William Mitchell

About William Mitchell ( For www.Mitchellinstitute.com)

The Rev. William Mitchell is the lead hypnosis instructor for hypnosis courses in the live training seminars, workshops and hypnosis certification classes.

William is the Founder of the Mitchell Institute for Professional Hypnosis, Personal Motivation Hypnosis Clinics, and William Mitchell Events (including the Heartland Hypnosis Conference in St.Louis, MO each April).

With two successful clinics in Illinois, he is often called upon to consult with other practitioners of hypnosis that wish to replicate his model for clinical practice. William Mitchell is a Board Certified Instructor for the National Guild of Hypnotists (BCH,CI) and regularly graduates trained practitioners Certified by the NGH. He has served as Faculty at the NGH Convention for 10 years.

Since 1997, he has successfully hypnotized thousands and currently works with several hundred one-on-one clients each year. He is also a former adjunct faculty member at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield, IL serving on their Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Panel.

Academic credentials include a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) from Culver-Stockton College with both a Religion and Philosophy major and a Missouri Secondary Teaching Certificate in Social Studies. A graduate theological education at Texas Christian University Brite Divinity School and Phillips University Graduate Seminary in Oklahoma with an earned Master of Divinity (M.Div.). While serving congregations in Missouri, Nebraska, Kentucky, and Texas he did doctoral work at TCU.

The Rev. Mitchell is currently the Pastor of a small congregation, The First Baptist Church of Stonington, IL. (affiliated with the moderate American Baptists) In his active pastoral ministry he has served as President and Moderator of several religious groups such as, former President of The Food Pantry Inter-Church Council of Stonington and Blue Mound, and Clergy Special Interest Group of the NGH as Treasurer. In his active pastoral ministry he has served as President and Moderator of several religious groups such as, former President of The Food Pantry Inter-Church Council of Stonington and Blue Mound, and Clergy Special Interest Group of the NGH as Treasurer.

With his background in psychology, he is a professional college speaker in the areas of Leadership and Teambuilding (as well as Relationships and Dating on Campus) and consults with businesses and schools utilizing the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator .  Also, Rev. Mitchell as a Presenter/Trainer in grief-recovery workshops has traveled to 15 states and given several hundred trainings since 1989 .

Professional memberships include:


  • Fellow of the American Association of Integrative Medicine
    Member of the American Academy of Medical Hypnoanalysts
    Member of the Association of Psychological Type
    Member of the National Guild of Hypnotists
    Board Member Centerpoint International Jungian Studies

Awards

  • HYPNOTIST of the YEAR Mid-America Hypnosis Conference 2009,

  • RELIGION and HYPNOTISM National Guild of Hypnotists Convention 2009

Friday 5pm Clinical Room 1

ACHIEVE MORE SUCCESS WITH POST HYPNOTIC SUGGESTIONS

William is known for his post hypnotic suggestions.

He takes you through his theory behind Post Hypnotic suggestions and the whys and hows. He ultimately tries to encourage all of you to more confidently achieve success using post hypnotic suggestions with your clients in order to help them have more success in their weight loss or attempt to quit smoking or whatever it is they are using hypnosis for.