Common misconceptions are best explained with some Frequently Asked Questions
A. What happens to the client in trance, when something happens to the therapist?
You are and will remain totally conscious at all times. Your mind will remain active. You have it within you to terminate the trance at any time you may choose to decide that that is what you want to do. At no time are you in a state resembling unconsciousness, even when all experience of pain may be blocked off. So, if something happens to the therapist you would be aware of the situation and arouse yourself.
B. What if I (the client) am not able to enter into hypnosis; not able to experience hypnosis?
Everybody has already been in hypnosis as part of ordinary life experiences. What about being total absorbed by a movie on TV or reading a good book. You would often not be aware of what is happening in your immediate environment. What about driving from A to B, and daydreaming on the way.. We all have the ingredients.
People do differ though in how quickly they learn to enter the hypnotic trance at will. Be prepared to relax and let it happen. As we become more comfortable with this new state of consciousness, we go further into hypnosis without effort. Moving into a hypnotic trance becomes easier and more accessible.
C. Will I (the client) lose control over myself? Will you (the therapist) take control over me?
When you experience the hypnotic state of consciousness, it is because you have the ability to concentrate, to let your muscles relax and to let yourself become detached from your immediate environment. The therapist is your guide not your master. The trust that you give is what makes it possible for the therapist, together with your guidance to show you the way into trance and into utilizing hypnosis for treatment.
D. Will I be unable to remember what happened during my hypnosis?
Every person is capable of remembering everything that happens during the hypnotic state of consciousness, but he or she does not have to remember anything unless it is therapeutically useful.
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