Counseling Associates of Medford has been using hypnosis to help people since 1987. In addition to individuals, the agency has worked with hospitals, high school and college athletic departments and corporations.

Clinical hypnosis can be provided for:

  • Smoking Cessation
  • Weight Loss
  • Stress Management
  • Anxiety
  • Sports Enhancement
  • Pain Management
  • Tension Headaches

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT HYPNOSIS

WHAT IS HYPNOSIS?
      Hypnosis is a relaxed focused state of attention.

WILL I BE ASLEEP?
      Hypnosis has nothing to do with sleep. Actually when you are in this relaxed state, you are in a state of heightened awareness and you are in total control. Also, while in this state, you hear things loud and clear

WHAT DOES HYPNOSIS FEEL LIKE?
      Actually you are hypnotized every day. An example is when you are driving and you get to your destination aware that you hardly paid attention to landmarks on the way. But you are in control because if a traffic light turned red, you would stop. It’s also like the relaxed state you feel while sitting by the fireplace.

WHAT IF I’M HYPNOTIZED AND I WON’T COME OUT OF THE STATE?
      To come out of hypnosis you only need to say “Wake Up” and you immediately come out of the state.

DOES HYPNOSIS WORK?
      Everyone can learn to relax from hypnosis and many people are suggestible and will follow through on positive suggestions.

WILL I LOSE CONTROL UNDER HYPNOSIS?
      Hypnosis is a relaxed heightened state of awareness, a person under hypnosis is in total control and you wouldn’t do anything that you wouldn’t do while awake.