What is the difference between Meditation and Hypnotherapy?
Hypnosis and meditation may have many benefits associated with them. To enter a meditative and hypnotic state are very similar however, with the use of a therapist hypnotherapy bypasses the critical factor in your brain to have a specific aim at changing a certain behaviour or unwanted feeling. Whereas, meditation is usually used simply as a deep relaxation technique to free the mind of all thoughts and calm the body and mind down. This may have many healing benefits to the individuals mind and body however, a specific change is not targeted. Scientific MRI scanning has also shown that different parts of the brain are activated during hypnotherapy vs. meditation.
Does Hypnotherapy help everybody?
Hypnotherapy may not benefit everybody however, studies have shown that up to 80% of people experience improvements from hypnotherapy when 3-6 sessions are undertaken.
Can everybody be hypnotized?
When it comes to using hypnotherapy as a clinical therapy everybody can benefit and the hypnotherapist is trained to assess the best way to induce a hypnotic trance in anybody.