FAQ’S

What is Hypnosis?

Hypnosis is a powerful state of focused attention resulting in an increased ability to accept suggestions as well as to uncover and eliminate the root causes of many issues.  Hypnosis supports your access to your inner resources that promote your natural inner healing.  It is a naturally occurring state of mind.   We cycle in and out of hypnosis while awake. Everyone has already experienced hypnosis thousands of times whether they are aware of it or not. Normal, everyday hypnosis occurs when you are driving down the road and lose track of time, or when you are focusing on a book or television program and you don’t even notice the things going on around you.

What is Hypnotherapy?

Hypnotherapy is the use of hypnosis, and the mind’s own natural abilities, to resolve issues, relieve emotional burdens and achieve personal goals. It’s not like the hypnotism you see portrayed in cartoons or on stage. It is a safe, effective process that leaves you feeling refreshed and motivated. In just a few customized, confidential sessions, negative patterns of thought and behavior can be eliminated once and for all by removing the root cause using Five Phase Advanced Transformational Hypnosis.

What Does Hypnosis Feel Like?

It doesn’t feel like anything because it is a state of mind. Have you ever had an “AHA” moment when you got a deeper understanding than ever before That is how it is in hypnosis. In hypnosis you have the ability to access information that you didn’t know you knew. Once you access that information and you become aware of it, it aids you in making the positive change you want in your life.

What Do Hypnosis Sessions Look Like?

A hypnosis session is a pre-scheduled, one-on-one time with a professional hypnotist. The sessions are used to gain insight from the subconscious mind to eliminate limiting beliefs, in order to effect change in a person’s life. Sessions will begin with a discussion about the issue and your goals for hypnosis. Once all questions are answered and you feel comfortable to proceed, the hypnosis portion of the session will begin. The specifics of each session will be customized by your hypnotist, who acts as a guide, showing you the way to your desired results.

The session is a partnership between you and the hypnotist like dance partners engaging in a therapeutic dance, each playing an important role. You will always play an active role in the process.

Why Should I Try Hypnosis Now?

Hypnosis is a tool that can help you just like it has helped millions of other people to take back control of their lives. People often use hypnosis as a last resort and then comment they wished they had tried it first. You have either been referred by someone who cares about you and knows hypnosis works or you have unsuccessfully tried other therapies. Either way, nothing works faster or more effectively than hypnosis. Your choice: continue to live with your limitations or break free with hypnosis.

Is Hypnosis Safe?

Yes. Hypnosis is safe and you will be in control the whole time. Hypnosis has been approved by the British Medical Association in 1955 and the American Medical Association in 1958. The American Psychological Association approved hypnosis as a science in 1960. In actuality, hypnosis has been safely and effectively used by medical and psychological professionals for over 200 years.

Who Can Be Hypnotized?

Anyone of at least normal intelligence who can follow simple instructions can be hypnotized if they choose to do so. Hypnosis cannot be done against a person’s will and is safe and effective for adults, teenagers, youth and children.

Can You Make Me Do Something Embarrassing?

A Hypnotist cannot make you do anything you don’t want to, even if it’s good for you. Forget what you’ve seen in the movies and on TV. You are more in control of your mind & body during hypnosis than at any other time because your attention is focused.

Laney does this work to help you feel better, not worse! Clinical hypnosis is very different from stage hypnosis, so you will not be asked to do anything that is foolish or useless and you will not do anything that you don’t want to do. Remember, this is a partnership we will work together to get you the desired results you want.

What If I Can’t Come Out Of Hypnosis?

It is impossible to get “stuck” in hypnosis. You are awake, aware, and in control the whole time.

I Don’t Need to Lose Weight or Stop Smoking, What else is Hypnosis Good For?

Hypnosis has hundreds of applications! It can help with lack of focus, confidence, sports/academic performance, excessive fears, bed wetting, eating disorders, skin picking, nail biting, teeth grinding, grief, stress, relationships, spirituality and much more. Hypnosis for Fertility can help you relax, stay calm and centered and get in touch with your body to ensure a positive outcome. Call today to see if Hypnosis can help you!

How Long Will It Take?

Each client and the issues they bring are unique so there is no definite amount of sessions, but most issues can be resolved in 4-6 sessions. Sessions for adults are 75-90 minutes long. Sessions for children are shorter.

Why Should I Choose Loving Kindness Hypnosis?

Laney is a sensitive, skilled and experienced Board Certified Consulting Hypnotist and NLP practitioner, She is also a Certified Professional Hypnotist Trainer who is trained in the most advanced techniques available in the field of Hypnosis today. She will not waste your time or money using out-dated or useless techniques, but will instead bring about the long-lasting success you desire using these techniques and she will customize each session to meet your unique needs. Laney has earned degrees in Psychology and Education, and certificates in Mediation, Group Dynamics, Communication, and Hypnosis for Fertility, Hypno-Band Weight loss, and is also an Emotional Intelligence Development Specialist, and a Level 1 BWRT Practitioner. She brings all of her knowledge and experiences into her work, allowing her to be both Hypnotherapist and Coach. Most importantly, Laney is passionate about easing your pain and getting you onto the path to success and happiness.

What is 5-PATH® ?

5 Phase Advanced Transformational Hypnotherapy is a unique step-by-step process that uses the most advanced techniques in the field of hypnosis, to allow you to make positive changes in your life that you desire. This systematic approach quickly and efficiently gets to the root of your issue(s) by following the feelings that are holding you back. It then gives you the opportunity to correct any misconceptions and release emotional energy at the source of the belief that is driving those unwanted behaviors. Laney’s approach uses 5 phases and usually takes 5-6 sessions for most issues to be resolved. Each phase can take one or more sessions to find and neutralize those negative feelings that are getting in the way of making the changes you want.

Phase 1 – Introductions, exploring your goals, education about hypnosis, experiencing hypnosis

Phase 2 – Working with the cause(s) and misperceptions of the subconscious

Phase 3 – Forgiveness

Phase 4 – Forgiveness

Phase 5 – Reinforcement of new behaviors

What is 7th Path Self-Hypnosis® ?

7th Path Self-Hypnosis ® is a mind-body-spirit system for personal change. It combines self-hypnosis with elements of meditation and prayer. It is non-denominational and complementary to most spiritual/religious beliefs. Laney is a certified teacher of 7th Path and will teach clients this optional, complementary, and therapeutic method during one-on-one sessions or in classes. 7th Path allows the client to continue their transformation after the one-on-one hypnosis process is complete.

If Not Now, When?

Now you know you can be hypnotized and it is safe, effective, and works when other therapies don’t, so give Loving Kindness Hypnosis a call and find out if hypnosis is right for you. Laney will be happy to answer any further questions about hypnosis and services. If you live in the Portland Metro area, there is simply no better place to seek professional hypnosis and hypnotherapy services.  503-289-3614

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