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Body Image, Weight Loss, & Hypnosis: Shirley’s Story

In HYPNOSIS by Jon Miles CHT

Shirley had been losing weight until she hit a wall and could not figure out why. She decided to come to Cynthia for hypnosis and discovered she had been using her weight as a method to protect herself. Her sessions have allowed her to continue losing weight and provided her with the necessary self-care tools to continue her weight loss journey.    Jon Miles CHT: On the phone with us today is Shirley. And Shirley has had a really interesting experience with Cynthia and hypnosis. You had mentioned a little bit about this weight loss journey. Has Cynthia’s work with you helped with that? Shirley: Yes, it has. I last year started changing my body, so I got to the point where the first 35 pounds came off because of the diet and then the exercise started, and it was a lot harder but the next 35 pounds came off. …

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PTSD & Addiction: Belle’s Transformation

In HYPNOSIS by Jon Miles CHT

Belle was struggling with an addiction to alcohol, PTSD, an eating disorder, and an unhealthy relationship. Despite her struggles with money she decided to start hypnosis sessions with Cynthia, and since then she has turned her life around – finding happiness, emotional stability, and financial security.    Jon Miles CHT: Hi, we’re on the line with Belle. And Belle has had a lot of experience with Cynthia and we’re going to talk about it. Tell me a little bit about where you were three years ago? Belle: Three years ago, I was stuck in a relationship that I didn’t want to be in and I was addicted to alcohol and I had an eating disorder and I didn’t know how to move my life forward. I could barely afford anything, but I decided I was worth the investment of a hypnosis session. Jon Miles CHT: How many sessions with Cynthia did you do before …

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Hypnosis = Happiness = Love: Dawn’s Story

In HYPNOSIS by Jon Miles CHT

Dawn had relationship troubles. After a hypnosis session with Cynthia, Dawn’s life changed.   Jon Miles CHT: Hi, we’re on the phone with Dawn and she has had a very interesting experience with hypnosis and Cynthia. Dawn, why don’t you tell us a little bit about it? Dawn: Ok, well I first came to Cynthia because I had trouble making my relationships work over the years.  I saw Cynthia and literally within a week I had met – you know I have two guy friends and I literally had the same conversation with both of them within days of each other. Both of them talking about “I was thinking about buying a ring for you”. Jon Miles CHT: Hold on for a second (laughing). Alright, you do hypnosis and you get two proposals? Dawn: And I was like what kind of woojoo did she work on me! My God! And …

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Should I Medicate My Child For Depression?

In HYPNOSIS by Jon Miles CHT

You’ve just typed this into Google and you may feel like you’re running out of options. Depression is serious business and can take over someone’s life, making small tasks like getting up and small talk with others seem like insurmountable feats. For school-age children, it can be even worse with the added stress of academic work and daily peer interaction. Watching a child struggle can be extremely difficult and most parents diligently try every conventional method they can to ease their child’s pain. More often than not – anti-depressants like Prozac, Zoloft, and Lexapro, are presented as a solution. While medications are an option, potential side effects drive many parents back to the internet to find out what other options are available. Experts Agree That Hypnosis Works Traditional hypnosis and its structured form, Neuro-linguistic Programming, can change the patterns a child’s mind gets stuck in. Once these patterns have been …

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Did You Know You Have A Mirror In Your Brain?

In HYPNOSIS by Jon Miles CHT

The 5 Ways Neuro-Linguistic Programming Changes Your Mind Neuro-Linguistic Programming is a technique that allows one to understand how their feelings, thoughts, and behaviors affect their life. To make it simple, let’s break down the word itself: Neuro – refers to any type of smell, taste, feeling, sound, or image we take in throughout our life, Linguistic – refers to the meaning and words we assign to these sensory experiences, and Programming- refers to our behavior that results from these assigned meanings. The main way practitioners use NLP is through “modeling” which is a process of choosing a success model, performing the success model in a trance state, and then utilizing this performance in real-life. Researchers have found that NLP can cause changes in your brain through “mirror neurons”, and here’s how:  1. Your Mind Is a Virtual Reality Simulator: Humans learn by imitation and mirror neurons allow you “to run …

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Anxiety Relief – No More Fear of The Dentist!

