these links to find useful resources for:
Dr. Frenesa Hall is a good
friend and great Atlanta-based medical doctor. She has
created a true innovation in the world of medicine-mobile
medicine. We may not be old enough to remember the days when
doctors made house calls but we all can remember sitting for
hours in a doctor's office waiting to be seen. Dr. Hall
has developed system where she travels to meet busy executives
at work and provides them with cardiovascular screenings,
physicals, blood work and more. Save yourself hassle and
wasted time. Dr. Hall values your time, as well as your
the site of Wharton Performance. Phil Wharton and his dad, “the
Mechanic” work miracles with runners and other athletes using
their system of assisted stretching. They have worked with many
world class athletes and have written several best selling
This is an online journal of sports psychology. You can
subscribe, read back issue and even write. There are also links
to other related organizations, services, racquets, etc. and
even lists you can get on.
Here you will find a resource for those who are seeking to find
a martial arts school in which to train. They also have books
and other training materials. www.dojos.com
This is the home of Kokoro Tatsu, an Atlanta based judo school
where world champions and future Olympians train. Sensei
Steven Alphabet is the head coach and developer of the
innovative Judocise program. The dojo has a beautiful
training environment and great instruction in many of the
martial arts including Muay Thai, 360 Kombat, Capoeira, Jujutsu,
and Tai Chi. The school even offers yoga and belly dance
This website has anything that the field hockey player needs:
equipment, videos, coaching, health and nutrition advice and a
great section on mental training.
This is an online library. It has a bazillion books and articles
on sports psychology from journals, newspapers and magazines.
It may take time but you can research almost anything.
Improvisation is a very natural yet revolutionary way of moving
that is truly freeing. For those who do contact dance is more
than something we do it is who we are. Learn more about
freestyle dance here. Events, classes, essays and cool photos
Wilbert Alix is a pioneer in the field of trance dance. He
succeeded Frank Natale as head of. He is a contemporary healer
and teacher of progressive psychology and neo-shamanic studies.
He teaches classes and leads people on shamanic journeys. He has
written some super articles.
Dance New England is an
umbrella organization for freestyle dance organizations across
the north east and in California. There are year round dances
indoors and outdoors depending on the season that are drug,
alcohol and smoke free. Each summer we have a dance camp in
Maine that has everything from ballroom and swing to hip hop and
Hypnotherapy & Neuro-Linguistic
Dr. David Kato is a
hypnotherapist and psychotherapist in practice at the Bristol
Hypnotherapy Clinic in the UK. His training is quite thorough
and his specialty is depression. He travels to the US and
will be presenting at the IMDHA conference in October.
Chaplain Paul Durbin leads the way in helping to place trained
hypnotists in every hospital.
He is the current President of the International Medical and
Dental Hypnotherapy Association.
This is a great site for those who want more insight into the
work of Milton Erickson, M.D., the master of indirect
Terrific speaker and teacher. You will enjoy this site. He is
one of my early teachers.
Paul Aurand is a unique therapist and teacher. He has
studied in Japan and taught around the world. He was
struck by lightning and his near death experience significantly
heightened his already considerable skills. His NJ center
offers body work, hypnosis, past life regression, empowered
childbirth, healing touch, and hypnotherapy instruction. I
will be teaching my M.E.N.T.A.L. Games sports enhancement class
at the HHC in July.
This is one of the most exciting new hypnosis organizations. It
has a very fast growing membership. Conventions are held in
California in July. Shelley Stockwell, president, puts the fun
back in hypnosis.
Kim Manning heads Focused Solutions in Michigan. She is well
versed in Medical Hypnotherapy and works with panic disorders,
IBS, OCD and much more. She serves as a mentor to new therapists
President Jillian La Velle puts on a wonderful convention each
year alternating between Parsippany, NJ and Atlanta. Check it
out. I have spoken at this convention since 2001.
International Medical and Dental Hypnotherapy Association site.
Drs. Anne and Jerome maintain very high standards. They offer
many opportunities for continuing education. Classes in
Therapeutic Touch, forensic hypnosis and Hypnoanesthesia are
available. I have been a featured speaker since 2001. I teach
the IMDHA 120 hour curriculum.
Rev. Michael Ellner is a
passionate, committed hypno-healer who does incredible work with
people with catastrophic illness, including AIDS. We have taught
NLH classes together through the years.
