Self Hypnosis for weight loss works, but first you need to go to a therapist that can show you how to do it. It works best if you change your diet and do some exercise. You can't expect it to work if you don't do the necessary changes. A trained therapist can show you self hypnosis techniques that you can do on your own.
Self hypnosis isn't magic. There are no easy fixes, self control has to be included in there also. Self hypnosis is a good way to boost self control. It can help with emotional eating, which most of the time is caused by trauma. When you get to the root of the problem, then the problem can be solved. Emotional eating is a symptom of an underlying subconscious issue. A person who has been traumatized may turn to emotional eating. Hypnosis helps to heal the trauma.
Hypnotherapy also helps to lessen cravings for junk food. After a few lessons in guided meditation, a person can do this his or herself. they can tell themselves what or what not to eat, substitute the good choices for the bad.
A typical session last between 1 or 2 hours. It starts off by focusing on an object, and then some deliberate, deep breathing. Then you are put into a trance-like state, and given some healthier thought patterns and beliefs. All of the unhealthy lies are replaced with positive truths. The truths are: You deserve to be loved, you are valuable, junk food doesn't help you, you deserve to be trim and healthy, self control is a positive thing, you deserve to be happy.