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Weight loss, smoking cessation, and sleep hypnosis

Many people struggle with their weight and especially, eating at night. If you eat out of boredom, stress, sadness, or to entertain yourself, rather than for hunger, you may benefit from another way of eating. We live in a very challenging society that is filled with stress and people attempt to escape the stress the best way they know how. Unfortunately, sometimes those ways are self-destructive, like smoking cigarettes, overeating, staying up late watching TV or scrolling through their cell phones, etc. 


What if I told you there was a different way to manage your stress, one that was easy, natural, and much more relaxing than these options? How long can you sustain the old ways of living that are ultimately harmful to your well-being? Wouldn't you like to be able to feel at peace more the time, and use your natural resources to cope with life's challenges, rather than relying on something outside of you?


Clinical hypnosis, when applied skillfully, can help with stress management so that you can find better ways to handle whatever is making you overeat, smoke, or stay up late. Hypnosis has come a long way since the days of someone telling you, "you are getting very sleepy" or swinging a watch in front of the subject. You can think of it as a conversation that I have with your unconscious mind, so that you succeed with our weight loss or smoking cessation goals, or with just handling stress better so you can get restful sleep at night. If you're interested, please give me a call. I'd love to help you!

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If you, as a client, receive a recording for hypnosis from me, Lisa S. Larsen, PsyD, please understand the following precautions:

  1. Please do not listen to the recording while you are driving or doing anything that requires your full, conscious attention. If you must listen in your car, make sure that the engine is off and you are parked in a comfortable, safe place we will not be disturbed or endangered.

  2. Recordings work best if you are in a place where people, children, or animals will not disturb you.

  3. Repetition of listening helps you practice going into hypnosis and absorbing whatever messages you find most helpful.

  4. Please do not share the recordings with other people, as each hypnotic session is made specifically for you.

If you receive a commercial recording, i.e. a general recording for a specific purpose, please respect my copyright and do not distribute it to other people without my expressed permission. Commercial recordings are not meant to substitute medical or psychological treatment. They are for your comfort and self-discovery, but they do not constitute medical or psychological treatment on their own.

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