What the Experts Say

“Hypnosis has gained credibility in the past five years because of research using the latest brain-imaging technology…. Studies show hypnosis can help treat a multitude of disorders…”
– Business Week

 
“Hypnosis can actually help you lose weight.”
– Harvard Medical School psychotherapist Jean Fain, Oprah Magazine

 
“Hypnosis is the most effective way of giving up smoking, according to the largest ever scientific comparison of ways of breaking the habit.”
– New Scientist

 
“Hypnosis: A safe and potent pain reliever.”
– Consumer Reports

 
“The technique has been accepted by the American Medical Association, the American Psychiatric Association and the American Psychological Association.”
– Martin Orne, M.D., Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania

 
“Hypnosis can help …a growing body of research supports the ancient practice as an effective tool in the treatment of a variety of problems, from anxiety to chronic pain.”
– Newsweek

 
“In [hypnosis], you can attain significant psycho-physiologic changes.”
– Dr. Daniel Handel, National Institute of Health, New York Times

 
“Though often denigrated as fakery or wishful thinking, hypnosis has been shown to be a real phenomenon with a variety of therapeutic uses…”
– Scientific American

 
“…hypnosis is not mind control. It’s a naturally occurring state of concentration; It’s actually a means of enhancing your control over both your mind and your body.”
– Dr. David Spiegel, Associate Chair of Psychiatry, Stanford University School of Medicine, Jane Pauley Show

 
“The purpose of hypnosis as a therapeutic technique is to help you understand and gain more control over your behavior, emotions or physical well-being.”
– The Mayo Clinic 

 
“… hypnosis often is used to modify behavior and overcome phobias and bad habits — it can help you make changes that you’ve been unable to make otherwise.”
– National Women’s Health Resource Center