NYC Hypnosis Practitioner Wins Top Honor

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The National Guild of Hypnotists honors Michael Ellner with their prestigious Charles Tebbetts Award for "Spreading the Light of Hypnotism" at their Annual Worldwide Hypnotism Conference in Marlborough, MA.

It is a regular practice amongst health professionals to single out those who have made outstanding contributions to the field. New York City resident Michael Ellner, was honored by being the recipient on August 8, 2009 of The National Guild of Hypnotists' Charles Tebbetts Award for" Spreading the Light of Hypnotism" during their 22nd Awards Dinner Banquet.
This honor follows Ellner receiving The International Medical and Dental Hypnotherapy Association's (IMDHA) Educator of the Year Award in 2008 and their Distinguished Service Award in 2009, both presented at their Annual May Conference in Daytona, Beach FL.
"Receiving a Top Honor is always thrilling, but being honored in front of thousands of hypnosis professionals from around the world at the National Guild of Hypnotists' Awards Dinner was a peak experience. I am still enjoying the buzz of being honored with the NGH's Educator of the Year of Award in 1995," Ellner said . He added: "Both NGH awards were icing on an already delicious cake, because I love teaching, studying and meeting new and old friends at the NGH's annual conferences."

The National Guild of Hypnotists, Inc. is a not-for-profit, educational corporation. Founded in Boston, MA in 1951, the Guild is a professional organization comprised of dedicated individuals committed to advancing the field of hypnotism.

Ellner will be educating licensed health care professionals as a faculty member of PAINWeek 2009 in Las Vegas, September 9th - 10th 2009 ( He will then be heading to South Africa to train helping professionals in his Award winning approach to helping people get unstuck and take charge of their lives (Cape Town, South Africa October 17th-18th, Johannesburg October 24-25. He is back and teaching in NYC, (November 6th, 7th & 8th 2009,

Michael Ellner is a hypnosis practitioner and educator. He teaches Hypnotic Pain Relief theory and techniques to doctors, dentists, nurses and therapists of all persuasions for PAINWeek, a recurring major medical conference. Ellner also certifies Hypnosis practitioners as Self-help Educators in Pain Relief as an adjunct instructor for major hypnosis certifying organizations like the National Guild of Hypnotists and the International and Medical Dental Hypnotherapy Association. Ellner was a member of a NIH Community Research Initiative exploring Alternative Medicine from 1988 to1992 and his Complementary and Alternative Medicine Blog appears on
Ellner can speak extensively about the many benefits of Hypnosis and is available for interview. For more info visit his websites: and


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