It is because of this ongoing fear response that the treatment itself may take some time to be successful. The same approach that is used for general anxiety reduction is the preferred course of action; pacing the change gently and keeping it
If our ANS (autonomic nervous system) is dominant, we feel pain, anxiety and stress, which can influence the OCD behavioural response. The parasympathetic nervous system (PNS) regulates the ANS. When the PNS is dominant, we feel calm, relaxed and any pain felt dissipates. Having an active PNS is good for our psychological and physical health and we get better protection against illness, depression, heart disease, stroke etc. Clinical Hypnotherapy induces the activation of the PNS and is therefore ideally situated for treating many physical symptoms that may be arising as a result of stress.
Hypnosis will accelerate the person through the contemplation state, into the
Veronika is a member of the Association for Solution Focused Hypnotherapy (AfSFH), National Council for Hypnotherapy (NCH), the General Hypnotherapy Register (GHR) and the Complementary & Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC)
Gabrielle is a member of NCH, RCM associate member and a member of The Hypnobirthing Association