The reason most people fail at weight loss is that the approach is just too simplistic. Dieting alone will end in failure for most people. How you eat and how it affects your body depends on many factors, including family training, habit, quality of diet, mood and emotions, exercise level, etc. We choose the perfect technique according to client’s potential, which helps them to lose weight with hypnosis very easily.
We have all learned our behaviors at an earlier time in our lives. When we encountered a situation that was significant to us, our subconscious minds stored that information and used it to create a habit, so that the next time we encountered a similar situation, we were equipped with an automatic response. This is a wonderful process, except that those reactions are not always the healthiest or most productive.
That doesn't mean that they are all bad! At one time those responses served us well, but they are often geared more to immediate gratification than long-term goals.
Hypnosis is a process of reprogramming those responses to be in line with our current goals and desires. We do this by inducing a hypnotic state, which is a state of intense focus and relaxation. The purpose of this is to bypass the conscious mind to speak directly to the subconscious mind, which is in charge of the imagination, fears, habits, and reactions.
During hypnosis, you are awake and alert the entire time. In my practice, it is an interactive process, and you are actively participating throughout the session. You cannot be made t do anything that you wouldn't normally do, and you are in control of yourself the entire time.
For my weight loss clients, I begin the first session with a discussion about what your goals are, in terms of what you feel like now, and what you would rather feel like. During hypnosis, we work on ego-strengthening and teaching you that you can make suggestions to yourself and have your body believe you. This lays a foundation for changing eating habits and attitudes toward food. In subsequent sessions we continue to reinforce the changes we've already made, and work on increasing motivation to exercise.
Though it is impossible to predict how many sessions will be needed to achieve change, my clients usually notice changes in their behaviors after the first session. I recommend a minimum of three sessions for weight loss
In general, you should expect a brief series of hypnosis sessions to put in place the new habit of a healthy lifestyle. Every session is different. In our first meeting, we discuss your goals and past challenges. You will experience a positive hypnosis session exploring the benefits you’d like to achieve to Reach Your Goal Weight with Hypnosis, while also starting to incorporate healthy lifestyle changes.
Studies and Statistics...
University of Connecticut, Storrs Allison DB, Faith MS. Hypnosis as an adjunct to cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy for obesity: a meta-analytic reappraisal. J Consult Clin Psychol. 1996;64(3):513-516.
Hypnosis More Than Doubled Average Weight Loss
Kirsch, Irving (1996). Hypnotic enhancement of cognitive-behavioral weight loss treatments--Another meta-reanalysis. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 64 (3), 517-519.
Hypnosis can more than double the effects of traditional weight loss approaches
University of Connecticut, Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology in 1996 (Vol. 64, No. 3, pgs 517-519).
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