What Is Hypnosis?

Ella Begelfor, MFT, HypnotherapistHypnosis is one of the most ancient and respected medical practices known to man!


It’s a safe and natural method of healing that’s lasted through centuries.  And in fact, it’s a process each and every one of us do every day, often without even realizing it!


Have you ever gotten lost in music?  Found yourself daydreaming?  These are trances that you can learn how to use to create suggestions for your subconscious mind that help you make a wide range of improvements in your life.


Clinically, these hypnotic trance is mainly used to change behaviors that are no longer serving you well such as smoking, overeating or overreacting to stress. Psychiatrists may also recommend hypnotherapy for controlling phobias or panic attacks.


Research published in medical journals offers intriguing evidence of the effectiveness of hypnosis in acute illness and crisis situations including:

  • Emergency room doctors using the spontaneous trance induced by
    severe injury to help accident victims relax
  • Intensive care nurses using hypnosis to stabilize patients’ heart
    rates and respiration and
  • Obstetricians and midwives inducing a trance to control the pain
    of childbirth

Everyone benefits from hypnosis!  Children, teenages, adults and senior citizens!  Call me today for individual hypnosis sessions or learn more about our School of Soul Workshops to find out how hypnotherapy can help you stop smoking, lose weight and more.


Benefits of Hypnosis

The benefits of hypnotherapy are endless; below are some of the benefit we’ll help you realize:

  • Stop smoking
  • Weight loss and weight control
  • Reduce your anxiety
  • Sleep better and more deeply
  • Increased self confidence
  • Relief from sexual problems
  • Rid yourself of fears and phobias
  • Stop stuttering or stammering
  • Learn self hypnosis
  • Increased energy and vitality
  • Pain management
  • Achieve lifelong health and well being
  • Eliminate your negative thoughts
  • Improve concentration

The actions we take each moment of each day, determine the outcome of our lives.  Call me today to begin living the life you were meant to live!


I am fluent in Russian and English and serve clients in Woodland Hills, West Hollywood, Sherman Oaks, Encino, Tarzana, Calabasas, Beverly Hills and the greater Los Angeles area.