• Testimonials

    Below is a sample of the many positive testimonies from people who have received our services at Center for Life Strategies.

    “Before coming to Center for Life Strategies, my wife and I were arguing constantly.Through relationship counseling, we have learned how to communicate in an entirely different way that has resulted in us being able to actually talk and listen to each other, resolve our conflicts and come up with solutions to our problems.”

    “I was a smoker for 16 years. After only two sessions I was able to honestly say ‘I am a non-smoker’. The combination of EFT, and Hypnosis worked. Thank you Dr. Ritchie for helping me get my health back.”

    “I came to Center for Life Strategies for help with my insomnia. Within three weeks my sleep had improved dramatically. What a difference getting a good night’s sleep makes!”

    “The Center for Life Strategies has been a Godsend for me. I have always considered myself a worrier but I got to a point in my life where I was afraid to drive alone, afraid to be alone in a large crowd, and really didn’t feel comfortable unless I was at home with my family. I am happy to say that I no longer suffer from panic attacks and feel 110% better. I am no longer afraid of becoming anxious because I know that I am equipped with techniques to diminish those feelings. Now, I am comfortably driving alone, meeting friends for lunch, and practicing yoga. I have my independence back.

    “At first session with, “My therapist” gave me “homework” to complete and taught me various techniques, such as the Emotional Freedom Technique and deep breathing methods, to help diminish my anxiety. She also provided me with other resources, such as reading materials and instructive CDs. Within a short time, My therapist was able to help me change the way I think by helping ME identify and analyze my negative and dysfunctional thoughts.”

    “I use CBT techniques everyday – I have replaced my ANTS (automatic negative thoughts) with automatic positive thoughts, I have literally re-hardwired my brain with rational thinking and have stopped the needless suffering I had been practicing in the past.”

    CBTEFT, and Hypnosis. I love them all! Using a combination of these techniques, I was able to completely overcome my anxiety and panic disorder. I have regained my life and have my freedom back again.

    “Before we came for marriage counseling at Center for Life Strategies, my husband and I were on the brink of divorce. What we learned in counseling changed everything and we are now more committed than ever to creating and maintaining an intimate loving relationship.”

    “”CBT has been a revelation – I can’t believe that I’ve been creating my own feelings through my thinking – and that I can actually control that and choose not to feel bad, not to feel anxious. It seems so clear and simple now, I’ve pretty much eliminated stress and it’s effects from my life – amazing! It should be taught in school as an everyday subject!”

    “Even if you think you know the things that are suggested, putting your own problems on paper and practicing the steps, is more enlightening than you might expect. If you have not encountered cognitive behavioral therapy before, the ideas that are taught, and the exercises are essential for your well-being.”

    “Learning how to use EFT was a life changing experience. I can’t believe something so simple could be so useful in so many situations. This techniques has changed my life forever.”

    “The techniques I learned in “CBT worked. When practiced correctly and followed regularly, I believe anyone can benefit from these concepts. “CBT is really very simple. Your moods are created by your thoughts and how you view your world. Change the thoughts and you can change your life. I did!”

    “Experiencing Hypnosis was a tremendous experience and helped me immensely in dealing with the problems I was experiencing. I particularly liked being able to get a recording of the session to use again and again.”