Hypnotherapy is a form of complementary therapy. It utilises our subconscious and the power of suggestion to promote positive change in our thoughts, feelings and behaviour. Psychotherapy is a type of therapy used to treat emotional and mental health problems.
Healing using trance states has been utilized by human beings probably as long as people have populated the earth. In every culture throughout the world trance states are evident in healing rituals such as hymns and chants, dances, prayers or meditations. These rituals are arguably the oldest form of psychological therapy. Today we call such states hypnosis, and using psychological and psychotherapeutic techniques whilst in the trance state constitutes hypnotherapy.