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There are hypnotists who offer large group sessions, usually for smoking cessation or weight loss. You may want to try one of these if it's not too expensive. It will cost you much more to see a psychologist or have a one-to-one session with a hypnotherapist. Be skeptical about anybody who oversells. I would be skeptical of anybody who claims 100% success rate for anything, for instance. Still, you may be curious to see one of these people in action. After reading this book, you know enough about hypnosis that you can evaluate whether somebody who calls him or herself a hypnotist or hypnotherapist knows what they are doing.
If they guarantee satisfaction and you'e not satisfied, ask for your money back right away. If you get some good ideas for your own self-hypnosis, the workshop may be worthwhile for you, even if it doesn't live up to its advertising.
The word hypnotist implies just that someone can hypnotize other people, even just for fun. Hypnotherapist implies this is someone who can cure you of some condition or solve your problem. These labels don't really mean anything. Always check out credentials before going to a hypnotherapist, either in a group setting or privately. If you can't find a good one, you can always do it yourself.