Marcelle Racine, the certified massage therapist at Boston Empowerment and Wellness Center, kneads tension out of anxious backs and shoulders during one-hour Swedish massages. Employing a series of long strokes, gentle pressure, and encouraging pats on the back, Marcelle works to alleviate pain and improve flexibility. While the muscle mender manipulates dorsal landscapes, clients relax, allowing their bodies to take part in a mélange of health benefits, from bolstered blood flow to increased tissue regeneration to more effective immunity against diseases and dive-bombing pigeons.
At Pure Self-Reflection, healer Rose, a social worker, taps into an arsenal of nontraditional techniques to rejuvenate the spirit. She tears down the walls that trap clients in poor health or mental states, and helps them move forward with hypnotherapy, reiki, chakra-aligning, past-life regression, or other holistic methods. By doing so, she gets as the root of issues, from smoking addiction to stress to pain.
True to its name, Optimistic Insight gives clients a glimpse within themselves using an array of holistic healing techniques. By weaving the methods together, healers create a unified healing plan that works on every area of wellness. Nutritional counseling tends to physical health, whereas hypnotherapy reshapes mental processes to create better habits and treats patents seeking motivation and help dealing with issues such as weight-loss, confidence building and overcoming fears.
At Positively Change, psychology PhD and hypnotherapist Judith Vilmain helps patients tap into the power of their subconscious to overcome a wide array of problems. During her therapy sessions, Judith coaxes her patients into more mentally receptive states of hypnosis, where she can identify the subconscious barriers that stand in the way of smoking cessation, weight loss, and overcoming anxiety or depression.
At i Free To Be Hypnosis, certified hypnotist Larry Quemere helps patients to overcome anxiety, habitual behaviors, and other issues through guided hypnosis sessions and personal coaching. He also educates groups in classes on topics that range from public speaking to attracting romance. Smoking cessation and weight-loss hypnosis are two other specialties.