American Society of Clinical Hypnosis www.asch.net
ASCH is the largest US organization for professional hypnosis training certification, workshops and networking opportunities. Its membership includes psychologists, psychiatrists, clinical social workers, marriage and family therapists, mental health counselors, medical doctors, masters-level nurses, dentists and chiropractors. Members must be licensed healthcare workers, and have obtained a master’s degree. Milton H. Erikson, MD. founded the society in 1957.
Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback www.aapb.org
The AAPB was founded in 1969 as the Biofeedback Research Society. It is a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement, dissemination and utilization of knowledge about biofeedback and applied psychophysiology for the purposes of improved health and quality of life. Its emphasis is on research, education and practice and its members represent the fields of medicine, psychology, nursing, social work, counseling, physical therapy and other health care areas.
AutismUp is the leading 501(c)3 autism organization in Rochester and the surrounding areas. Founded in 2004, by a small group of parents of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), our mission is to support individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder, and their families, by expanding and enhancing opportunities to improve quality of life.
International Society of Hypnosis www.ishhypnosis.org
ISH is the international headquarters for researchers and clinicians in the field of clinical hypnosis and serves as the meeting place for over 30 Constituent Societies from around the world. Since 1973, ISH has regularly held triennial congresses in honor of the first International Congress for Experimental and Therapeutic Hypnotism held in Paris in 1889. Its members receive access to training and conference events, a video library, discounted access to journals and newsletters.
Espocinema is the official website for Independent Filmmaker Adrian Esposito. Adrian Esposito is a young prolific filmmaker. He is 26 years old and has already made seven films many of which have won awards. Adrian’s films tend to focus on social issues and subjects that have faced significant challenges in life. Diagnosed as having autism as a child, Adrian has faced many challenges of his own. His history includes dealing with many educational and social barriers but he remains positive focusing on his talents and strengths rather than limitations.
National Pediatric Hypnosis Training Institute www.nphti.org
NPHTI offers education and skill development for health care professionals integrating clinical hypnosis into their work with children and adolescents. Its efforts include skill-building workshops, facilitation of individualized consultation for clinicians, facilitation of preparation to the American Board of Clinical Hypnosis, and serving as a resource hub and communication center for child health clinicians.
Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis www.sceh.us
SCEH is an international organization for professionals seeking the highest level of scientific inquiry and conscientious application of hypnosis in the clinical setting through workshops, lectures and publications. Its membership includes researchers and clinicians, psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, nurses, dentists and physicians. The society was founded in 1949.
Society for Psychological Hypnosis, Division 30 of the American Psychological Association www.apadivisions.org/division-30
The Society of Psychological Hypnosis dedicates itself advancing teaching and research in the field in terms of the exchange of scientific information, and developing high standards for the field of clinical hypnosis. Current initiatives include advancing the applications of hypnosis into behavioral medicine, professional and public education.
Society for Psychophysiological Research www.sprweb.org
This society was founded in 1960 as an international scientific society with goals of fostering research on the interrelationships of physiological and psychological aspects of behavior. The society publishes scientific literature, holds annual meetings, and encourages interdisciplinary discussion of original theory and research, methodology, and standards in the field.