Anxiety Disorders and Hypnotherapy

Anxiety Disorders and Hypnotherapy

Hypnotherapy — or hypnosis — is a type of nonstandard or “complementary and alternative medicine” treatment that uses guided relaxation, intense concentration, and focused attention to achieve a heightened state of awareness that is sometimes...
Hypnotherapy’s meditative effect

Hypnotherapy’s meditative effect

Most clients are pursuing hypnotherapy for the first time. They are not only new to hypnosis but have no experience with meditation, guided imagery or progressive relaxation. Most want to overcome long-term personal challenges with weight, stress, addiction or fear....
Meditation improves brain connections

Meditation improves brain connections

When I’m stressed, I listen to a 20-minute mindfulness meditation tape. It always helps me feel calmer and more relaxed. Many meditative practices can do this. Mindfulness meditation is getting a lot of attention because it seems to help with so many physical and...
Baylor Univ: mindfulness + hypnosis = winner

Baylor Univ: mindfulness + hypnosis = winner

The intervention is called mindful hypnotherapy. “Mindfulness is a type of meditation that involves focusing attention on present moment awareness. It can help people cope with stress, but can require months of practice and training,” said researcher Gary...