Hypnotherapy for Children And Teens
Hypnosis for Children And Teens
Hypnotherapy for children works amazingly well. We can help them to deal with many issues. For children it is one of the most effective therapies. Transforming children’s lives through visualization, and other imaginative methods. Hypnosis is rewarding, fast, fun, and unique.
Children’s cognitive processes haven’t fully developed until about age of 11 or 12. Because of this, children don’t analyze information as adults do. They experience by perception – how it looks and feels
When using hypnotherapy for children, they will be having a really relaxed and quiet time in which they use their imaginations to resolve their problems. It is important that the child would like to change the problem behavior or issue themselves.
Children are often better candidates for hypnosis than adults, says one clinical psychologist, and the process can help resolve such problems as pain, anxiety, bed wetting, and asthma.
Children tend to respond to hypnotic suggestion better than adults because they are more in touch with their imaginations.
One of the reasons that hypnotherapy for children can be such a good choice is that children make good use of their imaginations. Their therapist will have little difficulty in using this ability to help your child deal with the issue that is troubling them.
The treatment might include using stories, adventures, meeting a hero or even character from a favorite TV program. Who advises you what to do. These are all ideas that are easily accepted by young children.
When using hypnotherapy for children, the parent participation is important in the therapeutic process. A parent’s anxiety about a particular behavior can often make change more difficult for the child.
How Does Hypnotherapy Work with Children?
In most children, the imagination of a child is very vivid and strong.
By using the active imagination of the child during hypnotherapy. It is relatively easy to reach the subconscious levels of the mind in a child. Children respond incredibly well to stories, visualizations, imaginative games, and other simple tools. Metaphors are used to guide clients while in hypnosis. Children love stories and easily apply the “moral” to their own worlds.
Hypnosis has helped many children increase their confidence. Start to do their homework, go to school, and even improve their marks at school.
Hypnosis has also helped them with many other problems; like bed wetting, nightmares, stealing, anger, aggression, and low self-esteem, separation anxiety, bereavement, stuttering, thumb sucking, nail biting, food related problems and many other issues.
The first session involves the child, parent or parents and the hypnotherapist. It is a time for establishing some trust, and for the therapist and child to identify what the problem is and how they are going to approach and deal with the problem.
It is important that the child wants to make the change and is prepared to work with the hypnotherapist.
How many times does a typical child visit a hypnotherapist?
Most children attend 4 to 8 sessions with a qualified hypnotist. During that time, the hypnotist can teach a child how to hypnotize himself.
How effective is hypnosis in children?
In the right child, hypnosis can be very successful. Remember: There are some children who have a harder time letting go. But for those who can, the results can be very positive. Another plus of hypnosis is that unlike drugs, the risk of harm is practically zero.
I welcome children as they are amazing to work with
and the results they attain is very rewarding for them and their families.
Why aren't more doctors using hypnosis?
It's just not taught that much in schools, and some people still don't want to recognize it as a viable alternative. However, it is becoming more popular.