Treating Schizophrenia using Past Life Regression Therapy

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 In my practice of 29 years, I have made it a rule not to treat clients who have schizophrenia or multiple personality disorder. Four years ago a lovely Japanese family asked if I could help their son who was only 30 years old diagnosed with schizophrenia.

I tried sending them to a psychiatrist I knew who actually treats this population and has seen a link between this diagnosis and past lives. However, she was in another state and charged an enormous amount of money.

The boy’s parents pleaded with me since they had tried all of the traditional routes and was confident this modality could help. I finally agreed if their psychiatrist consented and felt this work wouldn’t harm him in any way.

I explained how past life therapy works in that I take my clients under hypnosis to the root of their problem, his being his schizophrenia, and the subconscious will take us to what caused it. I would then release the energetic blocks that he would hold from past traumas or emotions. I would do this with breath work or visualization. Normally, the energy would dissipate and the condition or issues would disappear. I explained that I had never used my work with someone having schizophrenia unsure how they would react to what they would experience. I wasn’t sure it would work at all but willing to try it, since this was their last hope.

I will call my client Joe, to protect his identity.

Joe and both parents came to my office nervous and hopeful. They were very respectful to their son and myself. They sat quietly on the couch in my office while Joe sat in my hypnosis chair, a reclining chair.

When I asked Joe for information about his condition, he mentioned he was hearing voices in his head of first his sister who kept talking about how he wasn’t a success. This would happen when he would try to sleep at night mostly. In the history intake he told me he had this reoccurring dream and was always nervous, stressed and uncomfortable in school. He seemed fearful of his friends and his sister. So for our first session I had him go back to the root of hearing the voices he heard every night that gave him his nightmares. Joe went back to very old times in China, he wasn’t aware of the dates back then. He was a soldier and had to learn martial arts. He was never sure of what he was doing when he had to fight. He found himself alone most of that life until he was in his 40s. He finally found himself a wife. The wife was his sister in this life. His choice was not a fruitful one since she was an angry woman who would blame him for everything. Nothing he could do would ever be right.

His wife left him when he was 50years old. After a big earthquake, in his loneliness, he started to help his neighbors with rebuilding houses, and anything he could that would help them. They all grew to love and respect him, which made him feel less lonely. He could always hear his ex-wife’s anger and blame in his head instead of the good compliments from his neighbors.

In his 60s he was dying of old age. His last thoughts, which can be carried into this life in a drama, part of one, or a physical ailment, was that he wished he could have proven how successful he was with his building talents to his wife.

His neighbors all thought so and if only she could.

Joe left that life caring his sorrow and regrets from that life that he had from his wife, which again is his sister in this life.

We released his sorrow and regrets and embraced the joy from his neighbors. I explained to Joe that was where his dreams of his sister had been coming from, thinking he was unsuccessful in this life. That she really didn’t feel that way here.

At our next session Joe no longer heard his sisters voice telling him that he was not successful here. Joe also seemed much calmer.

Joe has had 60 past life regressions with me over the course of 4 years and each one peeling always-another layer of his fears. More than half have been as a warrior who was either killed on the battlefield, stabbed in his home, or poisoned to death. His deep paranoia of someone trying to kill him was real lifetimes ago. His fragile psyche has had those lifetimes bleed through from his cellular memory causing him to believe it will happen again in this life. His fears have gotten less and less, the paranoia has also gotten less, and he is trying to live in this life the best he can while he still had a foot rooted to his past lives. We are now exploring not his issues but his most joy filled, loving, peaceful lifetimes, to erase the negative effects from the past, placing only positive ones into his future.

We have come a long way in healing. But this work has been significant in helping to put understanding around why this has happened in this life.

This work is worth exploring with this population. We are learning so much about how the mind works and the importance our DNA plays in presenting our memories.

I am grateful for Joe and his family for being such good teachers to me, expanding my work even further so that I can help more clients that have this disability in the future.

