Can kids be hypnotized?
As a rule, children make excellent hypnotic subjects and respond very well to Hypnotherapy. Children spend a substantial portion of every day in a state of hypnosis. For example, any time they play “pretend” or a video game, or watch TV, they are in a form of hypnotic trance. Children are also naturally suggestible to new behaviors, as their behavioral programming is not as firmly “set” as is the case with adults. Thus, for a child, changing attitudes and behaviors, erasing fears, and boosting performance through hypnotherapy is often extremely effective. Common uses for hypnotherapy in children include: