggers for anxiety can help to reduce the frequency or intensity of physically straining symptoms of anxiety-like rapid breathing, shaking and rapid heart rate. It can ease the feelings of discomfort and strain by implanting the suggestion that you feel physically comfortable than you actually do.

Emotional Strain/Moodiness

Along with causing frequent or constant anxiety, a physical strain can put you in a strained emotional state. The energy that’s required by the physical symptoms of anxiety in combination with persistent feelings of discontentment and worry can make you feel drained. The general purpose of hypnotherapy is to put people in a positive frame of mind by altering unnecessary negative beliefs and implanting the helpful ones. A hypnotherapist can implant the belief that you feel confident, happy and content in your ability to address and resolve the cause of your anxiety.

Phobia Reactions

Going to a hypnotherapist can help you to conquer a phobia. It can be preferable to taking regular medication to remain calm during everyday activities. A hypnotherapist will attempt to replace your illogical or unhealthy beliefs about the object of your phobia with logically useful and sound beliefs.

Sleeping Problems

Many people with anxiety have difficulty with sleep. Not being able to fall asleep, or more commonly, falling asleep but not able to stay asleep as you keep replaying problems and frustrations is a common problem. The hypnotherapist will help develop strategies to allow you to get the restful sleep you deserve. They can also help you to alter anxious thought patterns so they do not spiral out of control and keep you awake.

The mild cases of anxiety and clinically diagnosed disorders can result in these effects with hypnotherapy. So if you have experienced any of these, finding out whether hypnotherapy works for you can help you to conquer the difficulties and eliminate them.

Hypnotherapy is very effective to deal with stress and anxiety. It helps to reframe and release the automatic responses and replace them with useful ways of thinking. Further, it will control the stress and anxiety levels. Through hypnosis therapy, you can control your feelings and the causes that result in stress. Consult Help My Pain for an initial consultation with our therapists.