503.740.6614 diane@dianeu.com

Washington Hypnosis Services

Sessions can be In-Person or via Telephone or Skype
oregon hypnosis

Schedule Your Washington Hypnotherapy Session Today!

Hypnotherapy is used to manage numerous medical and psychological problems.

Hypnotic techniques can help a person overcome alcohol and substance abuse, stop smoking, and reduce over eating and more.

Hypnotherapy is also very effective in treating trauma, stress, sleep disorders, and mental health problems such as anxiety, fear, phobias and depression.

Weight loss hypnosis is one of the better known forms of hypnotherapy along with smoking cessation hypnosis.


Contact me Today for a Hypnosis Session Washington!

Telephone:   1-503-740-6614

Email: diane@dianeu.com

11 + 2 =

How Does Washington Hypnotism Work?

For thousands of years the power of suggestion has played a major role in healing in cultures as varied as ancient Greece, Persia, and India. Hypnotherapy uses both the power of suggestion and trance-like states to access the deepest levels of the mind to effect positive changes in a person’s behavior, and to treat a range of heath conditions; including migraines, ulcers, respiratory conditions, tension headaches, and even warts.

In 1995 the British Medical Association approved the use if hypnotherapy was a valid medical treatment. The American Medical Association (AMA) followed suite in 1958, and its Council on Scientific Affairs continues to encourage more research on the subject of hypnotherapy. At the same time, the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis, a professional association of physicians, psychologists, and dentists, has grown from twenty members in 1957 to over 4,300, and attendance at hypnotism courses by physicians and other medical specialists is steadily increasing.

Approximately fifteen thousand doctors now combine hypnotherapy with traditional treatments, and recent studies show that 94 percent of patients benefit from hypnotherapy, even if the only benefit is relaxation.

 

Therapeutic Applications of Hypnotherapy

Hypnotherapy has healing applications for both mental and physical disorders. A competent hypnotherapist can assist in extensive changes in respiration and relaxation on the part of the client to produce positive shifts in behavior and a boosted well-being.

A physiological shift can be observed in a hypnotic state, as can greater control of autonomic nerve system functions generally thought about to be beyond one’s capability to manage. Stress decrease is a typical occurrence, as is the lowering of high blood pressure rate.

Recently, hypnotherapy has actually become more extensively used is a technique of treating a range of medical conditions. “Because hypnotherapy induces a deep, multilevel relaxation, increases tolerance to unfavorable stimuli, relieves anxiety, and boosts affirmative imagery, it can be adjusted to make the most of the mind’s contribution to recovery, both in and out of the healthcare facility,” says Gerard V. Sunnen, M.D., Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the New York University – Bellevue Hospital Medical.

 

Examples of Hypnosis Being Used in A Variety of Medical Scenarios

Maurice Tinterow, M.D., Ph. D., and anesthesiologist at the Center for the Improvement of Human Functioning in Wichita, Kansas, has actually used hypnotherapy to control pain for conditions that consist of headaches, facial neuralgia, sciatica, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, whiplash, menstrual pain, and tennis elbow. Dr. Tinterow has likewise used hypnotherapy is place of anesthesia in a range of surgeries, including hysterectomies, caesarian sections, and for treatment of second and third degree burns.

One of Dr. Tinterow’s earliest and most remarkable cases included a fifteen-year-old woman who needed open-heart surgery. Because the girl proved adverse all anesthetic representatives, Dr. Tinterow utilized hypnosis over a duration of 8 weeks, and by the last session prior to surgical treatment the girl was able to relax quite quickly. She was hypnotized before the operation and stayed conscious throughout the four-hour procedure.

The operation was a success, and today, thirty years later the female is healthy and living a full life.

Gary Lalonde, C. Ht., of Wales, Michigan, also utilizes hypnotherapy to treat a range of health conditions. Among his clients struggled with reflex considerate dystrophy, a persistent condition where discomfort does not decrease and muscle function begins to degrade.

