Back from the conference

Jody and Cindy are back from the annual International Medical and Dental Hypnotherapy Association’s conference in Daytona, FL. It’s our favorite conference of the year, and not just because of the beach!  Because we are an IMDHA school, it’s a great time to connect with other teachers in the field and share information.  It’s great […]


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 […]


Hypnotic Radio Hour on Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP)

Join Cindy and Jody for a discussion about NLP. What is NLP? In what types of situations is it helpful? Is NLP just something for practitioners, or can it be beneficial in your career or other communications? Neurolinguistic Programming, popularized in the 1980’s by Tony Robbins, is the study of how the brain stores, codes […]


MHA Graduate Spotlight – Rosemary Barenz

Rosemary Barenz is a  graduate of the Midwest Hypnotherapy Academy.  In this Graduate Spotlight, Rosemary shares with us the role hypnosis and hypnotherapy training is playing in her life. Q. Tell us a little about yourself and your background.  What would people enjoy knowing about you? I’m a musician. I lived in NYC for 25 […]


Taming the Untamed Mind

Understanding the Benefits of Meditation Wow, what a wonderful 13 minute talk by Lily Hill.  She does a beautiful job of summing up a lot of information and making it accessible and useful.  WELL worth the watch. I had a meditation instructor years ago who told me, “the untrained mind is like a young puppy. […]


Hypnotic Radio Hour with Guest Shelley Stockwell-Nicholas

On this episode of The Hypnotic Radio Hour  we have Shelley Stockwell Nicholas as our guest. Shelley is President of the International Hypnosis Federation. Dr Shelley is an award winning instructor and best-selling author of 14 self-help books, 35 CDs and DVD courses. She was the host of the nationally syndicated television show “Backtrack” (“Regressiones” […]


Mind/Body Techniques for Anxiety Class

Cindy Locher, BCH is offering a 4 hour workshop on mind/body techniques for anxiety reduction the afternoon of Saturday the 30th.  Details here. This workshop is a great place to start to understand the client with anxiety issues, or add to your repertoire of skills and build your foundation for helping these folks.   Anxiety […]


Woman kicks 24 Red Bull a day habit with hypnosis

When it comes to staying alert at work, many people opt for coffee as their beverage of choice, while others favor energy drinks such as Red Bull. However, for some people, energy drinks are no joke and can become very addictive, even more so than coffee — like the case of 31-year-old Sarah Weatherill from […]


Cindy Locher speaking at International Medical & Dental Hypnotherapy conference

Cindy Locher will again be speaking at the IMDHA (International Medical & Dental Hypnotherapy Association) annual conference in May, 2015 in Daytona, Florida. Cindy has been accepted to speak again on her topic, Blood Sugar Regulation and Emotions.  Numerous studies have linked blood sugar imbalances to fear formation, lack of focus, “mental fog,” obesity and […]


Jody Kimmell speaking at IMDHA conference in May

Our own Jody Kimmell, CHt, is conducting a workshop at the prestigious annual conference of the International Medical & Dental Hypnotherapy Association (IMDHA), this May, 2015. The topic is shown below.  Interested hypnotherapists can register for the workshop and find further information at http://www.imdha.com/con-catalog.php   WORKING WITH ASPERGERS & AUTISM — J. Kimmel Young people with autism […]