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Karen Clark-Schock, PsyD, ATR-BC - Behavioral Medicine, Hypnotherapy, Psychotherapy, Art Therapy - Paoli, Chester County, PA

John Salerno, PhD, MSW - Behavioral Medicine, Biofeedback, Psychotherapy - Central NJ (Hunterdon, Monmouth, Ocean County)

The Hypnosis Center, LLC - Hypnotherapy, Hypnosis, Smoking Cessation, Weight Loss, Treating Depression, Phobias and Pain Control - Metro New York City (NYC) area

AbsolutePeak Hypnosis Center - Hypnosis, Stress Management, "Peak Performance" hypnotherapy for artists, athletes, students, and executives. - Metro New York City (NYC) area

Penny Goldberg, L.C.S.W., B.C.D. - Licensed Pyschotherapist, Gestalt Therapy, Relationship and Behavioral Counseling - Main Line of Philadelphia

Deborah Reeves, MGPGP, CGP, LPC - Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Group Psychotherapist - Center City Philadelphia and Southeastern Pennsylvania (PA)

Penn Valley Laser Therapy - Helayne Petroff, CLT - Cold Laser therapy for Quitting Smoking/Stopping Smoking/Smoking Cessation, Stress Reduction and Weight Control - Main Line PA, Montgomery County, PA, Philadelphia Region and Southeastern Pennsylvania (PA)

Concepts of Nutrition - Distributor of Dietary and Nutritional Products - Customized Individual Weight Loss, Diet and Nutrition Programs, Dietary Supplements and Dietary Test Kits - United States - Based in Pittsburgh, PA


This is a rapidly growing therapeutic system which is founded upon the ever increasing amount of scientific evidence -- technically called Psychoneuroimmunology -- that the ways in which people behave, think and feel, have both subtle and profound effects on the body. Thus things like negative thoughts and feelings may themselves be a source of illness. The best known of these, and the most highly researched, is emotional stress as a cause or at least a contributing factor to disease. So, therapists working with this model employ an array of stress reduction techniques to help people with painful and/or serious illnesses, as well as working on negative thoughts and feelings to prevent the development or progression of illnesses, and to restore wellness.

Biofeedback Training

A technique in which one learns to consciously monitor and gain control over automatic, reflex-regulated body functions by using information obtained from various types of instruments and electronic devices. Biofeedback is a holistic, non-invasive, client-centered method of training the body to self-regulate physiological functions. The biofeedback therapist can coach the client in learning new skills, to reduce stress, eliminate headaches, control asthmatic attacks, recondition muscles, and relieve pain.


Therapist-facilitated techniques utilizing skills of relaxation,meditation or imagery to help a client with changing behaviors, such as habits. These techniques have a measurable effect on the reduction of the stress response in the body. Most Hypnotherapists are Licensed as Psychologists, Nurses, or Psychiatrists.

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

Developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn, this training involves techniques for stress reduction, and pain management. Often taught in classes, but may be experienced individually with the assistance of a teacher.

Stress Reduction Training

Refers to a group or individual program that may include a combination of education, awareness exercises, relaxation training, and integration of massage, expressive therapy, verbal therapies, visualization techniques, depends on style and training of the practitioner. Usually taught by an educator, nurse or psychologist.


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