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What is a hypnotherapist?

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Answered 2007-01-22 00:04:04

A Hypnotherapist is a person that will try to put their subject under hypnosis (not all subjects are candidates for being hypnotised.) Hypnotherapists try to reach into your subconscious mind so they can find out what traumas you may be hiding there and giving them clues into helping you to get well. Certain patients are so traumatized they have blocked out memory of the trauma.

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Does online hypnosis really work?

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