Change your mind, change your life!

Hypnosis for Weight Loss, Quit Smoking, Stress, Anxiety, Depression, etc.

Do you want to finally deal with your health & emotional issues quickly, powerfully, and effectively? Do you want to look better, feel better, be a better person? Work more efficiently and effectively? Be more successful and content in relationships or your marriage?

ACC Alpha Counseling Center® offers a wide variety of therapy techniques to transform your life quickly, powerfully, effectively and safely. Therapy sessions are tailored to each individual client's situation and the techniques used depend on the problem being addressed. Our hypnosis related services can address a wide variety of needs including issues relating to individuals, couples, marriage, family, pre-marriage, divorce, cancer, career, sports, health issues, mental health and much more.

Why struggle with personal, work or other problems when we can provide the solution and answer for which you have been searching.

About Clinical Hypnosis

One technique that has proven very effective for a wide variety of problems is clinical hypnosis. Clinical hypnosis can access your subconscious mind and change and transform your life quickly, powerfully, effectively and safely. Most problems can be solved in one session. For many people, clinical hypnosis can be the answer they have been seeking.

10% of our mind is used at the conscious level – the other 90% at the unconscious level. The unconscious mind controls most of what we do and the best way to access the unconscious mind is through clinical hypnosis. Remember that the mind can make the body sick and the body can make the mind sick. In clinical hypnosis we are dealing with and accessing that important and powerful mind/body connection.

Everyone can be hypnotized and you owe it to yourself to experience clinical hypnosis to change your life and keep the change.

There aren't any issues physically, emotionally, socially, workwise, or spiritually that can't be helped, ameliorated, or "cured" with clinical hypnotherapy performed by a legitimate, educated, highly trained, experienced, and licensed practitioner.

Dr. Mulhausen has spent 18 years in college, has 4 degrees, and the equivalent of a 5th in 3 different fields, holds multiple licenses, certifications, and professional designations, and has been doing hypnosis for over 35 years.

Dr. Mulhausen is one of about 15 practitioners in Ohio, with the top certification in the country. He sees clients from all around Ohio and all across the country for hundreds of different problems such as those which follow:


Variations of anxiety include general anxiety disorder (GAD), social anxiety, panic disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), agoraphobic, specific phobias, and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD).

Anxiety affects approximately 18% of the U.S. adult population. Women are 60% more likely than men to experience an anxiety disorder over their lifetime.

The British Psychological society has now officially declared hypnosis as a proven therapeutic medium to curb anxiety, stress, migraines, insomnia, pain, and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

Hypnosis and hypnotherapy are also useful to reduce or eliminate anxiety before medical procedures or surgery.

Hypnotherapy can be instrumental in reducing the severity of anxiety attacks or alleviating them altogether. It can do this by giving back control over the situation to the sufferer. Control has been shown to be a key component in reducing anxiety.


Studies have reported as high as 93% recovery from depression with hypnosis (Dr. Alfred A. Barrios). Hypnosis has proven to be far superior to behavior therapy (92%) or psychotherapy (38%) in recovery from depression.


It is a great way to induce relaxation, especially for those who have difficulty trying to practice relaxation therapy technique or progressive relaxation techniques.

Hypnosis is a safe, quick, and effective technique for any and all sleep problems that is safer and better than using sleep medication or aids.

Remember you can lessen or eliminate insomnia with hypnosis without any side effects like drowsiness, difficulty focusing or concentrating, etc.


Hypnosis can prevent the immune system from weakening due to stress. Hypnosis increases positive thinking through suggestion while using relaxation techniques to decrease stress (Holland).

Stress is a major problem which takes a tremendous toll physically, emotionally, and even spiritually. It is related to every emotional and physical disease in some way.


Hypnosis has been shown to reduce the symptoms of P.T.S.D. Clients who used hypnosis reported fewer re-experiencing episodes, improvement in well-being, better control of symptoms, and minimization of recurring thoughts associated with the traumatic event.


Hypnosis gives a person a boost in confidence and has lasting effects helping to improve confidence long in the future.


It is estimated that 90% of adults have a fear that interferes in their life in some way. Hypnotherapy works by targeting negative thoughts and emotions in relation to a fear thus eliminating the fear, real or imagined, quickly.


Hypnosis is often used to change, or eliminate negative memory associations (e.g., forgetting an ex-spouse or lover).