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Migraine Headaches-Case study- Past life origin and healing

SEVERE MIGRANE HEADACHES

 

                                 BACKGROUND

 

IN DECEMBER OF 2005, A CLIENT CAME TO ME PRESENTING SYMPTOMS OF SEVERE MIGRANE HEADACHES. DURING A HISTORY INTAKE SHE INFORMED ME THAT SINCE HER BABY HAD BEEN BORN, THREE MONTHS EARLIER, SHE HAD BEEN GETTING 17 MIRGANES A WEEK. WHEN ASKED WHEN SHE FIRST REMEMBERED GETTING THE FIRST MIRGRANE IN THIS LIFE, SHE RECOUNTED IT HAPPENING AT THE ONSET OF HER FIRST MENSTUATION. HOWEVER, SHE WOULD ONLY GET THEM ONCE A MONTH AND ONLY ONE DAY OF HER PERIOD.

 

THIS CLIENT TOLD ME SHE HAD BEEN TO MANY DOCTORS, ESPECIALLY NEUROLOGIST, TO SEEK THEIR HELP. THEY FOUND NOTHING ORGANICALLY WRONG WITH HER AND ONLY OFFERED PAIN KILLERS. SHE FELT THAT THEY DIDN’T HELP AND THAT SHE COULD NOT FUNCTION WITH HER NEW BABY IN THIS PAIN. WHEN A HEADACHE WOULD COME ON SHE WOULD HAVE TO GO TO BED, WITH BLINDS SHUT AND THE ROOM DARKENED. OFTEN SHE WOULD VOMIT DUE TO THE PAIN. SHE SAID THESE MADE HER FEEL “TRAPPED.”

 

I RECEIVED ADDITIONAL HISTORY ABOUT HER FAMILY, HER HUSBAND AND THE CHILD BIRTH, NONE OF WHICH SOUNDED SUSPICIOUS REGARDING THE HEADACHES.

                                            

                                                TREATMENT

 

 

 

WE AGREED THAT I WOULD PUT HER UNDER HYPNOSIS AND ASK THAT SHE GO TO THE ROOT OF THE MIRGRANES, TO SEE WHAT WAS CAUSING THEM.

 

WHEN UNDER, MY CLIENT WENT INTO A PAST LIFETIME AROUND THE EARLY 1800S. SHE SAW HERSELF LIVING IN A SMALL HOUSE IN THE COUNTRY, ON A FARM. WHEN ASKED TO LOOK BACK OVER THE FIRST 10 YEARS OF HER LIFE TO SEE IF ANYTHING SIGNIFICANT HAPPENED, SHE CONTRACTED, AND STARTED CRYING. SHE SAID HER FATHER HAD RAPED HER AFTER HER MOTHER PAST AWAY. SHE BECAME PREGNANT, FEELING “TRAPPED” AND ASHAMED. SHE STAYED AT HOME MOST OF THE TIME DOING CHORES AND DISASSOCIATING TO COPE. THROUGH BREATH WORK AND VISUALIZATION I HAD HER RELEASE THE FEELING OF BEING “TRAPPED” AND THE DEEP SHAME SHE CARRIED. SHE WAS 13 YEARS OLD WHEN THIS HAPPENED.

 

AS I PROGRESSED HER FURTHER TO 15YEARS OLD , SHE SAW HERSELF WALKING IN TOWN WITH HER BABY. FEELING OUT OF HER BODY, SHE GOT HIT BY A HORSE AND WAGON, HITTING HER HEAD ON THE STREET AND DYING.  DEATH CAME SO FAST SHE HAD NO TIME TO THINK OF ANYTHING BEFORE SHE DIED.

 

I TOOK HER TO FIND A GUIDE IN THE SPIRITUAL DEMENSION SO WE COULD ASK SOME QUESTIONS. WHEN SHE FOUND HER GUIDE WE ASKED HOW THAT LIFE AFFECTED HER MIRGRANES IN THIS LIFE .

WE WERE TOLD THAT THE RAPE, PREGNANCY, AND DEATH WERE ALL TIED TOGETHER. THE HEAD TRAUMA AT DEATH RESULTED AS SHE CARRIED THE TRAUMA OF CONCEPTION. THIS EXPLAINED WHY SHE PRESENTED WITH HEADACHES BOTH AT MENSTRUATION AND AFTER CHILD BIRTH. THE BODY ‘S CELLULAR MEMORY WAS TRIGGERD BY HER CONNECTION TO AGE AND THE CONCEPTION OF HER BABY. CONCEPTION AND HEAD TRAUMA ONCE AGAIN REVISITED.

