Physical Aspects Of Hypnotherapy

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What is hypnosis? Describe the psychological an physical aspects of hypnosis and discuss the role of relaxation in hypnotherapy. Hypnotherapy is a form of psychotherapy used to create unconscious change in the patient in the form of new responses, thoughts, attitudes, behaviors or feelings. It is undertaken with a subject in hypnosis. Most people’s perception of hypnosis differ, however the practice of it that springs to mind is the swinging of a pendulum. Every culture has used hypnosis in one form to another for many, many years. The earliest evidence of its existence was found among Shamans who were also referred as ‘Witch doctors’ and ‘Healers’. Even as early as 2000 BC when Egyptian priests were using techniques of hypnotic induction
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