Opioids and Pain Management

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I just taught a 2 hour class on opioids and the techniques of using hypnosis for pain management to hypnotists at the National Guild of Hypnotists conference.

Pain, Pain Go Away

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I’m just returning from 10 days in the Pacific Northwest. I got used to not letting the rain interfere with my plans, even if those plans were outdoors. 

Pain -Wires Crossed

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We continue our wires-crossed series with pain.  Pain is your body’s way of giving you important information that there is something wrong that needs attention. When everything has been done that can be done and your body has healed, there is no reason for pain to exist.  Sometimes however, the ‘pain gate’ remains open and […]

Another Pain Study

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Another pain study by the University of Utah this past July focused on one 15 minute session of mindfulness or hypnotic suggestion read to the patient before surgery. 

Hypnosis as the Next Disruptor?

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I’m very excited, having just left a luncheon in Edina where a panel of experts spoke about innovation in the health care arena. They were creating things I could hardly wrap my head around, like growing new organs from stem cells and replacing body parts with them. Innovations in health care. It was so exciting!

Yes, More on the Opioid Epidemic

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Once again I am compelled to talk about the opioid issue. I am grateful to a reporter from the MInneapolis Star Tribune for writing an article about how hypnosis can be a safe alternative for pain management. (http://www.startribune.com/hypnotism-a-safer-kind-of-painkiller/425775823/) 

Opioid & Pain Training

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  Today we are going to talk about an opioid & pain training I’m teaching at the 2017 National Guild of Hypnotists Convention. Tune in below if you want to know more! I’m Roberta Fernandez, a Board Certified Hypnotist and Certified Trainer at The FARE Hypnosis Center, helping you take back control by unlocking the power […]

Hypnosis is the Medical Setting

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This past Saturday on my radio show, Minding Your Health, my guests were an ER nurse and a medical director of a clinic who use use hypnosis everyday in the medical setting. You can listen here. They take about how easy it is to implement hypnotic techniques in their day to day routine and help […]

More on Opioid Addiction

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  Two weeks ago my blog was on opioids. In response someone sent me a copy of a recent survey from the CDC – the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. They studied 1.3 million non-cancer patients. Here’s what they found:

What You Can Do About the Opioid Epidemic

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Today I’m talking about opioids, a topic I’ve had on this blog before. A couple of weeks ago was National Opioid Awareness Week in Minnesota. It’s not just there, but across the country. When I published my book 8 months ago, Breaking Free from Pain and Opioids: Discovering the Hypnosis Option, 78 people died each […]