Virtual Gastric Banding

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Rediscover Your Relationship with Food
Imagine a world where you no longer battle with cravings or mindless snacking. We will work with you to:
  1. Reprogram Your Mind: Through gentle hypnotherapy sessions, we'll help you adopt healthier eating habits, making it easier to resist overeating.
  2. Overcome Emotional Eating: We'll address the emotional triggers that lead to unhealthy food choices, helping you regain control.
  3. Boost Your Confidence: As the virtual gastric band is "placed," you'll begin to feel satisfied with smaller portions, fostering a positive relationship with food.  
  4. Enable freedom from overthinking about food all day long: You will regain control over your thinking and be naturally drawn to choosing healthy options.

The Virtual Gastric Banding Program is not just about weight loss; it's about reclaiming your life. Imagine being free from the burdens of excess weight, experiencing newfound confidence, and living a more active, fulfilling life.  
Tracy Moane is a leading VGB weight loss Practitioner in Wollongong and South of Sydney. Tracy has completed her training with Sheila Granger and is experienced and skilled at achieving life changing results for her clients. Tracy is constantly upskilling her knowledge with further training, and recently completed the “Virtual Jab” training. This is a new service that Flourish Hypnotherapy is now offering.  
Virtual Gastric Banding Versus Gastric Sleeve or Bypass Surgery & Ozempic:  
Many people consider the operations as a viable weight loss option, but patients may suffer from significant side effects, these often include intolerance to certain foods, unable to process unblended textures, stomach ulcers, reflux, nausea & vomiting, and more serious effects such as bowel adhesions, bleeding, clots, pneumonia, heart trouble & hernia.  
There is no guarantee that you will not put on weight back on after the first 1-2 years of having these operations. Unfortunately, very little is done to change the mindset of the client, and this is why I see clients who have had both the Sleeve and Bypass on a regular basis.  
The cost for these operations is between $17,000 - $22,000 depending on the centre unless you have TOP Cover Private Health Insurance. You are still looking at approx. $6000 with TOP COVER.
Most people would prefer to try Hypnosis prior to committing to these operations, as it offers a safe, cost effective, non-invasive alternative, and you will not have any of these side effects or risks that the operations carry.  
There has been a recent craze with people turning to taking a shot (needle ) once a week or daily of the medications called Ozempic and Saxenda which were developed for Diabetics. Both medications are now being widely prescribed as a weight loss alternative. Resulting in these medications facing short supply due to the influx of people now taking these drugs. Unfortunately, if you commence this treatment on either medication, there is no promise of it staying in supply so you may end up having to stop and start.  
Unfortunately, many patients suffer common side effects from using the Ozempic and / or Saxenda medications (both were originally designed for Diabetics) and some of these are extreme including all day nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, and constipation. Ozempic and Saxenda also carry more severe side effects for patients such as Hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar). Pancreatitis, Diabetic retinopathy, Kidney failure, Swelling to the ankles and legs, Gallbladder Inflammation & Gallstones, Thyroid Cancer, Other Allergic reactions.  
The cost for Ozempic and Saxenda is approx. $275 - $495 per month. This is an ongoing monthly financial commitment. Unfortunately, for many patients as soon as you stop using the medication you put the weight back on, as the medication is no longer tricking the body to feel full.  
Why not try Hypnosis prior to committing to a daily or weekly needle that has so many adverse side effects? Hypnosis offers a safe, cost effective, non- invasive alternative, and you will not have any of these side effects or risks that come with the medications.  
With Hypnosis the client will feel NONE of the sickening side effects that the operation or jab have such as feeling nauseated all day and you will never face a short supply of Hypnotherapy!  

So, why choose us?

Our point of difference is that in every session we add bonus content, that is specifically tailored to your needs. For example, if you are doing the Virtual Gastric Banding program, but not be motivated to exercise, we add in content to address that issue. This means you not only get the program, but we address additional areas of concern. This creates a person-centred experience, and long-lasting results.
This Program tailored to your specific needs and concerns, because lets face it we are not all the same!  At Flourish Hypnotherapy we do not believe that one size fits all! This is not the generic program but developed and structured to address your needs and concerns.  
Additional content that can be added in includes:
  • Sugar Cravings
  • Drinking more Water  
  • Exercise Motivation
  • Anxiety
  • Resetting your metabolism  
  • Drawn to eating Healthy Foods
  • Eating Out
  • Maintaining Weight
  • Emotional Eating or Binge Eating
  • Stop nighttime or general snacking
  • Fasting  
  • Alcohol consumption  
  • Motivation to keep going and not give up
  • Many other concerns or needs  

There are many benefits from Hypnotherapy for weight loss including:

  1. Mind-Body Connection: Hypnotherapy helps strengthen the connection between your mind and body, making it easier to adopt healthier eating habits and stick to your weight loss goals.
  2. Behavioural Change: Hypnotherapy addresses the root causes of overeating and unhealthy behaviours, allowing you to replace them with positive, weight-conscious choices.
  3. Stress Reduction: Many people turn to food for comfort during stressful times. Hypnotherapy can help reduce stress and emotional eating by providing relaxation techniques and coping strategies.
  4. Increased Motivation: Hypnotherapy sessions can boost your motivation and determination to lose weight, helping you stay on track even when faced with challenges.
  5. Improved Self-Esteem: As you make progress with weight loss, hypnotherapy can enhance your self-esteem and body image, encouraging you to continue your journey towards a healthier you.
  6. Craving Management: Hypnotherapy can assist in managing food cravings and reducing the desire for unhealthy, high-calorie foods.
  7. Lifestyle Changes: It promotes lasting lifestyle changes rather than quick fixes, fostering a sustainable approach to weight management.
  8. Mindful Eating: Through hypnosis, you can learn the art of mindful eating, paying full attention to what and how much you eat, which can lead to better portion control.
  9. Customized Approach: Hypnotherapy sessions are tailored to your specific needs and goals, ensuring a personalized weight loss plan that suits you.
  10. Long-Term Success: Hypnotherapy aims for long-term weight loss success by addressing the psychological factors that contribute to weight gain, making it more likely that you'll maintain your desired weight.
  11. Enhanced Willpower: Hypnotherapy can strengthen your willpower, making it easier to resist temptations and make healthier choices consistently.
  12. Positive Mindset: It fosters a positive mindset, helping you visualize and believe in your weight loss journey, which can be a powerful motivator.
At Flourish Hypnotherapy we have witnessed incredible transformations. Our clients not only shed unwanted kilos but also gain a newfound sense of self- acceptance and wellbeing. Typically, our clients see results from week one, but results vary between clients.  

If you are ready to take the first step towards a healthier and happier you, then contact us today for an obligation free initial phone consultation.  
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