National Board for Certified

Clinical Hypnotherapists


Listing on these WebPages is voluntary and by request of the therapist.  Therefore, the following represents only a partial list of NBCCH certified hypnotherapists for this state.  In addition to the therapists listed below, you may request up to three listings for your zip code area from our full roster  of Certified Clinical Hypnotherapists via e-mail to  admin@natboard.comInclude your zip code.

Dale Budslick, M.S., LCPC, NBCCH

Carbondale, IL 62901

Phone:  618-457-4890

Treating individuals, couples, groups: depression, anxiety, stress, adjustment disorders, crisis intervention, mediation, life transitions, abuse.

Arlene Englander, LCSW, NBCCH

Chicago, IL 60602

Phone:  312-236-7636


With hypnosis, access to the subconscious mind is possible. When repressed feelings are revealed and integrated into the conscious mind, change in behavior can be dramatic.

Rosalie Epstein, LCSW, NBCCH

Healing Resources

Glenview, IL 600025

Phone:  847-657-7150


Individual, couple and family therapy utilizing a variety of holistic methods to support growth, change, healing, and discovery of self.  These modalities include:  heart-centered hypnotherapy, eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR).

Robert J. Smith, LCSW, NBCCH, CMAC

Niles, IL 60714

Phone:  847-824-8366



30 years experience treating anxiety, depression and stress. Also pain management. Learn how to utilize your own resources to make healthy wanted changes.

Audio programs for stress, pain, and insomnia are available for purchase.

Rebecca Mueller, Psy.D., NBCCH     

Evanston, IL  60202

Phone:  847-492-8230


Adult psychotherapy and hypnotherapy, using insight-oriented  talk therapy in combination with breath, body and trance techniques from Western, Eastern and indigenous healing traditions.

Connie Trunk, M.Ed. Counseling, LPC, NCC, NBCCH, RM

National Board Certified

   Clinical Hypnotherapist

National Board Certified


Reiki Master

St. Louis, MO.

Phone:  314-731-7667





She provides Counseling and Hypnotherapy Sessions at her Private Practice in St. Louis.

Connie is a Board Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist and a Board Certified Counselor, who provides Counseling and Clinical Hypnotherapy sessions.  Services are provided to adults and children age 4 through adolescence and teens.  Physicians and Child Psychiatrist refer clients to Connie on a regular basis. 

I provide Professional Counseling  and Clinical Hypnotherapy Sessions to individuals who are suffering from Stress, Anxiety, Panic Disorder, Agoraphobic, PTSD, Depression, Bi-Polar, OCD, Kleptomania, Gambling, Addictions, Fears, Sports, Phobia's, Eating Disorders, Grief/Loss, Relationships, Specializing in Women's Issues.  I also provide Parts Therapy, Inner Child work, & Re-Birthing, Clinical Hypnosis, Reiki Healing & Intuitive Healer and Couples Counseling/Relationships. 

Patrick Lennon, M.S.W., Ph.D., NBCDCH

Clinical Director of Behavioral Health Consulting

Offices Located Rush-Copley Physicians

Aurora, Il 60504

Phone:  630-901-3223




· Personal, Family, & Job Stress Solutions

· Clinical Hypnotherapy

· Biofeedback Treatment

· Biofeedback Training

· Stop Smoking programs

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Corinne (Cory) Kalat, M.S., LCPC, CADC, TAS, PCGC, NBCCH

Westchester, IL  60154

Phone:  630-263-8888








Cory is a Therapist and Licensed Counselor in private practice in the Chicago – Oak Brook – Westchester area.  She is an experienced helping professional and has earned a reputation in the field as an expert in tobacco dependence and recovery and smoking cessation.  She is certified in addictions, tobacco, gambling and hypnotherapy.  She works with clients on issues in all life areas, including work, family, grief, addictions and other personal concerns.

Hypnosis specialties include:

· Smoking cessation and tobacco  dependence

· Other addictions and habits

· Anxiety, panic, fears, phobias

· Stress  ·   Pain  ·   Insomnia

· PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder – especially for women veterans)

R. Michael Trapp, M.A., LCPC, NBCCH

Creative Life Initiatives

Lemont, IL 60439

Phone:  708-606-9690


Michael works with individuals, couples and families to help them increase their self-knowing and tune in to their inner wisdom which allows them to respond intuitively to challenges they face in emotional and behavioral management, relationships and life choices.  He believes in the importance of keeping our attention on the lessons this life is leading us to learn, and the joy that comes from that process.  Hypnotherapy treatment includes smoking cessation, pain management, personal performance, and self-esteem development.

JoAnn M. Richter-Hill, M.A., CRC, NBCCH, LCPC

Swansea, IL 62226

Phone:  618-233-0500  Ext. 7#

Holistic Psychotherapist: health, nutrition, education, careers for individuals, couples, children, groups, employee assistance programs to include veterans, federal civilians, relocating spouses, expatriates, foreign nationals for mental/behavioral health issues.  Hypnotherapist: Regression, pain management, depression, bi-polar, schizophrenia, anxiety, phobias, addictions, post-traumatic stress, smoking cessation, weight management. Certified Rehabilitation Counselor: Expertise with disabled and work injury cases, vocational and medical case management, legal documentation, court testimony.

Phillip L. Elbaum, LCSW, CADC, NBCCH

Deerfield, IL 60015

Phone: 847-948-8696


I have years of experience providing psychotherapy and hypnosis with a wide range of problems including anxiety, stress, depression, managing medical issues, pregnancy and smoking as well as weight issues. During my initial free phone consultation you will be able to decide whether you are comfortable with my therapeutic skill and will learn the benefits of clinical hypnosis.

Beside my clinical experience I have numerous publications and am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Loyola Medical School. I belong to many professional organizations including the  National Association of Social Workers and the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis.

John D. Moore, PhD, LCPC, CADC, NBCCH

Chicago, IL 60613

Phone: 773.704.5300




Dr. John Moore is a results oriented counselor, coach and psychotherapist. He uses hypnosis for peak performance with clients and the encouragement of self-growth and relaxation. 

Hypnosis is also provided for pain management as an adjunct to existing medical care. Combined with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Acceptance Commitment Therapy, Dr. Moore propels his clients to reach important life goals, using an integrative and holistic approach to wellness.