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Biography for David Charles James, PhD

David Charles James, Certified Addictions Counselor

David James is a Hypnotherapist on a mission! This mission is to work with you to connect you to your higher self, and from that place, watch as amazing change begins to happen. With a deep background in Clinical Psychology and Spirituality, David brings his education and experience to the field of hypnotherapy and his passion for this work will support you in your quest for achieving your dreams.

David has a Masters and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology and graduate degrees in Theology and Spirituality. He is the author of two books on the spiritual journey of men and has been an in-demand speaker and retreat director. David is also the founder and animator of the Olympia Forgiveness Project which seeks to understand the liberating truths of forgiveness and apply them to personal, familial and organizational settings.

Having been a Professor of Psychology and Spirituality as well as an ordained minister, David is very comfortable across a wide spectrum of the Human Development Movement and can relate to your desires to make positive and powerful change.


Languages Spoken

  • English

Hypnotherapy Specialties

  • Abandonment
  • Addictions
  • Anesthesia
  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Assist Healing
  • Career Success
  • Chronic Pain
  • Concentration
  • Creativity
  • Dreams
  • Fears
  • Forgiveness
  • Hopelessness
  • Mistrust
  • Pain Management
  • Public Speaking
  • Sexual Problems
  • Substance Abuse
  • Writers Block

Experience

David has served in Law Enforcement with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and the Chino Police Department. He has served as a consultant, trainer, retreat director and counselor in faith based settings. He served as a Parish Priest in Episcopal Congregations in California and Washington. David is a certified Addictions Counselor and has worked in adolescent treatment hospital programs as well as having a general counseling practice. David is an author and public speaker who always leads people to their highest good.


Education

  • Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy with Honors
    Hypnosis Motivation Institute - Nationally Accredited College of Hypnotherapy - 818-758-2747
    Date Started: 09/19/2013 - Date Graduated: 09/19/2014
    Total Hours: 720 - Total Weeks: 52 - Total Years: 1
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology
    California Coast University - 714-547-9625
    Date Started: 09/06/2000 - Date Graduated: 01/13/1993
    Total Weeks: 140 - Total Years: 3
  • Master of Arts in Religion
    Trinity College for Ministry - 800-874-8754
    Date Started: 09/02/1997 - Date Graduated: 06/15/1999
    Total Weeks: 48 - Total Years: 2
  • Master of Science in Psychology
    California Coast University - 714-547-9625
    Date Started: 09/04/1999 - Date Graduated: 09/06/1992
    Total Weeks: 52 - Total Years: 1

Continuing Education from the American Hypnosis Association

  • Basic Emotional Freedom Technique - 08/2016
  • Biofeedback and Hypnosis - 08/2014
  • Blood Type Affects our Personality/Love Relationships - 10/2013
  • Chakras and Hypnotherapy - 08/2014
  • Connecting With Your Spirit Guides - 03/2014
  • EFT and Guided Imagery - 10/2014
  • Feng Shui for Your Hypnotherapy Office - 08/2014
  • Fitness 4 Finances - 10/2013
  • Following to Lead: The Bridge Between Therapy and Coaching - 10/2014
  • Good Evidence and Positive Noticing - 08/2014
  • Hypnosis and PTSD - 04/2014
  • Hypnosis and Seniors - 12/2013
  • Hypnosis in History - 09/2013
  • HypNutrition® Approach - 02/2014
  • Introduction to Breathwork - 04/2014
  • Know Your Client Through Numerology - 11/2013
  • Laughter Yoga - Laughter is the Best Medicine - 10/2014
  • Launch Your Practice Using Social Media and Virtual Assistants - 02/2014
  • Marketing Made Natural - 08/2014
  • NLP and the Art of Building Business Rapport - 04/2014
  • Rapid Inductions - 08/2014
  • Research Studies About Hypnosis - 11/2013
  • Sexual Dysfunction - 03/2016
  • Spiritual Hypnosis - 12/2013
  • Stage Hypnosis Demonstrational Techniques - 08/2014
  • The Release Technique - 11/2013
  • Using Hypnotic Scripts - 02/2014
  • Voice Mastery and Hypnotherapy - 08/2014

Certifications

  • Certified Addictions Counselor
    National Association of Forensic Counselors - 260-426-7234
    Certification Number: 06602

Certifications from the American Hypnosis Association

  • Hypnosis and Pain Management - 02/2015
  • Hypnosis and Smoking Cessation - 12/2013

Awards

  • Honors Graduate
    Hypnosis Motivation Institute - 09/19/2014

Professional Memberships

  • American Hypnosis Association
    Member Since: 2014
  • Hypnotherapists Union Local 472
    Member Since: 2014
  • Association for Transpersonal Psychology and Hypnotherapy
    Member Since: 2014
  • National Association of Forensic Counselors
    Member Since: 1994

Website


http://DavidJamesHypnosis.com/


Contact Information

David Charles James
David James Hypnosis
Chatsworth, California 91311, United States
818-724-9314