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Biography for Dennis John Marciniak, CHt

Dennis Marciniak has had a lifelong interest in personal growth and is extremely fascinated by the workings of the mind and brain. He has practiced meditation for over 40 years, which has had a deep impact on his approach to life and serves as a tremendous foundation for his work in hypnosis.

Working through some personal challenges, he has tried and learned various "energy psychology" techniques such as EMDR, EFT and NET which led to his introduction to and fascination with hypnosis as a tool for creating powerful change in one's life.

Dennis excels in the use of hypnosis and imagery for sports performance and career success. He has a particular passion for working with clients wishing to lose weight and delights in assisting his clients in smoking cessation and overcoming limiting fears and beliefs.

He continues to be amazed at the relatively short time it takes for a person to gain control and achieve success using hypnosis. Please call for a free consultation to map out a strategy for your success.

Hypnotherapy Specialties

  1. Abandonment
  2. Addictions
  3. Anger
  4. Body Image
  5. Career Success
  6. Cravings
  7. Exam Anxiety
  8. Exercise
  9. Fears
  10. Helplessness
  11. Hypertension
  12. Improve Health
  13. Self Awareness
  14. Self Confidence
  15. Self Esteem
  16. Sports
  17. Stop Smoking
  18. Stress
  19. Substance Abuse
  20. Weight Loss


Dennis worked for 16 years in social services, first with troubled youth, then as an administrator for an organization offering programs that ranged from personal-growth training to family counseling to prison programs. He has been in the commercial real estate industry for the last 31 years, assisting businesses of all sizes with their real estate needs.

Along the way, Dennis has had great success and enjoyment coaching youth baseball and basketball. His experience in sports performance and business, as well as his own personal search, provide a strong foundation for assisting his clients’ pursuit of success in reaching their goals.


  • Bachelor of Arts
    University of Wisconsin
    Date Started: 09/02/1966 - Date Graduated: 06/10/1971
    Total Years: 5
  • Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy with Honors
    Hypnosis Motivation Institute - Nationally Accredited College of Hypnotherapy - 818-758-2700
    Date Started: 05/26/2009 - Date Graduated: 06/07/2010
    Total Hours: 720 - Total Weeks: 52 - Total Years: 1

Continuing Education

  • Addictions
  • Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)
  • Handwriting Analysis
  • Hypnosis and Pain Management
  • Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP)
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Sports Hypnosis

Continuing Education from the American Hypnosis Association

  1. Master the Arm Raising - 04/2010
  2. Stage Hypnosis - 02/2012


  • Certified NLP Practioner
    American University of NLP - 912-897-9799
  • Certified Hypnotherapist
    American Hypnosis Association - 818-758-2700
    Certification Number: 012016
    Certification Valid To: Feb 03, 2024

Certifications from the American Hypnosis Association

  1. Certified Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming - 10/2017
  2. Hypnosis and ADHD - 11/2010
  3. Hypnosis and PTSD - 07/2012
  4. Hypnosis and Weight Loss - 10/2011
  5. Hypnosis for Immune Disorders - 01/2012


  • Honors Graduate - Clinical Hypnotherapy Program
    Hypnosis Motivation Institute - 06/24/2010

Professional Memberships

  • American Hypnosis Association
    Member Since: 2009


Languages Spoken

  • English

Contact Information

Dennis John Marciniak
Unconscious Edge
Calabasas, California 91302, United States