Hypnosis has been practiced in different cultures for a long time. Over the last fifty years hypnotherapy has emerged as an evidence based therapy. Indeed a substantial body of research has demonstrated the effectiveness of the application of hypnosis as part of the treatment of several conditions including pain, anxiety, irritable bowel syndrome and much more.
Hypnosis is defined as a” state of trans” which increases susceptibility to suggestion. This has been demonstrated to be a valuable tool in facilitating various therapies and therefore improving the treatment efficacy and efficiency.