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Breaking the cycles that hold us back.

We all have many goals in our lives that we repeatedly tell ourselves that we are going to accomplish; we just never get around to accomplishing them. Conversely, we all have habits that we keep telling ourselves that we are not going to do anymore, but we find ourselves doing them over and over again.

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We all have goals in our lives that we keep insisting that we are going to accomplish, but we never seem to get around to them. We fall into the same patterns of negative thinking, get out of a bad relationship just to find the same dynamics in our next relationship, and hold ourselves back from getting what we want in life — even though we promised ourselves we would do things differently this time.
Clinical Psychologists Dr. Sera Lavelle, Ph.D, Dr. Sara Glazer, Psy.D, Dr. Rebecca Hoffenberg, Psy.D, Dr. Kimberly Fishbach, Psy.D, Karolina Pekala, Psy.D, Dr. Laura Faiwiszewski, Psy.D, Dr. Irada Yunusova, Psy.D, Dr. Demi Maglio, Psy.D and doctoral candidate Micah Zylstra, MA specialize in helping people overcome eating disorders, insomnia, anxiety, depression, trauma, and issues related to confidence, pregnancy, and relationships. Our method incorporates extensive psychological training and years of clinical research to promote a deep and complex understanding of what holds people back from change, while using hypnosis as a powerful tool to bypass blocks so our clients can build happier and more satisfying lives.

Please see the January 2009 ELLE Magazine where the journalist enlists the help of NY Health Hypnosis & Integrative Therapy to help her with her diet and fitness goals. Read more...

NY Times interviews our therapists as experts in the field on weight loss and hypnotizability in real life versus the media portrayal. Please see the December 2016 edition. Read more...

Are you interested in learning how hypnosis can help you quit smoking? Please see the extensive interview with our therapists in the April 2019 edition of Prevention. Read more...

Am I Suffering From Anxiety or am I Just Stressed? NY Magazine August 2018 interviews our therapists to educate people on the difference between anxiety and stress. Read more...

Hypnosis, is it worth the hype? Learn how our therapists utilize hypnosis for motivation and to help entrepreneurs reach their career goals in Forbes magazine in April 2019. Read more...

Out of Body: Can hypnosis break bad habits and jump-start willpower?

You are Not Getting Hungry: Using Hypnosis to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain.

Hold Up: Can Hypnosis Help You Lose Weight? Here's What Experts Say.

Panic Attacks Can Hit Hard and Fast — Here’s What They Feel Like and How to Cope

Winter Blues: Seven Tools To Foster Mental Wellness In The Workplace


"You Are Feeling Very Skinny"
Allure Magazine speaks to NY Health Hypnosis & Integrative Therapy about how hypnosis is an effective tool for weight loss.


Please see the NY Times article on hypnosis in the medical field. NY Times interviews NY Health Hypnosis & Integrative Therapy on weight loss, hypnotizability, and the use of hypnosis in real life versus the media portrayal.


Please see the ELLE Magazine article which gives an exclusive interview with the therapists at NY Health Hypnosis & Integrative Therapy. Article focuses on the journalist's experience working towards her diet and fitness goals.

Integrating Hypnosis into the Therapy Process

NY Health Hypnosis & Integrative Therapy uses Ericksonian hypnosis, which is the art of using meditative techniques and language to help a person move forward. Instead of “direct suggestion,” which most of us resist, this method helps people get in touch with that part of themselves that wants to change and quiets any thoughts that get in the way of making that change. By integrating hypnosis into our weekly or biweekly therapy sessions, we work together to promote meaningful change.
We believe that every person has the ability to change his or her life in a meaningful way. Most people just need a little help finding effective ways to bring about those changes. Through this method, you will uncover the unconscious reasons you have failed to reach your goals and will develop effective strategies for bringing about your desired changes. We encourage you to learn about our approach and specialties to determine whether these methods may be right for you.
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