Myth #2: I will be made to perform embarrassing acts, such  as bark like a dog, or walk like a duck

Fact: This assumption is based on Stage Hypnotism and Hollywood fiction. The truth is, these people volunteer to act on stage, and they allow themselves to participate in silly
suggestions. Hypnotherapy is a serious process of self-improvement, not entertainment.

HypnoGenesis - September 30, 2004

Hypnosis: Dispelling the Top Ten Myths
by  Alanna F. Fox, C.Ht. & Terril D. Starks, C.Ht.