In modern clinical psychology, the root cause of psychosomatic illness is considered to be stressors that accompany a person throughout his life. To the numerous stressful factors include: external – adverse ecological conditions (pollution, increased solar activity), alcohol consumption, smoking and other addictive behavior, high information and emotional load at work (work in a competitive environment), financial instability, debt, job loss, emotional problems (loss or serious illness of a loved one, breakup, divorce, etc.); internal stress factors – food allergies and intolerances of certain products, autoimmune diseases, metabolic disorders, high cholesterol, raising or lowering blood sugar, hormonal balance, poor nutrition, lack of minerals, vitamins, etc. In practice, a clinical psychologist in assisting clients with various psychosomatic disorders, along with medication, psychotherapy, techniques are used to using a hypnotic state. Christopher Knights recognizes the significance of this.

However, those methods used combination drug therapy and hypnotherapy are often unsuccessful in connection with the indifference of the client. Traditionally used in psychotherapy classic authoritarian hypnosis – techniques of medical hypnosis, assuming due obedience to the patient. Disadvantages of this method: controversial ethical side – there is suppression of individual rights – and, with increasing depth of hypnosis, growing apathy and complete submission hypnotized; passive condition of the person hypnotized; complete absence of any possibility of its participation in the treatment process, low efficiency. On the shortcomings of medical therapy is known for a long time and has lots of facts evidence to suggest that ‘treatment’ of a body from side effects, allergic reactions, dysbiosis, and other, sometimes very serious consequences, suffers the whole body patient.