The Role of Clinical Hypnosis in the Treatment of Eating Disorders

Hypnotizability in eating disordered populations can be viewed as a personality trait as well as ability. In addition to hypnotic performance, in the literature hypnotizability correlates with eating disorders. In eating disordered populations, bulimics are significantly more hypnotizable than anorexics; anorexics of the purging subtype generally are more hypnotizable than restricting anorexics.

In one study, […]

Hypnotherapy for Bulimia

As we can see below, Hypnotherapy, or hypnosis, is a well researched, safe, side effect free way of treating Bulimia Nervosa.

Griffiths treated bulimic patients with 4 weeks of behavioral therapy highlighting self-monitoring to establish healthy eating patterns, followed by 4 weeks of hypnotherapy to enhance self-control of bingeing and vomiting episodes. There was a […]

Hypnotherapy and Bulimia

In an age when young people, especially girls and young women, are subjected to pressure from many directions to conform to a stereotypical – usually unnaturally thin – image, it’s not surprising that eating disorders are on the rise.

In an article titled, ‘Can Hypnosis End Bulimia?’ published in the Magazine for Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy, […]