Wellness Institute’s Hypnotherapy Weight Loss Comes to Doylestown

womanfooddietthinkingapple_17424769_l.jpgDoylestown Board-Certified Professional Counselor and Clinical Hypnotherapist Beth Herman is launching a six-week TRIM-LIFE weight release program beginning in early May.

Developed by the Wellness Institute of Washington and offered at the Cleveland Clinic for Integrative Medicine since 2010, the program uses hypnosis and counseling to help people lose weight. Over six sessions, Herman guides participants to discover the triggers and underlying emotions behind unhealthy eating habits that weigh them down. Once people recognize them, they can use techniques like mindfulness, meditation and visualization to change their unwanted behaviors and avoid giving in to their cravings.

The program is geared toward people that have had trouble losing weight through dieting or experience cycles of losing weight and gaining it back. As a weight release program, TRIM-LIFE focuses on the causes of weight gain to avoid putting on those pounds before having to work on losing them.

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Open Up to Heart-Centered Hypnotherapy

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For the past decade, clinical psychotherapist Beth Herman has provided individual counseling for adults, adolescents and children with a wide range of emotional and behavioral issues. Now, Herman is excited to add a more person-centered, holistic modality called Heart-Centered Hypnotherapy to her practice offerings.

Heart-Centered Hypnotherapy combines specialized hypnotherapy techniques that integrate Inner Child Work, CBT and Gestalt methods of therapy, resulting in healing for both client and practitioner after each session. “In this modality there is an energy release,” explains Herman. “From a cognitive perspective, there is a conclusion that we draw about ourselves based on core experiences, and they can be misguided. The goal in Heart-Centered Hypnotherapy is to heal that wound by correcting the mistaken thought or concept and to affirm a new behavior.”

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