How Hypnosis Works
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 (ie find food and water, create shelter etc.), develop the ability to feel a large range of emotions, and create complex projects (ie 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. In fact, over 85% of all brain activity is generated within the subconscious mind.
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. Every day activities such as day-dreaming, watching TV, and sometimes even driving your car allow 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. Although a client’s spiritual beliefs may not be directly addressed 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 about.
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. In addition, 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
“I walked into the office completely unsure of what hypnotherapy was like. And, what I discovered is that it is like no other. During my sessions with Katie, we would spend the first half hour or so chatting about my current weight loss goals, and the second part of the session we would work on what…
“Katie is the real deal. I recently lost 18 lbs after one session on weight loss with her! I highly recommend her! “
“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 was exactly what I needed to restore/find my professional confidence. I had a big promotional opportunity in my field and while I felt qualified, I was apprehensive about the new role and interview. Over the course of 3 sessions Katie was able to break down some mental blocks I had created tow…
“I want to thank you for your counseling and hypnotherapy. What a joy to have your unique insights to help me generate self confidence through hypnosis and NLP. I have a new found sense of empowerment and direction and am on the right path with the tools and skills developed with your guidance. All …
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!
Katie- Just arrived at Scott’s home in Palm Desert about 3 hours ago. I had listened to my relaxation tape 2 times this past week and slept like a baby last night. Usually before a flight if I can sleep the night before I end up waking up in the early morning hours and not able to fall back to sleep…
“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…
So the last thing I am is one of these “woo woo: people — into alternative medicine, checking my “chakras”, meditating, in touch with my inner self…. just not me. So when I first met Katie at a business event, I thought, “Oh, that’s nice that she helps folks through hypnosis, but not my thing”. …
“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…