Regression hypnosis often takes the client back into the womb.  What you will discover there is that our most basic programming begins before birth.  The developing fetus is not merely a ‘baby on board’ awaiting delivery.  It is a sentient being, absorbing and responding to information from its environment. According to the latest research, our

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Is hypnosis a one-hit wonder, dog and pony show?  Is it merely about temporarily getting rid of an unwanted behavior? The drug of choice might be food or cigarettes (two issues hypnosis has been shown to be highly effective in helping with.)  It might be an addiction to alcohol, marijuana, or crack cocaine.  Or gambling, internet

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Freud believed that depression was anger turned inward.  He believed that this anger stemmed from childhood trauma and unresolved conflicts that were hiding under many layers of defensive mechanisms such as denial. There’s often anger with depression because the person feels trapped and victimized by their own inadequacies. This leads to self-contempt and obsessive critical thinking. As

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When the monks received word that the Burmese army was headed their way, they were concerned that the almost ten foot high Golden Buddha that graced the shrine would fall victim to looting. To protect their cherished Buddha, they covered the statue with 8 to 12 inches of clay. When the invading army arrived they had

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The purpose of educating your clients about how the Mind works is to prepare them for where you’re going to ask them to go.  You’re going to be asking the client to regress into painful events from the past. Educating your clients beforehand can help to remove a lot of resistance to “going there” simply by

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Stuff Hypnosis Practitioners Should Know: Field Theory Suppose Darwin and the DNA model have missed something vital…  So vital that it changes the whole idea of who you really are.  Suppose we’re not who we’re told we are.  Suppose we’re not separate, surviving in a dog-eat-dog world of competition and struggle.  Suppose too that the

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Stuff Hypnotherapists Need to Know:  Biology of Belief Is Bruce Lipton’s “Biology of Belief” relevant to hypnotherapy?  You tell me.  Perceptions of the environment in childhood formed beliefs.  Our beliefs are responsible for many problems we experience later in life.  By helping a person change their perceptions and beliefs you can alter their entire future.

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Stuff Hypnotherapists Need to Know:  Effects of Stress and TraumaTalk therapy is designed to help uncover a person’s belief system, gain insight, and iron out distorted thinking that leads to suffering.  But what neuroscience is discovering is that stressful and traumatic experiences and their symptoms are primarily housed in the areas of the mind that

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Hypnotherapy often addresses traumatic memory. Hypnosis gives access to the Subconscious level of Mind where all our feelings and memories are stored.  So hypnosis gives access to traumatic memory – sometimes when you least expect it.  For this reason, practitioner need to prepare themselves for client’s intense feelings coming to the surface unexpectedly.  Because they can. 

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Trauma Releasing Exercises Grab yourself a coffee and watch these videos because clients are going to bring their emotional baggage into their hypnosis sessions.  Much of what we deal with in our hypnotherapy sessions has to do with unresolved trauma from the past.  So it just makes sense to educate yourself about traumatic memory.  Then

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