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As inspiration strikes, I'll post here. Nothing as formal as the rest of the site, more observations and musings as they come.

Go Cougs?

By Rob Perin | Sep 8, 2018 | Comments Off on Go Cougs?
Washington State University

What a surprise! WSU, the Cougars, cross-town rivals to the school I have always rooted for, has hypnosis classes.

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What about “Past Lives”?

By Rob Perin | Jul 13, 2018 | Comments Off on What about “Past Lives”?

“Past Lives”. A useful, but a misnamed approach to getting the imagination involved in therapy. If you are looking for someone who believes in past lives, I would be more than happy to refer you to my esteemed colleague down the street.

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Why I study NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming)

By Rob Perin | Jul 9, 2018 | Comments Off on Why I study NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming)

I have studied Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) for years. In fact, I just completed another certification in NLP, this one from the American Hypnosis Association as a “Certified Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming.” A couple of people have pointed out that the Wikipedia page on NLP is pretty damning. It uses phrases like “discredited scientifically”, “no scientific…

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Hypnosis Stage Shows: It’s that time of year again

By Rob Perin | Jun 10, 2018 | Comments Off on Hypnosis Stage Shows: It’s that time of year again

As spring changes to summer, every year it seems that you can’t have a graduation, a fair or a festival without having a stage hypnotist on the schedule. Unlike some of my peers in the hypnotherapy business, I am in favor of these shows, with certain reservations. Stage shows can be a great way to…

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Save a life today.

By Rob Perin | Jun 3, 2018 | Comments Off on Save a life today.
Blood donation

I had a client a while back who had survived a major trauma and had been feeling guilty because she ran for her life, rather than staying to help others. Both the urge to save your own life and to feel guilty about having done so are natural reactions, but she believed that she was not…

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You must sleep.

By Rob Perin | Jun 1, 2018 | Comments Off on You must sleep.
woman sleeping well

You must sleep. It’s the way we are built. Sleep is one of those things you just can’t do without. You need to eat, need to breathe and need to sleep. There seems to be an epidemic of sleep problems these days, and worse yet, I am always hearing people talk about how they get…

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In the beginning.

By Rob Perin | May 30, 2018 | Comments Off on In the beginning.
hypnosis on the riverbank

The photo below was on an old version of the Hypnotechs website, but with remodeling sometimes, things can get lost. So, I am posting it again for posterity. Back in the day, when I first started practicing, I hadn’t found any office space yet but I was not about to let that stop me from…

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Honey, I Tranced the Dog

By Rob Perin | May 29, 2018 | Comments Off on Honey, I Tranced the Dog
hypnotized dog

Part of the childbirth hypnosis process is training the spouse/birth partner in some hypnosis techniques because they are going to be in the room for the birth and I am not. I ask that this person attend the final two sessions of the five in the series and there is always homework for the couple…

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I don’t believe in hypnosis!

By Rob Perin | May 26, 2018 | Comments Off on I don’t believe in hypnosis!
flat earth

That’s fine. Some people don’t believe the earth is a sphere either. In my opinion, the best quote from the movie “City of Angels” was spoken by the character Seth. He said: “Some things are true whether you believe in them or not.” Whether I believe in something or don’t believe in something, the question…

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Somnambulism

By Rob Perin | May 23, 2018 | Comments Off on Somnambulism
somnambulist sleepwalker

What is a somnambulist? In medical terms, somnambulism means “sleepwalking.” So a somnambulist is someone who walks in their sleep. We have all known someone who made “midnight” snacks in their sleep or at least seen stories about how certain sleep aids could cause this same thing to occur. In hypnotherapy, we mean something slightly…

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