Frequently Asked Questions about Brain Training & Hypnosis
What are Emilie's qualifications/training?
What is "brain training"?
What is hypnosis?
How does hypnosis work?
Will I lose control during a hypnosis session?
What's the difference between meditation and hypnosis?
Is hypnosis like therapy? What can I expect from a session?
Is hypnosis the same as "manifestation"?
Myths & Facts about Hypnosis
Hypnosis is a highly misrepresented and misunderstood tool, and the media/ movies are often to blame. Folks tend to mistake hypnosis as a party trick, a form of entertainment, or - in the most malicious instances - a form of control. This is not true. Hypnosis is a powerful and empowering process that allows people to free themselves from limitations and create the changes they want to see in their minds, bodies and lives.
So that you more deeply understand how hypnosis can help you, let's dispel some myths...
Myth #1: Hypnosis is "mind control"
Myth #2: You have to "believe" in hypnosis for it to work
Myth #3: You need a hypnotist to get into a trance
Myth #4: Hypnosis is the same as sleeping
Myth #5: Being easily hypnotized means that your mind is weak
Myth #6: People are either hypnotizable or they're not
Myth #7: Hypnosis is evil and embarrasses people
Myth #8: Hypnosis is pseudoscience
Meet Your Guide
Emilie Leyes (she/they) is a NYC-based brain training specialist and hypnosis practitioner. After learning about the power of brain training to navigate and recover from her own severe chronic illness, Emilie made it her mission to create and share life changing mental practices to the world.
Emilie is formally trained and certified in Positive Psychology, Positive Neuroplasticity, Clinical Hypnosis, and holds a Master's degree in Mind-Body Medicine. She also has an extensive background in mindfulness, meditation, and nervous system regulation modalities.