Articles of Interest

The following articles from reputable sources provide mental health information likely to be of interest to the general public, those considering therapy or in therapy.

To Reap Psychotherapy's Benefits, Get a Good Fit
Friedman, R. A. (2007). To reap psychotherapy’s benefits, get a good fit. New York Times, August 21, 2007.
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Readings in Hypnosis

Hypnotherapy can be useful in helping clients achieve results effectively and efficiently in many areas of their lives (for example: pain management, athletics and sports, insomnia, stress and anxiety, fears and phobias, stopping smoking, and weight loss).


The following articles may help to answer your questions and understand the practice of hypnotherapy.  

Hypnosis is a Safe Treatment for Children
Clinical Psychiatry News (April 2012). Hypnosis is a safe treatment for children, 40(4) pp. 10-11.
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The Science of Meditation and the State of Hypnosis
Holroyd, J. (October, 2003). The science of meditation and the state of hypnosis, American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis, pp. 109-128.
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When the Unsinkable Happens
Mell, R. (August 5, 2007). When the unsinkable happens. South Florida Sun-Sentinel,
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Hypnosis-Facilitated Relaxation Using Self-Guided Imagery During Dermatologic Procedures
Shenefelt, P. (January, 2011). Hypnosis-facilitated self-guided imagery, American Journal off Clinical Hypnosis, pp. 225-232.
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The Truth and Hype of Hypnosis
Nash, M. R. (July, 2001). The truth and hype of hypnosis, Scientific American, pp. 47-55.
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Young Athletes Try New Coach - The Psychologist
Pennington, B. (August 5, 2007). Young athletes try a new coach - the psychologist. The New York Times,
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Hypnosis, Hypnotizability and Treatment
Sutcher, H. (July, 2008). Hypnosis, hypnotizability and treatment, American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis, pp. 57-67.
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Community Resources

Support groups for specific problems have proven to be an effective complement to individual and couple therapy.  The links below will connect you to additional support groups and resources to help with various issues and concerns you may have.

Alcoholics Anonymous

Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous