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…

STRESSED OUT, ZONED OUT, FREAKED OUT The number of people seeking help for anxiety is rising rapidly! According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, “Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S., affecting 40 million adults in the United States age 18 and older, or 18.1% of the population every…

Life is hard sometimes. Whether it’s managing finances, battling long commutes, or consoling demanding children and bosses, stress manifests in a variety of ways. Recent surveys reveal some pretty alarming statistics about stress: 33% of people feel they live with an extreme amount of stress, and 48% of individuals believe the stress in their lives…

For well over 25 years research has been done of the effectiveness of different types of therapy and counseling. This includes both theories of counseling (i.e. cognitive-behavioral, psycho-dynamic) and therapeutic modalities (i.e. individual, family).  Research has consistently shown the effectiveness, broadly speaking, of behavioral, cognitive-behavior and psycho-dynamic theories of counseling, especially in the individual and…