ZALMAN “Zali” SEGAL
Zalman Segal is a highly respected and sought-after counselor, trainer and author. He is known for his unparalleled success in inducing clients and students to increase motivation or alter behavior patterns through hypnosis by applying strong analytical, intuitive and interpersonal skills.
after lecturer and teacher Zali conducts, among others, a “Certification course in Hypnosis” (
is recognized for integrity, “people” skills and a commitment to hypnotherapy
excellence. He is the founder and director of the BreakThrough Institute in
In his spare time Zali likes to explore the Great South Bay on his sailboat or pilot a Cessna (Ask him about his crash survival incident...).
EDUCATION and SPECIALIZED TRAINING:
Board Certified Hypnotherapist, National Guild of Hypnotists
Hypnotherapy Instructor, National Guild of Hypnotists
Hypnotherapy Instructor, American Board of Hypnotherapy
Clinical Hypnotherapy, International Association of Counselors & Therapists
Stress Management Consultant, IACT
Ericksonian Hypnosis, American Board of Hypnotherapy
Master Practitioner of NLP, the National Federation of Neurolinguistic Psychology
· Responsible for the “start up” of an innovative hypnotherapy private practice: consults with patient to determine nature of problem, educating client on the nature and experience of the hypnotic state.
· Tests subject to determine degree of physical and emotional suggestibility, then induces a hypnotic state using individual methods and techniques based on interpretation of test results and analysis of client’s problems winning rave reviews.
· Conducts one-on-one and group training sessions in Smoke Cessation, Weight loss and Stress Management.
Conducts Hypnotherapy Certification programs at
PRESIDENT, AMERICAN LIQUIDATORS,
· Owner operator of a successful retail store and wholesale company of general
VICE-PRESIDENT, OPERATIONS, BARTER TRADING, INC
· Selected to transform a struggling, inefficient barter trading group into a smooth functioning and revenue-producing unit by implementing tight policies, formats, and procedures; personally opened significant accounts in fiercely competitive markets.
· Recruited, hired, and trained national sales representatives in effective sales and customer service techniques and methodologies.
· Contributed to generating $5,200,000 in new sales revenues with residuals.
SENIOR TRAINING MANAGER, SAVEMART, INC.
· Originally hired as a salesman of consumer electronics (TV’s, hi-fi’s, computers), then promoted quickly to oversee the sales and product training of 75 retail sales personnel; conducted product sales technique training.
· Accompanied veteran sales people on difficult sales calls – known as “the closer!”
· Collaborated in writing a sales training guide, called “The Bible” of the company.
National Guild of Hypnotists,
International Association of Counselors and Therapists,
American Board of Hypnotherapy,
National Federation of Hypnotherapists (AFL/CIO/CLC Local 104),
The National Federation of Neuro-Linguistic Psychology,
“I have known Zali for many years and can honestly say that his personal and professional integrity are of the highest standards. His enthusiasm and thorough approach in helping his clients are inspirational and motivational. Zali goes beyond the call of duty. His skill, coupled with his love for his work and genuine concern for humanity, are definitely making a positive difference on this planet.”
Dr. George Bien
Instructor, International Association
of Counselors & Therapists
“Zalman Segal is one of the most dedicated professionals I had the privilege to know. I am impressed with his never-ending professional and personal quest for excellence.”
Instructor, American Board of Hypnosis
Our Esteemed Contributors
(In alphabetical order)
Krasner Ph.D. is the founder and director of the American Institute of
Alfred A. Barrios (B.S. Caltech
1955 in chemistry; Ph.D. UCLA 1969 in psychology) is Director of the
Self-Programmed Control. He is the inventor of the Stress Control Biofeedback
Card. In 1996, he was nominated for the Norman Cousins Award in Mind-Body
Medicine and received the Cancer Federation Award in Psychoneuroimmunology. He
is the author of Towards Greater Freedom
& Happiness; The Habit Buster
and The Stress Test. The latter, rose
to number two on the Times best-seller list. His theory of hypnosis was
recently published in Contemporary
Hypnosis. Web site: www.stresscards.com.
Anne H. Spencer-Beacham, Ph.D. Founder: International Medical and Dental Hypnotherapy Association®, a referral service for hypnotherapists and Infinity Institute International, Inc. a state licensed Hypnosis Training School in MI; author of books, tapes, CDs, videos and DVDs; internationally known speaker whose vision is: A hypnotherapist in every health care facility worldwide and staffed by IMDHA members. Hosts Annual Hypnosis and Holistic Living Conference; editor of newsletter Subconsciously Speaking; free email Hypnosis and Holistic Living Journal and a complete web site with on-line store. Web site: www.infinityinst.com. Telephone: 248-549-5594.
