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Hypnotherapy

Smoking Cessation and Hypnotherapy

I've  recently read that about 70% of smokers wish they could quit. Many have tried hard to quit on their own, either going cold turkey or using over the counter aids like The Patch or nicotine gums. Others, in desperation, have gone to see their doctors and get prescriptions to help. Even with stop smoking aids, a lot of smokers just can't ...

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Hypnosis is Being Used to Help Kids Get Through Their Cancer Treatments

This morning I came across a FOX news report regarding a young boy, Anthony, who has been using hypnosis to get through his cancer treatment since being diagnosed with a brain tumor. This young man was suffering PTSD and insomnia as a result of his treatment.  Anthony's doctor utilized hypnosis, which is approved by the American Academy of ...

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Controlling Pain with Hypnosis

I was talking about pain today and how debilitating it can be. A good friend has Fibromyalgia and suffers with discomfort in all twelve of the sensitive points. Additionally, I have several relatives that are chronic suffers due to the effects of some long-term arthritis issues. When working with pain, it is important to understand that ...

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ABC News on the Benefits of Medical Support Hypnotism

Today a friend sent a link to a very interesting YouTube video on the use of medical support hypnotism. It is a story covered on ABC Television News recently regarding the benefits of hypnosis. The woman in the interview was using hypnosis for pain connected with breast surgery. (See my post from May 30, 2008 under Medical Support Hypnosis)....

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Past Life Regression

Recently several people have asked me about Past Life Regression (PLR) sessions. There has been quite a bit of public talk about this since Oprah had Dr. Brian Weiss on her show early in May 2008. So many people I have spoken with have never heard of this before and are very curious about their own past lives. Personally, I had started PLR as a ...

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Easing the Fear of Surgery through Hypnosis

There seems to be a nearly universal truth about going into surgery:  no matter how calm a person appears on the outside or how resigned they are as to what is about to unfold, they are running the "what if" scenario in their mind. What if I have pain? What if it doesn't work? What if I have complications? What if I don't wake up? What if (you ...

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Weight Loss Hypnosis in Springfield, MO

Is losing weight your achilles heel with beach days so near?   Has your doctor told you to diet or die?   Need to increase your exercise motivation?   Want to cut your dependence on soft drinks and sweets?   Hypnosis is a safe, natural and effective way to easily release excess weight. Jo Moon, CHt. offers weight release hypnosis for ...

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Using Hypnosis for Hernia Surgery

        Recently I worked with a gentleman in his late sixties who was entering the hospital for an outpatient hernia surgery. He was nervous about the surgery as he is the type of person who has a negative opinion regarding conventional medicine and anything having to do with hospitals. In fact, he had been delaying the surgery for ...

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Using Hypnotherapy Prior to a Breast Biopsy

There was a national news story that came out in the summer of 2007 about the use of hypnosis for women undergoing breast biopsies. It appeared on ABC News on August 28. A few things that stand out from this report are that after a short hypnosis session: women spent less time in the operating room, required less chemical anesthesia, and ...

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Using Hypnotism Hypnotherapy for Cancer Care

     Today I want to say a few things about the use of hypnosis for people facing cancer. First - it helps. I know it helps because I am a cancer survivor and the use of hypnotherapy changed the way I experienced cancer.      To begin, hypnosis is commonly used to assist people in removing fears and apprehensions in their lives. When ...

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