In NATIONAL HYPNOSIS by Jon Miles CHT

DISCLAIMER: Results may vary from person to person. Cris had tremendous anxiety before going to the dentist to the point she had to be medicated to even make the appointment. After 30 minutes with Cynthia Chauvin Miles CHT at National Hypnosis, her anxiety disappeared and she has gone to the dentist numerous times without fear. Jon Miles CHT: Hi, on the phone with us today is Cris Lindsay. Cris is a friend of Cynthia’s and has a very unique story regarding hypnosis. So, Cris tell us what happened. Cris: Well, it was really cool. Cynthia and I were talking one day, and I told her that I was gonna go to the dentist and I needed a root canal. I was sharing with her my anxiety about that, I was very worried about having to have a root canal, and Cynthia told me about her NLP or her hypnosis. She said …

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Test Anxiety – How Hypnosis Helps Kids!

In NATIONAL HYPNOSIS by Jon Miles CHT

DISCLAIMER: Results may vary from person to person. Anna’s daughter Zoey had anxiety over testing. After her session with Cynthia Chauvin Miles CHT at National Hypnosis, her grades improved. Listen to Anna’s testimonial: Jon Miles CHT: Hi, we’re on the phone with Anna. She is the mother of five children and Anna brought her daughter Zoey to Cynthia. So, tell us about Zoey’s hypnosis session? Anna: Zoey went in by herself with Cynthia and I guess she told Cynthia what issues she wanted to work on. So, Cynthia worked on her for a while. She told me that primarily she wanted to concentrate on her testing at school, that she gets anxious or something like that. She had taken an online English test and she actually scored a ninety-five, so I asked her how Cynthia’s hypnosis session helped with that. She said that prior to that she usually scored an …

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Hypnosis and Teenage Depression

In NATIONAL HYPNOSIS by James Arvantes

When Rosemarie’s daughter, Emily, began suffering from acute bouts of depression and anxiety as a seventh-grade student in the fall of 2014, Rosemarie sought various forms of traditional and non-traditional therapies for her daughter. During a two-year period, Rosemarie took Emily to a psychiatrist, a psychologist, a counselor, a social worker, a chiropractor and even a Reiki Master. Emily’s condition improved to an extent under the care of these professionals but she could never pull herself out of a prolonged depression, and as the years passed, Emily began to believe that she would just have to live with major depression as a part of her life. As a last resort her mother Rosemarie, acting on the recommendation of a friend, turned for help to Cynthia Chauvin Miles CHT, a certified hypnotherapist and the co-owner of National Hypnosis in Northern Virginia. “I am a child of a medical professional, a social …

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National Hypnosis featured in Northern Virginia’s Island Living Magazine

In NATIONAL HYPNOSIS by James Arvantes

(Courtesy Island Living Magazine – by James Arvantes) Cynthia and Jon Miles, the owners of National Hypnosis in Lowes Island, Va., are in the business of transforming lives. They are both certified hypnotherapists who have owned and operated National Hypnosis since 2007. In the last 10 years, they have treated hundreds of clients, employing their own unique brand of hypnotherapy and coaching to help people overcome a vast variety of challenges. These include sleep and eating disorders, addictions, fears, phobias and limiting core beliefs that diminish the energy, focus, and purpose of individual lives. Cynthia and Jon also help people with their careers, working with individuals to unlock their true potential at work as well as as they strive to take their companies to a higher level. As a long-time franchise and small business owner, Cynthia is well versed in business matters and has a keen understanding of what it …

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Do You Have Trouble Sleeping? How Hypnosis Helps

In NATIONAL HYPNOSIS by Jon Miles CHT

*DISCLAIMER: Results may vary from person to person. Hypnotherapy is not a replacement for medical care. All of your care should be supervised by your doctor. After doctors, tests and the potential for prescribed drugs, Michelle thought out of the box and contacted Cynthia Chauvin CHT at National Hypnosis to see if she could help. 45 minutes of hypnosis later the matter was resolved. Trace sleeps soundly to this day. Listen to Michelle’s testimonial: Jon Miles CHT: Hi, We’re on the phone with Michelle and she has had an interesting experience with Cynthia and hypnosis. Michelle tell us a little bit about it. Michelle: Sure, my son Trace has been experiencing sleep disorders. My husband and I swear from the day we bought him home from the hospital when he was born. Then everybody says, “Oh babies they have trouble sleeping.” And we just tried everything, we read all the books, …