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Hypnosis for Anxiety

Hypnosis can help people who suffer from anxiety

Hypnosis for anxiety is a therapeutic approach that uses hypnosis to help individuals reduce their symptoms of anxiety as well as other issues related to that anxiety, like insomnia and pain. Hypnosis for anxiety involves inducing a trance state in which a person can be more open to positive suggestions.  
During a hypnosis session for anxiety, the therapist uses a variety of techniques to help the individual relax and address their anxiety symptoms. Some of these techniques may include guided imagery, metaphors, stories, regression to the cause, powerful suggestions, muscle relaxation, breathing exercises, and various NLP techniques. Hypnotherapy can also help a person trace the anxiety back to where it first began and release the misunderstanding that blocks them from moving forward. When self-belief is restored, it becomes easier to restore confidence and peace of mind.

How Hypnotherapy Can Help to Overcome Social Anxiety

Social anxiety can be debilitating, causing people to avoid social situations altogether. Hypnosis for social anxiety can help a person overcome anxiety by addressing the root cause of the problem. By changing patterns of self-belief and building confidence, hypnosis can help people feel more comfortable and at ease in social situations. In hypnotherapy, a person can step out of the illusion of social threat and be comfortably themselves in a social setting. It can help train their mind to experience a sense of calm and even anticipation of an enjoyable interaction with others.  

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What is Anxiety 

Anxiety is the most frequent and persistent symptom that hypnotherapists work with. It is a common condition that affects millions of people worldwide. It can manifest itself as excessive worry, fear, difficulty concentrating or remembering, feeling tired, or having a sense of panic, doom or danger. Physical symptoms can vary but include rapid heartbeat, sweating, shallow breathing, stiffness, lack of energy, pain and others. Over time, persistent anxiety can lead to medical problems. It is generally accepted that the physical wear and tear of persistent ongoing anxiety frequently manifests itself in psychosocial illnesses such as chronic illnesses, auto-immune diseases and other issues such as high blood pressure, ulcers, etc. Hypnotherapy for anxiety can reduce the unconscious pattern of anxiety and allow the body to strengthen its natural defences. 

Busting Stress and Anxiety with Hypnosis 

Hypnotherapy for stress and anxiety is a powerful approach that works at the unconscious level to stop a habitual pattern of anxiety. In a typical session, the therapist will help a client go into a deep calm state of trance in which they are awake and alert. In that state, they can step back from the stress and have the clarity and wisdom to release the grip of their anxiety. By accessing the subconscious mind, hypnosis can help a person reframe negative thought patterns and achieve a more positive state of calm.  It can take just a few sessions to restore peace of mind.  

Hypnotherapy for Anxiety and Overthinking 

Overthinking is a common symptom of anxiety that interferes with a person’s ability to relax. Hypnotherapy for anxiety and overthinking can be effective as it relaxes the mind and thus allows clarity. Anxiety is a learned response and can be unlearned. In a state of hypnotic trance, the unconscious mind is more open to suggestions and can easily substitute an overthinking pattern with a more helpful one that will better serve them. By accessing the subconscious mind, hypnosis for anxiety management can help a person break up this unconscious pattern and develop more positive and healthy thinking.

How Hypnotherapy Can Help Alleviate PTSD and Trauma Symptoms

Hypnotherapy for anxiety can be effective in helping the PTSD sufferer regain peace of mind. PTSD is a state of intense disturbing thoughts and feelings that can result from a traumatic event from the past. The sufferer experiences intense flashbacks, nightmares and, uncontrollable thoughts and severe anxiety about the event. The unconscious mind is continuing to unconsciously respond to the trauma as if it were still going on in the present.  The trauma is stuck in time. Hypnotherapy for anxiety helps the unconscious part of the mind understand that the traumatic event is over. Hypnosis for anxiety and depression uses the mind’s natural understanding of time – the past, the present and the future  - to place the event/s in perspective. A trained hypnotherapist can help the mind understand that the event in which it occurred has already ended and can be stored with all other memories of the past. When the unconscious understands, it allows the sufferer to feel safe again in the present moment. The anxiety is no longer needed. 

Hypnotherapy for Stage Fright and Performance Anxiety  

Stage fright and performance anxiety can be debilitating, making it difficult for people to perform and even more difficult to perform to the best of their abilities. Hypnotherapy for stage fright and performance anxiety can help people overcome their fears and build confidence. By accessing the subconscious mind, hypnosis can help people diffuse the intensity of their thoughts and feelings and regain control and build confidence. 

How Hypnotherapy Can Help When Feeling Overwhelmed 

Feeling overwhelmed is a common symptom of anxiety that can be described as an unproductive learned pattern of the mind. Hypnosis for anxiety management can help reduce overwhelm by inducing a state of relaxation and teaching the unconscious mind to automatically focus away from unproductive thinking, and to do so before the conscious mind is aware of it happening.  Hypnotherapy for stress and anxiety uses the mind’s innate skills to change this unhelpful pattern of thinking. The unconscious mind already knows how to relax. Hypnotherapy helps the mind reclaim this skill as a substitute for overwhelm.  By accessing the subconscious mind’s natural skills, hypnosis can help people have more clarity and step into a more clear-headed and empowered state of mind. 