“This guy pierced one of his feet with a three and a half inch nail after stepping on a piece of wood at a building website,” Lalonde relates. He was treated for the injury, however his pain continued and grew so bad that he could not return to work. For two years his condition grew worse.

Lastly, a thermograph revealed that the foot’s temperature was eleven degrees colder than the rest of his body. When his doctors informed him it might need to be amputated he concerned see me.”Lalonde worked with this customer for 7 months using hypnotherapy not only for the pain relief, however likewise to explore any link between the guy’s condition and his unconscious beliefs.

It was discovered that within his unconscious mind he questioned his ability to offer his household and that his condition looked after that need to attend to his household and that his condition took care of that requirement by enabling him to gather worker’s payment pay. Lalonde dealt with the man to change his belief. As he got self-confidence in himself, his pain started to diminish. At the end of twelve sessions, that guy was devoid of all pain and the temperature level of his foot went back to regular, something the physicians had actually told him would not be possible.

Dentistry is another field where hypnotherapy has actually been used with outstanding outcomes. Kay Thompson D.D.S. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, frequently uses hypnosis in her practice. She explains how hypnotherapy was used to draw out a molar in a patient who disliked all Novocain-type drugs.

To prepare the client for extraction, Dr. Thompson taught her how to enter into a trance utilizing hypnotic induction techniques. After one session with the patient, Dr. Thompson was able to perform the extraction using just hypnosis. Because the molar was so severely decayed, the operation lasted forty-five minutes, ye the client had no swelling or pain afterward, and even consumed dinner that night. On the other hand, a colleague who underwent a similar procedure, without hypnosis required 2 day of rests from work because of a swollen jaw, according to Dr. Thompson.

 

Hypnosis Does it Work?

A lot of individuals can find out how to do self hypnosis. “Most individuals are not aware that they can manage their own recovery and even affect their blood circulation.” Says Dr. Thompson, who thinks that her client’s ability to manage her circulatory system through hypnosis improved the healing process.

Dr. Thompson and her coworkers have actually likewise used hypnotherapy to assist deal with hemophiliacs, and have actually had the ability to perform surgical treatment on these clients without them having any postoperative bleeding.

The long term advantages of hypnotherapy are starting to be substantiated. One thorough study of 178 patients experiencing chronic discomfort in between 1981 and 1983 reported that 78 percent remained pain complimentary after six months; 47 percent after one year; 44 percent after two years; and 36.5 percent after 3 years. Another study showed the efficacy of hypnotherapy as compared to psychoanalysis and behavior therapy.

After 600 sessions of psychoanalysis, 38 percent of the clients reported recovery from their conditions; those receiving behavior modification enhanced in 72 percent of all cases after twenty-two sessions; while hypnotherapy produced 93 percent success rate after only 6 sessions.

 

How Hypnotherapy Works

“All hypnosis is self-hypnosis,” mentions A.M. Krasner, Ph. D., founder and director of the American Institute of Hypnotherapy in Santa Ana, California. “The hypnotherapist is a facilitator” the fact that there can be no hypnosis unless the customer is willing to take part in the process.

The customer always enters hypnosis in a natural method, of his or her own accord, just by following suggestions of the hypnotherapist or by following specific self hypnosis strategies. Usually speaking, hypnosis is a synthetically caused state defined by an increased receptivity to recommendation. The state is obtained by very first unwinding the body, then moving attention far from the external environment towards a narrow variety of objects or ideas as suggests by the hypnotherapist or by oneself (self-hypnosis).

In the superficial hypnotic state, the patient accepts recommendations however does not necessarily carry them out. Patients who reach the deep, or somnambulistic, state benefit most from hypnotherapy. It remains in this state that posthypnotic recommendations (ideas that work after the client awakens from the trance) to relieve pain are most effective. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 90 percent of the general population can be hypnotized, with 20 to 30 percent having a high adequate vulnerability to go into the somnambulistic state, making them extremely receptive to treatment.

