Philosophy of Hypnosis
Hypnosis Sessions at a Flat Rate So We Focus on Results, Not the Clock
Because we're exploring the unconscious mind and it has no concept of time, events from decades ago are as relevant to it now as the day the happened. So, if one more Q&A before we do the hypnosis could make a big difference in how we both understand the situation, it's worth the time to make that discovery. After all, hypnosis is about getting to a better place in a few visits instead of a few years.
If a Quick and Easy Technique Can Get You Your Result, We Go There First
Depending on the issue you want to address, there are a number of conversational, eyes-open techniques I use that take 10-30 minutes and get the desired result in one sitting. Better still, in these situations, there's nothing you have to do afterwards like listen to audios. Typical issues include food addictions and cravings, overcoming fears and phobias and changing beliefs from negative to positive.
Sometimes, it's clear the issue has been resolved, other times, we need feedback in the field to be certain. Either way, the number of sessions we arrange reflects the nature of the challenge and your motivation to make the change. As such, your referral or glowing testimonial is far more valuable to me than an extra few visits.
You Are Unique, So No Hypnosis Scripts Will Be Used During Your Session
In the world of hypnosis, many scripts exist for the most common reasons people visit a hypnotherapist. After identifying the issue, some hypnotists will bring the client into the hypnotic state and then proceed to read one of these scripts.
I do not operate this way. If my eyes are busy staring at a script, then I'm not watching your body language. Or watching your reactions to certain words. What's more, I take copious notes during the interview process so you receive a 100% personalized hypnosis experience aligned with the therapeutic outcome you desire.
You Are Not Broken, So You Do Not Need to "Be Fixed"
Your unconscious mind has vast computing power compared with your conscious mind. Also, it reasons through emotion where your conscious mind reasons through logic. And your unconscious is blissfully unaware of time while your conscious mind is sensitive to it. Taken together, your unconscious mind has a very different view of cause and effect.
Given the very different strengths each exhibits, it's natural for the conscious and the unconscious to be on different pages with regard to a particular issue. And since your conscious mind strives to protect your unconscious mind based on its logical reasoning, emotional notions that would help the unconscious mind make a change get shielded out.
So, instead of thinking you are deficient in some way, hypnosis assumes you have the resources you need to make a positive change. It's simply a matter of engaging the unconscious mind while the conscious "takes a break" for a little while.
We All Do The Best We Can with the Resources We Have at the Time
If you've ever looked back on a certain period in your life where you thought you could have made wiser better decisions or navigated things better than you did had you only known "X," then:
- Welcome to being human, and
- You're not alone.
Beating ourselves up over it again and again creates stress and a whole host of health problems that stem from stress. Chances are, there was a lesson you needed to learn which could not have been learned with a conscious awareness of "X." And once you silence the inner critic with this soothing, reassuring and nurturing understanding, emotion and logic realign to serve you... with your unconscious and conscious minds in rapport.
Gratitude and Forgiveness Are Magic Healers
Once we apply the ideas above to our view of other people in our life, past and present, even if they've wronged us profoundly, our ability to rise above "an eye for an eye" or "Why me?!" lets us become detached from our expectations, so we are freed to move on.
Nature and Ancestral Wisdom will Guide You Back to Balance and Harmony
We've had TV since the 1920s. Pesticides came along in the 1940s. In the 1950s, artificial and highly processed convenience foods came along. In the 1960s we started pasteurizing dairy and killing off the good bacteria that we'd been living off of for thousands of years, In the 1970s, fast food joints found their way onto every street corner. In the 1980s, sugar replaced fat amid the low-fat craze and the march to obesity gained momentum. In the 1990s, GMOs followed suit.
So, it's been about the span of one human lifetime that we've completely reinvented food. There's no way our bodies, after millions of years of slow evolution, could be expected to thrive on these food-like substances. And yet, thanks to TV and a never ending parade of ads for junk food engineered to addict us, it's no wonder we have an obesity epidemic and a health-care crisis.
