Blog 2016-12-16T13:59:16+00:00
1607, 2017

When these three things happen to you, you will be an expert hypnotist!

By | July 16th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on When these three things happen to you, you will be an expert hypnotist!

I suppose I am an expert hypnotist. And you can be one too! I have been doing it for 30 years, and even have a lot of awards recognizing my accomplishments. But those are [...]

2506, 2017

Faaaast Clinical Hypnosis – Empowering Dreams

By | June 25th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Faaaast Clinical Hypnosis – Empowering Dreams

What if hypnosis was not slow? Does clinical hypnosis have to be relaxing and take us deeper?  Or can we go higher and do it faster? This week at the Las Vegas Master Class [...]

1206, 2017

Laws and Regulations for Hypnosis Practice

By | June 12th, 2017|Categories: Learn Hypnosis|Comments Off on Laws and Regulations for Hypnosis Practice

One of the top questions I get is, “What are the laws about practicing hypnosis in my state?” In the United States, no state has licensing for hypnotists or hypnotherapists, and only three states [...]

406, 2017

Hypnosis Phenomena is the Heart of Hypnosis

By | June 4th, 2017|Categories: Learn Hypnosis, Uncategorized|Tags: |Comments Off on Hypnosis Phenomena is the Heart of Hypnosis

Imagine contrasting these two hypnosis sessions: Session A: In this session, the hypnotist uses mental imagery of the beach, coupled with passive muscle relaxation and then a deepener. During the session, specific suggestions are [...]

106, 2017

2017 IMDHA Lifetime Achievement Award Winner: Dr. Richard Nongard

By | June 1st, 2017|Categories: Announcements and Special Events|Comments Off on 2017 IMDHA Lifetime Achievement Award Winner: Dr. Richard Nongard

Have you ever been to an awards banquet, and known that there are many worthy winners, but also felt it was highly unlikely that you would win an award?  This past month I attended [...]

1405, 2017

The ”Well-formed” Post-Hypnotic Suggestion Formula

By | May 14th, 2017|Categories: Learn Hypnosis|Comments Off on The ”Well-formed” Post-Hypnotic Suggestion Formula

Post-Hypnotic Suggestion Formula: It is better to have posthypnotic suggestion, even if it’s not phrased as effectively as it could be, than to have no posthypnotic suggestion at all. I think that’s rule number [...]

1005, 2017

*Proofs* That Medical Hypnosis Works [Free Video Training]

By | May 10th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on *Proofs* That Medical Hypnosis Works [Free Video Training]

I know a lot of you wish you were able to attend the 2017 Heartland Hypnosis Conference. Here is a video of my entire presentation. If you want a copy of the handouts, just [...]

1504, 2017

New Movie About Hypnosis – [Watch it here]

By | April 15th, 2017|Categories: Learn Hypnosis|Comments Off on New Movie About Hypnosis – [Watch it here]

Many of you know, I have been studying and learning to speak Mandarin Chinese over the past year. To help me study, I have been watching Chinese films. Last night, I was going to [...]

1404, 2017

Can you hypnotize groups of people in clinical hypnosis?

By | April 14th, 2017|Categories: Learn Hypnosis|Comments Off on Can you hypnotize groups of people in clinical hypnosis?

We all know the stage hypnotist will work with 10-15 people, sometimes even more, and hypnotize the group. But does that work in clinical hypnosis? Can you do sessions with multiple people? What about [...]

1404, 2017

What is it hypnotists are trying to “convince” people of? [Hypnotic Convincers]

By | April 14th, 2017|Categories: Learn Hypnosis|Comments Off on What is it hypnotists are trying to “convince” people of? [Hypnotic Convincers]

[Hypnotic Convincers] I hear from hypnotists that they really want to master hypnotic convincers. They wonder if at every session they should be doing an eye-lock test or using waking hypnosis techniques before a [...]

1404, 2017

6 Myths about trance depth most hypnotists buy into…

By | April 14th, 2017|Categories: Learn Hypnosis|Comments Off on 6 Myths about trance depth most hypnotists buy into…

Hypnosis Trance Depth Are you one of the many hypnotist who focus on achieving “trance depth” as the real key to “speaking” to the subconscious mind? In fact, for many hypnotists, the number one [...]

1404, 2017

You are going to live 25,000 days. Which 100 will define you?

By | April 14th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on You are going to live 25,000 days. Which 100 will define you?

You are going to live about 25,000 days.  And 100 of those days are going to define you. When you are in your final days, and look back at your life, those 100 days [...]

1104, 2017

Hypnotists ask me this question, more often than any other question…. [Headphones & Microphone in Hypnosis]

By | April 11th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Hypnotists ask me this question, more often than any other question…. [Headphones & Microphone in Hypnosis]

The question is:  “How do I use headphones & microphone in hypnosis so my client can listen to background music and hear my voice at the same time?” Before I answer this question, let [...]

1104, 2017

5 things the media hasn’t told you about hypnosis

By | April 11th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on 5 things the media hasn’t told you about hypnosis

Hypnosis in Movies The first Hollywood portrayals of hypnosis were horror films and tragedies. From Dracula using his hypnotic power over the opposite sex; to Svengali exercising all control over Trilby, hypnosis has been [...]

504, 2017

How to Get New Private Practice Hypnosis Clients

By | April 5th, 2017|Categories: Attracting New Clients|Comments Off on How to Get New Private Practice Hypnosis Clients

People contact me all the time wondering how to get new private practice hypnosis clients, and why the phone is not ringing.  Running a hypnosis practice is just like any other business. Only in [...]

304, 2017

Contextual approaches to hypnosis are present-focused

By | April 3rd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Contextual approaches to hypnosis are present-focused

Contextual approaches to hypnosis are present-focused. They don’t search for a cause, but rather they train the client in a new skill, the skill of acceptance.[1] While many traditional approaches to hypnosis have dwelled [...]