Welcome! Dr. Elizabeth Bonet interviews Roger Moore, certified hypnotherapist, who uses hypnosis to reduce symptoms of Dementia and increase End of Life quality.

What we’ll Learn

  • How Roger first started doing this work.
  • What symptoms of dementia hypnosis can help and at what stage.
  • How being chased by the tiger only inhibits memory recall and what to do about it.
  • How hypnosis helps Activities of Daily Living
  • The use of Hypnosis to create hope and combat depression.
  • How hypnosis can be helpful as the end of life approaches.
  • The research that hypnosis for dementia is based on
  • Several simple techniques that Roger uses with his clients to help release anxiety.

Resources Mentioned

Roger Moore is located in the Seattle, WA area and offers a free Orange Blossom hypnosis that has been downloaded over 100,000 times.

Find Roger’s Free Orange Blossom hypnosis at: http://bit.ly/OrangeBlossomHypnosis

See more about Roger’s training programs at  http://www.rogermooreinstitute.com/

 

 Dr. Nightingale’s and Dr. Duff’s research

http://journals.lww.com/actjournalonline/Abstract/2007/10000/Alternative_Approaches_to_Supporting_Individuals.8.aspx

From:  http://web.wellness-institute.org/blog/bid/317315/hypnosis-and-hypnotherapy-can-reduce-dementia

Hypnosis can slow down the impacts of dementia and improve quality of life for Alzheimer patients in seven main areas:

  1. Concentration on daily tasks thus retaining valued independence
  2. Relaxation thereby reducing anxiety which is a common feature
  3. Motivation, which helps to avoid depressive states
  4. Undertaking daily activities and keeping active
  5. Short term memory retention
  6. Memory for significant life events
  7. Socialization, thereby avoiding the tendency for self-isolation and depression.

Forensic psychologist, Drs. Simon Duff and Nightingale, Department of Clinical Psychology at Liverpool University, investigated the effects of hypnosis on people living with dementia. His study compared the treatment to mainstream health-care methods and to a type of group therapy which encourages participants to discuss news and current affairs.

The study found that people living with dementia who had received hypnotherapy showed an improvement in concentration, memory and socialization compared to the other treatment groups. Relaxation, motivation and daily living activities also improved with the use of hypnosis.

Dr Duff said: “Over a nine month period of weekly sessions, it became clear that the participants attending the discussion group remained the same throughout. The group who received ‘treatment as usual’ showed a small decline over the assessment period, yet those having regular hypnosis sessions showed real improvement across all of the areas that we looked at.

“Participants who are aware of the onset of dementia may become depressed and anxious at their gradual loss of cognitive ability and so hypnosis – which is a tool for relaxation – can really help the mind concentrate on positive activity like socialization.”

More Resources On the Website

Downloads to help your life. I offer several hypnosis files to help you feel calmer and less anxious.

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I specialize in hypnosis for anxiety and chronic conditions in Broward county and the Fort Lauderdale area. If you would like the magic of custom hypnosis, email me at drliz@drlizhypnosis.com.

Yours in health,
Dr. Liz