Sometimes counselors use hypnosis to relax their clients while they are working together. Those that use hypnosis think the patient can think about words and visuals consciously and unconsciously. The person receiving this technique would therefore be more susceptible to change in all aspects of their person.
Hypnotherapy and similar treatments began around the 1700s in order to support patients with multiple conditions. Some people have researched that hypnotherapy could help with obesity specifically. Hypnotherapy could be considered one bariatric weight loss program.