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Healing Hypnosis LLC
from 11 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Diane F.
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I went to Fern to help me eat more healthily. I did not have a weight problem, but I was "addicted" to sweet things - candy, cakes, baked gods of all descriptions, diet soda etc etc and I wanted to STOP! I wanted to make choices that were good for my health and welbeing. To see food as something to fuel my body and aloww great workouts at the gym and good health on a daily basis. The bonus of losing weight was something I hoped would come with the deal, but it was not my primary concern, although I was very much hoping to lose body fat and build lean body mass. As soon as I met Fern I felt her positive energy and comforting and empathetic nature. I felt immediately at ease with her and knew I would be able to relax into hypnosis with her without fear. (I have been hypnotised succesfully before so sort of knew what to expect.) I was seen at Ferns home office which is beautifully set up, displaying all her certificates and credentails which is another confidence boost. We talked for a while, setting goals for the session. Even this pre hypnosis chat was beneficial as Fern has a great way of helping you see things in a more positive light and I felt that this part of the session was as therapeutic as the hypnosis. The hynosis itself is very relaxing. You have to give into it - really relax - but you are concious of what is going on and always in control. Sometimes you wonder if you are even really 'under'! But relax with it, go with it, follow her voice and trust.... It can be emotional, which is another reason it is good that Fern is so approachable and you can be at ease with her, even during the emotional bits. At the end, you fel like - well - no different really! You leave and wonder if you were just fooling yourself! But then the days pass and you find yourself making the right decisions over and over again - some very easily - some with a little more will power required - but hey - the right decision made EVERY time. Thats when you know it has been succesful! In the 1st 10 days I lost about 3lbs - but more importantly, found I had drunk nothing but water and green tea, and had not touched ANY of my "bad" foods! (Even though I am allowed a taste if I want to/need to to be part of a celebration or whatever). On my second visit we talked again, about how I had been, where it had gone really well, where things were stil a little more difficult and we again set goals for the second session. That was yesterday. And Christmas Eve is one week away....lets see if I can enjoy the Holidays and yet ramin healthy! I have no doubt at all that I will and I am therefore looking forward to celebrating with family and friends with no fear at all of post bingeing regrets that have been the curse of holidays past! All I can say is Thanks Fern! You are a little miracle! I look forward to session 3 in a few weeks time - but I am sure it will just be a nice little reinforcement to an already succesful new way of life. :)

Mind Matters Hypnosis Center
from 10 reviews
  • 16 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
Alice L.
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Lisa had worked with me on quitting my smoking habit. It has been almost 10 months now. I love the fact that I haven't craved for a cigarette. Two of my friends have also quit with Lisa as their guide. I am extremely pleased with Lisa's professionalism and helping me do what I have wanted to do for years! Thank you so much!

Joann Dunsing Hypnosis
from 10 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Jim M.
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Joan clearly knows what she's doing, and I will continue to use her as my hypnotist whenever necessary.

Open Doorways Hypnosis
from 4 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Lisa O.
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I have known Lori on both a personal & professional level for 30 years. She is a highly talented & gifted woman. My reiki sessions with Lori have far exceeded my initial expectations. If you are looking for a calming, spiritual experience, I would highly recommend a session with Lori.

  • 34 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Joanna P.
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Ruth took extra time with me. She was very caring, and she suggested solutions to my issues. She gave me an exercise or practice I could learn more about online and use at home on my own.

A Lifes Lesson Hypnosis
from 1 review
  • 4 years in business
Kim W.
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Norman did weight- loss hypnosis for me about two months ago..so far i lost 20 lbs..i felt so relaxed and very safe . I would highly recommend Norman Degray.

  • 12 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Diane A.
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My son and I have both had fantastic results!!!!

  • 8 years in business

hypnosis for everyone. Whatever you need. Customized hypnosis with certified hypnoterapist

  • 3 years in business

Connecticut’s premier provider of hypnosis and mind coaching support services.


All modalities of hypnosis are available. I am a certified instructor for the National Guild of Hypnotists and offers 100 hours NGH hypnosis certification course.


I am a certified hypnotherapist and behavior modification specialist. My services are great for smoking cessation, anxiety relief, motivation and stress reduction. I can also help you at the gym and more!


We offer hypnosis for the following purposes: * smoking cessation * weight loss * stress reduction * increased confidence We can do a hypnosis session during your lunch break; it's that quick and easy.