Hypnosis can also be used to enhance memory and concentration (e.g., studying, test taking, general memory improvements, etc.)

Conversion Disorder

Hypnosis helps people with conversion disorder resolve emotional problems. Hypnosis can also be used to help diagnose conversion disorder (e.g., emotional signs of distress shown in physical signs).

Weight Loss

Hypnosis clients, studies show, lost more weight than 90% of those not receiving hypnosis & maintained the weight loss 2 years after treatment ended. Hypnosis more than doubled average weight loss.


Hypnosis can lessen or eliminate anxiety, pain, bleeding, gagging, and bruxism (teeth grinding).


Hypnosis can lessen anxiety, stress, pain, and injury. Hypnosis can also increase motivation, goal setting, performance and endurance.


Hypnosis can reduce the inflammation that leads to symptoms of ulcerative colitis. 60% of I.B.S. sufferers have a reported history of stress. By using hypnosis to reduce or eliminate stress, I.B.S. can therefore lessen and even disappear (61% improvement).

Hypnotherapy is used by less than 10% of people in the United States.


Students who utilized hypnosis reported a significant reduction in test anxiety and also improvement in academic achievement.


Studies show significantly more methadone addicts quit with hypnosis (94% remained narcotic free). Hypnosis shows 77% success rate for drug addiction intensive therapy.


Hypnosis is proven to raise self-esteem and serenity while lowering impulsivity and anger.


In one study, hypnosis for breast cancer patients, before surgery, reduced pain nausea, fatigue, discomfort, emotional upset, and the cost of the procedure.

Hypnosis, for cancer patients can aid the healing process, reduce drug use, shorten anxiety, hospital time and could help cancer patients avoid cancer recurrence and spread of cancer (metastasis). Hypnosis has been found to significantly alleviate preoperative anxiety.


Women who utilized hypnosis before childbirth had shorter labor and more comfortable deliveries.


Hypnosis reduces pain, bleeding, increases patient comfort, lessens anxiety and speeds recovery.


Hypnosis clients have been found to be twice as likely to remain smoke free after 2 years compared to people who have quit on their own. Hypnosis is more effective than drug intervention for smoking cessation.

Statistically combining results of over 600 studies and 72,000 people from all over America and Europe, hypnosis was over 3 times as effective as nicotine replacement methods and 15 times more effective than trying to quit alone (New Scientist, October 10, 1992).

Hypnosis has been proven to be 3 times more effective as the patch and 15 times more effective than willpower (Journal of Applied Psychology, How 1 in 5 give up smoking, Oct., 1992).


In a study of weight loss for 60 females, at least 20% overweight, hypnosis was more effective than a control group: an average of 17 lbs. lost by the hypnosis group vs., an average of 0.5 lbs. lost by control group (hypnosis over 30 ties as effective for weight loss).

Cochrane Gordon, Fresen J (1986). Hypnotherapy in weight loss treatment, Journal of Consulting & Clinical Psychology, 54, 489 – 492.

Hypnosis can more than double the effects of traditional weight loss approaches (University of Connecticut, Journal of Consulting & Clinical Science, 2012, Vol. 64, No. 3, pp. 517 – 519).


Hypnosis reduces frequency and intensity of headaches and migraines, reduces pain and speeds recovery from surgery, reduces acute and chronic pain, burn pain, phantom limb pain, etc. Hypnosis pain management patients healed 41% faster from fractures.

Pain Management

The best treatment for headaches, including migraines, proven by research, is hypnosis and clinical hypnotherapy. It reduces the frequency and intensity of headaches and migraines. Hypnosis and clinical hypnotherapy is better than the most commonly used, over the counter pain relievers.

Hypnosis and hypnotherapy reduces pain and speeds healing and recovery from surgery.

Call ACC Alpha Counseling Center and Dr. Mulhausen at 440.899.1680.

Located conveniently in Westlake, Dr. Mulhausen serves the Northeastern Ohio region and the communities of Avon, Avon Lake, Bay Village, Berea, Brecksville, Broadview Heights, Brunswick, Chagrin Falls, Fairview Park, Hudson, Independence, Medina, Middleburg Heights, North Olmsted, North Ridgeville, North Royalton, Parma, Rocky River, Solon, Strongsville, Wadsworth, Westlake, Wooster and many other communities throughout Ohio and all across the country.