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Biography for John Frederick Bentz, CMH

John Bentz graduated from the Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree, holds a Masters Degree from Ashland University, and an Executive Masters Program through U.C. Berkley/Stanford. Additionally, he became one of Stephen Covey’s first program trainers for “7 Habits of Highly Effective People” at Sundance, Utah.

John specializes in stress, goal achievement, creating your own best future, self hypnosis, chronic pain, relaxation, self development, smoking, self-esteem, self-confidence and, how to live a stress free and happy life!

As in all new learnings, he began his training in 1972 in Ohio with Dr. Faulkner (Research for Wright Patterson Air Force base), where he trained in relaxation, hypnosis, self-hypnosis and meditation. He has been practicing hypnosis for over forty years and has helped individuals and corporations develop, achieve new ways of looking at the future, communicate within a team, while experiencing and reaching their goal achievements.

While working on global communications in the telecommunications industry, he worked on understanding psycho-linguistics and human communication with interaction in computer technology. His continued learning encompassed studying with Tad James in Time Line Therapy and the basis of personality and the Secret of Creating your Future, Bandler and Grinder, through NLP of Ohio and Indiana NANLP. Expert NLP, an expert system of NLP Interventions. Beyond Conflict, solution focused couples therapy. Marvin Oka, the Skills of Mastery, John Bradshaw, to delight your inner child.

He continued his studies with Timothy Leary’s studies of Harvard University, with a program in Holotropic Breathwork and Creative Leadership, Michael Vance, Walt Disney Corporation. Utilizing this experience and knowledge to benefit individuals and corporations. He has been a student of Eastern culture throughout his life and continues practicing Tai Chi and Chi Gong in Houston, Texas.

Specializing in both individual and corporate communications for moving past from where you are to looking forward for improving your own best future.

Hypnotherapy Specialties

  1. Anxiety
  2. Career Success
  3. Communication
  4. Improve Health
  5. Reach Goals
  6. Sports
  7. Stop Smoking
  8. Stress


In addition to his education and continuous learning in human behavior and change, John has utilized this knowledge and information in creating leadership, strategic planning, marketing and advertising processes for corporations. Also, consulting individuals and corporations on improving communications within the organization, with themselves, and communicating with the outside world.

He has assisted students with improved academic and sports performance, changing habits, stress reduction, letting go of worry, overcoming fears and phobias, fear of public speaking, understanding and improving person to person communication.


  • Diploma in Hypnotherapy
    Hypnosis Motivation Institute - Nationally Accredited College of Hypnotherapy - 818-758-2700
    Date Started: 09/29/2014 - Date Graduated: 02/04/2016
    Total Hours: 300 - Total Weeks: 52 - Total Years: 1

Continuing Education from the American Hypnosis Association

  1. Advanced Advertising and Promotion - 09/2018
  2. Hypnosis in History - 09/2014
  3. Rapid and Instant Inductions - 02/2015


  • Certified Master Hypnotist
    American Hypnosis Association - 818-758-2700
    Certification Number: 011368
    Certification Valid To: Apr 13, 2025

Certifications from the American Hypnosis Association

  1. Smoking Cessation - 10/2016

Professional Memberships

  • American Hypnosis Association
    Member Since: 2016

Languages Spoken

  • English

Contact Information

John Frederick Bentz
Houston, Texas 77082, United States

Hypnotic Help: Arena Tower, Arena Two
Houston, Texas 77074, United States