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    10 Celebrities Who Tried Hypnosis

    Hypnosis is enjoying mainstream popularity thanks to high profile individuals who have openly shared their success stories.

    10. Jenny Slate


    Comedian Jenny Slate swears by hypnosis for powering through her stage fright after being fired from Saturday Night Live. Slate says that since seeing the hypnotherapist, she has been able to move on from the experience. "I went to a hypnotherapist - it sounds crazy, but it worked.”

    9. Jamie-Lynn Sigler


    Actress Jamie-Lynn Sigler surprised fans in 2016 when she shared that she has multiple sclerosis. The Sopranos actress says she has undergone hypnotherapy to help her come to terms with her disease. “I wanted to go in the hopes of learning how to manage it better emotionally, because I was dealing with feeling embarrassed and ashamed."

    8. Naomi Campbell


    In a television interview with The View, English supermodel Naomi Campbell revealed, "I still have a problem with smoking. I'm smoking less, but it's the hardest one (vice to kick) so I'm going back to the hypnotist."

    7. Florence Henderson


    Florence Henderson played America's favorite mom on "The Brady Bunch." After using hypnosis to overcome stage fright, the actress pursued professional training to become a hypnotherapist herself. She reports using her training "to help loved ones cope with illness and prepare for death."

    6. Aaron Eckhart


    Aaron Eckhart gave up drinking years ago, followed by quitting smoking, both by hypnosis. In an interview with The Telegraph, the actor shared "I couldn’t be happier with that decision. I recommend it to anybody. I did not go to AA."

    5. Ewan McGregor


    A self-described "heavy smoker," Ewan McGregor found it very difficult to give up smoking until turning to hypnosis. After using the technique, he swore "If you want to give up smoking... I can guarantee it will be very, very helpful."

    4. Gwen Stefani


    According to The Hollywood Gossip, singer-songwriter Gwen Stefani is using alternative medicine to get pregnant. Along with acupuncture and Chinese herbs, "She's also doing hypnosis because she knows there's a huge mind-body connection and she's got a good friend that swears that helped her get pregnant in her 40's."

    3. Matt Damon


    During an appearance on The Tonight Show, actor Matt Damon told Jay Leno that using hypnosis to stop smoking was "the greatest decision I ever made in my life." His experience reportedly inspired good friend Ben Affleck to use the technique to kick the habit as well.

    2. Adele


    Singer Adele kicked her 20-a-day cigarette habit after seeing a London hypnotherapist famous for helping celebrities quit. After losing her voice, canceling shows and undergoing surgery, she was told by doctors to quit her habit or face the end of her career.

    1. Ellen DeGeneres


    In an emotional segment on her television show, comedian and talk show host Ellen DeGeneres underwent hypnosis to successfully stop smoking. In a later update, Ellen reported, "I feel so good. I feel healthier. My skin looks better. I just feel really good."