Trilingual experienced professional. Bachelor of Arts in Social Work. Advanced courses in Clinical Psychology, Psychopathology, Behavioral Psychology. Certified from “National Guild of Hypnotists” Inc. Experienced Hypnosis Professionals and EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) facilitating course. Part of the oldest organization in the world “National Guild of Hypnosis” Inc. Experiences in Weight Loss, Smoking Cessation, Pain Relief, Phobias, Sexual/Couple issues, Stress Management, Focus, Self Confidence, Addictions, Panic and Anxiety attacks and a wide variety of issues related to stress and anxiety. The mission is to provide you with the best possible hypnosis experience that produces desired results. Service provided in Italian and Albanian too.


Transform the past, heal core wounds, move into your full potential. Liz Yorke offers medically and psychologically informed hypnosis and use friendly, gentle and effective approach. Suggestion therapy allows you to quietly reprogram your subconscious mind and body. I specialize in age-regression which enables healing from trauma and impact-full life events and helps you find your own voice. A great way to empower your inner child! Medical hypnosis can help you manage pain, reduce stress, speed recovery from surgery and support you through illness. Liz Yorke is an experienced practitioner with advanced training in psychology and hypnotherapy, as well as medical hypnosis. A former client-centered psychotherapist who now dedicates her time solely to working as a hypnotist, Liz is convinced that this is a deeply healing modality, especially when a commitment to ongoing work is made. In fact, many of her clients are therapists and psychiatrists who have discovered the value of hypnosis both for their clients and for themselves.

  • 33 years in business

I provide hypnosis utilizing regression to find the cause of the following: - Anxiety - Fear - Low self-esteem - Lack of confidence - Weight - Smoking - Phobias and much more I also incorporate parts therapy and inner child work to heal past emotional traumas that are holding you back in attaining the life you truly want. These modalities remove the blocks that are preventing you from moving forward. I use emotional freedom technique (EFT) and neuro-linguistic programming (NLP). I have offices in Seymour and Woodbury, CT. Please visit my website for office addresses.

  • 16 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack

I specialize in helping people overcome personal issues. I am well credentialed and capable of assisting you to discover your own path to issue resolution. From health issues to smoking and weight management, I show clients how to become their own greatest healer. I specialize in assisting clients that are battling life-threatening or chronic health issues. Initial 1/2 hour phone interviews and not only offered but highly recommended. My rates are $95 for a single session (45 minutes) and $150 for a double session (up to 2 hours). My office is in Bristol, CT overlooking the beautiful Cedar Lake. I have also produced a catalog of 18 different hypnosis CDs on a wide range of topics. The CDs and my sessions utilize the most up-to-date techniques in the field of hypnosis, and both are proven to be highly effective.

  • 8 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack

I became a hypnotist when I was still having issues with my weight after gastric bypass and the counselors I was referred to did not help me. I now work with individuals that are not able to move forward in their life. I help my clients to understand what and why things from their past are holding them back in life. I know what my clients are going through since my gastric surgery over 15 years ago. I offer a program called "Bariatric Surgery to the Mind". I tell my bariatric clients that the doctor changed your stomach size but no one has helped to change your mindset. My practice isn't just limited to smoking sensation and weight loss but so much more. I am certified in Alchemical Hypnotherapy which means I bring in guides (Higher Power, Inner child, Inner Healer, etc.) to help to heal from childhood issues like neglect, abuse by revisiting and those memories and dealing with them as an adult now.


Many people today are faced with issues that interfere with their abilities to enjoy their lives fully. These issues can have negative effects on their families, friends, and jobs. My goal as a psychologist is to help you identify these problems and learn strategies to deal with them more effectively, so that you can experience more satisfaction and joy in living. My training and many years of practice as a clinical psychologist have prepared me to understand human development throughout the stages of life and the effects our environment can have on us and to address those issues through therapy and hypnosis. I also use hypnosis effectively to improve upon various habits and conditions.


I am a doctor of neuropsychology and board-certified hypnotherapist. I work with clients who suffer from either traumatic and/or organic brain injury. I incorporate hypnotherapy into this area of my practice, working with children with ADHD, O.C.D. and other conditions on this spectum. A great part of my practice is using hypnosis to assist couples who have been diagnosed with "Unexplained Infertility" I present a program that has proven succesful to many couples, whether used alone or in conjunction with medical treatment. I also specialize in relieving people of phobias (fear of flying, fear of heights, agoraphobia, etc.) weight loss, smoking cessation, and many others. Eclectic techniques are individualized to specific patients psychological issues. Emotional Freedom Techniques, Neurolinguistic Programming, and cognitive behavioral therapy are a few of the techniques used. Most of my testimonial can be found on my website. The common thread throughout these testimonials are compassion, understanding warmth, and availability.