 

                                              RESULTS

 

MY CLIENT CALLED SEVERAL MONTHS AFTER OUR SESSION TO INFORM ME THAT HER MIGRANES HAD DISAPPEARED BUT THAT SHE OCCASIONALLY STILL GETS HEADACHES.

WHEN WE ASKED HER GUIDE HOW MANY LIFETIMES DOES SHE NEED TO RELEASE FROM TO CLEAR THE HEADACHES, WE WERE TOLD 3 MORE.

 

MY CLIENT CAN NOW FUNCTION AS A MOTHER AND WIFE, WITHOUT FEELING ‘TRAPPED”, OR IN SEVERE PAIN. SHE WILL BE COMING TO ME TO DO THE OTHER 3 LIFETIMES SO WE CAN CLEAR ALL OF HER HEADACHES.

 

MY CLIENTS DOCTORS ARE AMAZED THAT SHE NO LONGER SUFFERS FROM HER MIGRANES.

What is causing your weight? Can you lift it out of the Past?

 

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We have all struggled with weight issues, be it that we need to lose weight or gain weight. We try diets, exercise, hypnosis, and psychotherapy among other “solutions” for resolve. Most of the time they don’t work.

Could it be that our weight issue comes from a past life? The following client came in with her weight issue and was surprised to find that it did in fact come from a past life.

The following is an excerpt from my book as one of many stories or lifetimes causing eating issues.

 

 

 

Weight Issues

 

 

I Don’t Deserve to Eat

 

 

Silvia came to see me about feelings of unworthiness but one issue was causing her health to fail. Silvia was anorexic. She became frightened that the last doctor told her if she didn’t put on some weight soon that her organs would start failing her and she could die,

 

Intention:

 

            Let’s go back to the root of your eating disorder.

 

 

Silvia saw herself as a ten-year-old boy outside, working in a field but with no hair and what looked to her like pajamas. She felt great fear, as soon as I asked her how she felt emotionally. When I asked her when she saw her mother last, she remarked she was about eight years old and that there were many people yelling as they took her away from her frightened mother. Silvia was shipped off to a concentration camp along with other German children like herself. She felt very alone and hungry.

They found out that she knew how to play the piano. Silvia was quite an accomplished pianist at seven years old. Her mother started giving her lessons at four years old and she played like she had played for lifetimes. She would create and compose music for the piano as early as five and learned new music very quickly.

When the soldiers heard about her they requested she come to their quarters to play. They would reward her with fine food and drink. Silvia learned very quickly to please the soldiers in order to eat well. She would feel guilty since so many were so hungry. Silvia was also not a very strong boy. She was a bit frail in that life and was grateful not to have to carry the heavy stones that the other children were ordered to carry and not to have to get so dirty outside doing that chore. She had to share a bed with those other children on a dusty mattress with a torn grey blanket that smelled.

At age 15 Silvia said the Americans were trying to help and the war was almost over. Her job was not only piano playing anymore but to take her fellow Jews to the showers or ovens to be gassed or burned. She felt so much guilt that not only could she eat and stay clean but that she had to betray her own kind.

Silvia would sneak some food now to others to help rid her from the deep guilt she held from her new jobs.  On one evening a soldier followed Silvia back to the barrack to witness her giving some of her food to the others. They pulled her out in front of the others and shot her for sharing her food.

 

Last Thoughts:

If I kept my food I wouldn’t be put to death!

 

Lesson:

Selflessness

 

Awareness and Connection:

Silvia understood the importance of food in that life. She survived only because of her piano playing.  She lived for years well fed and clean while her family and others starved and died around her. She carried so much guilt that finally when she had to bring the others to meet their death she no longer could take her guilt and gave them what food she could. Silvia saw why she felt she didn’t deserve to eat in this life. She felt she should be punished for all of those who died in the camps due to starvation, when she could eat.

We discussed that during those horrific times one had to focus on their own survival in order to stay alive. It was not her fault that the Germans made her do such awful jobs at the end, and if she rebelled, she surely would have been put to death even earlier.

