Meet Dr. Giles
I have been in practice for almost three decades, with a strong specialization in medical hypnotism and weight control. I have a long record of success, have won many awards and my hypnotic work is known around the world.
My Education and Credentials
I am the Rev. Dr. C. Scot Giles. I am a Board Certified Diplomate of the National Guild of Hypnotists and a HeartMath® Certified Coach.
I call my approach "Heart-Centered" because my work is informed by the scientifically based techniques developed by the HeartMath Institute. You can learn more by clicking on the Introduction menu.
Diplomate status with the National Guild of Hypnotists is the highest credential a Consulting Hypnotist can earn.
I am a member of the Advisory Board of the National Guild of Hypnotists and have won most of the awards given by that organization. I am known all over the nation for my work with cancer patients.
I am a graduate of a state-licensed hypnotism school and have had thousands of hours of advanced hypnotism training. I have been inducted into the Order of James Braid, the international honor society for hypnotism.
I am the author of the curriculum used by the National Guild of Hypnotists to train Consulting Hypnotists to do medical hypnotism in the United States, Great Britain and Canada.
I hold my Bachelor's and Master's Degrees from the University of Connecticut, Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa. I hold my Doctor of Ministry Degree from Meadville/Lombard Theological School at the University of Chicago With Highest Distinction and two academic prizes.
You can learn more about my HeartMath® Certified Coach credential by clicking on the Heart-Centered item on the Introduction menu.
I am a retired Board Certified Chaplain, representing years of additional training in the pastoral arts and the passing of a rigorous examination. This is the most widely recognized credential for clergy who work as health professionals. You can learn more about this by clicking on the Ministry item on the Introduction menu.
You will find my complete Curriculum Vitae, Outcomes Data and other helpful information in the Downloads section of this web site, and you can get a sense of what I am like as a person from my Blog and Social Network postings.
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