What is CPTSD?

What is CPTSD?

We know a single traumatic event can already result in PTSD showing symptoms like anger, depression, and anxiety.  If you take a single traumatic event and multiply it, or have prolonged exposure to a traumatic experience- it can result in CPTSD, or Complex Post...
Hypnosis for Religious Trauma

Hypnosis for Religious Trauma

As a former ordained Orthodox Rabbi and ex-religious Jew, I know firsthand what Religious Trauma looks like. (In fact, parts of this site still bear testament to the time when I was devoutly religious and taught Jewish meditation; I have a policy to not delete content...

Oh, the Shame

Shame is a bitch. A motherfucking cuntbusting[1] bitch. Of all negative emotions, it’s the one that hits me the hardest, because it challenges my very existence. To stare in the face of your shame is to stare into the gut clenching void that says “you suck too much to...
Case Study: Hypnotherapy for Abuse

Case Study: Hypnotherapy for Abuse

Case Study: Hypnotherapy for Abuse Elizabeth was a vivacious and happy young woman with a dark past. Her father had verbally abused her for years, culminating in her running away from home during her teens. Behind her cheerful personality lay a lot of mistrust, fear,...
Case Study: Hypnotherapy for Guilt

Case Study: Hypnotherapy for Guilt

Case Study: Hypnotherapy for Guilt Guilt is a recurring theme amongst many clients, two specific instances come to mind because of their similarity: Carl and Danny both discovered during a session that they were being held back in life by an inner voice that told them...