Blossom Hypnosis

Pittsford, NY

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About this pro

How does your service stand out?

Blossom Hypnosis offers services for a variety of mental illnesses ranging from Mild Anxiety to phobias, depression, low self esteem, obesity, smoking, addiction, confidence building, procrastination and relationship issues.

What do you enjoy about the work you do?

I love helping my clients and making a difference in their lives. I have helped many clients lose weight, stop smoking, overcome phobias, anxiety, OCD symptoms. It is so rewarding to see my clients return to normal and adequate functioning. I have helped many professionals like physicians, and dentists. With my services, they were able to remove their conflicts in relationship, attract love and become more independent. I have also helped clients using the skype services to clients living at the west coast and all across the nation. I have a passion to help and am very dedicated to my profession. I also have a strong psychotherapy background as I worked for Unity Health System for twenty years as a psychotherapist. I specialize in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and have experience facilitating groups to treat Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Panic Disorder.
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Location

Pittsford, NY 14534

Background check

Complete

Years in business

2

Number of employees

1

Times hired on Thumbtack

7

Reviews

7 Reviews
  • Amanda D. Mar 23, 2017
    Rekha
    She was such a helpful person who was kind, understanding, and patient. She gave me so much information and coping skills to deal with life's stressors. I am very appreciative of her help and kindness.
  • Madhurima K. Mar 10, 2017
    Excellent Hypnotherapy Service
    A few months back, I called Blossom Hypnosis to help me lose weight. Rekha worked with me via Skype for eight weeks. She was diligent, sincere and experienced in using the hypnosis technique. She provided me with additional scripts to listen to help me further. Her voice is calming and soothing in getting hypnotized fast. She did follow-up calls to ask how I was doing. I strongly recommend Blossom Hypnosis to anyone who needs help with various mental or physical issues.
  • Amer H. Mar 8, 2017
    Highly Recommend
    Recieved hypnosis from Rekha, she is very thorough, professional and knowledgeable. I saw results very quickly.
  • Barbara P. Mar 3, 2017
    Hypnosis for Cronic Pain
    I began hypnosis therapy at Blossom Hypnosis with the hope of easing my neck pain. I had never tried hypnosis, but had gone through several other therapies with no positive outcomes. I was a bit skeptical at first and did not know what to expect, but with Rekhas encouragement I continued to do the readings and self hypnosis exercises. I learned to relax and allowed the hypnosis do its work. Hypnosis therapy did indeed help my pain to become manageable. Now, with the knowledge Rekha has given me, the pain is hardly noticeable! I would recommend Blossom Hypnosis for anyone dealing with chronic pain!
  • Teresa S. Feb 16, 2017
    Immediate and definite results.
    I was dealing with a broken heart... I had found out that my husband was involved with another woman and I wasn't able to sleep well and I was devastated for weeks before I turned to Blossom Hypnosis. After the first session I was able to sleep through the night. After the second session I was able to focus and think straight again. My son also needed a few sessions and she was able to help us both deal with this sad situation. She helped me put my heartbreak aside and built up my self esteem, and she did the same for my son. I got immediate and helpful results from the hypnosis, and straight to the heart advice and counseling before and after the hypnosis session. She truly cares about everyone whose life she touches.
  • Jane G. Feb 15, 2017
    Hypnosis for weight loss works
    This was my first time trying hypnosis for weight loss and Rekha Shrivastava of Blossom Hypnosis put me at ease at my first visit. With her help, I was able to get motivated and stay focused on my weight loss goal.
  • Douglas L. Feb 15, 2017
    A most excellent hypnotherapist
    Rekha is very personable. She is experienced and professional. As soon as I met her I knew I would be able to trust her. I am a physician so that was very important to me. Rekha expressed a great deal of compassion and empathy. She has excellent insight. Rekha is thorough and took an excellent and complete comprehensive history. I knew that she was able to understand my situation. Rekha established a schedule and goals for us in an outline form. It was very organized and concise. She came up with an excellent plan and she was very prompt and focused on it adhering to our goals. I really enjoyed the way she practiced the hypnosis therapy. It was obvious that she was extremely capable and also that she enjoyed her work. Rekha has an excellent attitude. I looked forward to each session. I usually would go onto very deep hypnotic states. I always felt that I was in total control. Rekha was like a guide to help facilitate and lead me into the deep states. I made excellent progress with Rekha's guidance. Rekha is well educated. She shared much of her knowledge through explanation and printed handouts. I found the handouts quite reinforcing and educational. Rekha also periodically would email me short hypnosis practice sessions. These were deepening exercises. I also found these insightful and also reinforcing. I was very pleased with my outcome. I still use many of the techniques today because I found that Rekha had explained them so well and I found them highly useful. I was very sensitive to my own criticism in the past. I believe this is the area where I made the greatest growth. Now I am a stronger person and I love and value myself even more. I am content, satisfied, and fulfilled.

Q&A

What is your typical process for working with a new customer?
I offer a free consultation and do a comprehensive evaluation to determine issues which need to be addressed in treatment. A treatment package is offered according to the priority of the presenting problems.
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
I have a Master's degree in Psychological Development and have worked as a psychotherapist for twenty years at Unity Mental Health System. I am a certified Rehabilitation counselor since 1995. I am also a certified Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor in NY state. I am also a certified hypnotist and have started my private practice called Blossom Hypnosis to serve my clients. I continue to accumulate continuing education credits by attending conferences and making presentations. I belong to National Guild of Hypnotists and am also the Vice President of our local Finger Lakes Chapter of National Guild of Hypnotists. I also hold Meet up Groups and educate members on a variety of mental health issues. I work with children and adolescents as well as I have worked as a Play Therapist at Unity Health System. I specialize in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and have experience facilitating the Anxiety and Panic Disorder Group at Unity Health System. My approach is client centered and I tailor my treatment approach according to the needs of my clients.
Do you have a standard pricing system for your service? If so, please share the details here.
Pricing is determined at the time of intake after doing the comprehensive evaluation.
How did you get started doing this type of work?
I have a passion to help others and I feel that offering my services and expertise to the clients, is very rewarding for me. It is a good feeling when the clients grow and begin to function adequately after receiving my interventions. Hypnosis is a very effective tool to make an impact on the subconscious mind. I was already using the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and hypnosis is very much similar to that approach so I got interested in Hypnosis.i Hypnosis you directly talk to the subconscious mind so the suggestions are embedded and begin to work almost effortlessly to get desired results.
What types of customers have you worked with?
I have worked with physicians, dentists, professionals, children and adolescents. I also served the urban population when I was employed at Unity Health System. I have worked with clients needing weight loss, smoking cessation, reducing anxiety, stress, phobias, OCD symptoms like hair pulling, shopping mania, hoarding, relationship issues, codependency, addiction to cocaine and alcohol and low self esteem. I treated few physicians who had issues of procrastination, time management and phobia of taking the oral board exam.
Describe a recent project you are fond of. How long did it take?
I have made presentations at the Grand Round of medical doctors on Virtual Gastric Band Hypnosis for weight loss. I have also presented at several area Rotary clubs and discussed the benefits of hypnosis and how it is instrumental in treating a variety of mental disorders.
What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a provider in your area of work?
I would advise the customer to look for the credentials, qualifications and experience of the provider. Additionally, it is important to read the testimonials given by the providers' clients before selecting the provider. Also, look for the speciality of the provider and how personable is the provider.