American Hypnosis Association certified hypnotherapist
Hypnosis Motivational Institute (2012)
Welcome. My name is Johnny Love. Yes – that is my real, given name. And although it was sometimes a cause of frustration as a kid, it’s a name that I’ve grown to embrace for all the reasons you’re about to hear.
Love and compassion is what my practice is all about. For years as a Marine reservist, I used to hear stories about military brothers and sisters who left the best parts of themselves on the field and came back struggling with depression, anxiety, sleeplessness, and PTSD. As Marines, we have a reputation for toughness. But it’s love that keeps us going when the bullets begin to fly. Love for our families, our friends, and our brothers-in-arms fighting beside us. And it’s love that I learned was the cure for PTSD- the willingness to love yourself and those around you enough to deal with the problems that are holding you captive.
Nevertheless, it was not my military connection that first led me to hypnotherapy. Instead, it was a more personal struggle with a condition called Bells Palsy, that disfigured half of my face and left my muscles weak and sagging. After seeing doctor after doctor and trying medication after medication, I discovered that traditional medicine not only had no cure, but no explanation of the cause either. The antivirals and steroids that my doctors recommended all came with side effects, but no guarantees. So I turned to alternative medicine, including hypnotherapy.
During this time, I discovered that many physical ailments begin in the mind and only later manifest themselves in the body. Through hypnotherapy, I became aware of anger and frustration that I had been burying for a long time that was now coming out in more physical ways. It was as if my mind had said, “You can’t feel this anger emotionally, so let’s put it in your physical body so you can feel it, see it, and do something about it.” After multiple sessions of hypnosis I was balanced and symmetrical again. It was then that I decided to help others.
As a licensed hypnotherapist, I help people who I truly believe are heroes. They are the unsung heroes of their households, who are trying to raise their children and love their spouses while fighting their own demons. They are our military veterans, police officers, fire fighters, and emergency first responders struggling with PTSD and depression. They are everyday heroes struggling to overcome addictions and body issues. And they are our social heroes, such as athletes, working to become the best they can be for the sake of their team and their fans.
So if you’re a hero in need of a little help – take heart. We all are. Hypnotherapy is a safe, effective, and drug-free way for me to help you discover and take control of those things that are holding you back. There is no risk. Only a little love and a hand up.