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Trina Swerdlow is a certified clinical hypnotherapist. She is not a nurse or a physician. Offering hypnotherapy services in California is a certified credential that can be alternative or complementary to licensed healing arts, such as psychotherapy.

All testimonials appearing on this site reflect real life experiences of those who have used our services or products. These testimonials, and all professional endorsements for our services or products, were volunteered by the makers without an offer of compensation. The results referred to in these testimonials are individual results and results do vary. We make no claims that the individual results are typical results that all clients will achieve. Goal-reaching success is often related to a client’s motivation level to consistently utilize our tools or products and follow the suggested guidelines.

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Ever hear yourself saying, "I know I shouldn't eat all these salty chips right now…but tomorrow I'll eat light"? Or this one? "I'm too tired to exercise today…but I'll walk an extra half-mile tomorrow." Or this tried-and-true excuse? "I worked hard today and deserve to relax in front of the TV and eat this ice cream…after all, tomorrow's another day." Tomorrow, tomorrow, tomorrow. I don't know about you, but in my world… more...

Fear Of Public Speaking--Alive Magazine, September 2009

Did you know that according to research, public speaking is a greater fear for most people than death? Comedian Jerry Seinfeld has a clever standup routine that uses this information by joking about how most people at a funeral would rather be in the casket than giving the eulogy. Very funny for some perhaps, but for those of us who have experienced glossophobia—a fear of public speaking—this phobia is no laughing matter. Glossophobia is one of the most... more...

Women and Compulsive Overeating--Alive Magazine, September 2007

Alive Magazine September 2007When you look in the mirror are you pleased with what you see? Your response may depend on how much or how little clothing you are wearing. Being a Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist offering tools for stress management and weight loss for the last three and a half years, I've been given many opportunities to hear how people really feel about their bodies. It's interesting that overweight men who come to see me... more...

Metamorphosis: Embracing Transitions and Change --Alive Magazine, September 2006

Alive Magazine September 2006Metamorphosis is a word that describes changes in form. In the insect world, this term is used to define the developmental stages of a butterfly. As most of us learned in grade school, an egg first develops into a caterpillar, and then the caterpillar spins a silk cocoon, or chrysalis around itself. When the chrysalis matures, a beautiful butterfly bursts forth from the cocoon.

In humans, changes in form are not always as consistent, predictable, or “as pretty” as they are in the insect world. They do, however, often make great stories... more...

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