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Do you need to get psychotherapy if you get hypnosis?

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Hypnosis is usually considered an aid to psychotherapy (counseling or therapy), because the hypnotic state allows people to explore painful thoughts, feelings, and memories they might have hidden from their conscious minds.

From: Mental Health and Hypnosis WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on November 15, 2018
Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on November 15, 2018

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