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Has anyone tried hypnotherapy?

Postby MissFabulala » Mon Oct 22, 2007 10:33 am

Hi all,

Just wondering if anyone here has tried hypnotherapy? And what the results have been?
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Postby Chelle » Mon Oct 22, 2007 10:36 am

No I havent tried it, but I dont think it workes on everyone but there can be some good results out of it. If you do try it let us know how you go. There no harm in trying.
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Postby Butterfly_Dawn » Mon Oct 22, 2007 8:12 pm

It can work on some people, BUT you have to actually want to do it. If you really don't want to make the changes, you can't be forced to. Think of it kinda like a tool, rather than a solution
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Postby electrongirl » Mon Oct 22, 2007 8:33 pm

yes I have and it didn't work.

HOWEVER I was very depressed at the time so if I were in a better frame of mind, who knows.
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Postby Chelle » Mon Oct 22, 2007 11:21 pm

I just remembered I bought a cd off ebay it was an hypnotherapy sleep to help me sleep at night & that did work most night's they also have one for weightloss there only 99c so that could be an idea insted of paying a whole heap of money for a session.
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Postby MissFabulala » Tue Oct 23, 2007 11:48 am

99c Bargain! Let us know if you get it :D
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Postby senoritanita » Wed Jan 16, 2008 3:42 pm

I had quite a few sessions of hypnotherapy for weight loss in the past. It was quite amazing coming out of the dr's office as it seemed to take away the desire to eat badly, I just felt like I didn't have to anymore. It didn't last long term though as the sessions got too expensive, & I think you need to go regularly in order to keep the right frame of mind.
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Postby EvilWombatQueen » Wed Jan 16, 2008 4:30 pm

I bought the book and CD called 'I can make you thin' by Paul McKenna. It's useful in retraining your habits, but as everyone else has said you have to want to do it. It doesn't work by magic either. You won't suddenly find yourself losing weight without changing your lifestyle.

What it does is help you adjust to new lifestyle choices. You want to eat slower, you want to exercise more, you want to eat only until you are satisfied. And after a while you find yourself doing these things without thinking about it. I've been slack the last week and haven't listened to it, so I'm finding a few of my old habits creeping back. While I was listening to it every day I found I was making healthy decisions without thinking.

I highly recommend hypnosis as a way to support conscious lifestyle changes. I wouldn't recommend it as a substitute for those changes, though. You still need to eat better, eat less and exercise more unfortunately!

One of the members here, Sammianderson, posted a link to a site that has free weight-loss hypnotherapy MP3 downloads.

Here's the thread in question:
http://www.weightloss.com.au/forum/viewtopic.php?t=12466
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Postby prettytigerlily » Thu Jan 17, 2008 11:56 pm

I tried it for my depression and panic attacks it worked for my depression but not the panic attack. So i think its works but also doesn't work but i don't think it hurts too try it.

But if you watch the Power of one on the comedy channel it works cos they do silly things on there lol.

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Postby Moomoo » Fri Jan 18, 2008 1:02 am

I did it quiet a few years back, I found it didn't work for me.

The hypnotherapist that did it was so confident it would work that he offered free sessions as follow up if it didn't work.

I went to a follow up session but it still made no difference. I do think that it works for some people though and I was considering trying again - With someone else though!
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Re: Has anyone tried hypnotherapy?

Postby madgicsh » Tue Mar 18, 2008 11:06 am

I tried it many years ago and all I got out of it was an abiding love of lettuce! Really!! :lol:

Evidently that was the only part of the message that got through. :oops: Back to the calorie counter. :wink:
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Re: Has anyone tried hypnotherapy?

Postby Sherri » Sun Jul 17, 2011 10:54 pm

Hypnotherapy is really effective at changing the negative messages in the subconscious mind that stop us from reaching our weight loss goals and like anything you have to be committed to change and be willing to change your negative habits.
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Re: Has anyone tried hypnotherapy?

Postby tegan1971 » Tue Nov 22, 2011 2:20 pm

I tried it (amongst every other alternative and medical therapy available). I have been to three different hypnotherapists over the years but it didn't work for me.
I appreciate the approach and I think it can work if you get a good therapist, but how do you know if the practitioner is a good one?
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Re: Has anyone tried hypnotherapy?

Postby wants2loseWEIGHT » Sun Jan 01, 2012 9:38 pm

I haven't. When I'm depressed and sad, I always sleep. Is that considered as one? :?:
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Re: Has anyone tried hypnotherapy?

Postby kylakeeper » Thu Feb 02, 2012 3:34 pm

Wow. I've been reading your comments. I think I wanna try this hypnotherapy. I'm getting excited.
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