Hypnosis is largely about suggestion. As a Psychotherapist (or Counselor, Social Worker, etc.), you use suggestion all the time. If you wanted the shortest possible answer to why you possibly would consider adding hypnosis to your tool chest as a complementary therapy, it might be that you're only reaching 10% of the client's mental faculties.
The Subconscious is the other 90% and, in most cases, typical talk therapy is just not going to be as effective as you wish it could be because you're not rooting your suggestion there.
Don't get me wrong, I love psychotherapists. The work you do creates some of the most amazing inflection points for transformative growth there is. The conscious process of working through any life challenge with a skilled therapist is a critical step towards an individual understanding their behavior and deciding, or committing, to change.
It's just that getting them to re-wire the complex web of thoughts, beliefs, and habits . . . Read More
An Interview with Bob Duggan of Tai Sophia Institute
10/7/16 - The world lost a healer of legendary greatness this week as Bob Duggan has passed. Bob revolutionized how many think about wellness. I can only urge you to take ten for this interview from 2009. See if it doesn't open you up . . . Read More
sometimes our hearts need to honor overwhelming feelings
My six year old grandson, Liam, has had quite a few mantras over the course of his short life - there was the "What dat?" as he was just learning to talk, the short, but concise, "No!" when he realized he had some options in life, and the always amusing (sometimes tiring) "Why?" when he was trying to know more . . . Read More
gifts from, and to, above
"Can't live with them" is a common utterance when thinking about our families. Though, when it comes to our Ancestors, of course, we would not be alive without them.
Consider how much comes forward in our biologic and genetic imprints, and then, there's the karma within our families. Yet in these times, there is so much to be said for standing on the shoulders of those who have gone before us, for truly calling in . . . Read More
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