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Other Resources

The Erickson Foundation 
By consensus, Dr. Milton Erickson was the greatest hypnotist, and one of the greatest psychiatrists, of the 20th Century. The Milton H. Erickson Foundation, Inc. is dedicated to promoting and advancing Erickson's work. '

 

American Society of Clinical Hypnosis 
The American Society of Clinical Hypnosis is the largest U.S. organization for health and mental health care professionals using clinical hypnosis.

 

National Board for Certified Clinical Hypnotherapists 
The National Board for Certified Clinical Hypnotherapists (NBCCH) was organized in 1991 as an educational, scientific, and professional organization dedicated to professionalizing the mental health specialty of hypnotherapy.

 

International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis 
For over 50 years, the International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis (IJCEH) has been the leading voice in hypnosis for researchers, scholars, and clinicians in psychiatry, psychology, social work, dentistry, and medical specialties.

 

Australian Association of Clinical Hypnotherapy & Psychotherapy Inc. 
Provides links to AACHP members on the "Find a Practitioner" page, contact them directly with an inquiry or to make an appointment. Members' individual websites contain a wealth of information about Clinical Hypnotherapy.

 

Professional Board of Hypnotherapy (Canada) 
The Professional Board of Hypnotherapy, Inc. is a voluntary membership organization and association designed for the purpose of networking, education, and promotion of the art and science of hypnosis and hypnotherapy.

 

MEDICAL INSTITUTIONS WHO ADVOCATE THE USE OF HYPNOSIS

  • Hypnosis is utilized and recommended by such prestigious and well-respected institutions at the  AMA, ADA, NIH, Stanford University Medical Center, Harvard Medical Center, and UCLA Neuropsychiatric Department.

  • American Medical Association (AMA) approved the use of hypnosis in 1958

  • American Dental Association (ADA) for dental anxiety, pain reduction and when anesthesia cannot be used

  • American Psychology Association (APA) for help with PTSD, ADD-ADHD, phobias, panic attacks, and grief

  • National Institute of Health (NIH) 1995, supports hypnosis for the treatment of chronic pain, side effects of oncology treatment, pediatric and elder care

  • Stanford University Medical Center – David Spiegel, MD, a major researcher in medical uses of hypnosis, specifically in cancer treatment to reduce nausea, pain, and anxiety, and much more

  • Harvard University Medical Center reported that hypnosis seems to block the nerve receptors: those that affect pain, anxiety, and discomfort

  • Blue Shield of California, Medicare, Kaiser Permanente, hypnosis sometimes covered by insurance

  • University of Washington Harborview Burn Center, David Patterson MD – hypnosis works miracles in burn care, which requires pulling off of bandages and scrubbing burned skin

  • UCLA School of Neurovisceral Sciences, Women's Health and Neuropsychiatric – Dr. Bruce Naliboff, PhD “ hypnosis is very helpful in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)

  • Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital, Boston, MA – Dr. Elvira Lang, MD has been using hypnosis for 13 years to provide pain-free breast biopsies and to calm petitions, cutting treatment time and need for sedation

 

ARTICLES ON THE USE OF HYPNOSIS

  • Hypnosis can help with problems from anxiety to pain. David Noonan - Newsweek, Sept. 27

  • Hypnosis and Depression  Medical News Today – June 1, 2004

  • HEALTH: Hypnosis gaining respectability among doctors, clients  MICHAEL WALDHOLZ – Wall Street Journal, Sun, Oct 12, 2003

  • Hypnosis can help soothe irritable bowel syndrome News 14 Carolina – By: Dr. Olafur S. Palsson, UNC Health Care – 7/28/2004

  • Medical Hypnosis: AN underutilized Treatment Approach, Brian Alman, PhD

  • Hypnosis and Nonhypnotic techniques for reduction of pain and anxiety during painful procedures in children and adolescents with cancer, Zeltzer L., LeBaron S.,  1; J Pediatric. B1982 Dec; 101(6):1032-5