NEW LOCATION!

EQUILIBRIUM
Energy + Education
850 S. Wabash Ave.
Suite 300
Chicago, IL 60605
(312) 786-1882

Hours

Mon.–Fri.  11 AM to 8 PM
Saturday  9 AM to 5 PM
Closed Sunday

FACULTY

Brent Baum, STB, SSL, CADC, LISAC, CCH

Holographic Memory Resolution® was developed by trauma resolution and addictions specialist Brent Baum as a strategy to help addicts in outpatient treatment resolve the pain and memory triggers that led to relapse. In the past 15 years, Brent has worked with more than 12,000 trauma survivors from earthquakes, the Oklahoma City bombing, the terrorist attack on 9/11, victims of sexual abuse, torture and more. He lectures and teaches internationally and maintains a private practice in Tucson, AZ.

 

Christina Matthews, MS, MA, NCC, LCPC, CCHI, RMT

A licensed Clinical Professional Counselor who incorporates Hypnosis, Reiki, NLP, sound, color, movement, crystals and essential oils into her sessions, Chritina focuses on female clients with trauma/PTSD, depression and anxiety, and students who have difficulties navigating the school environment. She is a Certified Clinical Hypnosis Instructor and a Reiki Master Teacher who provides individual counseling, groups, and training workshops for local school districts, colleges, corporations, and Professional Associations such as the Illinois Counseling Association.

 

WORKSHOPS
AND TRAINING

 

HYPNOSIS
LEVEL ONE TRAINING
with Christina Matthews

Sat.–Sun., Feb. 16–17
9:30 AM to 5 PM each day
$495, members $445.50

History of hypnosis, its relation to mindfulness and meditation, and why it is a modality accepted by most insurance companies. Basic technique of self-hypnosis, and skills to use hypnosis with clients, including basic inductions, direct and indirect suggestions, deepeners, hypnosis styles, trance and resource states, post hypnotic suggestions, and dealing with resistance. Hands-on for combining hypnosis with other energy practices, such as Reiki, sound therapy, crystals and movement, to synergistically enhance the effectiveness of all techniques for better client outcomes.

 

HYPNOSIS
LEVEL TWO TRAINING
with Christina Matthews

Sat.–Sun., Oct. 20–21
Sat.–Sun., Apr. 27–28
9:30 AM to 5 PM each day
$495, members $445.50

Pre-requisite: Hypnosis Level One Training. Level Two training completes certification as a hypnotist. Includes in-depth skills on specific types of hypnosis for weight loss, smoking cessation, age regression, medical hypnosis, contextual hypnosis, script creation, pain management, post-traumatic stress disorder ( PTSD), personal performance, and Reiki and Hypnosis methods for parents of children with special needs such as autism, ADHD, anxiety and food intolerances.

 

ENERGY PSYCHOLOGY

Energy psychology (EP) is a collection of mind-body approaches for understanding and improving human functioning. EP focuses on the relationship between thoughts, emotions, sensations, and behaviors, and known bioenergy systems (such as meridians and the biofield). These systems and processes exist, and interact, within individuals and between people. They are also influenced by cultural and environmental factors.

Within an EP framework, emotional and physical issues are seen, and treated, as bio-energetic patterns within a mind-body-energy system. The mind and body are thought to be interwoven and interactive within this mind-body-energy system, which involves complex communication involving neurobiological processes, innate electrophysiology, psychoneuroimmunology (PNI), consciousness, and cognitive-behavioral-emotional patterns.

Energy Psychology modalities have been beneficially applied to assessment and treatment of trauma, anxiety, depression, pain, stress, psychophysiological issues, and self-sabotaging behaviors by a broad range of healthcare providers, to regulate affect and promote emotional and physical health. Treatment results have been shown to be enduring and relatively rapid. There are currently over 84 research studies, including multiple randomized controlled trials (RCT) published in professional and refereed journals, confirming the treatment value of EP.

Definition according to the Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology (ACEP), click here.

For more information go to www.energypsych.org.

 

HOLOGRAPHIC MEMORY RESOLUTION®

Holographic Memory Resolution® is a remarkable technique that efficiently, painlessly resolves emotional blocks that may be preventing the full enjoyment of a healthy, fulfilling and abundant life.

Our bodies have natural protective mechanisms that create an altered state of consciousness when we suffer stress and trauma, “capturing” and preserving the pain as a protective act. Painful experiences are stored in our subconscious and our body until we feel ready to deal with them. However, the longer we let them go, the more likely they are to create physical problems as well as emotionally distorted ways of viewing and acting in the world – perceptions we often aren’t even aware of that hold us back from living authentically.

Holographic Memory Resolution® is a body-mind technique that allows simple, easy access to past memories and the release and resolution of associated painful emotions, without having to re-live them. The process is profoundly empowering to clients, who often feel released from problems that may have been plaguing them for decades, and who start seeing the world and living their life in a new and confident way.

HOLOGRAPHIC MEMORY RESOLUTION
Therapist: Bernadette Doran

$175 for 90 minutes (first session)
$125 for 60 minutes (additional sessions)

For an appointment, call (312) 786-1882

 

HYPNOSIS

We all naturally move in and out of trance states constantly — when we drive, read, play music, walk. The therapeutic technique of hypnosis directs our natural ability to move into a trance state to achieve a specific outcome. Hypnosis is deeply relaxing and helps quiet the analytical mind, so that the subconscious mind can process desirable suggestions for improved behaviors and allow our innate intelligence to do what it was designed to do.

Hypnosis is a recommended therapy for stress, anxiety, sleep disorders, headaches, gastrointestinal issues, weight loss, smoking cessation, pain, phobias and many other conditions and behaviors.

Hypnosis is used in a variety of institutional settings. The burns unit of the Lausanne University Hospital in Lausanne, Switzerland uses hypnosis for pain control, and both the University of California San Diego Moore’s Cancer Center and the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center use hypnosis to help cancer patients manage pain as well as emotional and mental stress and anxiety.

HYPNOSIS
Therapist: Peggy Boyer, PhD

$125 for 60 minutes

For an appointment, call (312) 786-1882

 

Equilibrium Energy + Education offers innovative energy-based therapies intended for stress reduction. Practitioners do not diagnose health conditions, nor do they perform medical treatments, prescribe medical drugs, or interfere with the treatment of licensed medical professionals. These services support but do not replace or substitute for services provided by medical professionals. It is recommended that you see a licensed physician or other licensed medical professional for any physical or psychological ailment you may have.