Is hypnosis real? If so, how does it work?
Yes, it’s real. Exactly how it works is still under investigation.

Is hypnosis medically approved?
In 1958 both the British and the American Medical Associations (AMA) sanctioned the official use of hypnosis by physicians. In 1958, the American Psychiatric Association (APA) also approved hypnotherapy for use by professionally responsible individuals.

Typically, how is hypnosis thought of today?
Myths still abound regarding hypnosis.  Hypnosis cannot be used to control someone else’s mind, or their actions. People gain greater control over their own minds and their own actions.

What can hypnosis help with?
Hypnosis helps change attitudes, which is the key to changing behavior. With hypnosis, a person is empowered.  With hypnosis a person can change behaviors that would otherwise seem difficult, if not impossible, to change.