So has Stage Hypnosis put you off trying hypnosis? It shouldn’t. Stage Hypnosis is all about entertaining. It is still hypnosis, but it is about the stage hypnotist choosing those people in the audience that are or want to be extroverts and therefore provide the most entertainment. A good stage hypnotist gives the impression that the volunteers are doing things against their will. The truth is that the people are aware of what they are doing,
Here is a great explanation of the difference between Stage Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy
Hypnotherapy and self-hypnosis work with you to target the issues you want to change. It is not about the ego and showing off, rather about your choice and focusing in on what it is you want to change or improve.