Hypnosis Myths and Misconceptions – No 6 of 6: Does hypnosis work instantly?

It really depends on the issue that needs addressing in hypnosis. For example, I can often treat a phobia in a single session but issues such as depression and panic attacks may take 3 or 4 sessions. It is also helpful to reinforce and sustain changes, and so in addition to using the recordings I provide for use at home, face to face sessions are spread over an appropriate period to ensure success.