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The advantages of quitting smoking with hypnosis

Hypnotherapy is fast becoming the therapeutic modality of choice for smoking cessation. A gentle yet powerful approach, hypnosis is gaining acceptance in mainstream medicine as more and more medical practitioners refer their clients to hypnotherapists. There are many advantages to quitting smoking through the use of hypnosis. For one, hypnosis addresses the emotional and psychological […]

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Sacred Blessing Sound Bath-Pure Amazingness

Imagine a time of pure energy flowing through you in complete peace… A feeling of being special, just because you’re you.  An exercise in moving into a receiving state that feels so graceful and fluid, that you find yourself there before you even realize it.  For many of us (maybe it’s a Minnesota thing?) the […]


NLP training offered this fall

Basic NLP will again be offered this fall over two 3-day weekends in November and December. The courses in NLP are among the most popular at the MHA.  I LOVE teaching NLP.  I love USING NLP.  I couldn’t live without it in either my life or my practice. If I were stranded on a desert […]


ChangeWorks selected for local business award

We at ChangeWorks Hypnosis Center are honored to have been selected for this honor, and we strive to serve you, our clients, to the very best of our abilities!   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ChangeWorks Hypnosis Center selected for 2017 Apple Valley Small Business Excellence Award Apple Valley, – August 24, 2017 — ChangeWorks Hypnosis Center […]


What hypnosis is doing to your brain

    Is hypnosis something that’s done TO you? Or a natural process? What does science tell us today? You’ve probably heard some version of this before, if you’ve experienced hypnosis or researched the state. “You experience hypnosis naturally all the time.”  “All hypnosis is self-hypnosis.”  “Hypnosis isn’t something that’s done TO you…” I’ve said […]

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What is hypnosis, anyway? Video series

Understanding Hypnosis Today I thought I’d post the first of a 6 part video series that we ask all new clients to watch. These videos are like a “mini” course in hypnosis and answer most of the questions that new clients have about hypnosis and the processes we use in working with clients to help […]


Does hypnosis work for stress, weight loss and more?

Hypnosis is more than the gaze into my eyes image of the stage and demonstrational hypnotist. Hypnosis is a medically accepted science, approved by the American Medical Association in 1958.  Before you ask does hypnosis work, you should ask what hypnosis is. The Random House Dictionary defines hypnosis as “an artificially induced state resembling sleep […]


Helping Your Client: Getting Un-Stuck

Editor’s note: This article is being published in 2017 as a 3-part series in the Unlimited Human!, the journal of the International Medical and Dental Hypnotherapy Association. Helping Your Client Find and Follow Their Pathway to Change This is an article I wrote for recent graduates of my school, the Midwest Hypnotherapy Academy; however, it’s […]


Cindy Locher interviewed on Beyond the Basics Health Academy show

A little something different today, as Cindy Locher, BCH is interviewed by Dr. Meaghan Kirschling on her radio show, “Beyond the Basics Health Academy.” Cindy gives Dr. Meaghan and her co-host Wendy a fresh perspective on hypnotherapy. Perhaps you share some of the questions that Wendy and Dr. Meaghan present to Cindy in this light […]


25 Things You Should Never Apologize For

If You Offend Someone, Should You Apologize? (Not Always.) Never apologize for: Being yourself Speaking your mind Disciplining bad behavior Asking a question Promoting the most deserving Following your conscience Telling the truth Saying “I don’t know” Defending your beliefs Being honest with someone Asking for help Keeping your promise Pursuing your dream Falling in love Putting […]