Hypnosis: How does it work?
Transform your life with hypnosis. Provided with integrity, compassion, respect.
Your Amazing Brain:
The Subconscious Mind vs. the Conscious Mind
Your brain has been brilliantly designed to enable you to thrive and to live a very fulfilled life. Along the course of evolution your brain has also learned how to enable you to survive (i.e., find food and water, create shelter, etc.), develop the ability to feel a large range of emotions, and create complex projects (i.e., reaching the moon). While your Conscious Mind possesses the analytical skills to invent calculus and create rockets, another part of your brain is equally adept at being able to survive, being creative, problem solving, inventing ideas, and storing memories and emotions (among many other things). We call this the Subconscious Mind. The Subconscious Mind generates over 85% of all brain activity.
Through calming your rational mind
you’ll experience the many benefits of hypnosis
Hypnotherapy is the process of enabling your conscious, rational mind to become calm, thus permitting you access to the expanded awareness of your subconscious mind. Once you’re as relaxed as if you were floating in a pool on a lazy summer afternoon, you’ll discover a deeper receptivity to new suggestions and ideas, allowing you to integrate powerful new suggestions and ideas that accelerate change. The benefits of hypnosis are far-reaching, and range from expanding one’s self-confidence to diminishing pain, overcoming panic attacks, anxiety around job loss, relationship stress, overcoming phobias such as flying on planes, PTSD, maintaining your health, weight management and quitting smoking.
Your Conscious Mind Enters Into a
Relaxed State Approximately 50 Times a Day
“Hypnosis is a completely normal state of mind where the results are more effective and long-lasting.” * On average, your conscious mind enters into a relaxed state approximately 50 times a day. Everyday activities such as day-dreaming, watching TV, and sometimes even driving your car allows you to be more receptive to your subconscious mind.
Hypnosis Enables You to Successfully Reach Your Goals
Hypnotherapy empowers you to alter feelings, beliefs, and attitudes held within your subconscious, enabling you to successfully reach your goals, eliminate stress, and make profound changes in your life.
Hypnosis Helps Balance the Mind, Body and Spirit Connection
Hypnosis is also occasionally used as a form of holistic therapy to balance the mind, body and spirit connection. Addressing a client’s spiritual beliefs may not be direct when in session, at times a harmony between the mind, body, and spirit is nonetheless experienced.
Hypnotherapy Can Assist You in
Reconnecting with Your Inner Wisdom
Sometimes trauma, pain, and stress cause us to discard our dreams of what we most deeply want to achieve and experience in life. Hypnotherapy can assist you in reconnecting with your inner wisdom held within the subconscious. As a result, perhaps you might rediscover a passion for a new career or artistic ability which you had explored earlier in your life, but had since forgotten.
As a Certified Consulting Hypnotist in Portland, Oregon, Katie Ramseur, CHt, NLP can assist in the treatment of many behaviors, phobias, and conditions, as listed below. Katie always offers a complimentary 45-minute consultation to any prospective client. Also, clients receive a cd or mp3 version of their session to continue to provide them with powerful suggestions on a daily basis.
* Dr. Henry Munro, early 20th-century hypnotist
Areas with which Katie can help:
Areas with which I can Help
“Hypnosis really worked for me. I was actually developing panic attacks before getting on flights. My job involved travel, and I found myself getting anxious a few days before my flight, anxious about everything…getting packed, where I would sit on the plane, taking off…just everything. A good…
Katie Ramseur was very helpful in my desire to overcome anxiety and stress. I found her professional, caring and knowledgeable; she listened carefully to understand my specific needs, then addressed them in our work. The connection I felt with her, was very clear and effortless. I always felt in con…
“I can’t believe how much better I feel. I haven’t felt this relaxed in many years. I can’t even remember when the last time was that I felt this good. As you know, the doctor really wanted me to learn to breathe more deeply. I think it’s finally happening. But the best part is, I don’t …
“When I first came to Katie’s office, some six weeks ago, for the free initial consultation, I didn’t know quite what to expect. All I knew was that my life was too stressful for me to deal with; that I wanted to relieve that stress while increasing my sense of self-confidence (specifically, get ove…
“Katie has been an invaluable partner on my recent path in healing. I sought out a practitioner who could help me to better manage stress due to chronic pain I have experienced over the last several years. She has assisted me in uncovering and discovering many of my heart’s desires and reconnecting …
“I went to Katie for regression therapy, wanting to understand repeating behaviors or themes within my life. My determination to understand myself better was brought to the forefront by the loss of both of my parents and the need to be sure that I live each moment of my life with greater purpose and…
Katie has helped me keep working as a registered nurse. I had become nearly incapacitated by stress in my work life, to the point of being phobic. I just wanted to quit and push the \”reset\” button!During my first appointment with her, Katie listened with great empathy as my story unfolded and …
My sessions with Katie were a complete success. My cigarette cravings were removed and I felt better immediately. My second session she helped me work on controlling my overeating, especially sweets and I can honestly say that too has seen a huge improvement. Thank you Katie for helping my success!
“I was laid off from my marketing and sales and marketing position after being in the industry for 15 years. I had been a leader in my sales team, and although I knew the industry well I still had not been able to find a new position in marketing, so I became very depressed. Katie helped change al…
“Katie is the real deal. I recently lost 18 lbs after one session on weight loss with her! I highly recommend her! “