Chicago Hypnosis Hypnotherapy of Northbrook and Buffalo Grove

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The Weight Loss Program

Our weight management program targets the following:  You will gradually and safely:
  • Control your portions
  • Pick healthy foods
  • Stop having miserable cravings
  • Stop emotional eating
  • Being OK with hunger, waste
  • Drink 8-10 glasses of water per day
  • Be motivated to exercise
  • Follow better eating habits
  • Hypno-Band, The Premier Hypnotic Laparoscopic Gastric Band Service Available for those who qualify.

How it Works Naturally

Why gradually? Because the mind and body needs to work together to KEEP the weight off. Letting habits, self image, and actual weight catch up with each other allows the new belief of "being thin" to be accepted as the new norm.

What About Emotional Eating?

The root cause of most over eating is Emotional Eating.   Eating releases in your body "feel good" neurochemicals like serotonin which helps to ease stress, unhappiness, or some other emotional need.

For some people, eating (sweets) was conditioned when they were younger as a reward mechanism.

With hypnosis it is easy to get at the root cause of emotional eating by changing your mental associations away from unhealthy foods and towards healthy foods and habits so that they become the things that make you feel better!

How does Hypno-Band work?
After resolving any emotional eating issues, we take you through the process of having a gastric band fitted, but only in your mind. By using suggestion and visualisation your mind will be convinced that your stomach has become smaller and that you need less food. By eating less and less often you will begin to lose weight. The process uses hypnotherapy and cognitive behavioural techniques to help you achieve your ideal weight - and stay there! Each session in the Hypno-Band system lasts for one hour and before beginning the process a full assessment will be carried out.

Does it involve surgery?
No! The HYPNO-BAND system is a non-invasive behaviour changing method using the techniques of hypnotherapy and cognitive behavioural therapy.

Does it hurt?
On the contrary. The HYPNO-BAND procedure is extremely relaxing and pleasurable. Are there side effects? No. There are no side effects associated with undergoing this procedure.

Am I suitable for the HYPNO-BAND weight loss system?
If you are overweight and really want and are committed to losing weight then you should be suitable. The only exception would be if there is a physiological reason for your weight problems or if you are taking certain medications.

Will it work for me?
The key to success is YOU! No weight loss system will work unless you are committed to losing weight. You must be prepared to change your eating habits and lifestyle. If you are totally serious about losing weight then it will certainly work for you. The HYPNO-BAND system provides you with the tools and ability to lose weight and maintain a healthier body. How long does it take? The whole process takes four one hour sessions. Usually this is achieved over 6 to 8 weeks but this is flexible depending on your progress

So it's safe?
Yes! The HYPNO-BAND system is perfectly safe.

Will I be under the hypnotherapist's control?
Never. No hypnotherapist can make you do anything you do not want to do nor make you behave in a way you would not normally behave.

Weight Loss Hypnosis Testimonials


"I lost lets just say enough to wear my wedding dress again!" - Maria Gomez, April 12, 2009, Wheeling, IL *

It has been 11 days that I met with Vincent for the first time and he changed a big issue in my life in 90 minutes. I had created a habit that was self destructive; affecting my job, finances, relationship with my daughter & friends, health, weight and my mind. I tried counseling, acupuncture and anti-depressants, nothing seemed to work. I was at a last resort, I needed something to help me im mediately.

After talking with some individuals that I know that used hypnosis to stop smoking and was successful, I decided to check things out. I did some research on the internet and spoke with several hypnotherapists. When I spoke with Vincent, I could sense his passion for his work, with that I felt the honestly and his integrity. At that point I made the decision to schedule an appointment.

Vincent is very thorough with explaining what will transpire during the session before starting. He takes the time to go through your issues and what is most important to YOU to focus on right away. One side affect of my issue was that I could not sleep at night. I made a joke with my daughter and said, "If he can make me go to sleep, it will be a miracle" lol. The process was not what I expected. I thought I would need continuous treatments and/or "maintenance" treatments because I felt my issue could not be changed quickly. I was wrong.

I was always a social drinker, even though alcoholism runs in my family. Everyone goes through obstacles in their lives. It all started when I had a business 2 years ago with 2 other partners. The stress emotionally and financially can put anyone over the top. As more issues came up the more I noticed I was drinking. Before I knew it, I was 60 pounds heavier, depressed, financially upside down and lazy. I was drinking everyday, 2 pints of rum (apx. 50 ounces), sometimes more or less, up to less than 24 hours before my 1st session. I could not wait to see Vincent.

"I am happy to say that it has been 11 days and I have not had 1 drop of alcohol!! I would recommend this treatment to anyone. It's an investment in your self, your health and happiness. It is safe, no medications, it's your mind - body - soul - and Vincent! I am going to continue with Vincent on other issues that I have such as my weight, procrastination and more. I am in a much happier place in such a short amount of time, thank you Vincent!!"

Kelly Norman, on August 7, 2012, Hoffman Estates, IL *

*(Disclaimer: Testimonials are Individual experiences, reflecting real life experiences of those who have used our services. However, individual results do vary.)

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Why Choose Chicago Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy?

  • We are professional, respectful, understanding, and non-judgmental--you decide what you want.
  • We have such a success rate that I personally take pride in my work!)
  • Before any hypnosis session, we make sure you are comfortable and understand step-by-step what will happen.
  • Our vast knowledge of all the latest hypnotherapy techniques will get you what you want quickly and safely in just the way that YOU want it.
  • Personalized sessions; no scripted or pre-recorded sessions.
  • All Natural--No Light/Sound or Mind Machines or Electrodes.
  • Sessions are NOT limited to just one hour; Appointments are scheduled to allow sufficient time to work on each individual case.
  • No long term contracts (unless you want one).
  • I am a long time resident of the area after graduating from The University of Chicago
  • Licensed Certified Hypno-Band Practitioner.

By the way, I'm not just the hypnotist, I'm also a client!   I used all the same techniques on myself!

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Some well-known people who have used hypnosis for weight loss:  
  • Lily Allen (singer)
  • Matt Hoover (The Biggest Loser - after the show)
  • Orlando Bloom
  • Geri Halliwell
  • Paul McKenna (I Can Make You Thin)
  • Dr. David Amen (Change Your Mind, Change Your Body)

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