Hypnosis and Stress

Most people have experienced stress at some point in their lives. You know, a presentation coming up for work or school that you have to prepare for and present in front of a number of important people on a certain date. Or maybe you are experiencing some kind of relationship or financial problems that have you worried. There are many things in life that are stressful, whether they are short-term problems or long-term ones. Most of those problems cannot or will not go away. So you have to figure out how to deal with or eradicate the stress and still accomplish what needs to be done. One way of accomplishing this is through hypnotherapy.

Hypnotherapy, in this instance, is using hypnosis to work through stress. To use this method, the person who is stressed would have to attend at least one session, dealing with stress, with a certified hypnotherapist. The therapist would aid the patient in finding a source for the stress, if it is not already known. Next the therapist leads the patient through progressive relaxation and then through facing the cause of the stress in order to overcome it. There is no danger or harm that can come of the hypnosis used. Rather, many people have found hypnotherapy to be helpful in dealing with stress.

Scientific studies report that hypnotherapy used to decrease stress has been successful. Multiple experiments have tested on this subject and have concluded that people who have had hypnotherapy before a stressful event experienced significantly less stress than those who did not. In the tests, hypnotherapy was used to help people who were diagnosed with anxiety symptoms, others before and after surgical procedures, students preparing for exams (they also showed improvements in test achievement), and music students performing on stage.

Every individual is unique and reacts differently to stress and the hypnosis.  If you are facing a stressful event, or struggle with stress in general, hypnosis is a viable option to consider. Why not become one of the many who have found success stories using hypnotherapy to overcome stressful situations?


Melvin S. Marsh is a practicing hypnotherapist in Augusta, Georgia with an interest in stress and anxiety.  He performs hypnotherapy appointments both in person and worldwide via Skype.  He can be reached at http://www.afterhourshypnotherapy.com or afterhourshypnotherapy @ gmail.com or call our receptionist at (678) 658-8483 to make an appointment.