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What is a hypnotherapist?

A hypnotherapist is a trained professional who induces hypnosis in order to access the subconscious mind in an effort to increase motivation or change behavior. Hypnotherapists certified by the National Board for Certified Clinical Hypnotherapists have specialized training and a graduate degree in a health related industry such as medicine, dentistry, nursing, social work, psychology, or psychiatry. They use hypnosis as a tool for therapeutic treatment.

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Under hypnotherapy, can the hypnotherapist make the subject do anything?
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You are always in control during hypnotherapy, therefore, a hypnotherapist cannot make you do anythi...
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Can anyone use hypnotherapy?
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Hypnotherapy is safe for most people. However, it should not be used on anyone who suffers from psyc...
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Can behavior be changed in one hypnotherapy session?
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Usually multiple hypnotherapy sessions are required to see any meaningful behavioral or physical cha...
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What is hypnotherapy?
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Hypnotherapy is an aid to psychotherapy. During hypnotherapy the subject is put into a state that is...
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