At Gresham Hypnosis Center, Doug Meacham and his team help patients control pain, reduce stress, and achieve their goals through hypnosis sessions that feel similar to zoning out while watching television. Their weight-loss program encourages patients to enjoy healthier foods and cut down on emotional eating. Smoking-cessation sessions provide support to those trying to quit, even if they've tried and failed before. The center also offers complimentary reinforcement sessions to increase patients' likelihood of success.
Certified hypnotherapist Loretta helps clients tap into their subconscious to battle weight gain, depression, and smoking addiction through the power of positive thought. Loretta is also a certified reiki practitioner, and uses the technique to rebalance the body’s chakras and energy levels.
Licensed acupuncturist and herbalist Cindy Conlin is sensitive to the pain people can feel. Her experiences interning with Survivors of Torture, healing patients with post-traumatic stress syndrome, and continuing her educating in pain-management training have given her a unique insight into holistic healing. At Nature’s Touch Healing Center, Cindy employs natural, drug-free remedies to aid visitors with everything from relaxation to treatment of depression, chronic aches, and infertility. She consults with clients at the start of each visit, discussing their health history, symptoms and expectations, and the root of the word “stethoscope.” From there, she maps out the most appropriate treatment plan. Cindy’s methods often enlist not just acupuncture, but any number of her specialties in cupping, medical essential-oil therapy, Chinese herbal therapy, and nutrition counseling to encourage the body’s natural healing processes.
At City Of Roses Hypnosis, Kimball Ralphs CHt, certified by the National Guild of Hypnotherapists and a member of the Oregon Hypnotherapy Association, has the transformative power of suggestion on his side. Before hypnosis sessions take place, the certified hypnotherapist takes time to answer any questions his patients might have. Once patients feel comfortable, he coaxes them into a relaxing, hypnotic state before intoning a series of positive suggestions during their sessions, throughout which patients retain a sense of control. Ideally, the suggestions burrow into the subconscious mind, where they reinforce patients’ personal goals—which could include losing weight, quitting smoking, curbing addictive habits, or landing a job as the manager of a boy band.
Portland Natural Medicine's experts in holistic wellness work closely with patients to root out the underlying causes of illness and discomfort, employing time-tested and modern methods with the goal of rebalancing body and mind. A 90-minute treatment begins with a review of intake forms and medical history, establishing a solid foundation for the physical evaluation. At this point the naturopathic doctor examines the body for symptoms of system imbalance, aches, and phantom tail trauma. Based on these findings and an in-depth discussion about lifestyle, clients receive a customized treatment plan that may encompass diet and supplement recommendations, stress management methods, herbal medicine, and homeopathic remedies.
Above all else, Full Circle Fitness owner Anthony Silva wants his clients to be happy. After earning his Master of Science in Nutrition more than 13 years ago, Tony spent years working with seniors in need of special care, patients with HIV-related illnesses, and recently returned veterans. Tony's experiences and old-school training instilled in him a commitment to helping people lead a happy, balanced life through one-on-one counseling, interactive nutrition coaching, and meal planning, as opposed to health trends that claim to offer instant gratification and quick fixes.
Clients meet in person, over Facetime, and on Skype with their personal coach and bolster their health regimen and nutrition guidance with food diaries and daily motivational check-ins. Full Circle Fitness's holistic approach is tailored to each participant's needs, with acupuncture, massage, and hypnotherapy to bring minds as well as bodies into a blissful state of wellness.