Hypnosis, Language & Suggestion

We all make statements to ourselves on an everyday basis. These statements are sometimes referred to as “self-talk.” We comment about ourselves, our abilities, and our future. It is important for us to become more conscious of our thoughts, so that we are able to alter these cognitions. Clinical Hypnosis can be a powerful tool…
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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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Hypnosis for Managing Stress

 Hypnosis offers us highly effective tools for managing stress. With such simple exercises as breathing deeply and progressive muscle relaxation, we are able to begin to settle the body and to access feelings of relaxation. When we experience a sense of calm and of positive feelings, we are less prone to negative thoughts and emotions….
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