Why Hypnosis?

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Well, the major reason is because it works! During my university and graduate studies in psychology, I had the opportunity to explore and experience many types of traditional therapy ranging from a clinical psychologist, to an MSW, a pastoral counselor, and a psychoanalyst and all of it was helpful, but my greatest, most immediate breakthroughs came from a few sessions of hypnosis.

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Hypnotherapy can address many varied health and behavioral issues through visualization in a deep relaxed state of being. -Hypnosis has been approved as a therapeutic tool by the American Psychiatric Association. It is a useful means of shifting attitudes which makes change easier to achieve.

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"Your reprogramming of my brain (and heart!) changed my patterns. My goal was to lose 60 lbs. and today I am melting away the last 15!...

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Are You Sitting Down?


Chances are, if you’re reading this, you are sitting at the computer. We’ve all known for years that we need to exercise for good health, but now studies published Feb. 27 in the journal Diabetologia, are showing that we also need to get out of our chairs. Even if we […]

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Late Night Eating-Does it Cause Weight Gain?


The information has been confusing. Many weight loss gurus have warned against eating after 7 in the evening.  Many other experts have said “calories are calories,” no matter when you eat them. Now, a few studies have shown that eating schedules do matter.  One conducted at Northwestern University, found that […]

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Free Passes for Women in Pain Conference


The 2012 For Grace’s 5th Annual Women In Pain Conference will be held in Los Angeles on September 14th. This year’s theme is Finding Your Tribe and will focus on “chronic pain and relationships and how they impact our wellness, with a special emphasis on our all-important caregivers. A select number of free passes […]

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Nibble on Nuts to Eat Less


Many of us who love nuts have been afraid to snack on them because of their high fat content. Now they’re being called the “the perfect diet food.” Research shows that people who eat nuts lose more weight and are more likely to stick to their weight loss plans than […]

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Easy Way to Lose Weight-Just Pay Attention!


I am currently in a house where lunchtime is also catchup-on-reading-time for the others at the table. Many other Americans use meal time for catching up on email or  playing games. A recent study shows that when we aren’t paying attention to what we eat, we tend to eat more and even […]

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Stressed? 5 Quick Steps to Peace


Easy, free, and non-addictive! 1.  Breathe like a baby. Notice how a baby’s tummy rises and falls as they breathe? You do it, too, when you are truly relaxed or asleep. Exhale completely through your mouth, now breathing through your nose, imagine that you are filling a balloon in your […]

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Pretending Can Change Your Life


We know that hypnotherapy that engages as many of the 5 senses as possible is much more powerful and that imagining one is playing a sport well makes muscles activate as if it were true.  Here is a fascinating article on the power of pretend. Here’s a fascinating article, The Neuroscience of […]

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Why Hypnosis?


Recently a friend asked me why, with all the cutting-edge modalities available nowadays, I decided to get trained in something so old as hypnotherapy. Well, the major reason is because it works! During my university and graduate studies in psychology, I had the opportunity to explore and experience many types […]

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Americans are in More Pain


The Associated Press reports that Americans are in more pain than ever, probably due to the aging of the population, so pain killers are selling like crazy.  The use of oxycodone, found in OxyContin and Percocet, has increased 16 times in some areas. According to Gregory Bunt, medical director at the Daytop Village […]

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Pain Relief in Your Own Mind


We already have what it takes to manage pain within our own brains, especially with a little coaching. Through your life you have had many experiences of the natural way that you automatically desensitize yourself to discomfort. Think about the first time you wore glasses, a watch or a ring, […]

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