“For weeks afterwards, we eat smaller amounts and have no cravings for unhealthy food...We even feel our attitude towards food has shifted.”
Interesting review in Time Out Dubai about the efficacy of hypnosis and hypnotherapy as an effective tool for weight loss for UAE residents:
With the rise of celebrity ‘hypnotists’ including TV star Derren Brown and self-help guru and author Paul McKenna, (previously a BBC Radio 1 DJ), hypnotism is increasingly becoming the go-to treatment to tackle everything from comfort eating to phobias. Last year, a British boy was stranded in the UAE for 16 months after his paralysing anxiety prevented him from boarding the plane home. But after visits to various specialists and psychiatrists, it was a qualified hypnotist who finally helped him make the trip back to the UK. So how does this often controversial form of treatment work?
‘Hypnosis is one of the most fascinating phenomena of the human mind. It’s a natural state of selective, focused attention,’ says local hypnotherapist…