Fact & Fiction

Can The Hypnotist Make Me Do Anything He/She Wants Me To Do?

No, under hypnosis you are the one in control. Your subconscious mind will not allow you to do anything that you are not comfortable in doing.

Am I Aware Of What Is Going On?hypnosis-faq

Most people while in the state of hypnosis are fully aware of what is going on.

Will I Remember What Happened?

Most people have total recall of what was said during the hypnotic state.

Will I Be In A Deep Sleep And Not Know What Is Happening?

No, hypnosis is a state of relaxation where your subconscious mind opens itself to changes. This cannot be accomplished during sleep. Although the hypnotic state can feel as though you are sleeping, you are not. The hypnotist may use the word “Sleep” in the process of hypnotizing you, but it is just a reference to the subconscious. You will not actually go to sleep.

Can I Get Stuck In Hypnosis?

No, this is a Hollywood fantasy portrayed in movies. You will always come out of hypnosis, even if the person who hypnotized you left the room.