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Hypnosis is a State You go Into — Here are the Criteria!

Many, many people ask me, “What is hypnosis?” and the much more rude, “Does that stuff REALLY work?” I’ve made quite a few videos and written a ton of blog posts answering this question (What is Hypnosis?, What is a Trance State?, What are Inductions?, I Can’t be Hypnotized!, Another Post About Trance States, Inductions 2, How Hypnotherapy Works, Mental Health is Rapport Between the Conscious and Unconscious). BUT since people keep asking me, I Read More

Explore your future with hypnosis

Explore Your Future With Hypnosis

Have you ever wanted to travel to the future? If so, you’re in luck with this video I just posted to YouTube: “Explore Your Future With Hypnosis”. In it, we’ll travel to the future and allow you to see yourself in 10, 5, and then 3 years. Well, sort of. Unfortunately, I can’t actually transport you to the future. But rather, I can transport you to a representation of your future based on your beliefs Read More

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Jurassic Bark and the Meaning of Love

I have a love for older cartoons. So, today, I watched an episode of Futurama called “Jurassic Bark“. (If you haven’t seen it, it’s a show about a pizza guy, Fry, who was accidentally cryogenically frozen on New Years 1999/2000 and unfrozen in 3000.) The episode is really well constructed and almost won an Emmy. And if you haven’t seen it, I hope you watch it before reading this post as I spoil it… But Read More

Why I Use Hypnosis For Stress Relief

Why I Use Hypnosis for Stress Relief (And Maybe You Should Too)

I know hypnosis can help with stress relief both as a hypnotist and as a client. I want to briefly explain why to you in the hopes that sharing this message can help change your life by introducing you to something that you may not have thought of before. Here are the four major reasons I use hypnosis for stress relief: Hypnosis is incredibly relaxing Hypnosis is probably the most relaxing thing a person can Read More

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How Can Hypnotherapy Help With Test Anxiety?

Recently, I’ve gotten quite a few calls asking “how can hypnotherapy help with test anxiety?” So, I created this short video to explain it in a nutshell. In the video, I discuss the four “causes” of test anxiety explain how hypnotherapy can help with each of the “causes” of test anxiety tell you one of in-field strategies I teach for anxiety reduction There is a transcription below the video if you’d rather read about how Read More

Hypnotherapy as Exposure or Desensitization Therapy

Many people scoff or laugh when I tell them I’m a hypnotherapist. I have my theories about why this is, but that’s not the point of this blog. Rather, I’m going to explain one very simple place that hypnosis is an awesome therapeutic strategy in a way that very clearly cannot be touched by other therapy methodologies–in fact, if taken on would make those therapies faster, more effective, and more powerful experiences for the client. Read More

Why I do Trauma Release Hypnotherapy

Helping people alleviate trauma is the reason I got into hypnotherapy… It holds a special place in my heart and is one of the most beautiful things I can share with another human being. It’s always a mixed bag of fear, hurt, anger, sadness, violation, pain, and bittersweet elements. However, the moment someone lets go of trauma is one of the absolutely beautiful things in the whole world. And I feel privileged to share them Read More

Relaxation Hypnosis! Denver Hypnotherapist Offers Free 10 Minute Relaxation Hypnosis

In this video, I offer a 10 minute relaxation hypnosis. It’s short and sweet, but it’ll help you relax. For the best experience, listen through headphones, focus on the video, and neither help, nor hinder any of the suggestions. There is no right way to relax… Relaxation Hypnosis If you like relaxation hypnosis, you should download my free 30+ minute stress relief hypnosis audio, “Calm, Comfortable, Carefree”, by clicking below. Read More

Natural Trance Phenomena in Trauma-Based Symptoms

After my previous blog posts where I mentioned natural trance states (“What is Hypnosis?” and “What is a Trance State?”), many people have asked me about naturally occurring trance states in day to day life. I thought rather than focus on these day-to-day activities, however, that I’d write about hypnotic phenomena as coping mechanisms to show that not only are these phenomena natural, but are ways anyone can respond to similar phenomena. So, today, we’re Read More