Press Release NGH Convention

Lincoln NE– From helping people overcome their fears to honing personal development skills and goal achievement to assisting with pain management hypnosis has long been a valid tool for millions of people. With a theme of BUILDING OUR PROFESSION, The National Guild of Hypnotists ( of Merrimack, New Hampshire held its 27th annual educational conference and convention at the Best

Western Royal Plaza Hotel & Trade Center in Marlborough, Massachusetts. Attending this year’s event was Jeff Martin of Lincoln, Nebraska. Leading experts from around the globe shared the latest insights and techniques to help professional consulting hypnotists bring the value of hypnosis to several areas of the health and wellness fields.


“This was an incredible experience,” said Mr. Martin, “The networking with peers around the world was tremendous, and the workshops presented a wealth of insight and skill building that I know my clients will value.”


“This is the world’s super conference for professional hypnotists. All told, there were about 1000 hypnotists in town for a plethora of intensive educational workshops,” said Dr. Dwight Damon, President and Founder of the National Guild of Hypnotists. “Our annual convention took place August 8th -10th with multiple tracks for any number of disciplines in the profession.” As Dr. Damon explains, “Our training programs are conducted by award-winning speakers, published authors, and other professional hypnotists from around the world. Many of the speakers were from outside the United

States. We may be the National Guild of Hypnotists, but this is truly an international event.”


While the attendees represent many countries, varied hypnosis skill levels, and a diversity of occupations, they were united in their goal of using hypnotism as a valuable tool for helping others. Some of the course topics included certifications in: stress management; pain management; sports hypnosis; sleep improvement, complementary medical hypnotism; and helping people help themselves with hypnosis. Many of the topics also applied to sales and marketing professionals and non-hypnotists seeking to improve their influence and persuasion skills.


Dr. Dwight Damon continued, “Even though the NGH Convention is a time for intensive study and skill development, we like to remind people that the event is frequently described as, ‘the world’s largest and friendliest professional hypnotism conference.’ The three days NGH spends in Marlborough, MA, are an incredible time for networking for the world’s top hypnotists. People leave the NGH Convention with new professional relationships, new mentors and most importantly, new friends.”


Jeff Martin a Certified Hypnotist and NLP Master Trainer has offices in Lincoln and Omaha Nebraska. Says, “NGH has been a big part of his success in hypnosis training and mentorship”.  Jeff has a very successful practice and having helped thousands of people lose weight, quit smoking, find stress relief, experience enhanced focus in their sporting activities and also his stage shows he show his side as a comedian.  Everyone loves to see people do funny things from being hypnotized.  Another offer Jeff has is corporate events to help executives be more productive.


Hypnotism is an accepted and recognized treatment option regularly utilized by many health care workers, counselors and other mental health professionals. Hypnosis provides a valuable tool for enhancing an individual’s ability to deal with pain or stress, or to assist in diminishing undesirable behavior patterns. As the use of hypnotism increases, so does the demand for those who are trained to provide it.


Celebrating 64 years of service worldwide, the Guild is also celebrating its 27th Convention Anniversary. The largest and oldest organization of its kind, the National Guild of Hypnotists provides a wide range of support and professional development services for hypnotists on every continent. Its mission is, in part, to educate the public about the value of hypnosis and also to continue its leadership role in expanding the profession of a certified consulting hypnotist.