It's not mind control. You won't be programmed to cluck like a chicken every time you hear the phone ring. Hypnosis, as depicted on a stage, can be very entertaining and almost magical. In the clinical setting, however, hypnosis is exclusively tailored to the individual to help accelerate growth and change. The goals are your goals, not the therapist's.
Hypnotherapy can be an efficient, effective technique for treating a variety of behaviors including, but not limited to: