John Teleska's Writing

Musings, insights, questions, anecdotes, speculations
and framings in support of enlivening change

Blog archive: Table of contents

About John Teleska's practice

About John Teleska

Interview w/ Teleska

Teleska's hypno blog

Blog archive


Endorsements by colleagues

About hypnotherapy

What is hypnosis?

"Unconscious" means...?

What's it good for?

What will I experience?

How many sessions?

About hypnotic ability

Hypnosis for...

...relief from anxiety
       fears, and phobias

...pain relief

...migraine relief

...birth & comfort

...recovering from trauma
       (including sexual abuse)

...people with cancer

Evidence-based medical uses of hypnosis

Articles by John Teleska

Hypnotic interaction

Engaging hypnotic ability

Modern hypnotherapy

Client comments

Client stories

Selected bibliographies

Uses of hypnosis

Ericksonian hypnotherapy

Pain relief

Relief from migraines

Hypnosis and birth

About Milton Erickson

John Teleska's Music Site
8/3/16 Being Present
Learning to stay with emotions.

7/18/16 In Support of Grieving
How does it happen that some of us lose connection with our natural ability to grieve? And how do we reclaim it?

6/17/16 Grieving heals the wound of loss
When we grieve a loss we shift from living in the pain of what-no-longer-is to living more fully in what is now

3/10/13 When old strategies become problems: Part 3

2/22/13 When old strategies become problems: Part 2

2/12/13 When old strategies become problems: Part 1
The underlying logic and sanity of problem behavior rooted in old learning

10/27/12 Therapy is a Zen Koan
Shedding old patterns of thinking, behaving, and relating to self, other, and the world

3/30/12 Hypnosis and weight loss: An example of unconscious learning
With hundreds of diets and programs for weight loss, why don’t they work for many people in the long-term? What’s missing?

12/18/11 What matters? A Christmas / Winter Solstice letter

10/28/11 Teach me to interact with my son the way you interact with me

10/21/11 Spontaneity
"All of a sudden I found this thing… the ability to play off of things and work with other people and create…." - Robin Williams - or - Being available to your own intelligent responsivity without having to conssciously manage it. It flows.

8/23/11 Getting unstuck: Part 2
Changing unconscious learnings

6/29/11 In support of Not Knowing

6/24/11 Getting unstuck: Part 1
Refining and building on what we've already learned and accomplished (...and some of the underlying principles of hypnotherapy)

5/13/11 A frame for how we learn
how what we learn goes on autopilot and how it happens that we can feel stuck (coming Soon: getting unstuck)

4/5/11 Gonzo blogging: The blog does the writer
The difficulties I have writing this blog entry about Good Enough teach me something important and relevant to what I'm writing about

2/23/11 Stories and learning
The universe is not made of atoms. It is made of stories. - Muriel Rukeyser

2/14/11 Unconscious learning
Would you be willing to learn something useful that you may not know you have learned, nor how you have learned it?

2/3/11 Mistake of the week
...or what mistake did I make this week that provided me the biggest opportunity for learning?

1/25/11 Learning and mistakes
Separating out what's useful from what's not useful as we learn

1/14/11 Great article by David Brooks in The New Yorker
"After all, the conscious mind chooses what we buy, but the unconscious chooses what we like." - David Brooks

1/5/11 We are always in a context

12/20/10 Winter Solstice: Going into darkness / coming into light

12/17/10 Context is the matrix of meaning

12/14/10 What is hypnosis?
My clients, colleagues, and I weigh in

12/3/10 About this blog
Offered in gratitude to my clients, teachers, and mentors who taught me that our capacity for intelligent and life-affirming responsivity and change exceeds conscious imagining.

 Contact information

John Teleska, M.Ed.
(585) 264-9497

 Office Locations

38 Parkridge Drive
Pittsford, NY 14534
SE of Rochester by Powder Mill Park near Bushnell’s Basin exit 27 of I-490
Integrative Medicine Department
Clifton Springs Hospital
2 Coulter Road
Clifton Springs, NY 14432
between Canandaigua and Geneva,
New York

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