Conditions Treated with Hypnosis
Hypnosis - New body new mind

At New Body – New Mind we use hypnosis either as a stand-alone intervention or as a complement to other medical treatments and services. We provide medical hypnosis services as well as hypnosis for self-improvement and attainment of professional and personal goals.

We work both with adults, children and adolescents.

Listed below are some examples of medical conditions which respond favorably to hypnotherapy, as evidenced by medical research studies:

  • Bruxism (teeth grinding and clenching)
  • TMJ
  • Headaches (including muscular / tension headaches) and migraines
  • Tinnitus (ringing in the ears)
  • Chronic and acute pain of any origin (musculoskeletal, neurological, post-surgical, etc.)
  • IBS, SIBO, peptic ulcer, esophageal reflux, colitis, Crohn’s disease, and other GI disorders
  • Insomnia (inability to either fall asleep or stay asleep) and other sleep disorders (e.g., restless leg syndrome, snoring, etc.)
  • Depression
  • Inability to manage stress and anxiety
  • Panic attacks
  • Fears and Phobias (e.g., fear of flying, claustrophobia, stage fright, fear of public speaking, social phobias, etc.)
  • Medical anxieties (e.g., fear of needles, fear of dental treatments, fear of medical procedures)
  • Preparation for surgeries and medical procedures to decrease anxiety and improve outcomes
  • Preparation for childbirth and hypnobirthing to facilitate relaxation, sense of control and decrease pain
  • Prenatal and postnatal interventions (e.g., coping with morning sickness, bonding with unborn baby, instilling positive beliefs and anticipations, rapid healing after childbirth)
  • High blood pressure (hypertension)
  • Nausea and or regurgitation (without an obvious medical cause or as a side effect of medical treatments or medications, e.g., nausea caused by medications used in cancer treatment)
  • Infertility (either to promote fertility or to support IVF treatment)
  • Menopausal symptoms, including hot flashes, sleep problems
  • Dermatological conditions (e.g., eczema, warts, psoriasis)
  • Raynaud’s disease
  • Behavioral issues (e.g., impaired impulse control, affect regulation, anger management, etc.)
  • OCD (obsessive thoughts, behaviors and compulsive actions)
  • Vocal and motor tics, Tourrete’s syndrome
  • Habit disorders (e.g., nail biting, picking skin, pulling hair, eyelashes, eyebrows, biting lips, thumb sucking)
  • Stuttering
  • Eating disorders (including Avoidant / Restrictive Food Intake Disorder, “picky eater”)
  • Excessive body weight (weight loss)
  • Addiction to sugar, other food cravings, overeating
  • Cigarette addiction (smoking cessation)
  • Bedwetting (nocturnal enuresis) – typically in children, but also in adults
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Bowel incontinence
  • Erectile Dysfunction, Impotence / Premature Ejaculation, Anorgasmia and other sexual disorders
  • Negative sexual self-image

In addition to using hypnosis to treat medical conditions we also utilize hypnosis to help children and adult clients function better in everyday life, improve school, work or athletic performance or to facilitate self-discovery and self-growth.

Here are a few examples of personal goals our clients frequently ask us to help them achieve:

  • “Increase self-confidence, self-esteem, self-respect and self-worth / develop positive self-image”.
  • “Improve ability to create and maintain good relationships; to give and receive love”.
  • “Increase patience, understanding and compassion in order to mend a relationship with a partner, spouse, child, friend, business partner, boss, etc.”
  • “Increase tolerance and become more flexible and more forgiving”.
  • “Learn how to respond appropriately to stresses of everyday life and turn stress and anxiety triggers into triggers for relaxation, confidence and calm”.
  • “Develop effective study / work habits, improve focus and concentration to perform better at school or at work”.
  • “Improve athletic performance, dance / theatre / music performance”.
  • “Increase creativity” in order to better write / compose / make business decisions, etc.
  • “Resolve performance anxiety when interviewing for a job, performing on stage, giving lectures or presentations, participating in work meetings, participating in a class, etc.”
  • “Improve interpersonal skills: feel confident, relaxed and comfortable in social situations (e.g., dating, parties, etc.), become an effective and engaging communicator and develop body language signals to match verbal communication”.
  • Improve specific skills necessary for job performance, “excel at my job”.
  • “Improve focus, concentration and information retention” while preparing for exams (e.g., licensing exams, bar exam, school tests) and to generally improve work or school performance.
  • “Reduce test anxiety / improve test scores and grades at school”.
  • “Learn how to control impulses, anger and anxiety at school, work or in social or family environments” (behavior modification).
  • “Find peace and closure” after a relationship breakup, divorce, loss of a loved one, etc.
  • “Develop positive attitudes, beliefs and expectations”.
  • “Stop smoking”, “eliminate excessive use of alcohol”, “stop food cravings”, “stop sugar cravings”.
  • “Lose excess weight”.
  • “Develop discipline and motivation to exercise” (or to take steps to work on any life goal).
  • “Resolve internal conflict”.
  • “Leave past behind and move on to a better future”.
  • “Clarify in what direction to go / chose the road most aligned with my destiny and life purpose”.