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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.

Hypnotherapy in Washington State

By Rob Perin | Oct 17, 2018 | Comments Off on Hypnotherapy in Washington State
Washington Seal

Hypnotherapy is a lot like the “Wild West” made famous by “Western” movies, the laws vary from country to country and even state to state. Here’s a bit more about how hypnotherapy and hypnosis are viewed by Washington State.

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Is past life regression therapy ethical?

By Rob Perin | Oct 16, 2018 | Comments Off on Is past life regression therapy ethical?
Past Lives

In this article from the US National Library of Medicine – National Institutes of Health, the author, Gabriel Andrade, argues that past life regression therapy is unethical for two basic reasons.

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Time Flies!

By Rob Perin | Oct 16, 2018 | Comments Off on Time Flies!
Time Flies

An exercise in paperwork leads me to come with some ballpark figures for how many hours I have into making Hypnotechs what it is today.

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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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