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Shawn McIntyre, LAC

Everything we tell ourselves and focus on is a form of self-hypnosis. When it's negative, untrue, and self-abusive, there's a problem! This is how we become lost, remain stuck, and wander for years without awakening to our truth!

Therapy is an open invitation to self-discovery and release, a loving invitation to positive growth and transformation, to greater self-awareness, and to foundational healing.

How do you find balance in a world where trouble and challenge exist? Is it even possible? Life does place heavy burdens upon us. There is a balance between figuring out what our personal responsibility is and what is ours to lay down and release. 

We all carry wounds, experience suffering, and have inherited cognitive distortions that disempower us. Most of us internalize, personalize, and continue to feed negative patterns and beliefs. This only magnifies our suffering, blocks our living light, and dampens our ability to receive more happiness. 

 

Therapy can help you change these belief systems, generate acceptance, and experience greater peace and freedom! Therapy is an investment in yourself. It requires commitment. As your therapist, I can help you discover what holds you back, provide tools to help you heal your attachment wounds, and support your evolution into living the life you want to live. 

Personal freedom requires exciting work from within You! Work that releases limitations, and makes way for an embodied, imaginable vision; that guides you boldly forward with strength and courage!

As a spiritually oriented-therapist, I believe in the intrinsic value, power, strength, and resilience of the individual. I hold a dual Master's degree in Counseling and Art Therapy. Additionally, I earned an MFA in Sculpture and Photography. With 400+ training hours in Clinical Hypnotherapy, I have access to this powerful experiential tool to facilitate positive and impactful change!

I believe in You!

One of Shawn's specialties is using Hypnosis to help clients overcome challenges. 

Hypnosis, often shrouded in mystery and misconceptions, is a powerful tool that can unlock doors to personal growth, healing, and transformation. Contrary to popular belief, hypnosis is not about losing control or falling into a deep, unconscious state. It's a heightened state of focused attention and concentration. Think of it as a state of deep relaxation where the mind becomes more receptive to suggestions.

 

Shawn guides individuals into this state to help them achieve specific goals.

1. Stress and Anxiety Reduction

Modern life often bombards us with stressors affecting our mental and physical well-being. Hypnosis offers a respite from the chaos. By inducing a state of relaxation, it helps to lower stress hormone levels and alleviate anxiety. Through guided imagery and positive suggestions, individuals can learn to manage stress more effectively and cultivate a sense of inner calm.

2. Breaking Habits and Addictions

Are you struggling to quit smoking, overeating, or other detrimental habits? Hypnosis can be a game-changer. It targets the subconscious mind—the root of many habits—and rewires it. By replacing negative patterns with positive ones, hypnosis empowers individuals to overcome addictions and make healthier choices.

 

3. Pain Management

The mind-body connection is powerful, and hypnosis exploits it to manage pain. It's been used successfully to alleviate chronic pain, reduce the discomfort of medical procedures, and even aid in childbirth. By altering pain perception and promoting relaxation, individuals can experience relief without solely relying on medication.

 

4. Boosting Self-Confidence and Motivation

Low self-esteem and a lack of motivation can hinder personal growth and success. Hypnosis can address these challenges by tapping into the subconscious mind and rewiring negative self-perceptions. Through affirmations and visualizations, individuals can build self-confidence, enhance self-worth, and ignite the drive to achieve their goals.

 

5. Improved Sleep Quality

Hypnosis offers a drug-free alternative for achieving restful sleep in a world plagued by sleep disorders. Hypnosis can promote relaxation and establish healthy sleep patterns by calming the mind and eliminating the racing thoughts that often disrupt sleep.

 

6. Enhanced Creativity and Performance

Whether you're an artist seeking inspiration or a professional aiming for peak performance, hypnosis can help. By accessing the subconscious mind, hypnosis can unlock hidden creative potentials and boost confidence in one's abilities. Athletes, musicians, and even public speakers have reported improved performance after undergoing hypnosis.

 

7. Managing Phobias and Fears

Phobias and irrational fears can be debilitating, limiting one's experiences and opportunities. Hypnosis can aid in confronting and overcoming these fears by desensitizing the subconscious mind. By rewiring associations and reactions, individuals can gradually reduce the intensity of their phobias.

Hypnosis is not a magical cure-all but a therapeutic tool that empowers individuals to access their strengths and make positive changes. Whether you're looking to manage stress, overcome a bad habit, or boost your confidence, hypnosis offers a path to self-improvement. With commitment and an open mind, Shawn can help you find yourself tapping into the limitless potential of your mind, unveiling a brighter, more empowered version of yourself.

Click the link below to download one of Shawn's guided meditations.   Note: You are NOT recommended to listen to these meditations while driving or operating heavy machinery. 

Tap into Your Own Light

Let Me State for the Record

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