I went to a hypnotherapy seminar to help people lose weight and stop smoking. It was hosted at a conference room at a hotel in my area. It did work on some of my friends, but wore off in a couple months. My friend bought the hypnotherapy CD's to listen to that are supposed to reinforce the hypnosis, but she didn't listen to it more than once or twice. Weight loss is hard to guess, but she didn't smoke for 2 months. Personally, it didn't work for me. We were in a large room fuill of people. The hypnotist said he was going to put us under hypnosis and tap certain people who wouldnt wake up until he said a command word. I couldnt let myself relax in a room full of people while I thought anyone could come in and steal my purse while the old guy runs around and gropes people. Obviously, I am not a trusting soul. But I did see my friends appear to be fully under hypnosis. If I could afford a one-on-one session, I'd try it again.
at 4:55 PM on Jun. 28, 2011