Clinical hypnotherapy is a genuine psychological phenomenon that has valid uses in clinical practice. Simply put, hypnosis is a state of highly focused attention or concentration, often associated with relaxation, and heightened suggestibility. Hypnosis is the original mind/body medicine. (There is proof, from NIH clinical trials, that patients hypnotized before surgery have an easier time […]
A common question I have been asked is how does acupuncture work? But before I can get into the details of acupuncture, first let’s understand how the body heals? Remember the last time you caught a cold? You gave yourself some nice hot tea, stayed in bed, and within a few days you were feeling […]
Most of us experience distress, dis-ease, irritability, fatigue and the general feeling of “running around like a chicken with it’s head cut off” at least from time to time. Ultimately, our feelings about the world don’t change unless we change deep-seated habits, behaviors and thoughts. Doing things like regular exercise, getting seven to eight hours […]
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The mind is the place of logic and reason and it gives you the ability to collect, organize and store information. When it’s time to make a decision, your mind parses all your past experiences and tells you what to do to be safe. While this can be a good thing is some situations it […]
Sally Hutchison is a practitioner of sound healing who uses tuning forks to locate and treat disturbances in the biomagnetic field of her patients. She says that in addition to freeing oneself of energetic blockages receiving a “sonic massage” allows one to harmonize with the planet’s electromagnetic frequency.
“The Future enters into us, in order to transform itself in us, long before it happens.” I read the above beautiful quote recently in the foreword of a book by Rainier Maria Rilke. It got me contemplating. I concluded that it is utterly true that my future enters me long before it transforms into my present […]
There are numerous ways in which virtual reality can positively influence the mind of a client who is dealing with anxiety and depression. The latest virtual reality techniques (VRTs) can significantly improve treatment efficacy. State-of-the-art technologies allow healers to place clients in a completely different immersive world where they are able to undergo the necessary […]
Therapist and EMDR practitioner Lesley Goth explains how stress can negatively impact our physical and spiritual well-being in addition to our mental health.
Healers Magazine is an online journal we created in order to fulfill our mission to render holistic healing options much more accessible to the masses. The theme of our first issue is Beyond Binaries: Healing without Borders, alluding to our objective: to add color to a black-and-white world, the one in which most patients reside. […]
Anxiety disorders are the most common forms of mental illness in the U.S., affecting 40 million adults in the United States. Portland therapist, David Hayden, explains that we can use anxiety to teach us something about ourselves rather than viewing it as a curse.