Clinical hypnotherapy is a form of therapy that uses hypnosis to induce a state of deep relaxation and promote positive change. Medical hypnosis is a safe and effective complementary technique for use in medical procedures and in the treatment of many conditions.

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Clinical Hypnotherapy

According to the American Psychological Association (APA), Hypnosis is defined as “a state of consciousness involving focused attention and reduced peripheral awareness characterized by an enhanced capacity for response to suggestion.” Hypnosis changes the state of consciousness of a person and allows unconscious experiences to become a modified way of looking at reality.

A trained and certified hypnotherapist at Satory, will guide you into this deep state of focus and relaxation with verbal cues, repetition and imagery. When you’re completely relaxed, this intense level of concentration and focus allows you to ignore ordinary distractions and be more open to guided suggestions to make changes to improve your health.

What conditions is hypnotherapy helpful in treating?

Hypnotherapy may help treat any number of medical conditions in which psychological factors influence physical symptoms.

Common uses include:

  • Stress and anxiety,
  • Panic attacks and
  • Post-traumatic stress syndrome (PTSD).
  • Phobias.

Behavior control issues including:

  • Smoking cessation,
  • Losing weight and
  • Enuresis (bedwetting).

Furthermore, other common medical uses include:

  • Insomnia.
  • Asthma.
  • Hot flashes during menopause.
  • Gastrointestinal disorders, including irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
  • Pain control, including after surgery, childbirth, cancer, fibromyalgia, burns and
  • Headaches (migraine and tension).
  • Skin conditions, including warts and psoriasis.
  • Side effects of cancer chemotherapy or radiation treatment, including nausea and vomiting.


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