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Wellness Institute Blog

How To Find the Root of Your Destructive Thinking...Using Hypnotherapy

Posted by David Hartman  Dec 26, 2014 9:00:00 AM

How does cognitive therapy compare to hypnotherapy in releasing these negative thoughts?

Many people have spent thousands of hours and dollars going to therapy to try to remove their life-long, self-defeating thought patterns. If you are one of those people, perhaps you are aware of low self esteem, deep down feelings that you are not as good as others, or that you don’t really deserve to be loved or to succeed.  Or perhaps you keep running up against self-destructive patterns in your life such as procrastination, ambivalence (can’t make a decision) or perfectionism. Other people find themselves desperately needing to be in control of others or of situations in order to feel safe.

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Topics: anxiety therapy, depression therapy, pregnancy and fertility, All issues that hypnotherapy helps treat

What Is the Difference between Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy in Pregnancy, Preparation for Delivery, and Childbirth?

Posted by Diane Zimberoff  Nov 11, 2014 6:00:00 AM

In our previous blog we discussed the use of hypnosis during pregnancy and preparation for a healthy delivery. Hypnosis is basically learning to relax into a deep trance state in order to visualize a desired outcome, to give positive suggestions and to relax in order to allow nature to take its course. However, there are also many uses for hypnotherapy during pre-conception, pregnancy, delivery and way beyond. This blog and others to follow will focus on the uses of hypnotherapy for:

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Topics: pregnancy and fertility

How to Use Hypnosis for a Better Childbirth

Posted by Diane Zimberoff  Nov 6, 2014 6:00:00 AM

Childbirth is one of the most profound events a woman and couple will experience. Unfortunately, the experience can be fraught with anxiety, as well as fear of pain and loss of control. Often during childbirth, those fears/anxiety transfer into a fight-or-flight response. This automatic physiological response increases her perception of pain intensity and decreases internal blood flow. So in effect, the woman’s anxiety actually increases exactly what she fears. This is what we often refer to as a self-fulfilling prophesy! We can reverse this effect with hypnosis. With the ability to use self-hypnotic techniques, women and their partners can effectively enter the childbirth experience with calm and focus.

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Topics: hypnosis, pregnancy and fertility, All issues that hypnotherapy helps treat

How Hypnosis Can Double Your Fertility Rate

Posted by Diane Zimberoff  Sep 5, 2013 3:06:00 PM

Doctors and scientists from all over the world are proving the effectiveness of hypnosis for fertility and other reproductive challenges. Many fertility experts see the transfer of an embryo to a woman’s uterus as a key event that determines whether IVF will succeed. Stress during embryo transfer can reduce the success rate, and many women experience stress from fear that the treatment will fail, or that the transfer will be painful. Hypnosis can be instrumental in relieving such stress.

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Topics: hypnosis, depression therapy, pregnancy and fertility, All issues that hypnotherapy helps treat

Hypnotherapy Can Help Women Prevent Cancer and Treat Menopausal Symptoms

Posted by Diane Zimberoff  Jul 2, 2013 6:05:00 AM

Hypnosis is a proven effective treatment for menopause-related hot flashes and night sweats, new research finds. This alternative therapy reduced hot flashes by as much as 74% in a study conducted by researchers at Baylor University’s Mind-Body Medicine Research Laboratory.

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Topics: hypnotherapy, hypnosis, pregnancy and fertility, All issues that hypnotherapy helps treat

Hypnotherapy for Pregnancy: Can it be Applied Effectively?

Posted by Diane Zimberoff  May 31, 2013 6:30:00 AM

People often call to ask if it is advisable to use hypnotherapy with a pregnant woman. The answer is YES! Actually there are many uses for hypnotherapy and pregnant women. Recently there was an incredible program on NBC Dateline showing the use of hypnosis in delivering babies. Two young women birthed their babies, totally free of pain, quickly and without any drugs or pain medication.

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Topics: hypnotherapy, hypnosis, pregnancy and fertility

How Can Hypnotherapy Support Pregnancy and Fertility?

Posted by Diane Zimberoff  May 10, 2013 6:30:00 AM

Desperate couples spend tens of thousands of dollars trying to get pregnant, many to no avail. We have successfully treated young couples with hypnotherapy, who now profusely thank us for helping them to conceive their beautiful babies.

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Topics: hypnotherapy, hypnosis, pregnancy and fertility