Hypnotherapy

Hypnotherapy, as the term suggests, is the practice of hypnosis for therapeutic purposes. Hypnosis uses guided relaxation, intense concentration, and focused attention to achieve a heightened state of awareness that is sometimes called a trance. Hypnosis is useful in therapy, as the hypnotic state allows people to explore painful thoughts, feelings, and memories they might have hidden from their conscious minds. Hypnosis is often used to help with a variety of problems, such as breaking bad habits or coping with stress or trauma. Think this approach might be right for you? Reach out to one of TherapyDen’s qualified hypnotherapy experts today.

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In therapy, you will be safely guided into a deeply relaxed state by the therapist’s voice and soothing words. In this relaxed space, you’ll feel an inner warmth; comfort; security and refreshment. It will be easy to let go of your busy day- to- day barrage of thoughts and you’ll be able to tap into your abilities, talents and confidence Hypnotherapy addresses a wide variety of issues and can be especially helpful when someone is feeling ‘stuck' in a particular challenge

— Elinor (Elly) Nygren Szapiro, Licensed Professional Counselor

American Society for Clinical Hypnosis Intermediate Trained- Member in good standing of Oregon Society of Clinical Hypnosis, ASCH & ISST-D (The International Society for the Study of Trauma & Dissociation). I am trained in Dr. Frank Corrigan's Deep Brain Reorienting Therapy, & am an EMDRIA Approved Consultant, EMDR Therapist, Sensorimotor Psychotherapist, Ego State Therapist and Level 2 trained in Clinical Hypnosis. I work with experiencers of PTSD, C-PTSD & the DIssociative Disorders.

— Cheri Yadon, Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Poulsbo, WA
 

Hypnotherapy still tends to be seen as "mind control" from some movie or stage hypnosis show. Therapeutic hypnosis is NOT mind control, NOT stage hypnosis, and NOT a loss of consciousness. Hypnosis got it's name from "Hypnos", the Greek God of sleep, but we have learned a lot since it was named in the 1800s. Hypnosis is NOT sleep! Hypnosis IS a state of focused attention, inner healing, and inner growth. Hypnosis helps by allowing us to access resources we didn't even know we had!

— John Brancato, Mental Health Counselor in Forest Hills, NY

I initially learned and practiced hypnotherapy in 2002. I have since been utilizing this to help patients with a number of issues, including pain management, smoking cessation, habit control, weight management, trauma, and for increasing positive aspects of their lives (creativity and productivity).

— Scott Hoye, Psychologist in Chicago, IL
 

Clinical hypnosis has been found to be effective for treating chronic pain, anxiety, insomnia, IBS, IBD, and many other problems. Clinical hypnosis can help you alter your pain, so that you feel more comfortable. I am certified in clinical hypnosis by the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis. I have three published papers on clinical hypnosis treating chronic pain.

— Tenley Fukui, Counselor in Houston, TX

Hypnotherapy is one of the most effective therapeutic interventions (if not the most) to release or extinguish negative emotions such as anxiety, depression, grief, loss, fears, traumas, among others. I am an advanced certified clinical hypnotherapist and I am highly trained in several hypnotherapy techniques. I have helped numerous clients to heal and to move on with their lives.

— Noelia Leite, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Miami, FL
 

As a certified hypnotherapist I have successfully help individuals quit smoking, lose weight and address anxiety issues.

— Nora Vassar, Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Hypnotherapy can capture the power of the mind. The mind-body connection is amazing and using the deeply relaxing techniques of hypnotherapy. I will talk you through a slow peaceful series of ques to breath and relax your muscles until you are in a peaceful state. It is then easy for the overthinking brain to stop getting in the way, so that your mind can learn to change as needed. This is effective for treating PTSD, CHRONIC PAIN, PHOBIAS, BAD HABITS, ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION, amongst others.

— Monte Miller, Psychologist in Austin, TX
 

Hypnotherapy can provide rapid shifts in perspective and experience. You can go from being a Smoker to become someone "who used to smoke or vape." You can reduce reactions to fears and traumas, so you can get on with living your best life. This short term work can get you unstuck, releasing the past and ready to move forward. Sessions are tailored to how you uniquely experience the world and are specific to the changes you are ready to make. How will Hypnosis help You?

— Stacey Horn, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in ,
 

Over 95% of what we do is handled by our unconscious mind. We may consciously decide that we are going to eat healthy, not get angry, stop procrastinating, and then end up doing something different. We may have no clue about how or why we are feeling anxious, sad, or unhappy. All of that is because our unconscious mind has no concept of time so it directs us to react to the present as if it were the past. That is why it is crucial to engage that part of our mind to produce lasting change

— Patricia Rotsztain, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor in Sunny Isles Beach, FL

I've had a lot of clients who claimed they could not be hypnotized, but each one who came out of the session felt better and more relaxed. If nothing else, relaxation and time away from your problems can help you refocus and gain better understanding of how to overcome problems. Hypnotherapy is a form of psychotherapy that uses relaxation, extreme concentration (you're not even aware of it), and intense attention to achieve a heightened state of consciousness or mindfulness.

— Kenneth Nelan, Licensed Professional Counselor in Mequon, WI
 

The hypnotherapy process takes place in a calm therapeutic environment, where I guide you into a relaxed state through things like deep breathing and body relaxing, and possibly a guided visualization. Then I have you think about experiences and situations in positive, healing ways that can help you change the way you think, feel and behave, as we work toward your therapeutic goals.

— Layla Ashley, Marriage & Family Therapist in Valley Village, CA

I have completed level 1, level 2, and some advanced training in clinical hypnosis approved by the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis (ASCH), and have found it to be a very effective tool or intervention for symptom management as well as for exploring the subconscious mind. I have used clinical hypnosis for clients who have struggled with self-esteem, anxiety, motivation, sleep issues, nightmares, chronic pain, depression, and other mental health issues.

— Taylor Leslie, Therapist in Eagan, MN
 

Hypnotherapy is a form of therapy that uses hypnosis, a state of deep relaxation and heightened suggestibility, to help individuals make positive changes in their lives. The therapist, will guide the individual into a state of hypnosis and then use specific suggestions and imagery to help the individual achieve their desired goals, process and release trauma, and let go of negative conditioning.

— Sasha Krotova, Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Hypnotherapy still tends to be seen as "mind control" from some movie or stage hypnosis show. Therapeutic hypnosis is NOT mind control and NOT stage hypnosis. Hypnosis got it's name from "Hypnos", the Greek God of sleep, but we have learned a lot since it was named in the 1800s. Hypnosis is NOT sleep! Actually, it is similar to meditation. Hypnosis IS a state of focused attention, inner healing, and inner growth. Hypnosis helps by allowing us to access resources we didn't even know we had!

— John Brancato, Mental Health Counselor in Forest Hills, NY
 

As a Certified Hypnotherapist, I practice a client centered approach, tailoring each client's session to the individual, letting them guide the session to reveal their own inner wisdom and support the healing process. I have a wide array of techniques I use during hypnotherapy sessions to heal traumas, alleviate emotional and physical pain, calm fears and anxiety, overcome addictions, deal with childhood issues, and provide self-discovery and ease inner conflict.

— Jodie Solberg, Hypnotherapist in Lynnwood, WA