Dr. Samantha Gaies is a Clinical Licensed Psychologist at NY Health Hypnosis and Integrative Therapy. She is an expert in using hypnosis and integrative methods for insomnia, binge eating, trauma, anxiety, depression, and chronic pain. She has developed her own specialized method, which combines advanced hypnosis techniques, mindfulness, interpersonal theory, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) to help propel patients forward so they can live more satisfying lives.
Her clinical practice integrates her extensive education from Northwestern University, NYU, and University of Texas at Austin, her clinical research and training from the VA Medical System, and her personal interest and professional training in both hypnosis and mindfulness meditation.
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