Dr. Scott Hoye, host of the Psychology Talk Podcast, sits down with Dr. Gary Elkins to discuss his latest projects. In this episode, Dr. Elkins talks about his research—especially the use of clinical hypnosis for hot flashes, the apps he helped develop, and the new book he has edited, Introduction to Clinical Hypnosis—The Basics and […]
A new treatment for stress which combines mindfulness with hypnotherapy has shown positive results in a Baylor University pilot study.
Sleep disturbances are a pervasive problem among postmenopausal women, with an estimated 40 to 64% reporting poor sleep.
As Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience and Director of the Mind-Body Medicine Research Laboratory at Baylor University, Waco, Texas, Professor Gary Elkins has, from 2006, led a team of doctoral and post-doctoral researchers exploring the potential applications and benefits of clinical and experimental hypnosis.
Elkins uses hypnosis to treat symptoms of menopause including hot flashes, increased stress and anxiety or depression, which can cause health problems including difficulty sleeping.