How to Choose the Right Hypnotherapist

Hypnosis as a form of therapy has become very popular due to better understanding of the process and more regulations and certification organizations available to ensure good treatment. Most people would turn to hypnosis as a last resort, after they have find that medical treatments and procedures are not as effective as they should be. As it sometimes becomes an act of desperation, patients may not be very careful while choosing their hypnotherapist, which could result in an unpleasant experience.


Use it in conjunction with conventional medicine

Before you decide to use the service of a hypnotherapist, ensure that you use it in conjunction with the conventional healthcare system. Hypnosis may be able to help where medicines and healthcare professionals cannot, but it is not a replacement. In fact,when approaching a psychotherapist, chiropractor or a physician, you may ask them who they would recommend as a hypnotherapist. If they are open to alternative therapies, they may be able to guide you well!

Ask a regulatory body

The best way to find a certified and reliable hypnotherapist is to approach a regulatory body which proves the credentials of such individuals. Few of the largest of such institutions like the National Council for Hypnotherapy and the General Hypnotherapy Register would be able to guide you towards the right practitioner for your needs.

Search thoroughly

If you have a friend or an acquaintance who had struggled against the same problems you have, but found relief with hypnosis, it would be a good idea to ask them about their therapist. You may even search the telephone book or check the internet for nearby and reliable hypnosis practitioners. Ensure that you include your locality in the search so that you get the proper results. Searching for “hypnosis New York”, “hypnosis NY” or “hypnosis NYC” will help you find practitioners in New York. When you get in touch with a practitioner, make sure that you mention the nature of your problem, and ask them about the techniques they would be using.

Make sure you are comfortable with them

Hypnosis involves putting the client in a very relaxed state. The rapport you share with the hypnotherapist has a large influence on the effectiveness of hypnotherapy. As everyone has a different set of personality and character traits, you may find that you are not as comfortable as your friend was with the same therapist. It is always much better go choose a practitioner of hypnosis who you can connect with on a personal level. Most practitioners offer a free first consultation so you can use that as an opportunity to check how well you get along with them.



About The Author

Selena D.

Selena D. is a Board Certified Hypnotist, member of the National Guild of Hypnotists, an EFT Practitioner and NLP Certified. She has assisted thousands of individuals as they have discovered their own creative mind powers for personal growth and abundance. While earning a distinguished reputation within the industry, Empowered Hypnosis Wellness Centers has grown to become a full service wellness provider offering Hypnosis, Life Coaching, Reiki and Massage Therapy. Nothing brings Selena greater joy than seeing people change their lives for the better. Selena’s work has been featured in numerous local and national media outlets over the years, including WPIX 11, Fox and NY Post. She continues to maintain an extensive base of loyal clients whose lives, work and relationships have been enriched with her guidance. Norma Lujan, Harper’s Bazaar “Most Fabulous at Any Age 2013” winner is among Selena’s clients. She keeps current on the latest research in the field of mind and body wellness by attending numerous seminars and trainings. She has attended Louise Hay’s workshop on teaching people to love themselves, and T. Harv Ecker’s Millionaire Mind Seminar, his “Train the Trainer” program and received a certificate of completion. Selena has also traveled to California to learn from Billionaire Bill Bartmann about bouncing back from life’s hardships, and attended Excellerated Business School for Entrepreneur’s Money and You seminar. Selena practices what she teaches as she continuously seeks ways to learn and grow through self-improvement.

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