Tag Archives: phobias

The fabulous powers of hypnosis

Please click here to view the video with English subtitles. Very popular for anesthesia and pain treatment, hypnosis is now also used to defeat phobias, depression and addictions. Investigating the therapeutic virtues of this astonishing practice. Long considered a deception worthy … Continue reading

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Treating fear with hypnosis

Many people associate hypnosis with dubious magicians who lure people onto the stage and cause them to do something embarrassing in the name of entertainment. However, hypnosis can also be used in psychotherapy and medicine. “In a medical context, hypnosis … Continue reading

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Hypnotherapy for phobia of driving

‘I Tried Hypnotherapy To Deal With My Driving Phobia—Here’s What Happened’ “Whenever I got into the driver’s seat, dread would consume my entire body.” I have a big secret that I’ve been struggling with over the past 13 years: I … Continue reading

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I cured my fear of spiders with hypnotherapy

I’m in the bathtub. It’s Sunday evening and I’m mid-way through my weekly ritual of relaxing in an envelope of bubbles ahead of the new week. I open my eyes and within a millisecond I let out the most blood-curdling … Continue reading

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Dreams and memory

What Is Dreaming and What Does It Tell Us about Memory? [Excerpt] Dreams may play a role in memory incorporation and influence our long-term moods, physiology and creativity Jul 18, 2014 |By Penelope A. Lewis “…One aim of neuroscience is … Continue reading

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Probing question: does hypnosis work?

From Penn State News, March 21, 2014. By Melissa Beattie-Moss, March 18, 2014. Article shared by the British Society of Clinical Hypnosis. “It has taken centuries for medical hypnosis to regain credibility,” says Penn State psychology professor William Ray. “In the 1950s, reliable … Continue reading

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Afraid of spiders? Try sleeping on it

“Phobias are one of the most common forms of psychological disorder, with almost 10% of people reporting that they have had problems with these intense, irrational fears during the previous 12 months and perhaps a quarter of us experiencing a … Continue reading

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