Lecture – Hypnosis; an Adjunct for Healthier Eating Behaviors and Weight Reduction

Healthy Eating for a Healthy Weight

Join me for this Lecture on ‘Hypnosis; an Adjunct for Healthier Eating Behaviors and Weight Management ‘

Tuesday. May 31st.  6:00 – 7:30 pm.  At Dube Nutrition. 2 First Avenue. Suite 112.  (Centennial Crossing) Peabody MA.

Cost – $25.00.  Advance Registration Required. RSVPDiane Dube R.D.  Email: diane@dubenutrition.com Phone – (617) 240-6383
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 2015 survey reported in the U.S. (1) – 

  • 37.9% of adults age 20 years and over are obese (2013-2014)
  • 70.7%  adults age 20 years and over with overweight, including obesity (2013-2014)

Weight loss and weight management can be complex. A collaborative approach may offer best outcomes. Talk to your physician about healthy ways to reduce and manage weight. If you have trouble getting started or staying focused and motivated on healthy eating and exercise behaviors, hypnosis may be a helpful adjunct. 

The American Psychology Association Defines Hypnosis as –  “A state of consciousness involving focused attention and reduced peripheral awareness characterized by an enhanced capacity for response to suggestion.” (2)

Hypnosis as Adjunctive Therapy for Healthy Weight – Combined with conventional nutritional counseling and/or cognitive behavioral therapy, hypnosis may make it easer for you to attain and maintain a healthy weight. (3)

Complementary Therapies for Obesity – “Although many complementary therapies are promoted for the treatment of obesity, few are truly therapeutic. Evidence suggests acupuncture, and hypnosis are the only evidence-based complementary therapies for the treatment of obesity, and, at best, these should be used as adjuncts to the more conventional therapies of calorie restriction and exercise.” (4)

Hypnosis

Join Me for this Interactive Lecture and Learn About Pro-Active Self-Care Tools to Reduce Stress, Eat Healthier, Reduce Weight, and Improve Your Health and Happiness.

Best in Health,   Karen

Karen Pischke B.S.N., R.N., C.C.R.N. Alumnus. Certified Hypnotherapist, Tobacco Treatment Specialist, Usui Reiki Teacher/Komyo Shihan. Owner/Founder of Dreamtime Wellness LLC.  Promoting Optimal Wellness for Body, Mind and Spirit www.DreamtimeWellness.com. Find us on Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/pages/Dreamtime-Wellness-/348619611849199

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Resources and More Information: 

(1) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Statistics.

(1) Elkins, G. Barabasz, A F., Council, J. and Spiegel, D (2015) Advancing Research and Practice: The Revised APA Division 30 Definition of Hypnosis, International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, 63:1, 1-9, DOI: 10.1080/00207144.2014.961870

(2) Entwistle, P. A., Webb, R. J., Abayomi, J. C., Johnson, B., Sparkes A. C., & Davies, I. G. (2014) Unconscious Agendas in the Etiology of Refractory Obesity and the Role of Hypnosis in Their Identification and Resolution: A New Paradigm for Weight-Management Programs or a Paradigm Revisited? International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, 62:3, 330-359.

(3) Steyer, TE, Ables A. Complementary and alternative therapies for weight loss. (2009) Prim Care. 2009 Jun;36(2):395-406. doi: 10.1016/j.pop.2009.01.011.

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2 thoughts on “Lecture – Hypnosis; an Adjunct for Healthier Eating Behaviors and Weight Reduction

  1. Thanks for sharing this Joey. Diane Dube RD, MS, CDE of DubeNutrition.com has been offering nutritional advice for decades. Tonight’s lecture will be interactive, with those attending ‘getting a taste’ of what hypnosis is about, and how it can assist with weight reduction.

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