Persistent pain that lasts months to years…
I walk slowly, but I never walk backward ~ Abraham Lincoln
Studies have shown that hypnosis can be effective at relieving pain, and I use the most advanced Pain Relief hypnosis techniques in the profession.
Hypno-anesthesia can reduce and provide relief for all kinds of pain from mild discomfort to severe chronic pain. Learning methods of hypno-anesthesia can help you with your pain.
Most clients feel some relief in the first session, and in 5 sessions you can learn hypno-anesthesia to control the pain yourself – giving you control over your own life back.
My sessions are customized and individualized just for you based on your own unique circumstances and needs.
Hypnosis and hypno-anesthesia can help with pain from:
- headaches & migraines
- back pain
- neck pain
- phantom limb pain
- surgery – before, during and after
- cancer pain
- dental visits
- jaw pain
- related issues such as stress, sleep, anger, emotional disturbances
How does it work?
You must firstly check with your doctor that hypnosis is safe to use for your condition. This is usually not an issue; however, it’s important that I know you have already worked with your doctor to determine the cause and recommended course of treatment.
Once you have seen your doctor, we will schedule your sessions. On average I work with clients on Pain Relief for at least 5 sessions. The first session we learn more about your specific situation and how it is impacting your life.
Sessions are scheduled once a week, and the systematic process ensures the hypnosis sessions are more powerful each week as we build on techniques that are working specifically for you.
You will need to be committed and practice these techniques at home. Hypnosis works by rewiring your brain – and that take some time and practice. The good news is that a lot of insight and very rapid changes take place during the in-person hypnosis sessions then you will continue the work in the privacy of your own home.
Once you feel comfortable on a day to day basis that you are able to reduce your pain with hypnosis and self-hypnosis, I will work with you on a plan for the long-term that will keep you feeling better over time.
At Positive help Therapy I use psychotherapy to help you better understand pain, and using hypnosis I can help you deal with it at a deeper level so that you can live with minimal pain and more freedom and calm.
I am always open about my thought process and the approaches I use because I consider the work to be collaboration.
Here are some of the issues I work with:
- Emerging from depression
- Becoming less anxious, more relaxed, more confident
- Healing traumatic memories that may be inhibiting or upsetting you in the present
- Improving your relationship with yourself
- Improving your relationship with others
- Taming a harsh inner critic
- Mastering panic attacks
- Overcoming phobias
- Grieving in a healthy way
- And many other issues as well
Regardless of the issues, my overall goal is to provide a place that is welcoming and confidential where you can engage with a skilled psychotherapist to create positive changes in your life.
My Unique Approaches
I don’t confine myself to any single theoretical orientation. I utilize a variety of approaches favouring brief solution focused (BSF) methods. My goal is to ensure you get the changes you want both effectively and quickly.
My practice is influenced by Positive psychology, Human Givens psychology, Buddhist Psychology and Mindfulness, Internal Family Systems, Focusing, Emotional Intelligence, Positive NeuroPlasticity Therapies and Hypnosis.
It's All About You
I may have a favorite theory or therapeutic technique that I tend to use more often or fall back on, but I am always willing to and often use all that are available to me.
After all, the key here is to help you as quickly and as effectively as possible ~ Not to pigeon-hole you into some set way of looking at all people, whether it works for you or not.
Contact me if you could benefit from a therapist who will work with you to find the solutions that YOU want, efficiently and effectively.