Originally Posted by Time
It only works, if you believe it will. If you think you cant get hypnotized then you cant. Any hypnotist will tell you that, even in live shows...
I'm a hypnotherapist and I will tell you otherwise.
Especially in stage hypnosis, the belief that the hypnotist has power is the main way it works. It just is far from the only way.
Also, it works for everybody, if the hypnotherapist is skillful enough.