What does fear look like?

Many times I have talked with clients who are ready to take the next step, whatever that step might be, yet they just can’t seem to motivate themselves to get started. This is because most of us fear the unknown, and the decision to make big changes in our lives is often a leap of faith. As an example, … Read more

My Personal Journey to Hypnotherapy

In my 23 years as a clinical hypnotherapist it has become apparent that a dysfunctional family is the norm. But when the dysfunction is abusive, damage to a person’s self-esteem, confidence and self-worth will ensue. A child’s mind is a blank slate. What parents and other authority figures write on that slate through words, actions … Read more

Old Habits Die Hard

In this second post, I want to start to explore the nature of the subconscious mind, which is the core of our thoughts, feelings and behaviors. Most people have daily routines, which is to say they have regular patterns of behavior that require little effort to accomplish. Can you imagine waking up every day not … Read more

Quack like a duck!

In this blog my goal is to explain clinical hypnosis in a way that makes sense to people who are not professionals.