Book Review: Hypnotherapy for Pain Control

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Author: Jeffrey Ennis, MD
Publisher: Barlow Books
Book Publication: 2017

As Canada struggles with an opioid crisis, Dr. Jeff Ennis offers a safe alternative for the millions of people who live with chronic pain. Self-hypnosis is a system that can be used to soothe pain without the significant and even deadly side effects of prescription opioids.

In this cutting edge bookHypnotherapy for Pain Control: A Safe and Non-Addictive Way to Relieve Chronic Pain, Dr. Ennis, a psychiatrist and world-class expert on chronic pain, reviews the evidence on opioid medications and builds a case for self-hypnosis as a credible alternative therapy. He also shares the compelling story of his own life-long struggle with severe chronic pain, and offers step by step instructions for self-hypnosis.

Dr. Jeffrey Ennis is a world-class expert in managing chronic non-cancer pain. Trained as a psychiatrist, he is the medical director of the Ennis Centre for Pain Management in Hamilton, an Assistant Professor with the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, an Assistant Professor of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences at McMaster University Medical Centre, and a Clinical Instructor at the University of British Columbia Department of Psychiatry. He lectures at medical conferences on chronic pain management across Canada and Europe.

Buy It Now!  The Ennis Centre for Pain Management is located in Hamilton, Ont. at 1 Young St., Suite 710. Phone: (905) 627-7300, email:, visit their site:

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    April 17, 06:48 Helen Ellision

    Hypnosis is likely to be effective for most people suffering from diverse forms of pain, with the possible exception of a minority of patients who are resistant to hypnotic interventions.

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