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Test Phobia: Using Hypnosis for PMP Exam Prep Equals Career and Financial Success

In NATIONAL HYPNOSIS by James Arvantes

Connie Jackson never had trouble taking a test until she encountered the PMP (Project Management Professional) certification. Connie took the test for the first time in December of 2012 and again in January of 2014 and failed both times, developing a deep-seated fear of the four-hour test in the process. “It became a phobia,” says Connie, a government contractor. “I let it run my life. I did not want anything to do with the PMP again. But I knew that in order to move my career forward and to be competitive, I needed that (PMP) certification.” Connie decided to take the test a third and final time. And although she spent many hours studying, her anxieties took over as the test date approached, creating a profound mental block that threatened to sabotage her efforts. On the day before the test, Connie took a chance and contacted Cynthia Miles, co-owner of …

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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 …