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Hypnosis Works Well
4.7
from 6 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Andrew M.
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Incredible experience with George. He immediately put me at ease and we talked about my cigarette habit. After our hypnosis session, I was a non-smoker and have been now for nearly a year. He helped me to live a cleaner healthier and happier life. And saved me $300 a month to boot. Just a great guy!

Albany Hypnosis Center
4.4
from 5 reviews
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Roselyn S.
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Albany Hypnosis helped me boost my confidence and reduce stress levels. I find myself walking with my head held higher and ready to take the world!

  • 15 years in business
About

See 3 books I have written on Amazon.com under the series heading Release your Genie. I am located in Canada

CL Hypnosis Toronto

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    About

    Hypnosis can help you: * lose weight * stop smoking * manage stress * overcome anxiety * build self-esteem * overcome depression * improve performance (sports, academic, etc.) * overcome fears (public speaking, flying, taking exams, bugs, dogs, lizards, travel, public speaking, social fears, etc.) * stop stuttering * stop procrastination * overcome a break up * break bad habits, and more Your first session is free. We are also offering house calls (extra charges may apply), and group sessions/corporate events (huge discounts for group sessions). We accept serious inquiries only.

    • 15 years in business
    About

    I provide lifecoaching services using hypnosis as a supporting modality. That's a fancy way of saying I am a Hypnocoach. I help people with a variety of issues, including fears, experiences of extreme fear, relationship issues, and other life besetting problems. I help those fighting addiction to avoid relapse. I help smokers stop smoking. I use and teach the DISC model of communication as a tool for relationship and professional growth. I provide sales coaching, career coaching, and maximum performance coaching. I enjoy hearing about the weekly victories of my clients. I find it gratifying when my clients change their lives and relationships so that they are living at the level of their dreams.

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    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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