Some refer to the process of asking the ‘higher self’ pertinent questions, as Metaphysical Hypnotherapy. In this state one may ask about physical or emotional health, career, family or even the health of others.
Whether a client is in my office for smoking cessation, weight control, nail biting, sports injury–the list is long–they are really there for another reason. They’ve made a decision to take back their power.
The second reason we hypnotists like to do away with this diagnosis is because we know that a diagnosis is rarely the cause of an issue. It is a symptom of something else altogether that is going on in the psyche.