Fertility Treatments Add Stress Reducing Stress Helps You Get Pregnant Researchers at the National Institute of Health and Oxford University found that stress can be a significant reason that couples fail to conceive. Women were less likely to conceive when they exhibited higher levels of a stress-related enzyme known as alpha-amylase. That enzyme is secreted […]

Hypnosis for Weight Loss

Need to Lose Weight in a Month or Two? People want to lose weight for many reasons. It might be for health, to attract a partner, to get a promotion or a new job, or in this case study; to look great at a daughter’s wedding! “Wanda” from Chicago came to Sullivan Hypnotherapy because she […]

NRT (Nicotine Replacement Therapy)

“Larry” from Rolling Meadows came to me in February of 2014 seeking help to stop using the nicotine lozenges he had become dependent on after stopping smoking. Larry, an officer in the Marines was a fit man in his forties and had returned from a military deployment where he had started smoking. He told me […]

Smoking Cessation

Hypnotherapy to Quit Smoking “Bob” from Arlington Heights had been smoking for 45 years when he came to Sullivan Hypnotherapy for smoking cessation. He told me he was ready to stop smoking. He said during the free half hour consultation that he was “disgusted with the smell, the cost, and the social stigma of smoking.” […]

Test Anxiety

“Dave” was about to enter his senior year at Schaumburg High School in 2010 and came to me to eliminate his test anxiety. Dave was a good good high school student, but found that when he sat for exams he became nervous, had trouble recalling information, and was easily distracted by sounds, and even his […]

Treating Infertility With Hypnosis

Unexplained Infertility “Jane” came to Sullivan Hypnotherapy in 2014 feeling, as she described, “sad and desperate.” She and her husband were dealing with infertility and had undergone two unsuccessful experiences with IVF. (Invitro Fertilization)  She had talked to her husband and they had decided to give IVF one last try. Jane had also heard about […]