Radiant Wellness - An Evidence-Based Approach

At Radiant Wellness, we are committed to using evidence-based approaches to assist you in healing your mental, emotional and physical conditions.  Click on the links below for an overview of the modalities that we use as well as a list of peer-reviewed resources validating each technique.

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Clinical EFT

Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) is an extremely powerful technique that allows for the resolution of unprocessed memories and emotions.  It is an evidence-based therapeutic method with over 100 studies demonstrating its efficacy.  Below is a key point summary as well as links to many resources on the topic.

 

Summary of EFT Benefits

  • Reduces anxiety/stress

  • Reduces depression

  • Alleviates phobias

  • Reduces cravings

  • Alleviates PTSD

  • Helps form new habits

  • Helps manage grief and loss

 

Evidence Based Mindfulness

Evidence-based Mindfulness is the art of living in the present moment.  In addition to increasing over well-being, mindfulness is known to have many health benefits.  Below is a key point summary as well as links to many resources on the topic.

Summary of Evidence-Based Mindfulness Benefits

  • Reduces stress

  • Greater working memory and focus

  • Reduces emotional reactivity

  • Greater cognitive flexibility

  • Greater satisfaction in relationships

  • Greater compassion and empathy

  • Higher overall quality of life

Clinical Hypnosis

Clinical Hypnosis is a powerful technique that allows the clinician to assist the client in forming new habits, programs, and associations within the subconscious mind.  Clinical hypnosis is evidence-based with hundreds of studies supporting its clinical application.  Below is a key point summary as well as links to many resources on the topic.

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Summary of Clinical Hypnosis Benefits

  • Reduces anxiety/stress

  • Reduces depression

  • Alleviates phobias

  • Reduces cravings

  • Alleviates PTSD

  • Helps form new habits

  • Helps manage grief and loss

References & Research

General Information

50 years of hypnosis in medicine and clinical health psychology: a synthesis of cultural crosscurrents.

Controlled outcome studies of child clinical hypnosis.

Depression, Stress, and Anxiety

Hypnosis in the treatment of anxiety- and stress-related disorders.

Clinical research on the utility of hypnosis in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of medical and psychiatric disorders.

IBS

Long-term success of GUT-directed group hypnosis for patients with refractory irritable bowel syndrome: a randomized controlled trial.

Group Hypnosis Improves Symptoms and Quality of Life in IBS.

Gut-directed hypnotherapy for functional abdominal pain or irritable bowel syndrome in children: a systematic review.

Long-term follow-up of gut-directed hypnotherapy vs. standard care in children with functional abdominal pain or irritable bowel syndrome.

Hypnotherapy Eases Irritable Bowel Syndrome Symptoms.

Hypnosis and irritable bowel syndrome: a review of efficacy and mechanism of action.

Headaches and Migraines

Review of the efficacy of clinical hypnosis with headaches and migraines.

Hypnotic relaxation vs amitriptyline for tension-type headache: let the patient choose.

Chronic daily headache: helping adolescents help themselves with self-hypnosis.

Long-term follow-up of self-hypnosis training for recurrent headaches: what the children say.

Self-hypnosis training for headaches in children and adolescents.

Hypnosis and autogenic training in the treatment of tension headaches: a two-phase constructive design study with follow-up.

TMJ and Myofascial Pain

Hypnorelaxation as treatment for myofascial pain disorder: a comparative study.

Effect of hypnosis on pain and blink reflexes in patients with painful temporomandibular disorders.

Effect of hypnotic pain modulation on brain activity in patients with temporomandibular disorder pain.

Enhancing the efficacy of treatment for temporomandibular patients with muscular diagnosis through cognitive-behavioral intervention, including hypnosis: a randomized study.

Hypnosis in the management of persistent idiopathic orofacial pain–clinical and psychosocial findings.

Medical hypnosis for temporomandibular disorders: treatment efficacy and medical utilization outcome.

Effect of hypnosis on oral function and psychological factors in temporomandibular disorders patients.

Effect of hypnotic pain modulation on brain activity in patients with temporomandibular disorder pain.

The effects of a medical hypnotherapy on clothing industry employees suffering from chronic pain.

Fibromyalgia and Pain Conditions

Effect of hypnotic suggestion on fibromyalgic pain: comparison between hypnosis and relaxation.

Chronic low-back pain modulation is enhanced by hypnotic analgesic suggestion by recruiting an emotional network: a PET imaging study.

A comparison of self-hypnosis versus progressive muscle relaxation in patients with multiple sclerosis and chronic pain.

Effects of self-hypnosis training and cognitive restructuring on daily pain intensity and catastrophizing in individuals with multiple sclerosis and chronic pain.

Hypnosis in the treatment of acute pain in the emergency department setting.

Hypnosis for treatment of pain in children.

Neurophysiology of pain and hypnosis for chronic pain.

The Role of Suggestions in Hypnosis for Chronic Pain: A Review of the Literature.

The efficacy of hypnotic analgesia in adults: a review of the literature.

Hypnotherapy for the management of chronic pain.

Hypnotic treatment of chronic pain.

Hypnosis and clinical pain.

A meta-analysis of hypnotically induced analgesia: how effective is hypnosis?

Hypnosis treatment of clinical pain: understanding why hypnosis is useful.

Expanding hypnotic pain management to the affective dimension of pain.

Recent advances in the application of hypnosis to pain management.

Focused analgesia and generalized relaxation produce differential hypnotic analgesia in response to ascending stimulus intensity.

Hot flashes/menopause symptoms and postpartum depression

Clinical hypnosis in the treatment of postmenopausal hot flashes: a randomized controlled trial.

When the bough breaks: rethinking treatment strategies for perinatal depression.

https://newbody-newmind.com/clinical-hypnosis/research-articles/