I went to a seminar about hypnosis and pediatric IBS (irritable bowel syndrome). Robert Hughes did a FABULOUS job of training us. There are studies comparing traditional therapy and calming music to hypnosis for children who have had IBS for some time with little to no relief.
Traditional therapy had approximately a 50% rate of improvement with the majority of the 50% improving somewhat. Hypnosis had a 90%+ success rate with the majority of the 90% improving to a level of virtually gone rather than somewhat improved.
This is my summary of what Robert showed us, but the studies showed beyond a statistical doubt that hypnosis can provide significant relief to pediatric IBS.
Robert is doing wonderful work! We know how effective hypnosis is. It's time to let the world know!