5 FAQ Hypnotherapy Sessions and Expectations

Do you have questions about hypnotherapy sessions and expectations? In this FAQ article, we answer five of the most frequently asked questions when it comes to hypnotherapy sessions. Let’s get started . . .

  1. What Can I Expect to Pay for Hypnotherapy?

Now that you have an understanding of what to expect during not only your first hypnotherapy session but also the sessions that follow in the treatment plan customized for you — What can you expect to pay for hypnotherapy? With a full breakdown of cost by city, getting hypnotherapy covered by insurance and more read: Hypnotherapy Cost.

  1. What is the Difference Between Hypnotherapy and Hypnosis?

Don’t the words hypnosis and hypnotherapy sound like they carry the same meaning? Funny thing is that they are often used interchangeably but they are not. For a full understanding of how hypnosis and hypnotherapy are both different but connected, read: Difference Between Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy.

  1. How Many Sessions of Hypnotherapy Will I Need?

Hypnotherapy is not a lifelong commitment, although there are benefits to daily hypnosis if you choose.

Hypnotherapy, no matter the type that you choose, works quickly. Of course, each person is different and what follows are based on an average number of sessions to see desired results:

Depression: 8-12 sessions

Anxiety: 8-12 sessions

Phobias: 3-6 sessions

Smoking: 3-6 sessions

Weight loss: 5-12 sessions

For an idea of how many sessions you will need for your personal wellness and health needs, talk to your hypnotherapist during your first initial session.

  1. How Long Does the First Hypnotherapy Session Last?

Because of the hypnotherapist in a first session will be aiming to learn about you and your needs for hypnotherapy for the creation of your treatment plan, the average first hypnotherapy session is about two hours long.

  1. How Long does a Hypnotherapy Session Last?

Once care has been established, follow-up hypnotherapy sessions for continued treatment will average 45 minutes to an hour.

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