Category Archives : Learn Hypnosis


How to Create Change with Your Client

Helping Your Client Find and Follow Their Pathway to Change This is an article I wrote for recent graduates of the Midwest Hypnotherapy Academy; however, it’s a good read for practitioners with any length of experience.  In this article I share some of the underlying causes behind people’s presenting issues and a look at the […]

Graduate Spotlight: Kelli von Heydekampf

Kelli von Heidekampf is a graduate of the Midwest Hypnotherapy Academy and owner/operator of West Metro Hypnosis in Edina, Minnesota.  Kelli opened her practice after obtaining her certification at the MHA.  We are delighted to feature Kelli in this Graduate Spotlight. Graduate Spotlight: Tell us a little about yourself and your background.  What would people […]

Graduate Spotlight — Jeff Bellis

Jeff Bellis is a graduate of the Midwest Hypnotherapy Academy.  We were delighted to offer Jeff a position as a hypnotherapist at ChangeWorks Hypnosis Center after his graduation.  Jeff focuses on working with students of all ages on test taking anxiety and academic improvement, and stress reduction for service people, such as police officers and […]

New Radio Show: What’s it like to be a hypnotherapist?

If you’re considering becoming a hypnotist or hypnotherapist, you have questions! (I know, because I know I did!) Back when I decided to take my training, I wanted to know lots of things. Like, can I make a living at this? (I certainly have been able to, and give thanks every day!).  Also, I wanted […]

Why I became a hypnotherapist-and you might too!

We are busily enrolling people int our training. I’m talking to so many people and it’s such an exciting time, and talking to all these people who are just beginning their hypnotic journeys (or continuing them) got me to thinking about why I became a hypnotherapist and what it’s meant to me and my family. […]

Using hypnosis to heal body and mind

The article below is a reprint of an article from the New York Times HealthScience section. My husband, Richard, smoked cigarettes for 50 years, having failed several attempts to quit on his own. When a friend told him in August 1994 that hypnosis had enabled her to quit, he decided to give it a try. […]