Self-Hypnosis

Self-hypnosis is a powerful method of focusing the mind and using the imagination for resiliency and healing. Through utilizing this special state, we are able to change our emotions, sensations, thoughts, imagery, and behavior.  In preparing to use self-hypnosis, it is important to become aware of our own self-talk, the suggestions which we may already…
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Accessing Our Inner Resources

In the book, Authentic Happiness Martin Seligman emphasizes the importance of using our individual personal strengths in our daily lives, including in our work, hobbies, with family, and in personal relationships. Identifying what our strengths are, and how we can best utilize our unique qualities in our daily lives is of utmost value. When we…
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What is Clinical Hypnosis

Clinical Hypnosis is the use of hypnosis for therapeutic purposes. Hypnosis involves concentration, the use of language, suggestion, and the imagination. Hypnosis may be combined with any type of psychotherapy, including psychodynamic psychotherapy and cognitive behavioral therapy, and it may be integrated with various methods, such as Somatic Experiencing, and EMDR.  Hypnosis is a state,…
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