The scientific-materialistic point of view holds that the brain is the Mind.  Or that Mind is a by-product of the brain.  That means the body is making decisions for us. I think of the brain more as a biological receiver and transmitter of perceptions.  Not a decision-maker over which we have no control. Brain and

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Clair is a frail, fiercely independent 93 year old who, despite being crippled, continues to live on her own.  Over the past couple of years Clair has had to accept more help from others. Her meals are delivered to her.  Her son brings her fresh food from the grocery store once a week.  Her daughter does

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Forgiveness Work is central to regression-to-cause hypnosis because there are people in the client’s life who need to be forgiven.   To get a complete resolution of the problem the client must be willing to let go of the emotional charge attached to painful past events.   That’s what’s holding the problem in place.  It’s the

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My earliest lessons in repressed memories came from episodes of Star Trek.  As a child I was glued to the set each week to watch the hunky Captain James T. Kirk boldly go where no man has gone before – usually with some buxom Babe. The Captain had two trusty side-kicks – Scotty and Spock.  Each

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The focus of healing hypnosis is not to change external conditions or manage symptoms.  Rather it is to change the underlying perceptions, thoughts and feelings which cause unwanted symptoms and behaviors. Changing a person’s perception changes how they experience life or what we call “Reality.” There’s a popular axiom which states, “As above, so below; as within,

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One of the most commonly-asked question asked on hypnosis forums is, “Does anybody have a script for ….?” Unfortunately, this is usually the wrong question. While generic hypnosis scripts are useful for providing a template for offering suggestions, for a script to be truly effective, it must be customized to the specific needs of the

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I have a client coming in a couple of weeks who has outbreaks of hives.  She has been to several doctors, none of whom have found a cause. She only has a breakout when she is out of the house, most of the time. Almost like Agoraphobia, except she isn’t afraid to leave the house. 

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Grownups may find it easy to blame others, but what about Children?  What happens when a Child gets hurt by a parent? And what about sexual abuse? Every Child is dependent. A Child is dependent upon its parents (or primary caregiver) for love and protection.  So, when the Parent hurts the Child, there’s fear and there’s

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Question: You commented, “If you have time, you can amplify a negative feeling during a Future Pace and bridge back to where it’s coming from. If not, make a note of it for the next session.”  Would you expand on that statement a bit?  This sounds more detailed than what I have been doing. When future

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One of the most powerful statements a person can ever say to themselves is the EFT self-acceptance statement, “I deeply and completely love and accept myself”.This is not a suggestion you should use with every client.The EFT self-acceptance statement is not appropriate for every client.  That’s because love means different things to different people.  LOVE

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