Hypnotherapy-How many sessions?



Hello, if you are considering hypnotherapy for whatever reason you will probably be wondering, how many sessions should I take?


I thought I would take a few moments to share some information with you that will help you when you come to make that decision.


In the past when you went to a hypnotherapist you would be told that you would need a minimum of 6-8 sessions. You would spend your first session just talking, then the next couple of sessions learning how to relax and go into hypnosis. So by your fourth session you may actually start working on your problem. The remaining sessions would consist of constantly repeating suggestions until they registered with your unconscious mind.




However, things change, learning and understanding grows as those who are passionate about hypnosis, change work and personal growth refine techniques and explore new ways of working.


If today you enquire about hypnotherapy and are told that you will require a minimum of 6 or more sessions then my advice is walk away. With modern developments and understanding the majority of problems can be resolved within 1 to 3 sessions. With a large majority of hypnotherapists getting the result their client desires within 1 session.


If you are told that it will take half a dozen or more sessions, personally I feel the integrity or training of the therapist is in question. After all, if someone tells you something that can be fixed in 1 session will take 6 it is more money for them. However this is dishonest. A hypnotherapy practitioner should be working constantly with their