Clinical Hypnosis or Hypnotherapy is the use of an altered state of consciousness, or trance, from a therapeutic point of view. Clinical hypnosis differs greatly from, say, comedy stage hypnosis. A clinical hypnotist will work with you during private hypnosis sessions to achieve a desired change in your behavior, lifestyle or frame of mind. Sometimes clients of clinical hypnotist, Richard Barker, want to quit smoking using hypnosis. Other clients seek to lose weight or better manage their negative thought processes.
You can use hypnotherapy to manage your alcohol intake if you have an addictive personality. How about the idea of being able to use your full mind to manage chronic pain? Hypnotherapy can change your life.