Well-dressed experts in discussion at a table. What the Experts and the Media are Saying

  • "…hypnosis is not mind control. It's a naturally occurring state of concentration; It's actually a means of enhancing your control over your both your mind and your body." —Dr. David Spiegel, Assoc. Chair of Psychiatry, Stanford University School of Medicine; Jane Pauley Show, 9/04
  • "Hypnosis can help. A growing body of research supports the ancient practice as an effective tool in treatment of a variety of problems, from anxiety to chronic pain." —Newsweek, 9/04
  • "In [hypnosis], you can attain significant psycho-physiological changes." —Dr. Daniel Handel, National Institute of Health; New York Times, 6/02
  • "Though often denigrated as fakery or wishful thinking, hypnosis has been shown to be a real phenonomen with a variety of therapeutic uses…" —Scientific American, 7/01
  • "Studies have shown that people who combine diet and exercise with hypnosis lose more weight than they do with diet and exercise alone." —Allure, 1/10
  • "Hypnosis: A safe and potent pain reliever." —Consumer Reports, 1/00
  • "It's hard to find a field that hasn't used hypnosis successfully, everything from quitting smoking to IBS." —Good Morning America, 9/10
  • "The purpose of hypnosis as a therapeutic technique is to help you understand and gain more control over your behavior, emotions or physical well-being." —The Mayo Clinic, 12/03
  • "…hypnosis often is used to modify behavior and overcome phobias and bad habits…it can help you make changes that you've been unable to make otherwise." —National Women's Health Resource Center, 11/00
  • "I should have done it years ago…It's amazing I didn't even want cigarettes anymore." —Matt Damon describing his hypnosis experience to Jay Leno; The Tonight Show, 12/04
  • "[Hypnosis] can also be applied to improving study habits, stress reduction and raising self-esteem…If you are having difficulty controlling your appetite, sleeping or just need to relax, hypnosis might help you toward your goal." —Forbes, 11/05
  • "Approved as a valid treatment by the American Medical Association in 1958, hypnotism has become increasingly accepted by the medical community, its use for chronic pain was approved in 1996 by the National Institutes of Health." —The Capital (Annapolis, MD), 4/04

Quotes about our Subconscious

    Happy middle aged Asian woman smiling.
  • "The more intensely we feel about an idea or a goal, the more assuredly the idea, buried deep in our subconscious, will direct us along the path to its fulfillment." —Earl Nightingale
  • "One of the unfortunate things about our education system is that we do not teach students how to avail themselves of their subconscious capabilities." —Bill Lear
  • "Our subconscious minds have no sense of humor, play no jokes and cannot tell the difference between reality and an imagined thought or image. What we continually think about eventually will manifest in our lives." —Robert Collier
  • "How successful you will be at anything is inexorably tied to the words and beliefs about yourself that you have stored in your subconscious mind." —Shad Helmstetter
  • We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master the situation." —Jane Fonda
  • The subconscious mind makes no distinction between constructive and destructive thought impulse. It works with the material we feed it, through our thought impulses. The subconscious mind will translate into reality a thought driven by fear, just as readily as it will translate into reality a thought driven by courage and faith." —Napoleon Hill
  • 'You will be a failure, until you impress the subconscious with the conviction you are a success. This is done by making an affirmation which 'clicks'." —Florence Scovel Shinn
  • "Every thought felt as true or allowed to be accepted as true by your conscience mind takes root in your subconscious, blossoms sooner or later into act or bears its own fruit." —Funkadelic quotes
  • "The subconscious mind is more susceptible to influence by impulses of thought mixed with 'feeling' or emotion, than by those originating solely in the reasoning portion of the mind." —Napoleon Hill