Category Archives: Migraines / Headaches

World Bedwetting Day: Creating Negative Expectations?

May 31, 2022, is World Bedwetting Day. Is that a good name for this day? I don’t think so! Because, as my teacher and mentor, Michael Yapko, PhD, taught me, “What you focus on, you amplify.” Do you want to focus on something negative, or on something positive? If I tell you, “Don’t think of […]

Do or Do Not…There is No Try

How This Unique Approach For Treating Hard-To-Solve Conditions Is Different From Anything Else You’ve Tried “Do…or do not.  There is no try.” This iconic quote is from Yoda, in Star Wars Episode V:  The Empire Strikes Back. * And it often applies to many of my patients and families. By the time I see patients, […]

Medication vs. Your Mind In Treating Headaches & Migraines

Migraine headaches can ruin your day. Anyone who has had one knows the pain, sensitivity to light and sound, and nausea make anything other than lying down in a dark room practically impossible. Especially for people who have them chronically, figuring out an effective treatment is essential.  Common treatments include:  Pain-relieving and preventative medications Healthy […]

Featured on the “Searching For Integrity” Show

I’m honored to have been featured on John Smith’s Searching For Integrity Show. John interviews people with integrity and wants to share their stories, because he believes our country suffers from what he calls IDD: integrity deficit disorder. I shared how I practice medical hypnosis and cognitive therapy to treat patients for whom traditional medicine […]