Throughout history the famous have sought the help of hypnotherapy.
Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809-92) repeated names to himself like a hypnotic mantra in order to access different states of consciousness in which whole poems came to him.
Mozart (1756-91) composed the opera Cosi fan tutte while in hypnosis.
Chopin (1810-1849) pianist and composer took classes in hypnosis at the University of Strasbourg.
Thomas Edison (1847-1931) inventor.
Henry Ford (1863-1947) car manufacturer.
Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965) used post-hypnotic suggestions in order to stay awake all night and avoid tiredness during W.W.II.
Albert Einstein (1879-1955) physicist
Paul Daniels, magician, lost his fear of closed spaces after hypnotherapy.
The actor, Kevin Costner became seasick while making "Waterworld". His regular hypnotherapist came to the filming location and helped Costner overcome it.
Championship golfer Jack Niklaus lauded hypnotherapy and visualisation techniques as the sole reason for his improved concentration.