Wil Horton’s website. Info on Neuro-Linguistic Healing, Hypnosis
for sports, addictions, sales and more. Videos for home study
This is the site of
Steven Leeds and Rachel Hott. Steven was my teacher for basic
and advanced Ericksonian hypnosis. Steven leads NLP and hypnosis
training in NYC and Switzerland.
John Overdurf and Julie
Silverthorn. Master Trainers and Master humans. I completed my
Master Practitioner training with them. You will learn sooo much
from them, co-facilitation at its finest. www.nlptrainings.com
Great speaker and human being, Robert has
led the field for twenty years in the area of weight loss and
smoking cessation. Robert is a very generous teacher.
Keep up to date with all the news making a difference in medical
hypnosis. Become a member of the National League of Medical
Hypnotherapists. The President, Stephanie Jourdan, Ph.D. is a
brilliant teacher and a warm, generous, culturally sensitive
person. She is at the forefront of teaching hypnotherapists how
to expand our practices by taking medical insurance.
Bruce Kaloski, Ph.D. has been an important
teacher and mentor to me over the years. He has spent more than
thirty years in the field facilitating change with individuals
and groups. He has chartered Huntington Pacific University to
offer advanced degrees to to professionals in the areas of
hypnotherapy, behavioral therapy, and motivational psychology. I
am completing my degree program and am on the faculty of HPU. If
you are serious about building your skill set and being a leader
in your field enroll in HPU now.
Horace Simmons is a hypnotherapist in Washington state who is
always learning and growing. I attend his classes at
conventions and am always struck by his warmth, intelligence and
caring. Check out his radio show archives.
and cross cultural therapy
This is a
terrific source for more information on traditional African
religion. You’ll find many useful articles.
This is the official site of the Association of Black
Psychologists. Find one in your area. Many are familiar with the
use of hypnosis.
David Brazier has written a book called Zen Therapy. His site
lists articles, classes and distance learning opportunities for
those who want to study psychology from a Buddhist perspective.
He is a true pioneer in the field of metaphysical awareness. I
first purchased one of his tapes in 1982 at age 13. His
specialties are past life regression and human potential
expansion. He has many best selling books and tapes including
You Were Born Again to Be Together, Radical Spirituality and
Past Lives, Future Loves.
This is the official site for the National Association of
Transpersonal Hypnotherapists. Allen and Dee Chips are some of
the most gracious folks you’ll get a chance to meet. I’m a
Trainer for the NATH.
This is the home site of OATH:
Organization of African Traditional Healers. In Africa there is
not always a clear distinction between healers and priests.
Those trained as priests and priestesses in traditional African
spirituality function as counselors, herbalists, and diviners.
Naropa University is a school where one can study transpersonal
psychology, somatic psychology and contemplative studies. It is
a recognized center of innovative education and practice.
World-renowned health facilitator. Patti
is a medical intuitive and leader in vibrational medicine. She
conducts sessions by phone and gets incredible results.
This is a retreat center that was started by Jack Kornfield. He
has written many important books in the area of meditation and
psychology based on his background as a monk in Asia. He has a
audio program called the Roots of Buddhist Psychology that I
highly recommend. Jack gives seminars on Vipassana meditation
throughout the year at Spirit Rock. It is a beautiful place and
many other good teachers lead classes here.
Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche was a profound meditation master who
popularized Tibetan Buddhism in the US in the 1970’s. He
developed the concept of the enlightened spiritual warrior who
is fearless, dignified and compassionate. There are
centers now throughout the world that offer training based on
Dr. Akbar is a brilliant thinker and advocate of
Afrocentric psychology. Meeting him as an undergraduate and
reading his book, Chains and Images of Psychological Slavery
changed my life. He is on faculty at Florida State University
but travels to Atlanta to serve on the board of Hillside Chapel
and Truth Center with Dr. Barbara King, our founder.
The Alchemy Institute offers some
of most thorough training available in the field of
hypnotherapy. David Quigley developed Alchemy based on
shamanism, inner child work, archetypal therapy and more. My
most profound personal healing was made possible using the
alchemy processes. One of his most senior Trainers, Debbie
Unterman was my instructor. She was instrumental in my decision
to relocate to Atlanta.