What is actually hypnosis - self-hypnosis - deep relaxation?

The new technical possibilities in neuroscience and neurobiology

provide insights into our nervous system, the connection points of body, psyche and environment. The underlying mechanisms and their mutual influences are experiencing

are experiencing new interpretations and meanings for therapy. 

And so public interest in relaxation techniques such as autogenic training, Jacobson training ,hypnosis and meditation has greatly increased.

Medical hypnosis looks back on a long tradition and is intensively researched in this context.

Its effectiveness in medicine has been scientifically proven.

In particular, scientific analyses prove the modulation of pain, anxiety and stress through the influence of hypnosis on all brain activities, especially of course on the

brain areas ,which are responsible for pain and stress processing and pain perception.

One of the basic effects is deep vegetative relaxation and focusing of attention and concentration with the influence on our unconscious nature.


This mechanism can cause the influence of physical processes and lead to complex somatic and psychological changes - to healing in a neural network.

The positive influences on our immune system, hormones, neurotransmitters are proven.


Deep relaxation reduces inflammatory processes in the body, strengthens the immune system, lowers stress hormones and reduces pain.


By practicing with the included deep relaxation program, we can reliably relieve our autonomic nervous system and regenerate ourselves. This alone is of great benefit to our health. However, we can also extend the program and turn it into a form of self-hypnosis by picturing our goals in a deeply relaxed state, naming them and enriching them with beautiful experiences, good sensations.