Updated: Feb 26, 2019
Can someone actually heal herself?
Yes, most of us have heard of patients diagnosed with serious illnesses going into spontaneous remission after being prescribed a placebo (sugar pill), right? This is called the placebo effect. In medical clinical research trials, the placebo effect happens more than you might think. Even when patients know they are prescribed a placebo, many still experience healing.
How is this possible?
The placebo works because patients believe and feel that the “sugar” pill prescribed them is aiding in their healing. The placebo has no medicine in it, so that can’t be it. These patients are healing themselves by their own thoughts, feelings, beliefs and lifestyle changes. You see, the human body is designed to heal itself and you can tap into this healing power by learning a few basic techniques.
How can I learn these basic techniques to heal myself?
I can teach you how to use mind-body-energy techniques to alter your thoughts, feelings, beliefs and body’s physiology to aid in your healing.
Is there any scientific evidence that proves this stuff works?
Yes, the research found that 70 percent of our thoughts are negative and repetitive. These negative thoughts create the opposite effect of the placebo effect and often lead to what is called the nocebo effect. You may have heard the expression, “thoughts are things”. Well, it’s true. Our negative thoughts, stress and worry often lead to serious sickness and disease. But, there is hope. Neuroplasticity has proven that when we learn to think differently and have new experiences, our brains change to create healing.
Epigenetics also confirms that despite genetic factor or past experiences, when we practice new ways of thinking, believing and feeling it produces physical changes in our body that lead to healing.
What are some of the mind-body-energy techniques you can teach me?
Mental rehearsal is a technique similar to meditation and guided imagery. The process involves using mental focus, your imagination, and feelings, to imagine your healing or desired outcome over and over again until it becomes akin to reality. This technique works because your mind and body don’t know the difference between having a real experience vs. just intently imagining and feeling an experience.
Mindfulness meditation- Jon Kabat Zinn, founder of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction defines Mindfulness as “paying attention in a particular way; on purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgmentally.” Mindfulness is one of the most researched mind-body-energy techniques with evidence demonstrating how it improves mental
and physical health. Mindfulness helps the body/mind to heal by reducing rumination and by regulating emotions.
Emotional Freedom Technique (Tapping) is another technique that involves tapping on meridian points on your body while verbalizing phrases about a particular emotion, pain or belief. This technique can help you remove negative emotions, stress, pain and memories trapped in your body and thoughts. When these emotional blocks are eliminated, it opens a space in your body/mind for healing and emotional freedom.
Self-Hypnosis is a technique that allows you to easily reprogram your mind and body to change habits, behaviors, emotions, beliefs, and feelings that no longer serve you. Hypnosis is a state of heightened focus and awareness. In this state, you are more open and receptive to positive suggestions which can lead to rapid change.
Psychotherapy sessions provide a safe space for you to explore and challenge
any limiting beliefs so that you can develop positive coping strategies for change. Mirror work, a technique developed by Louise Hay who used it to heal herself of cancer, is used during sessions to help you get in touch with your inner self to promote self-love, acceptance, and self-care.
Who can benefit from these mind-body-energy techniques?
Anyone who is open to change can benefit from mind-body-energy techniques. I specialize in trauma, insomnia relief, weight loss, addictions, depression and anxiety treatment.