Elitzur, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist in private practice in
teaches hypnosis to students all over the world through his powerful audio and
video home study courses. Many students have written thanking Bill for
making the learning process easy and fun. In addition to his private
Brian David Phillips, Ph.D., CH, is an
Associate Professor at a national university in
Bryan M. Knight holds a degree in
D. Banyan, as a B.S. and M.A. (Psychology), has worked as a psychologist at the
Mignosa is a Certified Hypnotherapist, NLP Master Practitioner, Time Line
Therapy and Reiki Master Sensei. He has lectured and performs around the
world. Since 1976, he has worked with Ormond McGill both performing and
lecturing. In addition, he is a frequent lecturer at colleges and
universities. He teaches both the art and science of “Hypnosis, Illusion
vs. Reality,” and the “Magic of the Mind.” Chuck is a member of the
National Guild of Hypnotists, the Psychic Entertainers Association and the
Craig is a dynamic individual who is highly motivated to see his clients reach their maximum potential. A certified hypnotherapist and Master Practitioner of NLP, he applies the understandings of how the subconscious works with his coaching clients to help them develop what he refers to as the "Success Mind." Craig is the Founder and President of San Francisco Bay Area Hypnosis & NLP practice group, Co-founder and Director of Act Now International L.L.C., Success Coach, author, trainer, and business consultant.
Daniel Araoz, Professor of Mental Health Counseling at the C. W. Post Campus of
Long Island University in
Dennis and Jennifer have shared a
conjoint practice in hypnotherapy and psychotherapy for 24 years. Their
practice has also been the basis for their research into the fields of human
Epistemology, Ontology, Semantics and Linguistics. They have co-shared their
findings with the community of their peers in the scan of papers in
journals published in
Mottin first became interested in hypnosis while stationed in
Doug is a Certified Master Practitioner and Trainer by Richard Bandler with The Society of Neuro-Linguistic Programming. He is a Certified Trainer of Hypnotherapy, certified with the American Board of Hypnotherapy.
Doug was a Master Trainer for
Robbins Research International for ten years. In the mid-nineties he helped
found the Department of Complementary Medicine at
His trainers include Robert Dilts, David Dobson, Leslie Cameron-Bandler, Tad James and Wyatt Woodsmall in NLP, and Stephen Gilligan, Carol and Stephen Lankton, Paul Carter, David Gordon, Ernest Rossi, William O’Hanlon, and Eileen Shields in Ericksonian Hypnotherapy.
A graduate of
F. Kein is the director of the
had produced many highly acclaimed training programs available on video and
cassettes. Jerry is the coauthor of the successful book Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy. Gerald Kein is respected around the
world for his valuable contributions to the field of hypnotherapy. He received
numerous awards, which he was all too modest to mention. Address:
Henry Leo Bolduc has a remarkable 40 years of experience in the field of hypnotherapy. He is the author of five books, numerous audio cassettes and also more than 200 published articles. Henry’s focus is on healing the present through past-live experience. He is a board-certified past-life therapist of the International Board for Regression Therapy. Henry is the recipient of the professional award of Fellow in Clinical Hypnotherapy by the National Board of Hypnotherapists. Web sites: http://www.henrybolduc.com
has received numerous awards including the prestigious President's Award
presented to him by the National Guild of Hypnotists. The International
Hypnosis Hall of Fame presented Jerry with the first-ever award for Excellence
in Stage Hypnosis. In 1999, the National Guild of Hypnotists presented Jerry
with the highest achievement in hypnosis, the Rexford L. North award.
R. LaVelle is a certified stress management consultant and a clinical
hypnotherapist. She holds a BA in psychology from the
Joann Abrahamsen, a certified
consultant in hypnosis, was named in 1992, “Person of the Year” by the “Association
to Advance Ethical Hypnosis” and received the 2002 President’s Award. Joann is
a certified instructor for the AAEH and the National Guild of Hypnotists. In
her private practice, she has helped many people achieve their goals by
combining her award-winning hypnotic techniques with behavior modification.
Joann was interviewed on cable TV for her Great American Smoke-Out program
conducted at a local hospital. Abrahamsen has written and published hypnosis
booklets and self help articles that have appeared in magazines and
newsletters. Email: [email protected]
Dr. Joe Vitale is the world's first hypnotic writer. He is President of Hypnotic Marketing, Inc., and author many books, including the #1 best-selling book Spiritual Marketing, the #1 best-selling e-book Hypnotic Writing, and the best-selling Nightingale-Conant audio program, The Power of Outrageous Marketing. His latest books include The Greatest Money-Making Secret in History! Adventures Within and The E-Code. He and Calvin Chipman created a software program to help you write sales letters, ads, news releases, speeches and even entire books. It is called Hypnotic Writing Wizard. Joe is considered one of the pioneers of Internet marketing. He has made millionaires and helped create online empires. Web site: http://www.mrfire.com
Email: [email protected]
Larry Garrett is a Certified Hypnotist
with the N.G.H. He has been in practice since 1968, operating the largest and
most sophisticated hypnosis center in
Marilyn Gordon is a hypnotherapist,
teacher, healer and author from
Howell is a veteran of the Texas
Department of Public Safety, a graduate of the
Mr. De Bruyn has been working in hypnosis work since 1961. He lives and works in the Metropolitan Washington, D.C. area and focuses primarily in the area of personal growth using hypnosis and NLP. His operating philosophy is that human potential is unlimited. Any person can achieve what others have accomplished – and more. This can be done through the intelligent application of well-tested change techniques such as NLP modeling and hypnosis. There is no reason to settle for less, “If you can dream it, you can do it.” He can be reached on the web at [email protected].
