Character Strengths

 Whether you want to learn a new skill, or learn to not only cope with your past but to thrive, there are many ways to use the power of your unique set of 24 Character Strengths.


Here at Judy Craig Hypnotherapy, we seek to incorporate the positive aspects of life such as courage, kindness,  and leadership (and many others) by using the VIA Classification of Character Strengths and Virtues  with hypnosis. If you are looking to thrive, rather than just survive, you have come to the right place. Call for an appointment and start "choosing to thrive rather than just survive!"

Click on the link below to take the VIA Character Strength Survey and learn your unique set of character strengths.  Then learn to maximize those strengths using hypnosis.



-strengths that forge connections to the larger universe and provide meaning.  These are appreciation of beauty and excellence, gratitude, hope, humor, and spirituality.

How do you want to develop your sense of meaning and purpose or your connection to the sacred?



-the cognitive strengths that entail the acquisition and use of knowledge. These are creativity, curiosity, judgment, love of learning and perspective

What are ways to become more knowledge-focused and




-interpersonal strengths that involve tending and befriending others.  Theses are love, kindness, and social intelligence.

How will you become more focused on others and your relationship with them?  What are some ways to build connections?



-civic strengths that underlie healthy community life.  These are teamwork, fairness, and leadership.

How will you become more community oriented or offer greater support and advocacy for a group to which you belong?






-emotional strengths that involve the exercise of will to accomplish goals in the face of opposition that is external or internal.  These are bravery, perseverance, honesty and zest.

How will you dig deeper within yourself to take action even in the face of challenge?



-strengths that protect against excess.  These are forgiveness, humility, prudence, and self-regulation.

What can you do to replace unwanted habits, protect against overindulgence, and manage you personal reactivity?