Hypnotherapy to Help with Inhibitions or feeling Inhibited: by Dublin based hypnotherapist Ailish McGrath
If we look at the definition of Inhibition we see it as:
A) a feeling that makes one self-conscious and unable to act in a relaxed and natural way.
Synonyms; shyness, reticence, self-consciousness, reserve, diffidence, bashfulness, coyness, embarrassment, unease, wariness, reluctance, discomfort, hesitance, hesitancy, apprehension, nerves, nervousness, insecurity.
B) the action of inhibiting a process.
In fact the feeling of inhibition can arise in a variety of situations and with different people and groups.
If we get to a stage in our life where we expect ourselves to feel inhibited and no longer try to participate in a way that we prefer we have developed a personality ‘trait’ and have identified with a feeling state to the extent we think it’s who we are (rather than an uncomfortable feeling we sometimes feel).
The cause of Inhibitions:
The causes are many and varied.
For the most part inhibition is the result of our early conditioning:
Inhibition can stem from a once off learning experience that felt dreadful or can result from long lasting conditioning in our families and social group.
Treatment for the feelings of Inhibition
Getting help for the feeling of inhibition is advised if it’s proving problematic for you i.e you are missing out on social, sexual or professional opportunities that you would like to go for. You are avoiding people or situations because you expect to feel inhibited and as a result life is less enjoyable than it could be.
Hypnotherapy, emotional and memory clearing and healing through modalities like NLP, EFT and EMDR can all help with the restricting feeling of inhibition.