The soldiers liked Silvia in that life due to her talents alone, but put her down when ever they got the chance. Watching her fellow Jews and herself be treated worse than dogs, Silvia came into this life feeling unworthy. Food was her only resolve of self-punishment here since others died due to starvation in that life.

Silvia was not surprised that she was in that lifetime. She always got physically ill when anyone would mention the camps or if she had any contact with any information about the camps. She was sad but fully understood what she was doing. I explained that she should now honor those that died of starvation and feed her well. This way she could feel healthy and worthy of being a Jew and a human being. It has taken months for Silvia to change her habits but she is finally eating well and honoring all those that perished during the holocaust from starvation.

Is Reincarnation Real? Is Science Real?

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There are those who believe in reincarnation and there are those who don’t. Is it because we feel we are betraying our own religious belief system? Is it because people may think we are strange or foolish since there is no science to support it?

Could it be that we are in fear of what we have done in this life that we fear the idea of karma for our next life? Perhaps it is all of the above.

When I started my practice 25 years ago, I summoned different religious leaders of the community. I had a Catholic Priest, an Inter-faith Minister, a Rabbi, and a Buddhist Monk gather in my office, in order to see if I had offended anyone’s religious belief when practicing Past Life Regression. After all, it was based on the premise of reincarnation. I was quite surprised to hear the reaction of all of the participants. The Catholic Priest said they had believed in reincarnation up to the period when Constantine came into power. Constantine felt if people knew they had another lifetime to live after this one that they might not work hard in this one since they would be given a second chance. I was quite surprised when the Rabbi agreed that Judaism also gave up reincarnation but during the enlightenment period yet for the same reason. However, orthodox Jews still believe in it today.

The Inter-Faith Minister was more embracing of reincarnation as he was of all faiths. The Monk of course believed in reincarnation since their religion had been based off of this for thousands of years.

I was astounded to find that every religion basically believed in reincarnation at some time in history. I felt better that I didn’t have to offend anyone when doing my work.

The irony is that one doesn’t have to believe in reincarnation to have a successful regression or healing.

15 years ago, a client stepped into my office and changed my life forever. She had come wanting to stop biting her nails. However, after taking a history intake I realized we had a lot more work to do. I will call her Sara. Sara was basically on suicides doorstep. Her childhood was filled with shame. .She was sexually abused,

Hated by her parents, and moved down to Florida when she was 16 to meet an alcoholic boyfriend who got her pregnant? Sara’s brother sent down a friend to

rescue Sara and bring her back to N.Y. Sara ended up marrying this young man who rescued her. Finally a nice person who could take care of her and her baby.

This husband was a NYC policeman. In fact, it was he who gave her my one and only ADD I put in the Penny Saver magazine of which I had clients for a whole year.

In our first session I put Sara under hypnosis and asked her subconscious to go back to the root of her nail biting. This is where our journey began.

Sara went back to a life in the 1920’s to a place neither she nor I ever heard of. She said it was in Claremont, Virginia or Mt. Clare Virginia. Sara was a boy in that lifetime who would spend hours watching his catatonic mother who had electric shock treatments for her post partum depression, sit rocking with her hands over head waving them around. All that little boy wanted to do was to stop her hands. He would put his own fingers in his mouth as if to control hers. This was were the cellular memory came from and why she bit her nails here when feeling stressed or out of control. As we went further into the lifetime a psychodrama emerged. The little boy was sent off to boarding school since the mother could not spend time with him. The father found a mistress to share his time with since he too couldn’t be with his wife either. When the boy was 10 years old the father accidentally ran him down while driving an old car and talking with his mistress. The boy, Sara, became brain damaged. He was put into a psychiatric hospital since that was all they had in those days to accommodate brain damage and it’s effects. At age 21 he is taken by a monk to a fourth of July celebration at the town square. He was now a mental age of about

Four years old. He spotted a little girl who was intrigued with him and they walked off together. He later raped the girl not really knowing what he was doing. She ran back screaming and crying to her family at the celebration. They tried to lynch him on a tree until the sheriff came to save him in his 1920’s pick-up truck. He was brought back to the hospital where 3 guards beat, tortured, and killed him.

