I am the Rev. Dr. C. Scot Giles. I am a Board Certified Chaplain with a flair for hypnotism. My reputation as a hypnotist is international. I am an Advisory Board member of the National Guild of Hypnotists and have won most of the awards given by that organization. I hold the highest level of rank one can earn as a Consulting Hypnotist, Board Certified Diplomate. I am known all over the nation for my work with cancer patients.
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.
I am a 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.
I am a graduate of a state-licensed hypnotism school and have thousands of hours of advanced hypnotism training.
I sit on the Advisory Board of the National Guild of Hypnotists, and have won its highest awards, including the North Award for Lifetime Achievement, the President's Award, and the Hypnosis Research Award. I have been inducted into the Order of James Braid, the international honor society for hypnotism. I rank as a Certified Instructor and Diplomate of the National Guild of Hypnotists which are the highest levels of recognition that can be earned. I have also received recognition for my work from prominent community groups such as the Volunteer Center for North Suburban Chicago and Wellness House of Hinsdale, Illinois.
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 am a Unitarian Universalist community minister, authorized to work with people of all religious backgrounds by one of the oldest Protestant denominations in America.
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