Ormond McGill is known as the “Dean of American
Hypnotists. He has an international reputation for his books on hypnotism,
meditation and mysticism. Prominent in the field of hypnotism for over 50
years, he is author of The Encyclopedia
of Genuine Stage Hypnotism; A Better Life Through Conscious Self-Hypnosis; The Art of Stage Hypnotism; Hypnotism and Meditation; Power Hypnosis Hypnotherapy and his
autobiography The Secrets of Dr. Zomb:
The autobiography of Ormond McGill.
a United Methodist Minister serving as Director of Clinical Hypnotherapy at
Richard Neves Ph.D. is a versatile and experienced expert in indirect induction methods, having been in the field of hypnotherapy for 25+ years. Dr. Neves is a Certified NLP Trainer and a Certified Spiritual Counselor, with a rich background in holistic healthcare. Combining elements from many disciplines and modalities enables Dr. Neves to present a multifaceted approach to hypnotherapy. He is known as a conscientious, intuitive teacher who brings out the best in students and clients alike. Dr. Neves is the President of the American Board of Hypnotherapy. Email: [email protected]
Robert Otto has worked in the field of Mind Dynamics for over 20 years, having conducted in excess of 4,500 workshops and seminars in 29 states. Mr. Otto serves as convention faculty staff for The IMDHA, NGH, IACT, ABH, NBH, MAHC, NCHS, IHF and ACHE. He is the recipient of numerous awards including the prestigious “Ormond McGill Award” for “Outstanding Faculty Member” in 1997 from the NGH. The 2002 ‘Therapist of the Year’ award from the MAHC, the 1996 Sealah Award from IHHF.
Robert presently sits on the board of directors for the International Medical and Dental Hypnotherapy Association. In October 2001, Robert was awarded the title of “Diplomat” and in October 2002 was honored to receive the prestigious ‘Pebble in the Pond’ award by the IMDHA. In May 2003, Robert was awarded the “Innovative Therapy” award for his contribution of the “Vertigo” induction by the IACT.
was a guest on many TV and radio shows. He has been featured in numerous
newspapers and magazines, is a regular contributor to professional hypnosis
journals and is the producer of numerous programs on behavior modification and
human potential. As a pioneer in the profession, he is the first hypnotist to
receive a Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition listed in the
Library of Congress. The
was certified by the late Charles Tebbetts. He was inducted into the
International Hypnosis Hall of Fame in 2000 for his written contributions to
the hypnotherapy profession, and was also the recipient of Charles Tebbetts
Award from the National Guild of Hypnotists in 2001 for spreading the light of
Steve Andreas has been learning, training,
researching and developing NLP patterns for the last 26 years. He is the author
of the recent book, Transforming Your
Self: Becoming who you want to be, Virginia
Satir: The Patterns of Her Magic, and an anthology, Is There Life Before Death. Steve is also co-author (with his wife,
Connirae) of Heart of the Mind and Change Your Mind--and Keep the Change.
He lives with his wife and three teenage sons in the foothills of the Rocky
Boyley is an experienced Licensed Trainer of Neuro-Linguistic Programming and
Hypnotherapy. While he lives in BC,
Susan Fox is an internationally known, accomplished and highly respected hypnotherapist, trainer and writer. She is certified by the Hypnotism Training Institute of Los Angeles. Susan writes a column called Hypnotherapy Scripting for the National Guild of Hypnotists, the world’s largest professional hypnosis organization. Susan received the 1998 international Hypnosis Hall of Fame’s Woman of The Year award. She was nominated to receive the 1998 Sealah Award and Induction into the International Hypnosis Hall of Fame. Contact information: Tel. (740) 398-1221, Email: [email protected]
Web Site: www.sleepwhilesomeoneelsesnores.com
Wendi Friesen is a Certified Clinical
Hypnotherapist, NLP practitioner and Master Hypnotist since 1995. She is a
popular, international speaker for trainings, conventions and shows. In 2002,
she was chosen as a speaker at the NGH Solid Gold Convention, which honors the
top six award winning NGH speakers in the country. Wendi has appeared on many
local and national TV and radio shows. Some of her appearances include “The Man
Show” on Comedy Central, “Queen Latifah Show,” “Good Day Sacramento,” Washington Post, GQ magazine, Channels
Magazine, Men's Health, “Mike
Gallagher Show,” “Darian O'Toole Show,” First for Women, Salon.com magazine, Health and Fitness, Score Magazine, Talk
916 933 0700, Web site: www.wendi.com