Social Anxiety may be more common than statistics indicate, with those suffering unwilling to present to caregivers for a variety of reasons related to the problem. Fear of judgement, low self esteem and anxiety discussing the issue in a social context can hold sufferers back. Ensuring those living with it live in a constant state of fight or flight.
Forget what you know about hypnosis from movies or television programs. If you go to a stage hypnotist, sure, he’ll have you hopping around like a rabbit; it’s his job to give the audience a good time. A health professional, on the other hand, is there to help change a behaviour, leaving no room for embarrassment.
We are addressing the underlying emotions that feed the anxiety. Effective hypnotherapy can quickly, usually in the first session, get right down to the source of the client’s anxiety through age regression work.
Anxiety disorders comprise one of the most common categories of psychiatric disorders present in the population today (Kessler et al., 2005; Kessler, Chiu, Demler, & Walters, 2005). In addition, research indicates a link between anxiety and martial distress, with anxious individuals reporting greater martial conflict and lower levels of marital satisfaction.