Hypnotherapists Somerville MA

Hypnotherapists focus on human subconscious behaviors and influences. Read on to find local hypnotherapists in Somerville, MA and get access to traditional hypnotherapy, hypnoanalysis, Ericksonian hypnotherapy, cognitive behavioral hypnotherapy, and medical hypnosis, as well as advice and content on hypnotherapy training courses.

Esty-Tom Sharon
(617) 876-8427
545 Concord Ave Ste 7
Cambridge, MA
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Hypnotherapist

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Simple Wellspa
(857) 413-0591
1798 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA
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Hypnotherapist

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Kaplan Alan Dr
(617) 731-8181
1330 Beacon St
Brookline, MA
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Hypnotherapist, Osteopath (DO), Psychologist

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Newbury Hypnotherapy
(617) 421-1500
129 Newbury St
Boston, MA
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Hypnotherapist

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Boston Hypnosis
(617) 542-4444
48 Melrose St
Boston, MA
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Hypnotherapist, Psychologist

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Broner Susan F Licsw Socl Wrkr
(617) 497-9267
2557 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA
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Hypnotherapist, Massage Practitioner, Psychologist

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Insightful Dimensions
(617) 876-8427
545 Concord Ave
Cambridge, MA
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Hypnotherapist, Psychologist

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Center For Living & Learning the Writr
(617) 484-2882
68 Leonard St
Belmont, MA
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Hypnotherapist, Psychologist

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Mind-Body Wellness
(617) 923-3911
2 Mount Auburn St
Watertown, MA
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Hypnotherapist, Massage Practitioner

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Marino Steve Hilarious Stage Hypnotist
(617) 567-0318
45 Faywood Ave
Boston, MA
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Hypnotherapist

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Hypnotic Relaxation Therapy Minimizes Hot Flashes

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A new Baylor University study shows hypnotic relaxation therapy can decrease the frequency and severity of hot flashes in menopausal women. Interference from hot flashes, like loss of sleep and social interaction difficulties, also significantly decreased in the majority of women who received hypnosis.

With an estimated 85 percent of women experiencing hot flashes as they approach menopause, finding effective non-medication treatment is vitally important. A new Baylor University study shows hypnotic relaxation therapy can decrease the frequency and severity of hot flashes in menopausal women. Interference from hot flashes, like loss of sleep and social interaction difficulties, also significantly decreased in the majority of women who received hypnosis.

The research was published online this week in The Journal of Clinical Oncology.

"This study validates that this type of treatment is effective in decreasing hot flashes," said Dr. Gary Elkins, professor of psychology and neuroscience at Baylor and a lead investigator on the project. "There is a real need to study emerging mind-body interactions to treating these ailments because many times medications are not an option."

In the study, 26 women who are breast cancer survivors received hypnotic relaxation therapy and were compared to 25 other breast cancer survivors who did not receive treatment. The women who received hypnosis reported a 68 percent decrease in hot flashes. Anxiety , depression and insomnia also decreased.

Breast cancer survivors were chosen because the medications that are given to these women to help prevent the reoccurrence of breast cancer often times cause them to go into menopause in a matter of days. Furthermore, hormone replacement therapy is not an option because of an increased risk of breast cancer recurrence associated with hormone therapy, thus creating a need for alternative mind-body treatments.

Based on the results of this study, Elkins has received a $2.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health for a much broader study that will significantly increase the scope and number of patients participating. The grant is the largest ever awarded by NIH for this type of research.

The new study will enlist 180 post-menopausal women who entered menopause naturally and are experiencing hot flashes. Half of the patients will receive hypnotic treatment while the ...

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