I am a hypnotist in the Greater Hartford, Farmington Valley (Bloomfield, CT). I went to school at South West Institute of Healing Arts, with many hours of training to become what I am today. I work with a lot of smoking cessation and weight management, to name a few, but I am trained in the broad area of all different scenarios. Try hypnosis for change.

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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How does hypnosis work?

Hypnosis is a wellness technique that works by promoting positive behavioral or cognitive changes. During successful hypnosis, the client should be eased into a state of deep relaxation in which the conscious mind takes a back seat and the subconscious mind becomes more active. The client is often able to let go of critical thoughts and become receptive to the therapist’s suggestions. In this state of hypnosis, motivating suggestions can bypass your usual mental resistance and internal defense mechanisms. For example, even if you want to quit overeating cupcakes, you may have some level of resistance that your rational mind can’t overcome. During hypnosis, the positive suggestions made by the hypnotherapist can bypass your usual blocks, helping you to achieve the formerly unachievable: stopping overeating, quitting smoking, mastering public speaking, or losing your fear of heights. The goal of hypnosis is to strengthen and empower the client’s motivation, commitment and focus. Consider working with someone who is not just trained in hypnosis but also is a licensed therapist or psychotherapist who can bring their academic background into your session.

What can hypnosis help you with?

According to many sources including the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) which is part of the United States National Library of Medicine and a branch of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), hypnosis is scientifically proven to help relieve both mental challenges and physical pains. Hypnosis can alleviate stress and reduce pain after surgeries, has been shown to relieve anxiety in children in the emergency room, and can be useful for managing pain associated with everything from arthritis to migraines. Hypnosis is non-invasive and gives you a way to control pain or discomfort that might otherwise seem out of your hands. Hypnosis shouldn’t be used as a substitute for medical care, but may be an excellent complementary tool that is best provided by a trained therapist or licensed medical provider. The University of Maryland Medical Center shares many conditions for which hypnosis can be useful:

  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Tension headaches
  • Alopecia areata
  • Asthma
  • Phobias
  • Insomnia
  • Addictions
  • Bedwetting
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Labor and delivery
  • Skin disorders, such as acne, psoriasis and eczema (atopic dermatitis)
  • Stress
  • Tinnitus (ringing in the ears)
  • Cancer-related pain
  • Weight loss
  • Eating disorders
  • Warts
  • Indigestion (dyspepsia)
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Smoking cessation

How is hypnosis used in therapy?

Hypnosis is a powerful tool to help clients overcome challenging issues such as anxiety, phobias, pain management, hot flashes and more. Hypnosis is also a way to help let go of addictions like smoking, overeating and gambling. In and of itself, hypnosis is not a therapy, but it can be used in conjunction with therapy to empower and encourage the person receiving it to make positive change. Some people are more susceptible to hypnosis and will benefit more from hypnotherapy than others.

According to Dr. Clifford N. Lazarus, speaking for Psychology Today, hypnosis is a “genuine psychological phenomenon that has valid uses in clinical practice … hypnosis is a state of highly focused attention or concentration, often associated with relaxation, and heightened suggestibility. While under hypnosis (i.e., in a hypnotic trance), it seems many people are much more open to helpful suggestions than they usually are.” The suggestions made in a therapeutic setting get deep into a person’s brain, beyond their conscious thinking, leading to behavior change and the ability to overcome challenges that might otherwise seem insurmountable.

What is the effectiveness of hypnosis?

The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services recognizes the healing power of hypnosis and its proven effectiveness for anxiety, pain control, smoking cessation, headaches and more. Hypnosis may be safe and complementary way to augment medical attention you are receiving for a chronic illness or pain, or a way to resolve an addiction or phobia that you are otherwise unable to control. Hypnosis does not work on every person. When scientists began studying hypnosis in earnest, a report published by Stanford University titled “The Stanford Hypnotic Susceptibility Scale” demonstrated that different brains respond to hypnosis in varying degrees, and a very few do not respond at all. Working with a trained psychologist, you’ll soon determine whether you are a good candidate for the healing benefits of hypnotherapy.

During a hypnotherapy session, the therapist will bring you into a state of deep relaxation in which the critical, conscious part of your brain recedes and the subconscious mind becomes alert and focused. The therapist will make suggestions, based on your intended goals, that will take root in your subconscious mind. These suggestions should affect your thinking in a positive way and empower you to make change.


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