Clinical Hypnosis For Depression – Why It Works

Clinical Hypnosis For Depression – Why It Works

Clinical Hypnosis For Depression And Anxiety


hypnosis therapy for depressionThere are millions of people today who have been diagnosed by their physicians as being clinically depressed. People who received this diagnosis may have certain symptoms that are indicative of individuals who are suffering from mild to severe depression. It could be that they see no purpose in life, or that they are simply sad all of the time, not even realizing why. There are many medications that can be prescribed for this particular condition, but in reality, one of the best ways to tackle this problem is through clinical hypnosis. Here is a basic overview of what hypnosis is, what depression is and how clinical hypnosis for depression can help people today.


Can Depression Be Cured By Hypnosis?


Hypnosis is a state that a person is placed in where they are conscious but directly connected to their subconscious mind. If you think of someone who is not quite awake after being woken up from a deep sleep, this is very similar to the state that these people are in. When placed in a hypnotic trance, it is possible for the hypnotist to access information that is in their minds. By definition, hypnosis is a state of detachment from the physical body or even the way that people typically interact, making them very open to what are called suggestions.


treating depression with hypnotherapyWhy Does Depression Affect Your Health?


Depression is a state of mind which usually involves a significant amount of negativity, causing the person to be sad or even angry most of the day. When they are in a depressed mood, which can happen at any time of the day, they may feel absolutely worthless and perhaps guilty about things in their life. It is usually accompanied by physical symptoms including having very little energy or desire to do anything. They may also have impaired abilities to concentrate and may also be unable to sleep throughout the night. This sense of restlessness will permeate all of their decisions and they may actually lose or gain a significant amount of weight. Treating this condition with pharmaceutical remedies have shown some promise, but the side effects which may include vomiting, stomach aches, or even an increase in the depression that they feel, make them question their success rate.



Clinical Hypnosis For Depression


When a person goes in for clinical hypnosis for depression, the hypnotist or psychologist is able to suggest things to their subconscious mind in order to affect a change in their conscious mind. They could reprogram them, so to speak, into believing or realizing that their life is not that bad. Through the power of suggestion, during hypnotic sessions, a hypnotist is able to effect a positive change. Instead of using drugs, or any other physical means of eliminating this pervasive feeling, their suggestions can help remodel a person’s outlook of the world so that they can feel less depressed every day. If you are currently feeling depressed and you have tried all of the things that your doctor has prescribed, you might want to look into hypnosis as a possible alternative to resolving this condition and improving your perspective of your life and the world around you.

Mark Barrus

Mark Barrus is the Director of Healthy Life Centers. I have been in the Hypnosis industry for over 20 years, and have written many articles about the efficacy and effectiveness of Hypnotherapy to overcome unwanted habits and actions. Twenty years of Case Study research and examination have helped me to inform the industry on the results and be a leader in the field. I originally worked with Dr. Richard Neves, the former head of the American Board of Hypnotherapy, training other Hypnotherapists in Advanced Smoking Cessation protocols. In February 2005, we also started Healthy Life Centers, in Orange County, CA

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