Hypnotherapy is a state of deep relaxation, combined with focused concentration that promotes change quickly and easily. Hypnosis is a safe, natural state of relaxation during which time a therapist will guide the subconscious mind. Though deeply relaxed, your subconscious mind is actually more alert, aware, and focused in hypnosis than during normal waking consciousness.

The subconscious mind governs “automatic” behaviors based on past experiences or learned responses, as well as retains memories and belief systems. "Talking to" the subconscious is a great way to release patterns no longer working for you, and hypnosis is the best way to tap into these patterns. There is nothing to be afraid of—your subconscious mind always wants what is best for you. The hypnotherapist is your guide to healing based on the goals you have set with your therapist.

How will I feel under hypnosis?

Most clients say that hypnosis is very relaxing—that it feels like the stage right before sleep when you are very relaxed yet still aware of what is going on around you.

Will I remember what happens while under hypnosis?

Yes, you are always aware and will remember what transpires during hypnosis. You are always in control—your therapist is simply your guide.

What if I can't be hypnotized?

Most people are able to be hypnotized. Those with mental disabilities or those who have a very hard time concentrating may take more time to hypnotize. If you have the desire to get help and change, you will be hypnotized more successfully.

Why choose the Banyan Tree?

Choose Banyan Tree Center for a holistic approach to wellness in Athens, GA. Our team of therapists offers premier counseling and psychotherapy, fostering personal growth, relationship enrichment, and the development of new skills. In our safe space, explore and overcome barriers to a fulfilling life​.

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