This was a difficult lifetime to go back to but it helped her to identify the same people who were in that life as being most of the same people in her family in this life. She was able to forgive the abuser in this life when she realized she raped the little girl and was her abuser in that 1920s life. She understood finally why her parents hated her and were always ashamed of her in this life. Her father was the sheriff in that last life where he was ashamed of her as that boy. We hold cellular memory and so they were still ashamed here and never knew why. Sara healed so beautifully in fully understanding why she had to go through everything she did in this life. She was able to forgive everyone in her life here.

After 15 regressions back to the same lifetime to acquire more information that she requested, Sara asked me if we could go to Virginia to see if we could find pieces of that lifetime. I agreed to help her validate her experience and healing, and for me to validate my work and that reincarnation is real.

We went down to Virginia since we found a Claremont Virginia on a map. We also found the name of the psychiatric hospital and where that was located. We knew somehow we would find more once we got down there. We found everything and more. It is one thing to facilitate Past Life Regressions in my office, but walking through the memories and finding all that she told me in the regression was like walking through a twilight zone. We found the hospital, the house the boy lived in, the Ale house the father would go to with his girlfriend, the boarding school he attended, a pub her dad drank at, the place where the 4th of July celebration was held, where she met the little girl, a museum that had the electric shock machine that was invented by a Dr. Galt in the late 1800s. We even found a school picture of a little boy with his class who looked like Sara today.

The total journey was Divinely guided and we were led by synchronicities. I won’t tell more since it will be coming out in my book, but it was a journey that changed my life.

There was no science that could prove it right or wrong. There will always be skeptics, but Sara and I know that we found everything she told me about from her regression, which proved to us that it was real. That reincarnation is real.

 

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A part of my discovery- learning about past life regression

“Go with your gut, or knowingness,” was the message of the day, and it was not lost on me. I pursued the path, gaining greater confidence with each step forward. I joined a professional organization, The Association for Past Life Research and Therapy, leading and participating in workshops given by leading regression therapists, sharing experiences and techniques. I was astounded to see validation, results, to share the experiences of others and to test my own.  I was astounded to see that far from being an innovative new science, Past Life Regression had a noble history, as deep and rich as our dream life and as memorable as the archetypes of our existence. The array of psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, healers of all kinds and spiritual leaders who were using this therapy in their practices surprised me.

It was still a closet science, and we all felt a sense of vulnerability. How could we be sure? How could we define our methodology and at the same time establish our credibility in a world of the material, the scientific, the ultra-rational and ultimately non-experiential? Many were keeping it quiet, fearful of risking reputations that had taken so long to establish.

Yet an iceberg was moving, a tremendous shift was underway in ourselves (this was the age of a New Millennium after all) and in the psyche of our very planet. We all started finding many, many more people open to such findings, and many clinicians were experiencing, chronicling and validating the same phenomena. Of course the most important criteria was the increased speed in healing the client. Amazingly, what could take years of traditional psychotherapy was being accomplished sometimes within weeks!  We were not abandoning old systems, rather, we were absorbing the new, and the results were spectacular. We saw amazing healing on many levels as emotions were released and connections to the present life made miraculous physical healings happen as well.

The discipline known as Past Life Regression Therapy grew from a tiny group of practitioners to a well-respected and fast-growing field worldwide.  People seeking connections, healing, and to repair psychic wounds – or wounds to the psyche – found help with Past Life Regression Therapy. Now, there are therapists practicing all over the world in the professional association alone.

This therapy has been found helpful for almost everything whether mental, spiritual, physical, emotional or energetic in nature.  As I continued my work, many themes, lessons and theology blossomed. Important information emerged that mankind needs to know.  Footsteps in the Sands of Time: Past Life Dramas – Present Life Lessons represents what a sacred tool this work is to my clients and a step in my own spiritual growth. I now seek not only to share this amazing work, the timely stories and spiritual knowledge, but to help pull together what it is we all need to learn from this information. For me, life is unfolding as a script that we put together before entering our physical body, one that will

help us understand what we need to learn, with whom we need to learn it, and the choices that can always change our past, present and future karma.

We need to know who we were to better understand who we are.   In this constant process of remembering our pasts comes a shedding of our bodies, a cycle of incarnation into other lives and bodies all drawn together by a miraculous spiritual flow that science is only beginning to define and quantify, but what the spirit has known all along. We have the tools within us to do so, through prayer, the unconscious, an open heart and mind, a power, and wonder that can cross lifetimes and dimensions.

