Can hypnosis lift you out of depression

The short answer is yes. Hypnosis can effectively help with depression. Depression can be caused by a variety of factors. It can emerge in times of distress and trauma. Trauma triggers is an umbrella term for the things, places, people and scenarios that lead to depression. Depression can be debilitating and can manifest in a number of ways. It can cause exhaustion, body pains, overeating and sleeping disorders. Many individuals suffering from depression feel anxious, sad, overwhelmed. Many simply feel numb and isolated from the world around them. Depression is a state which can alleviated with hypnotherapy. 

How it works

Hypnosis leads you into your subconscious. It taps into your unresolved feelings of fear, jealousy, anger guilt, regret, resentment, blame and reproach that trauma-triggered you into the depressed state. When left unattended to, these feelings would become buried beneath the numbness caused by antidepressant drugs, behaviours of addiction and concurrent repressions. Instead of seeking to medicate the symptoms of depression, clinical hypnotherapy seeks to identify and address the cause. It can effectively eliminate the underlying basis upon which your depression thrives by resolving the deep-rooted issues that cause the feelings of self-loathing and hopelessness.

Hypnosis can help you to set free all of the negative emotions welled up in your subconscious mind. Deeply buried traumatic experiences are accessed and then released from the mind and body. As such you will feel lighter, more free and happier. Compulsive negative thoughts and behaviours are eliminated and normal life can be resumed. Hypnosis helps you replace trauma with positivity. The repetitive fearful thoughts that haunt you are replaced with healthy affirmations because the emotions that locked into your subconscious mind have been released.

Clinical hypnotherapy allows you to use the power of hypnotic suggestion to create long-term improvement. You will now be able to access your inner ability to affect your physical state. Once the self-sabotaging thoughts and tendencies have been resolved, the power of suggestion is used to improve how your body functions and to keep your in a healthy, relaxed state always. The therapy aids you in correcting your restless or disorderly sleep patterns, low energy or libido, constant headaches and chronic excruciating pain. With hypnosis for depression, you spring back to life and will have increased motivation to exercise and eat as you should.

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Written by Biodun Ogunyemi

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Biodun Ogunyemi is the founder of Optimind, one of the leading hypnotherapy practices within the UK. He has practised on Harley Street and is an experienced hypnotherapist, trained to the highest level in advanced hypnotherapy and NLP and is the author of over 180 hypnosis products.

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