Research study has shown that an individual’s body chemistry in fact changes during a hypnotic trance. In one experiment, a girl was unable to hold her hand in a pail of ice water for more than thirty seconds. Testing revealed that the blood levels of Cortisol in her body were high showing she was undergoing extreme stress. With hypnosis, she had the ability to keep the same hand in ice water for thirty minutes while there was no raise in blood Cortisol levels. There are many ways of inducing hypnosis.

No matter what treatment is used, the main concern throughout hypnosis is to quiet the client’s conscious mind and to make the unconscious mind more accessible. Since the unconscious mind is basically non-critical, tips have a better opportunity of working that they would if offered during a typical waking state.

3 conditions are important to a successful hypnotherapy session:

Connection in between hypnotist and topic
A comfy environment, totally free from interruption
A willingness and desire by the subject to be hypnotized.

Individuals who benefit most from hypnotherapy are those who understand that hypnosis is not a surrender of control; it is only an innovative form of relaxation. Dr. Tinterow had the fifteen-year-old girl on whom he performed open-heart surgical treatment had her focus on her favorite sport of water snowboarding. “It was simply a matter of having her take deep breaths, close her eyes, and feel herself unwinding from the top of her head to the tips of her toes,” he recalls. “You begin with the feet and legs and after that simply have it go all the way to the top of the head.”

Eventually Dr. Tinterow sidetracked the lady from the surgery by moving her attention to what she liked to do finest. “I informed her to photo herself going to the lake and getting on the skis and water skiing. She was listening to music with her head set on, and we simply kept speaking with her.”

Dr. Tinterow even had the girl perform simple arithmetic issues during the surgery to ensure her mind was operating effectively. Dr. Tinterow includes that after the operation the lady didn’t even take an aspirin.

 

 

What To Expect During A Hypnotherapy Session

Hypnosis how it works: Throughout a preliminary see to a hypnotherapist it’s common for the therapist to attend to issues that you might have and after that possibly highlight how tip works in everyday life, in addition to point out what you can expect while in a trance state.

Possible effects according to Dr. Krasner consist of physical relaxation, distraction of the conscious mind, increased sensory awareness, lowered awareness of physical surrounding, and increased awareness of internal sensations. You might be evaluated for suggestibility based upon a range of techniques at the hypnotherapist’s disposal.

According to Diane Ulicsni C. Ht., of the Hypnosis Center for Heath, an excellent hypnotherapist will take the time to get to understand you and do a detailed analysis of your particular condition, which provides the hypnotherapist with insights into any pattern, belief, or habits associated with the condition, as well as an idea of what the customer’s objectives are in regards to wellness.

A session will usually last from one hour to 2 hours. The variety of sessions required to produce outcomes varies according to each person.

 

 

Is Hypnotherapy Safe For Everyone?

Although hypnosis is a very safe practice and an extremely powerful tool, it should be just be done with a certified specialist. The National Guild of Hypnotists and the American Board of Hypnotherapy are two of the biggest schools in the United States.

Hypnotherapy is not a cure-all and few medical professionals want to invest the time and money to master its strategies. Depending upon the intensity of the condition, some clients do not make good topics and are not able to reach correct state of hypnosis to be reliable.

 

 

The Future Of Hypnotherapy

Given that its formal sanction by the AMA in 1958, increasingly more doctors have actually pertained to accept hypnotherapy’s worth and are making use of its methods. While hypnosis is still far from being completely understood, it is scientifically appreciated and had achieved nearly unanimous expert approval.

Developments on how hypnotherapy may be applied to medical and psychological issues are constantly being reported. It is now being reported that hypnotherapy is a treatment for post traumatic stress syndrome (PTSD) and anxiety.

George A. Pratt, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist and hypnotherapist notes, “With its focus on the whole individual, hypnosis holds the fantastic guarantee of ending up being a humanizing force for the field of medicine as a whole … REALIZING that even unconscious patients hear and keep in mind information that refers to them, physicians, cosmetic surgeons, nurses will communicate more successfully with comatose, critically ill, and anesthetized clients.

 

For more information, or to make an appointment:

Hypnosis To Quit Smoking

If a session in Diane’s office is not feasible, then there are also options for Skype or telephone sessions. Please contact Diane to make any arrangements.