Academic Hypnosis Programs

The information provided reflects the responses given by college and university faculty who expressed interest in being listed in this directory.  All information provided is believed to be accurate at the time of the last update.  It is the responsibility of the student to contact the person or institution if he or she is interested in pursuing research and/or training in hypnosis.

Anyone wishing to be listed in this directory or to have their current entry modified or removed should contact John Mohl (HerrMohl@yahoo.com).

Updated 6/9/2014

 

Mount Sinai School of Medicine
1425 Madison Avenue
Oncological Sciences, Box 1130
New York, NY 10029

Faculty: Guy Montgomery, Ph.D & Julie Schnur, Ph.D.
Contact: guy.montgomery@mssm.edu
Eligible Students: Master’s, Doctoral, and Post-doctoral
Type of research: Clinical
Clinical Training? Yes
Accepting new students? Yes

 

Lund University (Sweden)
Faculty: Etzel Cardeña
Contact: etzel9@yahoo.com
Eligible Students: Undergraduate, Master’s, and Doctoral
Type of research: Clinical, Neurocognitive, Phenomenological
Clinical Training? Yes
Accepting new students? Yes

 

Westchester Community College
Behavioral and Social Sciences Dept.
Classroom Building
75 Grasslands Road
Valhalla, NY 10595.

Faculty: Sheldon Malev
Contact: PROFSHELL1@AOL.COM; Sheldon.Malev@SUNYWCC.edu
Phone: 914-606-6137
Eligible Students: Undergraduate
Type of research: Theoretical Applied (other than clinical)
Clinical Training? No
Accepting new students? Yes
Other important information: A course “Introduction to Hypnosis” is taught.  It is a 45 hour, 15 week, full semester, college level course, offered to undergraduates.  Offered during the Spring semester only.  Has a good record of transferability to other colleges.  Content includes: history and theories of hypnosis, tests for hypnosis and tests of hypnosis, applications of hypnosis throughout history and in today’s world.  Video and films of hypnosis, including surgery involving a Caesarean Section Operation, are utilized. It is the oldest, continuous, undergraduate college course of this kind in the U.S., having been first offered in 1980.

Hetero-hypnosis is NOT taught, though self-hypnosis is.

 

Northern Arizona University
Department of Psychology
NAU Box 15106
Flagstaff, AZ 86011

Faculty: Larry Charles Stevens, Ph.D.
Contact: Larry.Stevens@nau.edu
Phone: 928-523-6530
Eligible Students: Undergraduate and Masters
Type of research: Clinical, Theoretical, EEG, and Psychophysiological Studies of Trance and Suggestion
Clinical Training? Yes
Accepting new students? Yes
Other important information: Graduate Seminar (1/2 biofeedback and 1/2 hypnosis training) generally meets ASCH Basic Training criteria.
Clinical Hypnosis Practicum: Both courses are required in our Master of Arts programs in Clinical Health Psychology and in Pre-Doctoral Health Psychology. Graduate students complete program with a strong foundation and applied training in Clinical Hypnosis.

 

West Chester University of Pennsylvania
855 South New Street
Health Sciences Center
West Chester, PA 19383

Faculty: Edward F. Mackey, CRNA, MS, MSN, Ph.D.
Contact: emackey@wcupa.edu
Phone: 610-738-0543
Eligible Students: Undergraduate and Masters
Type of research: Clinical Applied
Clinical Training? Yes
Accepting new students? Yes
Other important information: Students in the College of Health Sciences programs are eligible to work in research projects alongside faculty.

 

Argosy University – Schaumburg Campus
Argosy University -Schaumburg
999 Plaza Dr., Suite 111
Schaumburg, IL 60173

Faculty: Marc Oster, PsyD, ABPH
Contact: moster@argosy.edu
Eligible Students: Master’s, Doctoral, and post-grad healthcare
Type of research: Clinical
Clinical Training? No
Accepting new students? Yes
Other important information: Courses approved by ASCH at Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced levels

 

Washington State  University
PhD Program in Counseling Psychology (APA accredited)

Faculty: Arreed Barabasz, PhD,  ABPP
Contact: Sievers, Jason Allen – jasievers@wsu.edu
Eligible Students: Doctoral/Post-Doctoral & Masters
Type of research: Clinical/Experimental/Mind-Body Medicine
Clinical/Counseling Training? Yes
Accepting new students? Yes

 

Criswell College
4010 Gaston Avenue
Dallas, TX 75246

Faculty: Richard Alan Streett, PhD (APA, Div 30 member)
Contact: astreett@criswell.edu
Eligible Students: BA/MA
Type of research: Theoretical Applied (other than clinical)
Clinical Training? No
Accepting new students? Yes
Course title: “Reaching the Subconscious”
Other important information: This is a 3 credit, 15 week course taught at a regionally accredited college and involves reading of texts, testing of materials, journaling, and learning the basics of hypnosis, relaxation response, brainwave theory, altered states, etc. Can be taken as an audit. Also examines the spiritual interpretations of trance states. Offered in the fall of even numbered years.

 

University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee 
Department of Educational Psychology
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
2400 E. Hartford Ave.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53211

Faculty: Marty Sapp, EdD
Contact: See address above
Eligible Students: Master’s and Doctoral
Type of research: Counseling Psychology and Experimental Research that explore various aspects of hypnosis
Clinical Training? Yes
Accepting new students? Yes
Other important information:  Department of Educational Psychology -PhD Program in Counseling Psychology- APA Accredited

 

University of Tennessee
Psychology Department
307 Austin Peay Building
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996-0900

Faculty: Michael Nash, PhD
Contact: work: 865-974-3326
fax: 865-974-3330
mnash@utk.edu
Eligible Students: Graduate students in Clinical Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Sports Psychology, and Experimental Psychology.
Type of research: Clinical and human experimental
Clinical Training? Yes
Accepting new students? Yes
Other important information: Psychology Department - Clinical Psychology Program

 

Baylor University
Department of Psychology and Neuroscience
Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology

Faculty: Gary Elkins, Ph.D., ABPP, ABPH
Contact: Gary_Elkins@baylor.edu
Eligible Students: Doctoral/Post-Doctoral
Type of research: Clinical/Mind-Body Medicine
Clinical Training? Yes
Accepting new students? Yes

 
Saybrook University
School of Clinical Psychology, School of Psychology and Interdisciplinary Inquiry, and School of Mind-Body Medicine
747 Front Street
San Francisco, CA

Faculty: Eric Willmarth, Ph.D., Donald Moss, PhD, & Darlene Viggiano, Ph.D.
Contact: ewillmarth@saybrook.edu, dmoss@saybrook.edu

Eligible Students: Master’s degree, Doctoral degrees, and non-degree Certificate in Hypnosis
All students in these three Graduate Schools at Saybrook have access to the hypnosis courses and training.
Type of research: Clinical and academic research.
Clinical Training? Yes
Accepting new students? Yes