Meanwhile, nature and your body know better. Your ancestors lived closer to the way humankind was meant to eat, work and play. This wisdom is in you. And your unconscious mind, given the right words, ideas and pictures, will gladly unlock it so you can adapt to this modern life in a way that serves your highest well-being.
Absolve Yourself: You Do Not Have to Make Society's Dysfunction Your Own
Negative memes. Thought viruses. Ideas we accept without our conscious consent. Somehow, they get lodged into our unconscious minds and wreak havoc on us in subtle, virtually undetectable ways. For example, after nearly 60 years of having it drummed into our heads that fat makes you fat and that saturated fat will kill us, the science to disprove this is now overwhelming and finally being acknowledged in the mainstream media. But what about the thousands of people, if not millions, who died prematurely or find themselves burdened with poor health by trying to keep to this tragic regimen? Not to mention how no society in human history ever ate this way!
All this goes to show that we are affected by our times, our place, our families, communities and other memberships and allegiances, whether we realize it or not. And since many of our conceptions of the world around us were formed in childhood when we did not have the mental faculties to question them critically, we accepted them. Yes, there are such things as collective delusions. But once you come to realize them, you are free to absolve yourself. And to even forgive your inner critic for it was doing the best it could with the information it had at the time. Authentic absolution can only come from within. And with it, extraordinary healing.
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5 stars does not seem like enough recognition for Eric and the work that he does.
Before I contacted Eric, I had been struggling an up hill battle with deep emotional hurt. This hurt would manifest regularly as anxiety, anger and isolation. On top of that I also was three years into a severe case of post partum depression. SO serious that I had to take medication for some time and was afraid that I would not only loose my children but my marriage. I felt helpless and needed, I have to stress this part the most, NEEDED to change my story for myself and my family.
I again started to search the Internet for some information or therapy that might help. I had done years, decades of talk therapy with various therapists and nothing had ever quite helped. I honestly was so tired of telling the same story of my history, how I felt, etc , etc. It was all quite monotonous.
I stumbled across Eric's yelp post and didn't know too much about Hypnosis. After reading his reviews and researching about hypnotherapy, I figured why not give it a try.
I wanted to fully commit myself to the process and signed up for four sessions. I immediately recognized a shift within myself after the first session. My anxiety and anger were still present but they didn't have as large of a presence as they had had. I was able to regulate them more easily and move forward in a healthier way then I had before.
I was able to change my story and proclaim, I AM AWESOME! Everyday will have its ups and downs but now I can deal with the ebb and flow of daily life without falling apart into a deep anger filled depression.
Months later, I can say that I would absolutely recommend hypnotherapy with Eric. I share my story all the time with my friends and family. It has changed and impacted my life for the positive and I am so thankful to Eric for this.
Eric is genuine, goal oriented and a good listener. His sessions are structured to be efficient and thorough to achieve the results that you want. Hypnotherapy was a completely different experience than what I had expected - the visualization techniques that Eric works with you on are quite simple in theory but can work wonders in helping you tap into deep rooted issues and come out with new outlook on life. Even after the first session, I left with my heart lighter and my mind clearer.
If you are skeptical about going, definitely feel free to give Eric a call for a free consultation over the phone to see if it is a good fit for you. Eric is honest, upfront and personable and will answer any questions that you have. You can go for just one session or a series - everything is up to you and there is no pressure to commit to anything.
If you are looking for a guide to help you make big changes in your life, I highly recommend Eric. Most importantly, while working with you during your sessions, Eric also shares with you helpful tools to better deal with daily emotional challenges both big and small.
Working with hypnotherapist Eric Rosen has brought me back to a wonderful place in life. I'm finally able to enjoy my family, career, friends and quiet moments on my own again.
When I called Eric last year, it was at a time when I felt completely overwhelmed. Juggling marriage, being a parent, career, and the idea of returning to school was just too much to handle. Traditional therapy offered fleeting relief to everyday stress.
