Why Should a Physician
Refer a Patient to a Hypnotist?
Information v. Action:
As a physician, you
know that information is not enough to motivate
your patients to action. If it were, your
patients would dump excess weight, stop
smoking, drink moderately, get plenty of rest
and exercise sensibly. For the most part, they
With your prescription, hypnosis can serve
your patients in the following areas:
• Pain & Discomfort Management
• Facilitating sleep
• Promoting appetite
• Presurgical hypnotic work
• Hypnotic Perfusion of Organs and Tissue
• Overcoming Secondary Gain
• Medication Potentiation
• Transplantation & Implant management
• Framing & Reframing of treatment
• Cueing (hypnotic reminders to follow physician
• Prognosis Reshaping
• Smoking Cessation
• Weight Management
• Stress Reduction
Can You Be More Specific
About These Areas?**
Pain is always
subjective. Hypnosis is effective in managing
both acute and chronic pain.
Your patient is trained in
techniques for facilitating deep restful sleep. Since most sleep
issues are rooted in thought patterns, hypnosis helps the patient
develop new patterns.
A good appetite is a nearly
universal sign of good health. Wasting diseases
such as cancer and AIDS kill in part through appetite
suppression. Anorexia kills more cancer patients
than the cancer itself does.
Presurgical Hypnotic Work:
provided to have the patient begin relaxing as
soon as they enter the operating theater. Methods
of dealing with post-surgical discomfort are provided.
Hypnotic Perfusion of Organs & Tissue:
that is perfused is receiving the best possible supply
of oxygen from red blood cells. Hypnotic imagery
can be suggest this perfusion to promote
more rapid healing.
Overcoming Secondary Gain Issues:
strategy for working with clients who have medical
problems, Hypnotism can help patients to develop
more useful and healthful ways of getting
what they need, and are trying to get through illness
Transplantation & Implant management:
Hypnosis helps your patient minimize pre and
post surgical stress and subconsciously work
to adapt to body changes resulting from surgery.
Framing & Reframing of treatment: The
power of a physicians words can be amazing.
Sometimes attempts to be clear and honest can
Cueing (hypnotic reminders to follow physician
Build suggestions to trigger
clients to take prescriptions on schedule
Prognosis Reshaping: Help patients to do
their part in their own recovery. Simply put,
hypnosis overcomes the feeling that a prognosis
is a sentence.
One of the most important
things a patient can do to help their health
is to drop the smoking habit forever. We help
your patients end their smoking addiction forever.
After smoking, getting
rid of excess weight is one of the most important
ways your patients can help in their own
healthcare. Hypnosis helps your patient
change his or her relationship with food.
When the relationship with food is repaired
long term weight reduction becomes a realistic
Up to 90% of visits to a
primary care physician’s office have their root
cause in poorly handled stress. Hypnosis
helps your patient learn to manage stress proactively