Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com Social distancing has become our new "normal." Along with adapting to our current situation, many people are now experiencing anxiety, insomnia and depression. If you already struggled with these things prior to the pandemic, you may find that your symptoms have been exacerbated. Perhaps your chronic pain is at an … Continue reading Feeling overwhelmed?
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After spending nearly 20 years working as a social worker, I firmly believe that everyone should have access to mental health services. That's why I have partnered with Open Path. If finances are a concern, learn more about becoming an Open Path member. As far as frequency of sessions go, I follow your lead. Of … Continue reading Hypnotherapy on a limited budget
Life has changed. During this time of social distancing, many of us are struggling with increased anxiety and depression. If you struggle with chronic pain, you may find that suddenly you have increased, or even new, symptoms. The security of having a job, health insurance and even basic items such as toilet paper has been … Continue reading Telemental Health
If you already struggle with depression or anxiety, this pandemic may be hitting you especially hard. For most of us, life has been put on hold. Work, school, and home life has been dramatically altered. On top of feeling isolated, many of us are facing difficult financial decisions. Some of us are dealing with these … Continue reading Coronavirus: Social Distancing
"Several months ago, I began a search for a cognitive behavioral therapist in hopes of addressing my fibromyalgia/chronic pain. As I searched, I came across Sara Moore’s bio where she talked about her personal experience with chronic pain. For that reason, I decided to call her and make an appointment. That has turned out to … Continue reading Reviews
Many people are turning towards the use of Bilateral Simulation to decrease anxiety, improve focus and sleep, or even to eliminate irritability. Within a few minutes of trying them in my office, several clients have experienced a dramatic decrease in anxiety. Sharing similar principles found in EMRD, I use Bilateral Stimulation in some hypnosis sessions, … Continue reading Bilateral Stimulation
" You cannot change what's happened to you, but those memories of trauma, abuse, neglect, disappointment, unhappiness, and failures can be healed and changed." Quote taken from Healing with Hypno Kinesthetics by Patricia Eslava Vessey
Trauma changes our brains. It often pushes us into a fight or flight mode, which can not only affect our mental health, it can manifest itself by creating chronic pain. Pain is generated in the brain. Since our brains can be re-trained (neuroplasticity) we have the power to decrease our pain. Let me show you … Continue reading Trauma and it’s role in chronic pain
Hypnosis is not mind control. I can't make you cluck like a chicken or tell me a deep, dark secret...unless you want to. Hypnosis is not magical. It is not anti-religion, or anti-God. It doesn't "open you up to evil spirits". (And yes, I do know people who believe that.) So then, what is hypnosis? Well, here … Continue reading Hypnosis is NOT mind control!