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    Weight Loss Hypnosis in Scottsdale, Arizona

    If you are in the Scottsdale, AZ area and looking for a unique and healthy way to help you lose weight, our weight loss hypnosis program can help. To book an appointment, please visit the page here or call (480) 235-1682 to get in contact.

    According to the National Center for Health Statistics, roughly 71.6% of American adults are considered overweight or obese--a staggering number that continues to grow each year.

    Because of these facts, most Americans are no stranger to the hundreds of diets, weight loss programs, and get-skinny-quick health schemes designed to help us lose weight fast. Yet, despite this massive abundance in resources, nothing ever seems to work. If one pound comes off today, two more replace it tomorrow.

    Deep down, we all know eating healthy and exercise is the true key to weight loss--not some miracle pill or secret health plan. Unfortunately, that still doesn’t make losing weight any easier.

    Rather than force another diet or join a new gym, however, hypnosis and hypnotherapy addresses the mental obstacles (rather than just the physical ones) that stand in your way from losing weight. By changing the way you think about food, exercise--and most importantly, yourself--hypnosis gives you the discipline and confidence needed to start losing weight and keep it off sustainably.

    How does Hypnosis Actually Work?

    Hypnosis is a largely misunderstood practice based on a lot of negative and exaggerated stereotypes. The truth is, it’s a widely practiced and proven therapy treatment that uses intense concentration and focus to help make people more aware of their behaviors and how those behaviors influence their mind and body overall.

    Applying this method to helping people lose weight, individuals receiving treatment will begin to understand their personal habits involved with overeating, recognize what those negative and self-destructive patterns involved with food look like, and then use that knowledge to establish positive eating habits that are conducive to a healthier lifestyle.

    How Hypnosis Can Help You Lose Weight

    If you’re skeptical about hypnotherapy or feeling frustrated about not being able to manage your weight, we invite you to answer the questions below:

    • Have you tried several diets, but the weight always comes back?
    • Do you wish you could get yourself to eat healthier more consistently?
    • Have you struggled with yo-yo dieting for a long time?
    • Do you wish you had more “willpower” to control your eating?

    If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, it’s not your fault that you haven’t been successful at losing weight. Instead, it’s more likely that nobody has ever taught you how to get yourself to make healthy choices consistently, over the long term. You may be thinking that you just haven’t yet found the right diet that will work for you. But, it’s not that you haven’t found the right diet, you just haven’t learned the right mindset.

    At Pathways Counseling Services, we’re firm believers that every person needs to be in a healthy headspace to lose weight and keep it off. While a healthy diet and regular exercise is a critical component of losing weight, only a disciplined person in the right frame of mind can turn that into a consistent and effective practice.

    With that in mind, our multi-step weight loss hypnosis program is customized to meet your specific weight loss challenges and goals. Led by a trained hypnotherapist, you will receive 1-on-1 treatment that will train you on how to manage hunger, navigate challenging environments, cope with stress or boredom, get back on track after any lapses in behavior, and a variety of other critical life skills and mental habits that will help you overcome the mental challenges that have kept you from losing weight in the past.

    Pathways Counseling Services Hypnotherapist: Valerie Dawson, LCSW

    Valerie Dawson, LCSW, has been a certified Hypnotherapist for over 25 years and has an advanced certification in Hypnotherapy.

    She’s been helping clients to successfully achieve their weight loss goals since 2005. Having completed specialized training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Weight Loss and Maintenance at the prestigious Beck Institute in Pennsylvania, her program combines CBT, coaching, and hypnotherapy to help clients achieve their weight loss goals.

    You can read more about Valerie or our other expert Pathways Counseling Services staff here.

    About Pathways Counseling Services

    Based in Scottsdale and serving the greater Phoenix Valley community, Pathways Counseling Services provides premium hypnotherapy treatment to people who want to improve their lives for good. In addition to weight loss hypnosis treatment, Pathways offers a smoking cessation program (with hypnosis as well) to help clients make the positive changes they want and need to finally be healthy.

    To learn more about our programs, please visit our hypnotherapy specialization page. You can book an appointment here or call (480) 235-1682 to get in contact.

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