We are all the same people, each sharing the same breath from the Supreme Being that has given us life. We have all been the victim and the abuser, all been Chinese, African, Jewish, Catholic, handicapped or kingly. Therefore we need not judge others since we have been where they are now or will be. We have forgotten how to live our basic truths of how to love, be at peace, live in harmony with humans, animals and the environment that nourish and shelter us. Our greatest obstacle is how to get there – our greatest barrier is intolerance – both of others and of the beauty within ourselves.

 

Near death experiences reported around the world have indicated that when we leave this world we are our own judges. We witness a life review and know where we have failed to learn, where we have created good and what we must do to compensate for our missteps. We know that we will walk into the next life better prepared, with greater wisdom and greater experience, but we must remember why we have come and what we must do to achieve our lesson. It is up to us to accept without judgment the lives we have led, trusting that we chose this life to learn from, and bring ourselves closer to the oneness that we know as God. I will share my stories hoping that something may touch what you need to learn while on your spiritual journey.

What Lesson have you scripted for this life?

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It is my belief that we design our life before we come to this earth with the help of our guides. We will choose a life that will allow us to learn our main lesson here, complete karma, and resolve our relationships that travel with us over time and space. We usually travel with the same soul group through lifetimes, and even those on the periphery of our life could have been a close relationship in a past life.

Most of us would say that they would never choose the traumas, perhaps the parents, or issues they carry through this life, but we choose on spirit side without an emotional or physical body. We choose what it is we need to learn that will allow us to evolve and expand, which doesn’t always happen unless we are in such discomfort we want to change or change the situation we are in. For instance, if we were abused in this life we may have chosen to be to learn how to speak up for ourselves and not allow it anymore, for we may not have been able to do that in a past life due to cultural expectations. So we know in this life we can finally speak up with out being punished in some way. Once we understand the lesson, which may be speaking our voice, and fulfill it, we won’t have to come back and do it again!

If we look at our patterns here, like possibly choosing emotionally unavailable parents, friends, and lovers, almost always we are here to learn self-love.  This is one of the most difficult lessons to learn since we seem to look outside ourselves for this emotion. We look to others to love us and then when they don’t we unconsciously assume we are unlovable. We accept that we are unlovable sooner than to turn inside and question if we really are loveable. When we really take a look we have many wonderful qualities. The question is always, how am I supposed to love myself. It starts with not taking on others judgments of you. How dare anyone judge you when they have their own faults or issues they need to work on. In speaking up to them and telling them that they hurt you or can’t treat you that way any more will not only empower you (self love) but also teach them that their behavior is unacceptable. You become the teacher they need so they too can grow and evolve.

There are many lessons we come into this life to learn but the one that keeps showing up as a pattern is the main lesson. What have you come here to learn?

Is strength, compassion, truth, trust, love or self-love, creativity, spontaneity, focus, tolerance, or humility? Those are just a few. Sit with yourself and see if you can find your pattern and perhaps your lesson. Let me know what you find.

 

Could I be my deceased Aunt Rose?

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In my work I come across some regressions that I find fascinating and that stay with me over the years. This one had some interesting twists that were validating and confirmed the power of our vows.

The following is a session I had with a client named Samantha. I have set it up as I do in my book, and as I do with my regression sessions. I do this under hypnosis giving the subconscious the intention of what we want to remember.

 INTENTION: Let’s go back to the past to see if you were your father’s sister, Aunt

  Rose, who died before you were born.

On a cold winter day, a week after an evening workshop, Samantha came to my

office with the question she had asked at our prior meeting: “Do you think I could

be my Aunt Rose?”

Although the family rarely spoke about Aunt Rose, from the time Samantha was a child, she loved the teas, that she had with her aunts, who commented that their sister Rose use to sit around enjoying afternoon tea with them.  Her aunts also commented that Samantha reminded them of Rose, in looks and manner.  The picture of Aunt Rose that Samantha brought, showed a remarkable resemblance between them.  We were both excited about the possibility that Samantha had been her Aunt Rose in a prior life.   

