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Patti is a Certified Consulting Hypnotist and a member of The National Guild of Hypnotists. She offers a variety of individual Hypnosis and Group Workshops.

Uses and Potential Benefits

Why might a person decide to try hypnosis? In some cases, people might seek out hypnosis to help deal with chronic pain or to alleviate pain and anxiety caused by medical procedures such as surgery or childbirth.

The following are just a few of the applications for hypnosis that have been demonstrated through research:

  • Alleviation of symptoms associated with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
  • Control of pain during dental procedures
  • Elimination or reduction of skin conditions including warts and psoriasis
  • Management of certain symptoms of ADHD
  • Treatment of chronic pain conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis
  • Treatment and reduction of pain during childbirth
  • Reduction of dementia symptoms
  • Reduction of nausea and vomiting in cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy

Hypnosis has also been used to help people with behavior changes such as quitting smoking, losing weight, or preventing bed-wetting.