Hypnosis can be used for a wide range of presenting issues.
Since 1998 I have guided clients in relief for issues such as:
nausea and vomiting of pregnancy (NVP)
turning a breech presentation
fears (i.e. needles, pain, hospitals, flying, etc)
pre- and post-operative preparation
pre- and/or postpartum sad feelings
metaphysical (Past Life Regression, Life Between Lives)
While individual needs vary, many find it helpful to consider a four appointment format.
Appointments include intake, discussion about your goals and one or more of the following modalities:
Energy Tapping (also known as EFT or Emotional Freedom Technique)
NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming)
I am very careful to guide your appointment in ways that you prefer so that you feel safe and empowered throughout.
You will leave the appointment feeling lighter, more free and confident.
You may find that one appointment is all that you need to get the relief you want.
Some people find they need many appointments. You choose.
The first appointment consists of a thorough intake and discussion of the situation.
Hypnosis is provided based on your needs. Suggestions that you prefer are used - these can be provided in advance of the appointment for you to review. I record the hypnosis component and send to you as an mp3. One option is a hypnosis recording that you go to sleep to.
This appointment includes access to a private link that has additional resources (mp3s, etc) that you may find helpful.
Second and subsequent appointments are to identify and change unconscious beliefs in order to gain greater perspective and shift your emotional state into a more resourceful one.
$210 for first appointment
$185 for subsequent appointments
Length: 2 hours
All fees are subject to HST (13%) for Canadian residents.
Receipts are provided.
Payment by email transfer, PayPal*, or cash is accepted.
Those with a non-Canadian address can use PayPal*; HST is not applicable.
*PayPal payments are subject to a service charge.
Online with Zoom
In-person - see below
For private hypnosis appointments, book directly on the
Or contact Shawn at
shawn (at) childbirthjoy (dot) com
Hypnosis works very well online primarily because you are in the comfort of your home.
What is needed is a setup where the light is on you (not behind you). I need to be able to see your upper body.
Many people choose a bed or a couch to do the hypnosis. Usually the beginning of the appointment entails chatting, and that can be done sitting up at a desk or elsewhere.
Let me know if you have specific questions on this.
Location: south-west Toronto
This option has limited availability -
please contact me for details.
I am not fully vaccinated and I do not discriminate
on the basis of health status.
Of course, if either myself or client tests positive for Covid or other transmissible illness, in-person meetings will be converted to online or rescheduled to another date.
As I have congenital hearing loss and have used lip-reading my entire life, I don't do well when faces are covered (i.e. masks).
If it is important that masks be used, please use the online option.