Hypnotherapy at PhysioFit Physical Therapy & Wellness in Los Altos, CA
OVERCOME + PROCESS + HEAL
What is Hypnotherapy?
Hypnotherapy is a therapeutic approach that utilizes hypnosis as a means to help individuals with a variety of issues, including managing psychological and emotional problems, changing behavioral patterns, and addressing certain physical or medical conditions. Hypnosis is a state of focused attention, heightened suggestibility, and deep relaxation. During hypnotherapy sessions, a trained hypnotherapist collaborates with you to induce this state to facilitate positive changes in your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors.
What Can Hypnotherapy Help With?
Hypnotherapy can assist with improving self-esteem, motivation, and achieving personal goals.
It may be used to address insomnia and other sleep-related problems.
Hypnotherapy can help individuals with PTSD by addressing traumatic memories and related symptoms.
Stress and Anxiety:
Hypnotherapy can help individuals manage stress, reduce anxiety, and learn relaxation techniques.
Phobias and Fears:
It can be used to treat specific phobias, such as fear of flying, spiders, or public speaking.
Hypnotherapy is often employed to aid in smoking cessation, healthy weight support, and other behavior modification goals.
Individuals may use hypnotherapy to manage chronic pain, including in cases of irritable bowel syndrome, fibromyalgia, or other autoimmune conditions.
What Does Hypnotherapy Look Like?
Review any issues & needs
- Go over your personal goals
- Address any concerns holding you back
- Answer any questions to help make a positive change in your life
REVIEW PLANNED CARE &
WHAT TO EXPECT
- Collaborate to customize your care
- Follow your therapist's guide to deep relaxation
- Shift subconscious beliefs to better support your goals
- Get specific instructions and details of care before anything begins
- Guided through a meditative state to support work on your goals
- Review any questions you may have
YOUR DESIRED OUTCOME
- Chronic or acute pain reduction
- Stress/anxiety reduction
- Overcome fears or learn to manage them better
- Behavioral changes/better habit control (smoking cessation, healthy weight support)
- Sleep improvement
- Enhancement in self-esteem/confidence
- Relationship improvement
How Does Hypnotherapy Treatment Work?
The therapist guides the client into a state of relaxation and heightened focus. This is often achieved through deep breathing exercises, visualization, and progressive muscle relaxation.
While in this relaxed state, the therapist may provide positive suggestions or imagery to help the client achieve their therapeutic goals. These suggestions are designed to influence the client's subconscious mind.
In some cases, the therapist may use hypnosis to help the client explore and gain insights into the root causes of their issues or anxieties.
Induction: The therapist guides the client into a state of relaxation and heightened focus. This is often achieved through deep breathing exercises, visualization, and progressive muscle relaxation.
Suggestion: While in this relaxed state, the therapist may provide positive suggestions or imagery to help the client achieve their therapeutic goals. These suggestions are designed to influence the client's subconscious mind.
Exploration: In some cases, the therapist may use hypnosis to help the client explore and gain insights into the root causes of their issues or anxieties.
Move better. Live better.
PhysioFit Physical Therapy & Wellness, much like Los Altos itself, combines an inviting, community environment with exceptional talent. Founded and led by Kim Gladfelter, a keen, well-rounded expert of healing through movement and a dedicated team who takes a holistic approach to optimal health.
"In 1997 when I was certified for Relax With Yoga in the Integral Yoga tradition, I had only a hint of how genuine joy would pervade my life. Since then, I've been privileged to lead tens of thousands of yoga classes. I am the conceiver, co-creator, and happy proliferator of the Meditation Sampler program, and I feel especially fortunate to offer meditation guidance for women with cancer. I’d call myself an optimistic realist, meaning I am acutely aware that life is not all roses, but I have personally experienced the support and deep healing that results from one’s frame (or reframe) of mind. The state of mind is where possibilities are born. Inspired by the centering effects of yoga and meditation, I sought a way to invite these benefits to folks who might never sign up for a yoga class. Hypnotherapy would do exactly that and more! From 2015 onward, I have earned certifications for various methods of hypnotherapy, and I continue to expand my repertoire. Your vibrancy and whole-wellness are our shared purpose."
What Our Clients Say
“I was totally skeptical coming in. Even a little resistant. But I had the best session ever. I keep waiting for “the catch”. Like, how could this have possibly worked within an hour– something that I’ve been carrying around, in and out of therapy, for years? But now, two months later, I still feel free of my burden. Before I left, I took a bunch of Divya’s business cards. I have a few friends who could really use her help!”
Los Altos, CA