Welcome to

Empowering Hypnosis

Hello, my name is Mary "Jo” . I’m a certified Hypnotist, through the NW Hypnosis Institute, in Milwaukie, Oregon. I have been a Hypnotist for 10 years.

My love of Hypnosis started when I used it for myself in several different areas, so I know the true power of hypnosis and the long term effect it has in making the behavior changes necessary to achieve your goals. I believe in getting to the root of these issues to help you make real and lasting changes in your life.

How Hypnosis Helps You

What if you could work with a part of your mind that is 1000 times more powerful than your conscious mind? The subconscious mind motivates and manipulates our waking actions, it dictates our desires and deepens our obsessions. It’s the subconscious mind that hypnosis speaks to directly, evoking a deeply relaxing, day-dreaming state (a state between sleeping and waking) where your mind is open to suggestions. Hypnosis has a compelling history of effectively enabling and encouraging an individual  to change old habits, behaviors, addictions, fears, emotions etc. , or life stories that no longer serve you. YOU are always in control.  I cannot make you say or do anything that you don’t want  to do. What you will be able to do, is live a happier, healthier life by getting rid of the stress, tension, and strain on your body and mind that you have become accustomed to.

Understanding Hypnosis

I like to take time with my clients , to fully discover where your problems stem from. It is not enough to just work with the symptoms but to get to the heart of the issue. All sessions are customized to your needs and wants. With hypnosis you are going to get rid of that old programming, creating a new program that works for you.

I allow 1 1/2 hrs. for all of my sessions, you might not need all of that time, but it is there if you do. All sessions are recorded and the recorder part is approximately 26 minutes and is sent to your email.

I offer a free half hour phone consultation so I can answer any questions; (Okay the truth is I take longer than that, but it's still free)


Jo is great! She's incredibly personable and friendly and really helps you dive into what it is you are hoping to get out of the experience. I feel enlightened after each session and have noticed results. Highly recommend.

- Victoria Frankeny

Jo is amazing! Before we started she explained everything to me. I was so relaxed during the session. It’s been several months and I feel amazing. Thanks Jo!

- Karissa Pratt

Through hypnosis, Mary Jo has awakened in me a sense of my own power to move toward my goals, resolve life issues that come up, and navigate everyday life with clarity and in a relaxed, flexible way. Highly Recommend!

- Tom Hardy


Absolutely AMAZING, Mary Jo is top notch! I took my niece to help her pass a test (she took many times prior & failed)) after 1 appointment with Mary Jo, she passed with flying colors! I can't say enough good things about Empowering Hypnosis & Mary Jo, highly recommended her.

- Heather B

I have suffered from extreme motion sickness and have been taking prescription medication for it whenever I travel for about 30 years. Mary Jo was very sympathetic and after several sessions with her and several months of practice, I was able to both fly and take buses without medication or being sick for the first time in 50 years! That is a successful treatment!

- Sandy

Jo is an amazing talent and extremely compassionate. Her skill set with Hypnosis is extraordinary and she has a dynamic personality as well. Jo helped me with weight loss and the results were amazing. I would highly recommend Jo and Empowering Hypnosis. What are you waiting for, give her a call today.

- Craig M.

Empowering Hypnosis


(971) 777-2740



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