About Hypnosis

Hypnosis can be your tool for success!


About Your Visit.....

   We encourage you to call our office with questions or go to our website www.redoakhypnosis.com to schedual an appointment with Mr. Haviland. Appointments are schedualed through our website and office hours are by appointment only, no walk-ins.



  Our equipment is cutting edge technology and once you sit down and speak to Pete you will feel completely at ease due to his professionalism and sense of humor and prepared for a succesful visit. 



  When your session has been completed you will be presented with a cd of your session, mixed and in stereo along with an MP3 for your IPOD like listening device to strengthen the work we have done during that appointment.


                                ALL sessions are also video taped for security measures and kept on site.




Hypnosis can help you with the following and more:

  • Smoking Weight Loss
  • Anxiety and Stress
  •  Fears and Relationships
  • Habits and Alcohol Abuse
  • Drug Abuse Childbirth
  • Motivation Stage Fright
  • Public Speaking Pain Management
  • Anger Issues Sexual Issues
  • Abuse Issues Self-Esteem
  • Concentration Self-Confidence
  • Test Anxiety Shyness
  • Procrastination Improve Mood
  • Improve Sports Children's Issues

And many many more topics.......


The Facts about Hypnosis

  1. Going into a state of hypnosis is a very normal natural activity.
  2. Most people describe hypnosis as a restful state where they are still aware, in control, but very relaxed, much like the twilight time before sleep.
  3. A person hypnotized is aware of everything the hypnotist says at all times.
  4. The hypnotic subject will never forget anything, unless they agree to forget.
  5. Persons under hypnosis will always awaken from hypnosis easily.
  6. You cannot remain in hypnosis for more than several minutes unless you want to.
  7. Persons in hypnosis will remain in control of themselves at all times.
  8. No person can be hypnotized without their consent, cooperation and willingness.
  9. No one can be made to do anything they are morally opposed to during hypnosis    (in fact most people appear more ethical during hypnosis)
  10. Hypnosis is not a miraculous power.
  11. Hypnosis merely enables your mind to access and use your own natural healing and physical abilities, to assist in healing or physical accomplishment.
  12. Hypnosis allows your subconscious mind to accept positive suggestions
  13. Hypnotic suggestions can change or release unwanted behavior patterns.
  14. Hypnosis can strengthen any part of your personality or ability that you desire.
  15. Hypnosis actually strengthens the will and improves the powers of the mind.

More Facts About Hypnosis

  1. All hypnosis is self induced hypnosis, but external suggestion can trigger it.
  2. Hypnosis is not like sleep, nor is it like a zombie state or total unconsciousness.
  3. Hypnosis cannot make someone do something they don't want to do.


  1. In Hypnosis a subject can release subconscious programs that control them.
  2. In deep Hypnosis a subject can stimulate or increase healing ability.
  3. In Hypnosis a subject can improve or change any physical or mental ability.
  4. In hypnosis a subject can modify or change their emotional state or feelings.
  5. Hypnosis can release causes for fears or phobias, then release them.
  6. Hypnosis can create or increase positive moods or feelings (joy, enthusiasm, etc.).
  7. Hypnosis can assist or accelerate any natural body reactions or ability.
  8. Hypnosis can change habit patterns (ie: remove bad habits).
  9. Hypnosis can help release unwanted patterns like post traumatic stress reactions.

The myths about Hypnosis revealed

  • (FALSE) - In hypnosis you lose mental control or lose your willpower
  • (FALSE) - In hypnosis you lose your critical judgement
  • (FALSE) - You can remain hypnotized forever
  • (FALSE) - While Hypnotized you can be made to do something against your morals
  • (FALSE) - Hypnosis will allow demons or the devil to take over control



The Types of Hypnosis

The following types of hypnosis are in common use today. They may be referred to by many other terms, but all are hypnosis or use hypnosis in one form or another.

  • Self Hypnosis (hypnotizing yourself, just like meditation)
  • Hetero-Hypnosis (hypnosis of one person by another, generally a hypnotist)
  • Stage Hypnosis (Hypnotizing subjects (volunteers) for entertainment purposes)
  • Hypnotherapy (hypnosis for therapy, normally hetero-hypnosis)
  • Forensic (Investigative) Hypnosis (Hetero-Hypnosis to improve recall of past events)
  • Sports Improvement Hypnosis (Hypnosis to improve any physical or sports ability)
  • Learning (memory) Improvement Hypnosis (Hypnosis to release learning blocks and improve recall & other learning abilities)
  • Group Hypnosis (Hetero-Hypnosis of groups of more than 2 subjects at the same time)

The Best Subjects for Hypnosis are:

  • Subjects who want to be hypnotized and expect to be hypnotized.
  • The best hypnotic subjects are intelligent and without mental impairment.
  • The best stage hypnosis subjects are usually physically Suggestable
  • (They are persons who have a subconscious desire to perform).

Remember that all subjects must be willing before they can be hypnotized.

Who can be hypnotized ?

  • Everyone can go into hypnosis to some degree
  • 95% will go into a light to medium hypnotic state the very first time
  • 5% may have difficulty entering hypnosis (too young, senile, have brain damage, or no attention span, etc.)
  • (Adults) 70% may go to deep levels of hypnosis the first time
  • (Children) 85% may go to deep levels of hypnosis the first time (except skeptics)
  • Children normally are the best hypnotic subjects

The most common uses of hypnosis

  • Hypnosis for Smoking Cessation and Weight Loss
  • Hypnosis to overcome Fear, Anxiety, Depression, phobias, post traumatic stress, etc.
  • Education & Learning Improvement Hypnosis
  • Stage Hypnosis (Entertainment)
  • Sports Enhancement Hypnosis (Athletic improvement)
  • Children's Hypnosis (learning improvement, self esteem, abuse recovery)
  • Hypnosis for illness recovery & surgery preparation
  • Hypnosis for Pain Control (to relieve pain)
  • Hypnosis for Physical Healing Assistance
  • Hypnosis for Mental or Psychological Healing Assistance
  • Hypnosis for Child Birthing Assistance (to minimize or relieve pain)
  • Addiction (Alcoholism) Recovery Hypnosis
  • Family Counseling Hypnosis
  • Forensic (Investigative) Hypnosis (for Law enforcement purposes)
  • Forensic (Investigative) Hypnosis (for Civil law or Criminal defense law)
  • Spiritual & Religious Counseling Hypnosis
  • Hypnosis for Abused children or Abuse victims
  • Grief Recovery Hypnosis
  • Hypnosis for Elderly or Nursing Home patients

Facts about Hypnosis by Dr. Ed Martin