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During Hypnosis The Unconscious Mind Has The Ability To Remember Absolutely Everything It Needs

By Published On: 13/06/20233.2 min read

Exploring the Benefits of Hypnotherapy

Understanding the Different Stages of Hypnosis and Their Effects

During hypnosis sessions, many people wonder if they will remember what happened during their therapy. As a hypnotherapist, I have found that the answer to this question is not straightforward. Each person’s hypnosis experience is unique and can vary significantly from one person to another.

The three stages of hypnosis are Alpha, Theta, and Delta.

Alpha Hypnosis Stage

Alpha is the first stage of hypnosis, where a person’s brain waves slow down to a relaxed state, similar to daydreaming or meditation. While still awake and aware of their surroundings, a person’s mind becomes more open to suggestions, resulting in a more relaxed and focused state.

Theta Hypnosis Stage

Theta is the second stage of hypnosis, where a person’s brain waves slow down even further, and they enter a deeper state of relaxation. In this stage, a person’s subconscious mind becomes more receptive to positive suggestions and may experience vivid mental imagery or memories.

Delta Hypnosis Stage

Delta is the deepest stage of hypnosis, where a person’s brain waves slow down to the lowest frequency. In this stage, a person may appear to be asleep or in a trance-like state. The subconscious mind is highly receptive to suggestions, which can result in profound changes in beliefs, thoughts, and behaviours.

Why You Don’t Need to Be Deeply Hypnotised to Benefit from Hypnotherapy

Some people mistakenly think that hypnosis only works if you are in a deep trance state, but that’s not the case. The first hypnosis stage, Alpha, is sufficient to create powerful and positive changes.

During this stage, you are awake and aware of everything your therapist says, yet relaxed and receptive to positive suggestions. In fact, some people remain in the alpha state throughout their whole session.

The Power of Alpha-Stage Hypnosis

It’s important not to underestimate the power of Alpha stage hypnosis – it can be just as effective in creating positive changes as deeper stages of hypnosis. So, trust the process.

The Delta Stage of Hypnosis

On the other hand, if you can’t remember anything that occurred during your hypnosis session, it means that you were in the deepest stage of hypnosis, called ‘Delta’. During this stage, you may feel like you have fallen asleep, but your subconscious mind is paying close attention to the hypnotic suggestions being made by your therapist. Even though you may not consciously remember the hypnosis, it has still worked, and you will be very responsive to the changes.

Don’t Overthink Things

It’s essential not to overthink the experience of hypnosis. Many people have a set idea of what hypnosis ‘should’ and ‘should not’ feel like. However, only a qualified hypnotherapist can tell whether or not you have been successfully hypnotised. So, it is essential to trust what they say and work with a qualified professional with plenty of experience. This way, you can ensure you are getting the best experience available.

Powerful and Positive Changes Are Available To You

Whether you remember your hypnosis session or not doesn’t determine its effectiveness. Hypnotherapy can create powerful and positive changes in your life, no matter what hypnosis stage you experience. So, if you are considering hypnotherapy, trust the process and work with a qualified hypnotherapist to achieve the best results possible.

If you’re ready to take the first step towards a happier and healthier you, book a free consultation with Gippsland Hypnotherapy today to learn more about how we can help you achieve your goals.


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