Scott Sandland, C.Ht. is a highly sought out practitioner for medical and dental applications of hypnosis. He has risen to a level of expertise that is recognized by peers and referring professionals and trusted by his clients.  As the only hypnotist in the nation on staff in a doctors office, dental office, and drug rehab center simultaneously, Scott still manages to make his private practice in Newport Beach his primary focus.

Scott has worked with many clinicians in the fields of pain control and addictions. His success has lead to a position on the board of directors for the International Medical and Dental Hypnotherapy Association and a chapter presidency for the International Association of Counselors and Therapists. Because of his commitment to continued education for himself and his peers, Scott is the creator of HypnoThoughts.com, the largest and most active hypnosis community on earth.

He is a dynamic speaker with extensive skills in hypnosis and NLP, as demonstrated in his classes and workshops. In his private sessions as well as during group processes, Scott keeps his focus on helping the individual achieve their goals and find the resources need to be successful.

 

Hypnosis Resume

MEMBERSHIPS:

  • American Board of Hypnotherapy Member 1999 – 2007
  • International Association of Counselors and Therapists, 2007- Present
  • International Medical and Dental Hypnotherapy Association Member, 1999 – Present
  • Society of Applied Hypnosis Member, 2004 – 2006

HONORS AND RECOGNITIONS:

  • Recognized the International Medical and Dental Hypnotherapy Association as the world’s youngest clinical hypnotherapist. 1999
  • Member of the International Medical and Dental Hypnotherapy Associations Board of Directors. 2006 – Present
  • Director of Standards and Practices for the Society of Applied Hypnosis. 2005
  • Recipient of the Certificate of Recognition from the International Association of Clinical Hypnothreapy for furthering the progress of the profession. 2004
  • Honored with a Special Award of Recognition by the American Board of Hypnotherapy in Appreciation of services rendered to the Association. 2006
  • Mentor for the International Medical and Dental Hypnotherapy Association. 2005- Present
  • Chapter President for the International Association of Counselors and Therapists. Present
  • Recipient of the Congressional Medal of Distinction. 2006
  • Recognized as “Innovator of the Year” by the International Association of Counselors and Therapists, 2009
  • Honored with the award of “Life Fellow” by the International Medical and Dental Hypnotherapy Association, 2012
  • “Educator of the Year” award presented at the Mid-America Hypnosis Conference, 2013

PUBLISHED OR FEATURED IN:

  • The Los Angeles Times
  • Orange County Register
  • Journal of the American Dental Association
  • Journal of the American Dental Hygiene Association
  • Journal of the American Chiropractors Association
  • Journal of the International Medical and Dental Hypnotherapy Association
  • Journal of the International Association of Counselors and Therapists
  • The Tim Conway Jr. show,  97.1 fm
  • Pretty Good Podcast with Gina Grad and Randy Wang

PRESENTER AT CONFERENCES FOR THE FOLLOWING ORGANIZATIONS:

  • American Board of Hypnotherapy
  • American Council of Hypnotist Examiners
  • American Society of Pain Educators
  • International Medical and Dental Hypnotherapy Association
  • International Association of Clinical Hypnotherapy
  • International Association of Counselors and Therapists
  • TNA Facial Pain Association
  • International Certification Board of Clinical Hypnotherapy

LECTURER AT THE FOLLOWING SCHOOLS:

  • University of California at Irvine (UCI) School of Medicine
  • California Professional Hypnosis Institute
  • Newport Coast Oral Facial Institute
  • California Hypnotherapy Academy

EDUCATION AND TRAINING:

  • Bachelors of Arts, Loyola Marymount University – 2002
  • Two time NCAA Division 1 Academic All American
  • Three time honoree, Deans List, Loyola Marymount University
  • Graduate of the California Professional Hypnosis Institute – Fall 1999
  • Specialty certification in Medical Hypnosis presented by the International Medical Dental Hypnotherapy Association. 2004
  • Specialty certification in Pain Control presented by the International Medical Dental Hypnotherapy Assocation. 2004
  • Specialy certification in Dental Hypnosis presented by the International Medical Dental Hypnotherapy Association. 2005
  • Specialy certification in Addiction Hypnosis presented by the International Association of Counselors and Therapists. 2007

ON STAFF LOCATIONS:

  • Private Practice – 260 Newport Center Drive, Suite 419, Newport Beach, CA 92660
  • Hypnosis Practitioner Training Institute, www.HPTI.org
  • Sheets and Paquette Dental Practice
  • New Health Institute
  • Newport Coast Oral Facial Insitute, www.ncofi.com
  • Sober Living by the Sea, www.soberliving.com
  • California Professional Hypnosis Institute, www.calphi.net, 2004-2007
  • Safe Harbor Treatment Center,  www.safeharborhouse.com, 2009-2011