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Curtis shares his personal Mind Flipping journey and his professional transition from bioethics to hypnosis. He discusses the problems with the subconscious mind and defining hypnosis, the usefulness of awareness and sinking into the burn. Plus, the stigma of being a hypnotist.
Curtis is a certified hypnotherapist and the director of the Madison Hypnosis Center who has been practicing hypnosis since 2002. He has a degree in psychology and philosophy from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Master’s degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin. In addition to helping people through hypnosis, Curtis is an expert in the field of bioethics, and provides training to other hypnotists in ethical considerations.
4:11 Curtis’ green pepper Mind Flipping Story
9:04 Curtis’ background in neuroscience and martial arts
9:57 Choose FI podcast
10:45 Curtis’ Career Fear Mind Flipping Story
13:00 Consider the consequences of not making change
13:40 Client Mind Flipping Story: The Last Resort
15:46 The strategies Curtis used to help his client
16:46 What is an Affect Bridge?
17:30 Client Mind Flipping Story: Tinnitus
18:30 Rick’s Client Mind Flipping Story: Chronic Pain
20:48: Curtis’ Phrase of the Day: Knowing without doing is the same as not knowing
23:08 The Common belief in his field with which Curtis disagrees (subconscious controversy)
27:00 Consciousness vs. Subconsciousness
25:00 Become the author of your story
30:33 Critical Function
33:16 The Decision Making Awareness Study
34:38 Daniel Dennett
35:00 The Connectionist Model
38:38 What scares Curtis?
42:26 How Curtis used self-hypnosis to commit to his decision
43:16 The fine line between meditation and self-hypnosis
46:24 The type of self-hypnosis Curtis uses
47:57 “When it burns, sink deeper.” Curtis Ryals
49:16 Curtis’ offer for listeners: CLICK HERE for the ethics in hypnosis excerpt
Check out Curtis’ HypnoEthics – Ethics Certification for the Professional Hypnotist.
For more information about Curtis and his practice CLICK HERE.