"A physically relaxed state with an associated mental focus. It is a pleasant experience and will help you to de-stress."
"The use of hypnosis to give specific suggestions based on the removal of unwanted thoughts, behaviours and feelings. The suggestions will be thought out and agreed with the practitioner before the hypnotherapy starts."
"A specific treatment protocol designed to reduce fears, alleviate symptoms, improve personal abilities and enhance skills."
Definitions from The clinical hypnosis textbook by Ursula James.