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The Virtual Gastric Band Program is a four session program of Hypnotherapy, which is designed to change how someone thinks about food, to enable the client to adopt a new set of eating habits, by making small realistic changes, that the client can realistically live with.  It is not a diet, clients eat what they want, but are trained to be satisfied on smaller amounts.  Portion control is addressed from the very first session, by utilizing the concept of a virtual gastric band, the aim of this is not to make a client "think" that they have a gastric band fitted.  It is a tool to get the client to respond to the instinctual signals, and stop eating when they feel comfortable.  Clients report varied experiences of this with many reporting no conscious connection with this element of the program, but they are eating less, many report to only be eating a third of what they were eating before.  The program is not reliant on the "Gastric band" element being accepted by the client, although it is something that buys into the clients imagination, as the program also has numerous element to address emotional aspects of eating, craving control, food choices, motivation and exercise, using metaphors for change and goal setting.  The average weight loss a client reports is 7 lbs. in the first week, with 1 -2 lbs. per week after that.

The increase in the prevalence of obesity has coincided with an increase in portion sizes of foods both inside and outside the home, suggesting that larger portions may play a role in the obesity epidemic.  Despite increases in intake, individuals presented with large portions generally do not report or respond to increased levels of fullness, suggesting that hunger and satiety signals are ignored or overridden.


In very young children, food intake appears to be relatively unaffected by portion size.  Very young children, rather than responding to food cues such as portion size, are able to self regulate their intake by responding to physiologic cues for hunger and satiety.  

Data suggests that early experiences lead to the development of behaviors that shape eating habits.  Such as rewards to children for cleaning their plates, rather than being taught to focus on satiety cues, indicated by the fullness in their stomachs.  Data also suggests that adults ignore or override hunger and satiety signals when presented with large portions of food.  It is very possible that individuals learn to eat in the absence of hunger as young children and continue with this eating behavior in adulthood.

Anxiety, depression, lack of human touch, and chronic irritation all result in "STRESS" - which  has been shown to be a potential link to weight gain and obesity.  No wonder there are so many people struggling with weight issues given the 2020 pandemic that just won't go away.  Too much stress over a period of time combined with poor coping habits may cause physical, chemical, and hormonal imbalances in the body, thus leading to disease and death if left unchecked.  The pathways of the stress response are complex and may activate other hormonal pathways.  Resulting in the release of cortisol.  The chronic release of cortisol combined with altered tissue production is linked to the development of abdominal obesity in both men and women.  Cortisol indirectly influences appetite by regulating other chemical that are released during stress - which is results in overeating, craving high caloric fatty and sugary food. Cortisol also directly influences food consumption by binding to receptors in the brain. (specifically the hypothalamus)  This can also stimulate an individual to eat food that is high in fat and/or sugar.


Physical Activity

The​re is a growing body of evidence that shows physical inactivity to be a better predictor of obesity than measures of diet quantity or quality.  Furthermore, research shows us that people who are overweight but fit, have a lower risk from dying from all causes, including heart disease, than people who are unfit but a healthy weight.


Exercise is also important in the treatment of people who are already obese and has a useful role in the long-term maintenance of any weight loss.  Participation in some form of exercise seems to be a key element of successful weight loss programs.

What is the process?

  • There will be (4) Personalized Sessions (one week apart)
  • You will get Hypnosis Support Audios to listen to daily between sessions
  • You will also receive instruction on the seven Golden Rules for Success
  • and Upon Completion of your Fourth Session - A Bonus Hypnosis Audio to Support your Long-tern Weight Loss!

Begin Your Weight Loss Journey Today!

Anxiety Relief


Do you find yourself feeling conflicted or stuck.  In a state of anxiety, worry, and fear.  You can harness the power within you to release worry, let go of fear and step into your best comfort.  Shifting your energy and mindset, to take control of the things that you can, and love life again! 

Effects of a Brief Mindful Hypnosis Intervention on Stress Responsiveness:

Abstract: A new form of brief intervention, mindfulness hypnosis (BMH) performed by audio tool, to reduce stress responsiveness during the Trier Social Stress Test (TSST) has been investigated. Fifty-five students with high stress were randomized to receive BMH or an active control cognitive training (CT) condition. Participants were subjected to either a BMH session or a CT session and downloaded the recorded intervention for daily home use. About 1 week later, participants received their second BMH or CT session and then completed the TSST. The results indicated that BMH produced effects, ranging from significant to medium, in reducing stress reactivity and weekly stress, and increasing mindfulness with a large increase in immediate relaxation over active CT control. BMH exhibited excellent adhesion and received a high rating for satisfaction, ease of use, perceived benefit and likelihood of future use. This study highlights the first empirical support that BMH is superior to an active control intervention in reducing stress responsiveness, while dramatically increasing mindfulness and relaxation.      GéRARD FITOUSSI, MD      President-Elect of the European Society of Hypnosis

"Action on Sugar" is a group of Specialists concerned with sugar and its effects on health.  They warn that sugar is a major cause of obesity and there is increasing evidence that added sugar increased the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome and fatty liver.  

For normal weight people, an empty tummy triggers the brain to get some food.  When full - the tummy is happy, and that is the end for about five hours or more.  Some overweight or obese people find themselves eating again only an hour or so after a meal.  Scientists think they know why.  Brain-imaging MRI scans reveal that when levels of glucose, or blood sugar drop, the brain region that regulates impulses, sends out a message that the body needs high-calorie sweets and snacks.  This discovery is further evidenced in an article that was co-authored by cardiovascular research scientist James J DiNicolantonio and cardiologist James H O’Keefe, both from Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute in Kansas, together with William Wilson – a physician with the nonprofit US group practice Lahey Health.  In this article DiNicolantonio said that the consumption of sugar was a grave concern. “In animals, it is actually more addictive than even cocaine, so sugar is pretty much probably the most consumed addictive substance around the world and it is wreaking havoc on our health.”

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