Hypnotherapy is very popular for different physical and psychological conditions. Hypnotherapy for weight loss has been used successfully for a long time. It is one of the mind re-programming techniques that facilitates weight loss.
Hypnotherapy is usually conducted by a trained professional who knows how to induce the hypnotic states of mind and who also knows how to help to come out of these deeply relaxed states completely which is as important.
Hypnotherapy also can be conducted with the help of a professionally recorded audio that not only provides sounds to induce the desired relaxed states but also includes guided steps and imagery including positive self-suggestions thus providing a complete hypnotherapy session.
While this pre-packaged audios can be very effective it is much more effective if you write your own self-suggestions so they will feel right to you. For this purposes you can use audio files with binaural beats that are specific for your purpose - in this case for weight loss or listen to sounds that induce Alpha-level state.
These are the states of consciousness where the conscious mind is in "non-active" state so suggestions can bypass the conscious mind and get directly engraved into the subconscious.
This means that there will be no over-analyzing or skeptical attitude or criticism that are inherent to the conscious mind.
Hypnotherapy for weight loss is not a magic wand. It just helps to program your mind in a way that it becomes easier for you to stick to a healthy diet and exercise on a regular basis.
It can also help eliminate self-sabotaging behaviors, help reduce the cravings for unhealthy food, help improve the self-image and self-esteem but in the end it is you who need to stick to the right diet and exercise regime.
Hypnotherapy and other mind-training techniques just make it much easier to stick to what is right for you so you will achieve your ultimate weight loss goal.