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Hypnotherapy/Hypnosis in Dublin, why use it?

Do you live in Dublin? Are you thinking about quitting smoking? Do you want to lose weight? Are you thinking about trying hypnotherapy/hypnosis to do this? So why try hypnotherapy?

Hypnotherapy/Hypnosis has been around for a long time, some people have shown images of ancient Egypt, where people can be see in a hypnotic state? So its been around for a long time. Hypnosis is defined as a heightened state of awareness, not like a lot of people think, a lesser state of awareness. In other words under hypnosis/hypnotherapy you are more aware of where you are then less aware.

Clinical hypnotherapy is not the same as stage hypnosis. After all you would not go to a state hypnotist to stop smoking, lose weight or overcome a fear of flying? So you would not go to a clinical hypnotherapist to jump around like a chicken, like you see at stage show.

Clinical hypnotherapy has been used for a long time by famous Doctors such as Freud, that’s where the famous Freudian couch comes from. A few hundred years ago hypnotherapy was part of main stream medical training and practice. Until a man named Franz Mesmer came along in France. He used the skills he learned in hypnotherapy to develop something called Animal Magnetism and made a lot of money out of it and put the trade into the bad books.

Then it became the stuff of stage shows and funfairs, or in today’s terms college freshers weeks and pubs in Spain where you can see stage hypnosis done nightly for entertainment. That however was until the 1950’s when a Doctor called Erickson, studied and showed that Hypnotherapy can be used quiet effectively to help those with everyday issues, such as smoking, anxiety, weight loss, stress reduction, phobias plus many more day to day issues. Today it is one of the most effective ways to quit smoking or lose weight and if you visit our home page you can see the stats that show the hypnotherapy/hypnosis has been proven to be the best treatment for so many issues and can help you right now

About Hypnosis

Clinical hypnosis is NOT the same as stage hypnosis, you will always be fully in control, you will not do anything you would not normally do and you will not lose control of either your body or your mind at any time. We do not swing watches or make you pretend to be a dog, that is stage hypnosis.

Why Hypnosis

A study by Dr. A. Barrios revealed the following recovery rates in American Health Magazine. Psycho-analysis: 38% recovery after 600 sessions (Approx. 12 years.) Behavior Therapy: 72% recovery after 22 sessions (Approx 6 Months.) Clinical hypn0sis: 93% recovery after only 6 sessions.

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What is Hypnosis

Hypnosis is a heightened state of awareness. It is simply a state of mind, which is best used for suggestion implantation, in order to bring about desired change, such as Weight Loss, Smoking Cessation and Fear/Phobia elimination to name but a few common ailments cured, using the power of Hypnosis. It involves complete mental and physical relaxation. Clients are totally awake and aware during a hypnosis session. Clinical hypnotherapy is not used in the same way as stage hypnosis.

Treatment Services

The D4 Clinic offers a variety of services to help you lead the life you want and deserve. We offer a number of hypnosis services which will help you to:

  • Stop Smoking
  • Lose weight
  • Reduce stress and anxiety
  • Deal with relationship issues
  • Regain confidence
  • Find confidence with the opposite sex
  • Overcoming a fear of public speaking/stage-fright
  • Learn to relax
  • Dealing with anxiety/panic attacks
  • Dealing with anger management
  • Overcome phobias
  • Relaxation therapy for cancer patients
  • Dealing with exam stress
  • Building career confidence
  • Overcome fears (flying/heights)
  • Hoarding
  • Insomnia
  • Stammering
  • Blushing

Plus many more issues, please contact us today for a free phone consultation.

Does it work on everyone

Yes, once they are open to it. However, if you have epilepsy it is not recommended that you undergo hypnosis even if it you are on medication for it.

What is the difference between clinical and stage hypnosis

Clinical Hypnosis is NOT the same as stage hypnosis. Under clinical hypnosis you are full aware and able to hear everything the therapist is saying to you. You have full control of you mind and body, You know exactly what is going on and what you are doing, you are just in a more relaxed state than normal. Like you would be if you were day-dreaming.

What happens when I am under hypnosis

You will not lose consciousness, you will not surrender your will, you will not become weak minded, you will not reveal secrets, you will not be asleep.

Then what will happen

You will be totally relaxed and in a heightened state of awareness, normally around 20 times to what you are normally.

Is my problem to trivial to be bothered with

Any problem which affects our lives is not trivial. We can help with anything that is on your mind and that affects you on a day to day basis. Our aim is to help you live a better quality of life by dealing with issues you are unhappy with. Our therapists is qualified in hypnotherapy, counseling and psychology.

Should I use hypnosis as an alternative to seeing my doctor

The answer is NO. It is not an alternative to seeking proper medical care. Hypnotherapy is a complementary therapy and should, where needed be used in partnership with conventional medicine. Your Doctor’s training cannot be replaced by hypnotherapy. Check out all health problems first with your doctor if in any doubt about quitting smoking or losing weight. A number of Doctor’s and Pharmacy’s will refer people for hypnotherapy. Please ask yours if they think it is suitable for you.

What is my first step

Please call our clinic on 01 6855511  for a informal chat or email us on

Where are you located

We are located in 42 Northumberland road,Ballsbridge,Dublin 4.

Please ring the bell and take a seat inside the building in the waiting area.

Do you keep records

As a member of the National Guild of Hypnotists and the Psychology Association of Ireland we are ethically required to keep some notes on each client. These are kept in a locked fireproof cabinet for a period of years as we are ethically bound to do this. These records are private and only for the use of the therapist.

Is there any follow up treatment

Certain clients book in weekly or monthly session to ensure motivation stays at a optimum level to help them over come their issues.

Contact – Please contact us today to have an informal chat over the phone about what you wish to achieve and how we can help you to do this.

Disclaimer – This website is provided for information only and is not intended to replace a consultation with your GP or other healthcare professional. The information on this website should not be considered as medical advice. If you have any doubts or concerns about your health, you should seek advice from a medical doctor.

Therapy Session Protocol – There is no guarantee of a cure can be given for any presenting issue or any issues which may become apparent during the course of therapy. If you avail of the quit smoking treatment and relapse or are unsuccessful, you will be offered a free backup session. During the course of any therapy sessions, you will be treated with respect. You agree not to come to sessions under the influence of alcohol or recreational drugs, except those medications prescribed by your doctor. If you do come to sessions under the influence of alcohol or recreational drugs or demonstrate violent/abusive behavior, the Hypo-therapist reserves the right to cancel the session and refuse any further therapy sessions.


*Disclaimer: Hypnosis is a therapy and like all therapies results will vary from one person to the next