Designed to Love

Designed to Love

One of the keys to mental healing is the belief that experience has meaning. From my book, “The Foundations and Practice of Lay Hypnotherapy,” I offer this insight: We hurt and then heal each other because we are still learning how to express our capacity...
The Placebo Opportunity

The Placebo Opportunity

Subconscious expectation is known to control medical outcomes. Hypnotherapy can target that power for other benefits. Transcript There’s a problem ahead for drug companies trying to market new pain killers. Given the opioid epidemic, you might expect tighter...
ACTing Up?

ACTing Up?

Starting with Freud, psychiatry tried to convince us that happiness unfolds from understanding the cause of our unhappiness. Freud proposed sexual frustration in childhood, Eric Erickson focused on crises of socialization, psychopharmacology focuses on chemical...

Why the “Third Eye?”

You may have seen people get “hacked” by a stage hypnotist. That is how many think about hypnotherapy. This video explain why I focus on strengthening the social identity, helping a client “Bring Your Whole Self to Life.”  Transcript Have...
Befriending Your Subconscious

Befriending Your Subconscious

Some hypnotherapy skeptics look at brain activity scans and ask “where is the subconscious?” That’s the wrong question, because your conscious mind is only a small part of your brain – some say less than 10%. The conscious mind resides in the...