Hypnotherapy for a happier, more satisfying life

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Get powerful, positive changes in your life fast

How can hypnosis help?

Many people in today’s world are struggling with a general sense of unhappiness or lack of fulfillment. Because hypnosis goes to the source of these issues (subconscious mind) the results are faster than traditional talk therapy.

We begin by getting acquainted and talking confidentially about your reasons for seeking hypnotherapy. We explore your options and, together, focus on issues that are of highest priority.

You’ll learn powerful techniques that you can use once you are at home to enhance the benefits that are achieved in your session.


How does hypnotherapy work?

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Hypnotherapy treats

  • Addictions
  • Obsessions
  • Compulsions
  • Anger management
  • Depression
  • Eating disorders
  • Stress reduction
  • Dementia
  • Anxiety relief
  • Dental care nerves
  • Fear of flying
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Fears and phobias
  • Pain management
  • Weight loss
  • Fear of public speaking
  • Stop smoking
  • Relaxation
  • Stuttering
  • Tinnitus
  • Sleep disorders
  • Confidence and self-esteem issues

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Hypnotherapy for Fertility

Creating a fertile state
through a mind-body approach

A very real concern for a lot of people is the inability to conceive a baby. Each year more than a million North Americans pursue treatment for “infertility.”


Since your class, we have had two extremely successful hypnobirths…and we are going to get another opportunity to do another one. I’m expecting our 4th baby…due in January. I am so grateful for the knowledge that I learned from you during your classes! It changed my birthing experiences…and now labor is my favorite part of my entire pregnancy!

Brian & Annette C, Arizona


Take control of your baby’s birth
with techniques that put you in charge

HypnoBirthing is a rewarding, relaxing and stress free method of birthing,
that allows mothers to experience the joys of birthing in an easier,
more comfortable manner.


Debbie Catz, MSW, CHt

Debbie Catz MSW CHt

I have been a Social Worker for over 25 years. I have extensive experience working with all populations, from children to the elderly, in both the public and private sectors. I received my Masters Degree in Social Work in 1980.

After 11 years of experience as a psychotherapist, I moved away from traditional psychotherapy and into hypnotherapy as a way to assist people to tap into their inner strengths through the use of their mind. I have been an affiliate of the HypnoBirthing® Institute since 1999 and am certified in Clinical Hypnotherapy with additional certifications in HypnoBirthing® Childbirth Education, HypnoFertility, HypnoBirthing® Professional Labor Companion (comparable to a “Doula”) and Past and Between Lives Soul Regression. I am also also certified in Parenting Education and have extensive experience in the substance abuse field. I am a member in good standing with the National Guild of Hypnotists, one of the oldest and largest hypnosis organizations of its kind.


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Frequently Asked Questions

No. Many people think that hypnosis is sleep or loss of awareness. That’s not true. In hypnosis, you do not fall asleep or lose conscious awareness. You are alert and aware of everything at all times. You can hear everything the hypnotherapist says to you.
No. People gain a misconception from watching hypnosis stage shows. The stage hypnotist is an entertainer and the participants volunteer to go on stage and perform silly things. They are giving their consent to act silly.
Hypnosis is not about losing control or surrendering ones will. All hypnosis is self-hypnosis. This means a person who does not want to be hypnotized cannot be so. There is no magic or voodoo involved.
If you are hypnotized, you are NOT weak-minded. According to experts, there is a scientific correlation between intelligence and the ability to be hypnotized. The greater the intelligence, the better the hypnotic subject.
No. It is simply impossible to “get stuck” in a state of hypnosis. Remember, in hypnosis you are always awake, alert and in control. To come out of hypnosis, you simply open your eyes and you terminate the hypnotic state.
Hypnosis is a state of consciousness somewhere in between being awake and being asleep. It feels quite similar to daydreaming. You are aware of what is going on around you without the need to pay attention to it. It’s a feeling of letting go and being removed from conscious awareness. While in hypnosis most people come in and out, hearing some of what is being said while enjoying a feeling of drifting in space.
There are numerous techniques that a professional Hypnotist/Hypnotherapist uses to induce a deep state of relaxation (i.e.: hypnosis). There is soft music, a gentle voice, suggestions that intend for the body to begin relaxing and letting go, scripts and sometimes the movement of a body part (like lifting and dropping an arm and hand). It is important to know that the Hypnotist/Hypnotherapist is only a facilitator and does not “put anyone into a trance”. Only you can decide if you want to go into that wonderful trance state because if you do not, then nobody can force you to do so.


“We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.” – Albert Einstein

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