Trauma / PTSD

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Does It Really Work? – The Science Behind Hypnosis

You’re getting sleepy… very sleepy… …and when you wake up you will cluck like a chicken. This is what many people think of when they think of hypnosis. But hypnosis is much more than a funny party trick. Hypnotherapy has been used for centuries. In fact, in ancient times priests and shamans used altered stated …

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When to Worry: Recognizing Signs of Trauma in Your Loved Ones

Over the past several years, there have been numerous traumatic events all across the country. From incidents of mass violence to devastating natural disasters, hundreds of thousands of Americans have experienced or witnessed a disastrous or life-threatening event. In addition to tragedies such as these, anyone who has experienced a shocking or dangerous incident (such …

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Clinical Hypnosis via Telehealth – Does It Work?

Hypnosis has to be one of the most misunderstood mental health treatments hands down. The myths surrounding this treatment stem from the many exaggerated movie scenes and stage shows that get people to cluck like a chicken. The truth is, hypnosis is an effective psychological treatment that has helped countless people. In a clinical setting, …

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What is Complex PTSD?

Overview of Complex PTSD Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is caused by any number of traumatic events–single events or multiple events over time. Complex PTSD comes into the picture when trauma is ongoing and repeated. Complex PTSD (C-PTSD) is a more intense sibling of PTSD.