If you struggle with anxiety, you’re not alone. Managing anxiety and the conditions that often accompany it (such as depression and sleep issues) can be difficult, and medication is not always the right solution. However, hypnotherapy may be a great option to help you reduce your anxiety symptoms. In this blog post, we’ll explain how hypnotherapy works and how it can provide relief from anxiety.
Hypnosis is an altered state of consciousness that enables the client to relax their conscious mind, allowing the subconscious mind to take over. During hypnosis, the therapist will lead you through relaxation exercises and guided imagery to help you reach a deeper level of concentration and focus. This allows your thoughts and emotions to become more open to change so that your therapist can work on reprogramming your subconscious beliefs about stress and anxiety. Hypnotherapy has a broad range of applications and is supported by scientific research.
One major benefit of hypnotherapy can provide is long-term relief from stress and worry without reliance on medication or other treatments that have side effects or potential risks. Hypnotherapy addresses the underlying causes of your anxieties instead of just treating their symptoms, which means that you can manage them more effectively in the long term. Additionally, hypnotherapy can help you develop coping skills such as deep breathing techniques and mental visualisation exercises which can help you manage your anxieties when they arise in everyday life situations.
Hypnotherapy also allows you to explore past experiences or traumas that might be related to your current level of anxiety. By uncovering these root causes and working through them in a safe environment, clients can learn new ways of thinking about their worries and fears so that these fears don’t have as much control over their lives. This helps create a sense of freedom from anxious thoughts and emotions so that you can live more fully in the present moment without fear or worry getting in the way.
For those who suffer from chronic stress or anxiety, hypnotherapy can be an invaluable tool for achieving lasting relief without needing medication or other potentially risky treatments. It provides a safe space where clients can explore past experiences that may be contributing to their current levels of distress while also learning new ways to cope with stressful situations when they arise in day-to-day life.
If you are looking for a natural way to reduce your stress levels, get in touch with Rose Gentile, Essendon Natural Health’s hypnotherapist. Make an enquiry or book a session now to learn more about hypnotherapy may be able to help calm your thoughts and offer you lasting peace of mind.
B.C.M (Hons), C.Clin.Prac (China), C.Toyohari. Registered Acupuncturist and Herbalist. Integrative Natural Medicine Practitioner.
Robert is a passionate and warm practitioner who has an extensive knowledge of integrative and functional natural medicine. He is down to earth and has an interest in organic foods, gardening and sustainable living. With over a decade of experience, he is renowned for being very thorough by both fellow practitioners and patients alike.