Visualization through hypnosis, as taught by The Wellness Institute, can improve an athlete’s mental attitude, increase confidence and improve performance, sometimes even more than actual physical practice. One study shows that Olympic swimmers and downhill skiers who s
Surprise, surprise! Therapists are human just like their clients, often with very similar issues. This is why Freud, Jung and others brought to our awareness the concepts of transference and countertransference. They
Knitted sweaters often consist of repeated patterns throughout. The more intricate the pattern, the more difficult and time consuming it is to do the knitting. It requires a great deal of concentration, co-ordination and determination to complete. We can choose to just purchase a machine-made sweater from a store or we can develop the
Authority issues arise in two distinct situations: when a person or institution has power and authority over another, and/or when I am the person with authority. In general, modern psychology has struggled to effectively deal with this pervasive issue. And yet, it is at the bottom of most relationship conflicts in our society. In psychotherapy situations,
Many couples or individuals come into therapy with frustrating patterns that they can’t seem to break through. Many have tried all different types of therapies, taken courses and read books. In general, if these endeavors have mostly engaged the conscious mind, then the couple has only used 10% of their overall mental resources and thus have spent a
Resistance is exhausting; however, millions of people struggle with their own resistance on a daily basis. How do we create internal resistance? If we can think of this like a pulley, which has immense power to lift things, it is easier to understand. It is the tugging, the pulling from opposite ends that actually creates the power
We at The Wellness Institute have worked with thousands of people with suicidal ideation. Often these clients are just labeled depressed by family doctors and sent on their way with the latest anti-depressant. Traditional therapists may spend hours upon insurance-billable hours using CBT (cognitive behavioral therapy) attempting to cognitively teach
There are many issues with which Heart Centered Hypnotherapy® can be very effective. When someone is facing death, it is vital that they do in-depth work as early as possible. Some of the issues to be addressed are (1) completing unfinished business with
There are three main traditional ways anxiety has been treated.
Working with trauma in the Heart-Centered Hypnotherapy model is always careful to avoid re-traumatizing the individual. That does not mean, however, avoiding re-experiencing the trauma fully.
In the therapeutic process of deep healing and release of past traumas,