Self-hypnosis for Public Performance
How self-hypnosis can help to conquer the fear of public performance
The fear of public performance is usually a phobia, an irrational fear, which compels us to avoid public performance at any cost. Sometimes the fear is so strong that it leads to panic attacks or a career change. The fear of public performance often affects people who are professional performers, actors, singers or musicians, and it may turn life into a nightmare.
Often the fear of public performance is easy to solve in self-hypnosis, because it is related to some failure during school years or later. In this case it can be solved in self-help mode. I teach simple and powerful techniques which dissolve the past fears. Usually the technique needs to be performed only once, so students solve the source of fear when they learn, or during the initial hypnotherapy session.
Sometimes the fear of public performance has its roots in low confidence and self-esteem. In this case it is important to build strong confidence, and self-hypnosis offers many ways to improve confidence. For professional musicians or other performers, performance anxiety is very disturbing because it questions the roots of what they are, as they usually sacrifice their whole life for their art; the fear threatens their whole existence.
How self-hypnosis can help you to master your public performance
Self-hypnosis is the best coaching tool for public performance. When in a deep hypnotic state, you can practise your own performance over and over; you can practise the different versions. There are many techniques which will make you realise that the public is in fact friendly. Time moves faster in the hypnotic state: you can practise your performance over and over to create excellence in a fraction of the time needed for the real practise.
The specialised Advanced Self-hypnosis Workshop for Public Performance
The advanced self-hypnosis techniques for public performance can be taught in private sessions, but the most effective way is to attend one of my Advanced Self-hypnosis Workshops dedicated to improving confidence and public performance skills. During the workshop students not only learn the techniques but they apply them in the group situation, so it combines learning with real life practice.
Advanced Self-Hypnosis Workshop for Confidence and Public Speaking is sometimes enough to radically improve public performance skills. Very often students come to the workshop to prepare for their challenging performance the following week, and it always works. The effect is immediate and long-lasting. Students also learn confidence-building techniques during the workshop and their self-belief and self-esteem improves significantly.
When will you also need private hypnotherapy sessions
I would recommend private sessions to deal with other issues like depression or strong anxiety if they are present. Anxiety, especially strong social anxiety, causes a lot of distress and needs a few private sessions to let go the reasons. Also, very low self-esteem and self-belief may need private hypnotherapy sessions to deal with past trauma or other difficulties. I will be happy to provide you with all the help and support you need to release the past and to free yourself for the new challenges.
Professional performers, actors and singers usually prefer private sessions, perhaps because the distress is too strong. Private sessions provide more privacy and are more tailored to the needs of the client.