Samantha apologized about not knowing much about her aunt, explaining that the family, particularly Samantha’s father, felt uncomfortable talking about Aunt Rose.  All that Samantha knew about her Aunt was that she looked like her and was told that they had the same mannerisms.  Her Aunt had died young, but the family never explained the details.

While listening to Samantha, I wondered what her father would think if he foundout that his deceased sister was now his daughter?  I also wondered why Samantha chose him as a parent rather than choosing one of her Aunts?  What was the karma they had to work through that brought them into parent/child relationship?

REGRESSION: Samantha regressed to 1950, the year in which Aunt Rose was born. Samantha was born in 1975 in this life.  Samantha reported that she saw her aunts, Aunt Rose’s sisters, gathered around the cradle staring down at Aunt Rose as a newborn baby. Samantha was able to see that her father, Aunt Rose’s brother, did not join his sisters around the cradle; instead he sat alone in a corner. 

 I progressed Samantha to the age of five, where she was surrounded by her Aunt Rose’s sisters, at their summer house. In a childish voice, she described the fun she had swimming in the lake, attending family picnics and playing games. When the summer ended, she hated to leave.  I asked Samantha what her name was in that life. She said it was Rose.

She continued telling me about a small pond, in which she and her brother would catch frogs and race them.

I progressed her to the age of ten, but Samantha, instead went to the age of twelve, grabbing her stomach, wincing in pain, crying for help, as she sat in my hypnosis chair. She saw herself rushed to the local hospital from her summer home, where doctors performed an emergency appendectomy just in time, preventing the possibility of it rupturing, and her possible death.  Recuperation took two weeks.

At fifteen, Rose fell in love with Rick, whom she described as “the most wonderful boy” she had ever met.  He was kind, gentle, yet strong and handsome.  Rick also thought that Rose was the most wonderful girl he had ever met. Both of them hoped their summer would never end.  When it did, they wrote back and forth, pledging their love and their future together forever. 

As we progressed to her sixteenth birthday, stiffening in the hypnosis chair, barely able to move. Samantha explained she was now stricken with polio, paralyzed from her waist down.  Her condition did not prevent Rick from continuing to pledge his undying love. 

Samantha, however, felt guilty about tying Rick down with a “cripple”.  Rick’s loyalty and love did not waiver, and he remained constant.  Samantha cringed in the chair, recalling the horrific pain and muscle cramps. 

As Aunt Rose, Samantha had tried to be what she considered, a trooper, to hide her pain from Rick, but he could see through her façade.  That year, Rose died from polio.        

LAST THOUGHT BEFORE DYING IN THAT LIFE:  Holding Rick’s hand, Rose told him, Don’t worry, we will be together again some day.  In turn, Rick vowed his faithfulness and love.

LESSON: self-love 

AWARENESS AND CONNECTION:  Believing that her crippled legs in that lifetime made her ugly, Samantha carried her self-esteem issues into the present life, thinking that people in this life also believe she is ugly.  Samantha instantly understood why she always felt that way here. We were both hopeful that would help her understand her feelings and let go of the energy around it. Samantha did become loving to herself and did start feeling more confident.

After the first session Samantha went home to ask her dad whether Aunt Rose had an appendectomy and had excruciating leg pain due to polio. Samantha was also curious about what had happened to Rick in that life, she wondered if he was still alive, and if he had remained true to his pledge of love to her forever. 

Samantha’s dad validated what Samantha had learned in her regression: Aunt Rose had had an appendicitis, and was crippled from the polio that later caused her death. Samantha’s father was surprised that Samantha knew about Rose’s appendicitis, something he had forgotten about until she reminded him. Samantha found out that Rick never married, and wondered if he is waiting to see her again in their next life. She wanted to visit him to see if he would recognize her and to see if his love traveled over space and time, through their mutual pledge of loving each other and being together forever. 

Her father expressed his regrets of not spending much time with Rose because she had spent most of her time with his sisters.  Samantha, as Rose, also regretted not spending enough time with her brother.  As father and daughter, they could finally have that time together fulfilling their karma.

Upon further contemplation, Samantha decided not to look for Rick, her lost love, now her father’s age, because she felt that meeting Rick might upset him or that he might not believe her.  Samantha was now sure that she is her Aunt Rose.