Hypnosis; It is the trance state where concentration and focus are at the highest level. Hypnosis is a special state of consciousness, which is created with the gaze, words or objects in the sessions. During hypnosis, while the person closes himself to external stimuli, he voluntarily focuses on the suggestions of the hypnotist.
In everyday life, too, there are moments when we spontaneously enter the hypnotic state of consciousness. Just like watching a program that catches our attention on TV, forgetting the time and place. In these cases, we close ourselves to external stimuli and focus on that subject.
WHAT IS HYPNOTHERAPY?
Hypnosis is just a technique. It is the state of putting the person in a trance state. Hypnotherapy is therapy in this trance state. To be able to do this therapy, knowing hypnosis is not enough, it is not enough to know the personality organization of the person, the conscious and unconscious, the chain of emotions, what to do with the incoming memories, to intervene when traumatic memories come. also need to know.
Thanks to hypnosis, we can reach the unconscious of the person much more easily with the mind focused on himself. It may be easier for him to notice vital events that he does not notice or think he has forgotten in daily life, but are actually important to him.
IS HYPNOSIS A SLEEP STATE?
Hypnosis is not a state of sleep, it is a mental state in which attention and perception are greatly increased and the person turns to himself. When the brain waves measured by EEG are evaluated, there are four basic mind waves in the human mind.
Beta waves: (14Hz-30Hz) Full alertness and awareness
Alpha waves: (8Hz-14Hz) Relaxed, relaxed, but alert. mild hypnotic state
Theta waves: (4Hz-8Hz) Sleepy, lethargic and deep hypnotic state (the first stage of sleep)
Delta waves: (0.5Hz-4Hz) It is seen in deep sleep.
CAN A PERSON BE INSTALLED INVOLVED OR UNKNOWN?
No, it’s not possible. A person must be willing to undergo hypnosis.
IN HYPNOSIS, EVERYTHING CAN BE ACCEPTABLE, CAN EVERY SECRET BE TELLED?
No. It is not possible to make the person in hypnosis accept everything and tell the secrets he does not want. The person’s personality structure, value judgments, life experience prevent this. In hypnosis, the conscious part of the mind evaluates and judges what happens in the hypnotic experience.
WHAT YOU NEED TO BECOME HYPNOSIS
to be able to focus
Desire to be hypnotized and receive suggestions
The more skilled a person is at concentration, the more imaginative and willing the person is, the easier it is to be hypnotized.
CAN EVERYONE BE HYPNOSIS?
Children are very prone to hypnosis. For the first five years, children are in natural hypnosis, everything that is said in daily life easily reaches the unconscious. The most prone to hypnosis is between the ages of 6 and 10. 10-15% of the population do not have a predisposition to hypnosis, they cannot be hypnotized. While 70-80% of the society has a moderate susceptibility to hypnosis, 10-15% has a high-level susceptibility.
Those with certain personality traits cannot be hypnotized. It is difficult for those with paranoid disorder and schizophrenia to enter hypnosis, and it is not correct to apply hypnosis to those who already have this condition. Those with obsessive-compulsive disorder and those with a controlling personality have a low susceptibility to hypnosis.