Healing and Hypnotherapy Volume 2, Issue - 11, 1 May 2018 - Page 13

Often these symptoms will be treated with drugs prescribed by a doctor. Anti-depressants sleep medication, and perhaps a diet or stop smoking program will be prescribed. These treatment methods, of course, are aimed at symptom relief but don’t get down to treating the underlying cause of the depression. If the depressed person goes to a counselor, they will talk about the feelings, which, may help for a while. Other therapists may try relaxation techniques combined with positive affirmations. There is a basic reason why these common responses to depression don’t really work: they do not address or resolve the deeper underlying causes of depression. HOW DOES CLINICAL HYPNOTHERAPY TREAT DEPRESSION? 1. It helps us enter the subconscious: First, we drop down from the conscious mind, which is only 10% of the mind into the subconscious mind. Now we are addressing the whole person, 100% of the mind rather than just treating the symptoms. 2. It helps us identify the "Deep underlying Cause". People often have deep underlying cause of depression which we term as “unfinished business” with whatever has been lost, be it a loved one, a job, a home, known circumstances, Previous comfort zone, or a very long term constant situation of abuse can also be the reason of depression. Cause they give unresolved feelings. These unresolved feelings, such as resentments, regrets, blame, anger, guilt, jealousy, and fear are stored in the body and must be released, as soon as possible. After, the event which, triggers it happened Otherwise they get deeply buried beneath the numbness created by the anti-depressant drugs, the addictive behavior, and the concurrent repression that occurs when trauma and grief go untreated. Clinical hypnotherapy works for depression because it removes the underlying basis of depression and completes the unfinished business that otherwise continues to recycle as self-sabotaging thoughts and behaviors. 3. It helps us "finish" the "unfinished business", and release the