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FAQs | Paul Milham Hypnotherapy
What is hypnosis? Hypnosis is like a trance. It is a very normal state for the mind. We go into trance every seven minutes whilst our minds process information. It is then that the body can repair itself. Hypnotherapy mimics this process. Some think it is 'magical' and I often hear that they 'don't believe in it.' It isn't a cult, it is a science and as part of the free initial consultation I will explain more of exactly how it works and how it can support change. I am worried about losing control whilst in a hypnotic trance! Do not worry. The hypnosis techniques that you see on TV or in entertainment are called somnambulism and are not a feature of Solution Focused Hypnotherapy. Trance is very different… Think of it like a deep daydream and, as with daydreaming, you still retain control. You could not be made to do something that you wouldn't want to do so I couldn't make you walk like a chicken, for example! (unless that is the outcome you wanted from the sessions… I haven't come