Category Archives: Virtual Gastric Band

Virtual Gastric Band is a term used to describe Sheila Granger’s procedure she developed to simulate gastric band surgery. Sheila’s was not the first use of hypnosis related to surgery. There is also Lap Band Hypnosis. Along with a colleague from Boston I attended a workshop in NYC and achieved certification in Sheila’s procedure. Myra and I were the first to introduce VGB to New England.

Bariatric surgery involves a number of procedures, one of which is gastric band. The procedure is meant to be permanent and to help those whose weight is a danger to their health. Any surgery is not to be taken lightly and especially anything to do with the stomach. As an alternative to surgery hypnosis use was introduced to simulate the operation and with the power of the unconscious mind convince the body that surgery had taken place, with the expected outcomes.

Today, I don’t offer Virtual Gastric Band Hypnosis as a separate program. Depending on the client I may used elements of it in my weight loss programs if I think it will achieve the outcome for the client.

This selection of articles will provide you enough information to determine if this is a viable alternative to surgery for your condition.

Virtual Gastric Band Boston 100% Success!

The Boston group study was recently completed, and the results were astonishing. There was a 100% success rate! That means that every person in the group reported that the procedure worked for them. They felt free of battles with food and weight, had all lost weight (one person lost 13 lbs.!), and stated that their…

How to Determine if the Virtual Gastric Band Can Work for You

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The Virtual Gastric Band weight loss procedure is helping people lose weight all over America and Europe and elsewhere. If you’ve tried other weight loss programs – even other weight loss hypnosis programs – then consider VGB as it’s really different in many respects. But it’s not a miracle cure and there is definitely a profile of an individual it’s most likely to work for the best. This profile includes those committed to make whatever changes required to achieving their weight loss goals.

Virtual Gastric Band of New England Attend NYC Workshop

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Virtual Gastric Band of New England hypnotherapists Erika Slater, CH and Myra Durkin, MWS, LICSW attended Sheila Granger’s virtual gastric band hypnosis training and certification program in New York City. Myra and Erika were two of only 20 hypnotherapists who were certified in this revolutionary weight loss procedure and the only two from the Boston, Massachusetts area. They decided to join forces and introduce the Virtual Gastric Band procedure in Boston as a free trial, and are offering it to 25 people.