Hi, I'm Chris Hartford, CHt

a hypnotherapist located in the Greater Boston area.

I'm committed to helping you achieve your goals.

With hypnosis, you will:

  • Program your subconscious mind
    to support you in achieving your goal.
  • Reinforce your new, empowering beliefs
    by taking positive action.
  • Experience the freedom
    of control over your behavior.

What is your goal?

Hypnosis can help you.


  • Stress & Anxiety
  • Fears/Phobias or Traumas
  • Unwanted Habits
  • Quit Smoking & Other Addictions
  • Body Shape
  • Guilty or Angry Feelings


  • Sleeping Patterns
  • Attention & Focus
  • Relationships
  • Job Performance
  • Self-Esteem & Confidence
  • Motivation
  • Creativity
  • Spiritual Connection


  • Major Life Changes
  • Tests & Auditions
  • Childbirth
  • Surgery
Hypnosis can also help to accelerate healing and overcome chronic pain (when previously diagnosed by a physician).

About Hypnosis

Hypnosis works

Hypnosis is very effective for people who are seriously committed to reaching their goal.

A survey of psychotherapy literature by Alfred A. Barrios, PhD. reveals that hypnotherapy produces an average 93% recovery rate after 6 sessions. The National Institute of Health (NIH) has documented over 11,000 recent credible research studies supporting hypnosis for medical and psychological healing. Hypnosis was approved by the American Medical Association in 1958.

Hypnosis is safe

Hypnotic trance is a natural part of daily life. Daydreaming, becoming engrossed in a film or novel, or driving a familiar route on mental autopilot are all examples of the hypnotic state.

It is a choice to enter and remain in the hypnotic state. It is a state of deep mental and physical relaxation combined with alert, focused attention.

Hypnosis is used to relax the analytical mind and to open and engage the subconscious mind. Reinforcement of positive beliefs and reversal of negative beliefs in the subconscious mind are the keys to making desirable and permanent changes.

About Me

Chris is a Certified Medical Support Hypnotherapist through the International Board of Hypnotherapy (IBH). He received his hypnotherapy training at the Hypnotherapy Academy of America in Albuquerque, NM. This 500-hour hypnosis-training program is the most comprehensive in the world.

Chris’s life significantly improved when he discovered hypnotherapy. After a lifelong struggle with irritable bowel syndrome, he recovered fully with hypnotherapy sessions and self-hypnosis work. His own transformation inspired him to become a hypnotherapist and teach people how to use hypnosis to empower themselves and become healthier and happier.

Before becoming a hypnotherapist, Chris was a music teacher. He studied music performance and education at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY. He had the good fortune to live in Japan for two years where he taught music at a private school. In Japan, Chris participated in many Vipassana (insight) meditation courses, which inspired his study of the mind.


The sessions that I had with Chris were life-changing. An abusive relationship had deeply injured my self-esteem and I regained control over my thoughts and emotions. I’m still benefiting each day from our work together.
-Mary, Lexington
I can’t believe how much I’ve changed in just a few sessions. Hypnosis helped me realize that limitations are self-imposed and that I already have all the tools I need to be successful. During our sessions, he made me feel comfortable and we got right down to the root of my issue. Chris honestly wants his clients to be independent...he will show you how to help yourself. Get ready to feel more confident, more energetic, and freer!
-Brian, Los Angeles
I had a session with Chris to prepare for two job interviews. It was such a huge confidence boost, and I was offered both positions!
-Jane Breckner, Arlington
I had attempted an engineering exam numerous times and did not have any success. As I was preparing for another attempt, I started meeting with Chris to take a different approach. He helped me to clear my mind of any negative thoughts and instilled positive thoughts. He also taught me techniques that I was able to use during the exam when I felt things were getting out of control. I was able to regain control of my thoughts and emotions and I passed the exam. Thank you Chris for your help and support.
-Michael Ramirez, Albuquerque, NM
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