Hypnosis for hair Pulling - Trichotillomania

Here is an excerpt from an article published in ACTA Paediatrica

Hypnotherapy: an effective treatment modality for trichotillomania*

This study describes a non-pharmacological treatment modality for children with trichotillomania. Three children with trichotillomania were treated using a hypnotherapy technique. All patients were observed in the outpatient clinic for 8 consecutive weeks and subsequently followed for […]

Hypnosis for Nail Biting

Nail biting is related to skin picking and hair pulling. These behaviors are labeled as Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders.

Biting often happens when people are in one of two modes. Some nail biters do it in an automatic way, as if they are in some kind of altered state and not really thinking about what they are […]

Hypnosis and Hair Pulling

Tim Brunson Phd, writing for the International Hypnosis Research Center, has this to say about Trichotillomania:

“Trichotillomania is a learned behavior that is programmed into the patient’s brain during a period in their life when that organ does not have sufficient neo-cortical resources to understand and deal with threats. Therefore, it is somewhat of a […]

Hypnosis for Hoarding

Clutter, which is often related to procrastination, is a leading cause of disorganization. There are many reasons why people clutter. Some reasons include things such as feeling overwhelmed, and your highest priorities at that time, are somewhere else. Perhaps you just don’t know where to start in removing your clutter.

How many times have you […]

Hypnotherapy and Hoarding

Many of us are collectors, and probably even more of us are surrounded by some degree of clutter. These are quite normal situations.

But in some cases, the level of collecting can become a compulsive behavior, to the point where access to parts of the home are restricted by the sheer amount of stuff.

At […]

Hypnotherapy and Hair Pulling (Trichotillomania)

Hair pulling, (Trichotillomania), is the most common cause of hair loss in children. First described in 1889, trichotillomania results in alopecia or hair loss, caused by the repeated pulling of one’s hair from, most often the head, followed by the eyelashes and eye brows. But the hair of any part of the body may be […]

Hypnotherapy and Obsessive Compulsive Disorders (OCD)

In a paper titled ‘Hypnotically Induced Dissociation (HID) as a strategic intervention for enhancing OCD treatment’*, researchers and authors Joseph Meyerson and Andres Konichezky, describe in detail how the hypnotherapeutic technique HID was used to successfully treat three patients diagnosed with Obsessive Compulsive Disorders (OCD).

The paper concluded, “we found HID to be a powerful […]