It wasn't an easy process to get rid of all the baggage that was bogging me down, but Eric guided me through it in a way that literally had me feeling the weight of stress lift off my shoulders in our first session. By the end of our 4th session, I felt like I was ready to face everything with renewed energy.
Personal hypnosis has been the only approach that has empowered me in every aspect of life. My husband, sister, coworkers and friends have noticed that stressful situations now fuel me in a positive way. I enjoy my relationships, family and career again because I'm not fretting over all the trivial things.
I wholeheartedly recommend hypnosis sessions with Eric Rosen to others if they are truly committed to making a life change.
Personally, I believe that hypnotherapy has saved my marriage, helped my business thrive, and given me the confidence to finally pursue my doctorate degree after 12 years of procrastination. Eric has done what no other therapist has been able to...taught me let go of all the baggage.
Such an amazing experience. Thank you, Eric!!!!
I was referred to Eric Rosen through a friend studying hypnotherapy and it has completely changed my life. Being on the opposite side of the United States was no problem for him as he worked with me over the phone and through FaceTime while I was on the other side of the country working. That only goes to show that Eric is an amazing, genuine man who truly wants to help others and see them heal and succeed in all aspects of life. He overcame any obstacles and has helped me and taught me to do the same.
I jumped right in and it has made me a better man. It has helped my career and my life and has changed me into who I want to be. I am on my way to accomplishing my goals and I owe all to Eric and his guidance. I am stronger, happier and I feel like I've taken the first step in taking control of my life and reaching all of my goals.
I have so much to thank Eric for and I definitely recommend this to anyone and everyone. Just believe in the process and it will change your life.
Eric is outstanding, and here is the story of me finding Eric and making changes in my life.
I was recommended by a Stanford physician to read a book called "The Cure" by Jo Marchant. In it, it describes which non-medical therapies are most effective. Hypnotherapy appealed to me because I am a very visual person. I chose Eric because he had good reviews and offered to talk for 15 minutes by phone before setting up the appointment. During that call, we talked about my goals, and I became both comfortable with Eric and curious about what the outcomes could be. I decided it was worth a try, and I am really glad that I did.
During the first session, I was pleased to find that there was no "voodoo" hypnosis like you would imagine from watching TV. Instead, it was a carefully guided path of clarifying my goals, visualization, thinking through key events, and "re-learning" the lessons I needed to draw from these events. It was both simple and profound. Eric was a wise and patient guide - but there wasn't that much patience needed on my part! After just the first appointment, I had made a huge change in my outlook. When I got home, my husband literally said that I seemed different - in a good way - and that he was happy for me. I told my close friends about the amazing insights Eric guided me to realize during my session. It was really incredible.
After the second session, I become much more confident about my career goals. Just two days after that, I had a scheduled meeting with my manager, during which I (uncharacteristically!) very confidently said that I thought it was the right time to craft a new role for me. Just 3 weeks later, I was in the new role and just delighted! Moving at this speed and confidence was a direct result of working with Eric.
During my third session, Eric guided me to identify and shift a core belief about myself which was terribly limiting. Though I am a successful person, this odd belief was definitely holding me back from having a maximum amount of impact (and happiness). Since that session, I find myself having conversations with senior leaders with simple confidence and assurance - and it's making a difference.
I've recommended Eric to close friends. I really recommend him to you. He is sincere, explains things well, is highly skilled, and will take you through exercises that literally help you imagine and develop the future you want. If you have been hesitating, ask yourself, "Why am I not able to make the changes I need to? Is there anything logically holding me back?" You'll probably tell yourself, "There's no logical reason I can't make that change, but I'm still not making it. Why? Why?" Eric Rosen will help you find that "why" and change it into "done" - which is what's happened for me.
Eric - I wish you a long and significant career helping many people become their true and fulfilled selves - with lots of great outcomes for them personally, and the world.
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