Lawrence Edwards, PhD, BCN, CHT has been offering hypnotherapy for over 20 years.
Hypnotherapy, or therapeutic trance work, is a method of using the mind's innate abilities
to go into trance, to let go of the ordinary ways of thinking and processing, and shift focus,
allowing access of inner resources that may have been unknown or unintegrated for the
ordinary waking state conscious mind. Hypnotherapy is used for changing habits,
addictions, coping with chronic pain, overcoming emotional obstacles, anxiety, past
traumas, enhancing healing and recovery from surgery and numerous other applications
including personal growth, enhanced performance training and regression training. It is
also used for working with chronic illness, terminal illness and preparation for dying.
Therapeutic trance includes the use of visualization techniques, guided imagery, deep
relaxation, breathing, movement and self-hypnosis. Milton Erickson, the father of modern
hypnosis said all hypnosis is self-hypnosis. Your psyche is always the one in control and
makes use of the hypnotherapist's suggestions and guidance to heal old wounds, to let go
of what you need to be free of, to heal in ways that are beyond the ordinary conscious
mind's abilities, but well within the extraordinary powers of your own deeper mind and the
body's own deep wisdom for healing.
"Transform Your Mind,
Transform Your Life"
Lawrence Edwards, PhD, BCN, CHT
TEXT © copyright 2009 L. Edwards