Uses of Hypnosis in Healing

Hypnosis works in many clinical conditions and effective in many people. The key to success in hypnotherapy is really willingness on the part of the patient and the rapport between the therapist and the patient.

Below is a list of legitimate uses of hypnotherapy, as defined by the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis:

  • Allergies
  • Anxiety and stress management
  • Asthma
  • Bedwetting
  • Bowel Syndrome
  • Colitis, Crohn's disease
  • Concentration
  • Depression
  • Dermatological disorders (eczema, herpes, neurodermatitis, pruritus, psoriasis, warts)
  • Hypertension
  • Learning disorders
  • Obesity and Weight control
  • Pain (back pain, cancer pain, dental anaesthesia, headaches, migraines, arthritis, rheumatism)
  • Sleep disorders
  • Sports, athletic performance
  • Smoking cessation
  • Raynaud's disease
  • Test anxiety
(Source: Richard K Nongard, "Clinical Hypnosis - a Primer)