Advance your career by learning to set and achieve goals through Hypnotherapy Everyone dreams. Some people dream of love; some dream of wealth; some dream of success. But very few learn how to turn dreams into reality. One of the reasons for this is something which has recently been identified as the “Playpen Syndrome.” The…

Stress Reduction As a person perpetuates stress and continues to endure excessive tension, he or she may experience an escalating frenzy or become a candidate for stress-related illness. While certain types of stress can be good for you, stress that begins to debilitate or produce depression is completely undesirable. When this happens, it is a…

Self-compassion has received a lot of research recently (over 1,000 published studies)! Psychologist Dr. Kristen Neff was the first to come up with a formal definition of self-compassion, and use it as a measure in psychological research. Her definition of self-compassion is made up of 3 components. 1.) Mindfulness In order to give ourselves compassion…

One of the most common reasons people visit a hypnotherapist is to overcome fears or phobias. Fears are a natural part of life. Everyone fears something such as being robbed or being hurt in an accident. This type of fear is not necessarily bad; as it may prompt someone to take precautions such as locking…

Most people are surprised to learn that the British Medical Association has approved hypnosis as a valid treatment tool for health in 1957. In fact, this was long overdue since hypnosis was already a part of healthcare in Europe. At the beginning of the 1930’s, many scientists started to do research on the value of…

As we all know, puberty is a very stressful time. It’s a time of change in multiple facets of adolescent lives: physiological, physical, psychological and social as well. It takes some time to get used to all the turmoil. Some of the most shocking physical changes are the growth spurts, new growth of hair and…

As a psychotherapist, I’m in the business of hearing how people, especially women, talk about their bodies using hateful and disparaging terms. They aren’t alone. I’ve done the same myself, and so I know how hard it can be to make peace with our imperfect bodies (are they ever anything else?) let alone feel loving…