Silver Lining Hypnosis, LLC
"Finding Light among the Clouds"
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What is Hypnosis?

Hypnosis is a state or condition in which you, as the client, become highly responsive to suggestions. It can also be viewed as a ‘state of heightened suggestibility’, but you are always in control, and cannot be forced to do anything against your own will.

Hypnosis succeeds where sheer willpower has failed.

Will I pass out while in the state of hypnosis?


No. You are not unconscious while in the state of hypnosis.  Some old TV shows or movies make it appear the hypnotist has "control" over your actions, but that is never the case. At all times you can bring yourself out of the state of hypnosis if you so choose. You may discover you are actually more focused and aware in the state of hypnosis than you feel normally as you work on whatever issue you have chosen.


Will I lose control while in the state of hypnosis?


No. The hypnotist is not some magical being who can force you to surrender your will or make you do silly things. You are always in control and are merely allowing the hypnotist to guide you so you can achieve the goals you desire.


Will I reveal some deep secret or confidentiality while in the state of hypnosis?


No. Again, you cannot be forced to say or do anything against your will. Any information you do not wish to share, will remain your secret. You can even choose to lie while in the state of hypnosis! You are always in control.


Will I get stuck in the state of hypnosis and not be able to come out of it?


No. It is not possible to get stuck in the state of hypnosis. Since you actually
choose to enter the state of hypnosis, you can easily and readily also choose to leave the state of hypnosis (‘snap out of it’) whenever you wish.

Will I only be able to be hypnotized if I'm gullible or weak-minded?


No. Actually, those most successful engaging hypnotic work tend to be the more intelligent of the population; and being imaginative gives you an additional advantage as well.


What if I have more questions?

If you have questions beyond those addressed on this site, please feel free to use the appointment request page to submit them - even if you are not requesting a specific appointment at this time. First-time clients participate in a brief phone consultation with Lynn personally (at no charge and with no obligation) to discuss specific goals like "I'd like to quit smoking" or "I have to lose weight", or "I need to be able to fly for business or pleasure", etc. Your expectations can be discussed and questions answered. 


Lynn Lewis Ribeiro, MEd,CH
Certified hypnotist and hypnotherapist -  Massachusetts certified educator
New England - New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, Vermont - USA
Private Office located in Hampstead, NH  at the junction of Routes 111 and 121
(Just minutes from Derry and Salem, NH and Andover or Haverhill, MA )