Hypnotherapy can be used as a powerful support in managing weight, working with deep rooted beliefs and emotions around food that often stem from childhood. for example. Beliefs regarding self worth, confidence and reward can also play a part in the complex relationships that are formed with food. Even the term “weight loss” can have a negative effect subconsciously as we associate loss as a negative thing, when we lose something we look to find or replace it.
It is not uncommon for a diets to be self sabotaged, causing frustrations and feelings of failure. One of the techniques used in hypnotherapy works with the different parts of the subconscious mind, the part wanting to change and the part that is resistant, seeking a resolution that works for the client for longer lasting lifestyle change.