Louisiana Hypnotherapy Organization

Home | 2017 Conference Presenters | Conference Schedule | Conference Registration | Call For Presenters | Check Out Past Conferences | Members | Online Membership Application | Upcoming Events | Constitution/By-Laws | Code of Ethics | Disclosure Bill | Links

Looking Back, Moving Forward, With Hypnosis
Conference 2016

Conference 2017

Conference 2015


Shelley Stockwell-Nicholas, PhD, Hypnotherapst (Presented: Spiritual Hypnosis-Hypnotic Coaching) Dr. Shelley is the author of 17 books on how to use your mind to be a master mind, be astoundingly happy and to reach your goals. She has appeared on hundreds of radio, television shows and in print over 38 plus years.  Dr. Shelley is the president of Internatioal Hypnosis Federation.


Peter Blum, C.I., C.Ht., M.S.C. (Presented: That Reminds Me of a Story) He has had a practice in Ericksonian hypnosis since 1987. He was awarded Instructor of the Year by the National Guild of Hypnosis, and in 2009 inducted into the Order of Braid - a lifetime achievement recognition. In 2015Peter was awarded Hypnotist of the Year by IACT. Peter has studied sstorytelling and ceremony with Beautiful Painted Arrow (Joseph Rael) and Dr. Lewis Mehl - Madrona for over 20 years, and has trained hudreds in the spiritual art of hypnosis. He has also gained recognition for his pioneering work in the fied of Sound Healing.


Jillian LaVelle (Presented: Flame in Your Heart) She is a certified stress management consultant and a clinical hypnotherapist.  She holds a BA in Psychology from the University of South Florida.  She is the Founder of the International Association of Counselors and Therapists (IACT), as well a the founder and publisher of the magazine, Unlimited Human.  IACT was reated out of the conviction that those in the helping and healing professions require a forum in which they may exchange ideas, information, techniques, and methodologies.  Jillian is also an internation speaker and workshop presenter.


Art Emrich (Presented: Clients with Cancer) He is certified as a Master Practitioner and Trainer of Hypnosis and Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) and is a frequent speaker for national, state, and local organizations.  His practie includes; (1) the mental/emotional game of success for serious competitors in sports, (2) medical referral clients for chronic pain  and those headed for surgery, (3) critical event hypnosis for clients who are facing tests, interviews, presentations, or other challenges and who want to access their peak performance, and (4) help for those struggling with habits - how to stop doing something and how to start doing something.


Bonnie Poirier (Presented: Laughter Wellness) She was taught by the late Art Winkler at St. John's University back in the early 90's. Bonnie has taught hypnotherrrapy training at SJU, Infinity, and SLU. For years, Bonnie was the owner of the Holistic Therapy Center in Hammond and Covington. Currently, Bonnie works with at-risk/angry children and adolescents in the school system.


Padman Pillai (Presented: ABS Formula For Inductions) He is a Fellow of the International Hynosis Federation and certified as a Clinical Hypnotherapist by Professional Board of Hypnotherapy and ARCH Canada. He has presented at many national and international conferences on topics of varying interest. In January 2015, Padman conducted a one day seminar at the Department of Counseling Psychology at the University of Kerala, India. He continues to speak at many international conferences throught the year.

Conference 2017

Conference 2015