Tiger Woods (golf pro):

Has used hypnosis and mental imagery techniques since a young age to help him to focus and “get in the zone”.


Orlando Bloom (actor):

His mother took him to a hypnotist as a child to help him to overcome his addiction to chocolate and help him to shape up.


Sophie Dahl (model):

Lost a massive amount of weight with help from hypnosis and a new healthy lifestyle, going from a size 16 to an 8.


Steve Hooker (athlete):

Won a Gold Medal at the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games in the Pole Vault after using hypnosis to visualize his success.


Lily Allen (singer):

Used hypnosis to lose weight – dropping 4 dress sizes!


W.A. Mozart (composer):

Historical sources state that Mozart composed the famous opera “Cosi fan tutte” while actually under hypnosis.


Aaron Eckhart (actor):

Claims that hypnosis “changed his life forever” after he used to to beat smoking and alcohol addictions.


Geri Halliwell (singer):

Slimmed down and toned up with help from visits to a hypnotist.


Winston Churchill (prime minister):

Stayed awake all night when required for planning and strategy meetings – using hypnosis to avoid tiredness and stay alert.

Ashton Kutcher (actor):

Used hypnosis on two different occasions – once when he was in college to help him to focus on starting his career and “becoming famous”, and again more recently to help him to stop smoking.


Jimmy Connors (tennis pro):

Uses hypnosis techniques to practice his winning serve and tennis strokes prior to important tournaments.

Matt Damon (actor):

Quit smoking with help from hypnosis, later claiming it was “the greatest decision I ever made in my life”.


Sarah Ferguson (former royal):

Used hypnosis to lose weight after struggling for years with her weight.


Kevin McBride (boxer):

Has a hypnosis session before every fight to get into a solid mental state of mind, where he is full of confidence and free from fear.

Jack Nicklaus (golf pro):

Openly claims that hypnotherapy and visualization techniques are the sole reason for his improved levels of concentration during play.


Tara Palmer-Tomkinson (celebrity):

Used hypnosis to overcome her life-long fear of snakes.

Jackie Kennedy (president kennedy’s widow):

Used hypnotherapy to help her to get over the tragedy of her husbands assassination.

Lord Tennyson Alfred (poet):

Wrote complete poems while under the influence of hypnosis.

Ellen DeGeneres (celebrity):

Experienced hypnosis live on her chat show and successfully quit smoking.


Ben Affleck (actor):

Quit smoking with help from hypnosis, later stating “ I feel a huge difference in my health now that I don’t smoke. I feel like I’m in better shape than I was five years ago”.

Rachmaninov (composer):

Reports state that he composed one of his concertos following a simple hypnosis session.


Kevin Costner (actor):

Had a hypnotist fly out to Hawaii (while filming Waterworld) to cure him of his sea-sickness.

Albert Einstein (physicist):

Used trance states and regular hypnosis sessions to develop his ideas. It is claimed his theory of relativity came to him during one of these sessions.

David Beckham (soccer pro):

Visited a hypnotist privately to help him to confront some of his personal problems.