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Positive Changes

It is with sadness for their clients that I understand Positive Changes in Portland has closed… leaving some of their clients who have prepaid for packages stranded. While I am sure there will be future avenues for the financial situation… Continue reading

Why do we remember?

The following thoughts are simply my own ramblings and observations, there is nothing scientific about this post… just a few observations. As many of you know, I have 5 grown kids and I adore watching them gather and compare notes… Continue reading

What is NLP?

NLP, or Neuro Linguistic Programming is a communication process that models excellence. The way we receive and interpret the world around us can have a great effect on how we see what we are currently experiencing or even what is… Continue reading


The Best Self-Hypnosis for Weight Loss, Quit Smoking & Stress Management While a private hypnosis session is very powerful, focused and individualized, making results more reliable, some people prefer the process of self-hypnosis. Self-hypnosis offers the benefit of increased schedule… Continue reading

Dental Hypnosis

Int Dent J. 1982 Mar;32(1):44-55. Anxiety: its management during the treatment of the adolescent dental patient. Donaldson D. Abstract Surveys indicate that the adolescent, in particular, suffers from acute anxiety in relation to dentistry. This anxiety is promoted by the general opinion… Continue reading

Hypnosis & Depression

Int J Clin Exp Hypn. 2007 Apr;55(2):147-66 Cognitive hypnotherapy for depression: an empirical investigation. Alladin A, Alibhai A. University of Calgary. Calgary, Alberta. Canada. To investigate the effectiveness of cognitive hypnotherapy (CH), hypnosis combined with cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), on depression, 84 depressives… Continue reading

Hypnosis & Dermatology

Dermatology. 2002;204(4):287-9 Verrucae vulgares in children: successful simulated X-ray treatment (a suggestion-based therapy). Meineke V, Reichrath J, Reinhold U, Tilgen W. Department of Dermatology, University of the Saarland, Homburg/Saar, Germany. BACKGROUND: Treatment of verrucae vulgares is sometimes difficult. Invasive methods should… Continue reading


Gastroenterology. 2002 Dec;123(6):1778-85. Gastroenterology. 2002 Dec;123(6):2132-5. Gastroenterology. 2003 Aug;125(2):636; author reply 637. Rev Gastroenterol Disord. 2003 Summer;3(3):182-4. Long-term improvement in functional dyspepsia using hypnotherapy. Calvert EL, Houghton LA, Cooper P, Morris J, Whorwell PJ. Department of Medicine, Wythenshawe Hospital, Southmoor Road, Manchester,… Continue reading

Hypnosis & Habits

Addiction. 2002 Jan;97(1):87-93. The urge to smoke depends on the expectation of smoking. Dols M, van den Hout M, Kindt M, Willems B. Department of Medical, Clinical and Experimental Psychology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands. AIMS: An earlier study (Dols et al…. Continue reading

Hypnosis & Sports Improvment

Percept Mot Skills. 1994 Oct;79(2):963-73. Hypnosis in sport: an Isomorphic Model. Robazza C, Bortoli L. Istituto Italiano Studi di Ipnosi Clinica e Psicoterapia H. Bernheim Scuola di ricerca e formazione, Verona, Italia. Hypnosis in sport can be applied according to an Isomorphic… Continue reading