Hypnosis to Overcome Performance Anxiety

Hypnotherapy for anxiety can liberate a person from the dread and anxiety that gets triggered when a person focuses on their performance. Performing is the act of doing – whether it is writing, acting, studying, speaking, influencing, having sex or whatever else a person wants to do. When the person becomes free of the anxiety of self-judgment and self-criticism, hypnosis for anxiety allows the mind to get on with what they want to do and to bring their best performance to the moment.  Hypnotherapy for anxiety can help a person shut out the anxiety and dread that prevents them from being confident doing what they want to achieve. By replacing worrying thoughts with a feeling of confidence, hypnosis can help them experience a more free and empowered state of mind. 

Reduce Your Public Speaking Anxiety and Build Confidence with Hypnosis

Public speaking anxiety is a more common form of performance anxiety which responds well to hypnotherapy . Anxiety in this setting can hold a person back in business, academia or in social events. We know that every person can speak comfortably and confidently in some environment, even if it’s only in the environment of their own imagination. Hypnosis for anxiety can help the mind capture this feeling and apply it with the same confidence, in a different environment. In a hypnotic trance, the therapist can help a person practice within their own mind as if it were real,  each time adding more confidence and self-belief until the process happens easily, naturally and unconsciously in a real public setting.

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Hypnosis to Improve Athletic and Sports Performance

Athletes and sports enthusiasts can benefit from hypnosis to improve their performance. A hypnotherapist can help an athlete more relaxed and at the same time, to be in the flow. In an optimal state, an athlete can be highly focused on playing at a level they want to perform at. Helping a person feel confident in their muscle memory helps them let go and be in the zone. The unconscious mind can then focus the athlete’s energy on what the person is good at instead of what mistakes they are afraid of making.  By accessing the subconscious mind, hypnosis for stress and anxiety can help an athlete focus on their strengths and how to use them successfully.  

How to Use Hypnosis to Reduce Anxiety

Hypnosis can be a helpful tool in managing anxiety. The first step is finding a qualified hypnotherapist who can guide you through the process. Referrals from friends or family are always best. Having confidence and trust in a therapist contributes to its success. While in a hypnotic trance, the therapist can suggest to the mind that it replace unconscious unhelpful negative thought patterns with positive calming ones. Through powerful suggestions, and visualization techniques, the mind can easily create a new pattern – a pattern of being calmer. In just a few sessions, hypnotherapy for anxiety can help a person better control their anxiety and build their confidence. 

Remain Calm with Hypnotherapy for Test Anxiety

Remaining calm during a test can be the difference between a pass and a fail, or between a pass and a top grade. Hypnotherapy for anxiety can help individuals feel confident and focused during exams. When the mind is calm, the tension can fall away, and a person can better access their memory and their calm state of mind. It can help a person better access their ability to recall what they have studied. Even more importantly, hypnotherapy for stress and anxiety can teach the mind to focus and absorb information better when studying before the exam. By building confidence in the mind’s ability to succeed, it becomes much easier for a person to remain calm during their test. 

How to Help Your Child Deal with Academic Anxiety

Children can enjoy how hypnosis (eyes open) helps them tap into their powerful imaginations to experience what it feels like to be motivated to learn and do homework. When a child is relaxed and enjoys learning, they want to succeed.  Children want to be successful students and enjoy imagining themselves achieving that goal. When a child can imagine themselves having fun learning and being proud of what they have learned and achieved, they can feel more motivated to put in the effort and learn more easily. Hypnotherapy for stress and anxiety can also make a big difference to their self-esteem. 

Hypnosis for Separation Anxiety Disorder in Children & Adults

Separation anxiety disorder can affect both children and adults and make it difficult to function in daily life. Hypnotherapy for anxiety can be an effective tool in reducing the symptoms of separation anxiety. A hypnotherapist can help an adult or child experience the comfort of a (eyes-open for children) trance. In this state of calm and safety, a person can more easily experience the benefits of calmly being in a different location or with different people, at  school, at work or at a social event. Within a few sessions, hypnotherapy for anxiety can help reduce anxiety and improve self-confidence. 

Clinical Hypnosis for Anxiety Management in Hong Kong

Clinical hypnosis is becoming an increasingly popular solution for anxiety management in Hong Kong. It can help the mind create new healthier coping mechanisms and block out unhelpful thinking. A qualified certified hypnotherapist can guide a person through the process and help them achieve feelings of relaxation and calm. Within just a few sessions, hypnotherapy for anxiety and depression can be an effective way to manage anxiety and improve a sense of wellbeing.  

Benefits of Hypnosis for Anxiety

Hypnotherapy for anxiety is a short therapy that has long-lasting benefits. After the therapy is completed, a person can easily and quickly feel in a more positive state of mind. Their body feels lighter and more comfortable. They are no longer experiencing tightness in their face, jaw, shoulders, arms, legs or anywhere they previously held on to that stress. Being calm, their mind is clearer, they can think and recall more easily. They can be more present in their life. Anxiety is fundamentally at the bottom of every issue a person is addressing in hypnotherapy. This feeling holds a person back from being themselves and doing the best they can.  

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