What are you afraid of?

Did you know that 1 in 9 people have a phobia of some sort!  Hypnosis has been shown to be an effective treatment for many individuals with phobias. Common phobias are heights, flying, vomiting, snakes, spiders, germs, the dark, needles, blood , enclosed spaces, the # 13 and more.

For some individuals it can be mildly distressing but manageable.  For others it can be seriously debilitating. A phobia is a fear of a particular stimulus. This stimulus can be a situation, a thing, or an activity.  People with phobias will either go to great lengths to avoid whatever it is they fear, or they will tolerate it with considerable anxiety. For some people, a phobia can trigger panic attacks. In severe cases the phobia can end up literally controlling a person’s life.

Hypnotherapy works by accessing the underlying cause of the phobia and eliminating the person’s conditioned response to the stimulus. The cause is often a traumatic event which occurred at an earlier time in the person’s life. Often the phobic individual does not remember this event. It may be a memory which has been repressed for many years. Repression is a protective mechanism our mind utilizes by keeping memory of the trauma out of our conscious mind until we are ready and able to deal with it.

Hypnotherapy allows you to overcome your phobias in a short amount of time

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Posted on February 11, 2013, in Questions with info. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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