National Board for Certified

Clinical Hypnotherapists

New York

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.

Karen Schwarz, MA, LMHC, CASAC, NBCCH

Syracuse, NY 13201

Phone:  315-289-6107


Karen specializes in weight reduction and performance enhancement, including, but not limited to, improving sports proficiency, diminishing test anxiety, increasing confidence during public speaking, and enhancing self-assurance in social and other situations.

In addition, Karen helps people quit smoking, overcome phobias, and minimize medically non-critical pain.

Joseph T. Schippa, Ph.D., NBCDCH

Briarcliff Manor, N.Y. 10510

Phone: 914-762-4481

Fax: 914-944-7155


A clinical psychologist and neuropsychologist who evaluates and provides psychotherapy and coaching to children, adolescents and adults, Dr. Schippa received his Ph.D. from Fordham University and completed his clinical psychology internship at Westchester County Medical Center Psychiatric Institute/New York Medical College. He also completed a post-doctoral training program in clinical neuropsychology at Fielding Graduate University.  In addition to holding Diplomate status with the NBCCH, he is an NLP Master Practitioner and a Diplomate of the American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress.

As a clinician, he utilizes cognitive-behavioral techniques and hypnotherapy as well as energy psychology methods such as EMDR and TAT.  He also has a special  interest in transpersonal psychotherapy.  As a life coach, he uses the principles of positive psychology and NLP to help others achieve their life and career goals as well as to assist them in reaching their peak potential.


Richard F. Liotta, Ph.D., NBCCH


Saranac Lake, NY  *  Phone:  518-891-0924


Malone, NY  *   Phone:  518-891-0924







I am trained in state-of-the art brief treatment

techniques including cognitive-behavioral therapy, hypnotherapy, Eye-Movement Integration™, and Neuro-Linguistic Programming.  These and other strategies make positive change happen. I work with anxiety, depression, behavioral addictions,

self control and enhancing life effectiveness skills. 


I am a Clinical Psychologist, NYS Licensed Psychologist and a member of the American Psychological Association. I am a National Board Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist, and

Certified Master NLP practitioner.

Gabriel Guzman, LAc., DAc,  NBCFCH

Dr. Acupuncture

New York, NY 10034

Phone:  917-848-9623



Licensed Acupuncturist in NY/NJ/CT


* Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist

* Reiki Master

The mission of Great Tiger Acupuncture is to utilize a powerful combination of several extremely effective healing modalities in order to achieve symptomatic relief and correct the root cause of imbalance.  Although Acupuncture is our primary treatment modality, the powerful techniques of Hypnosis and Reiki are also utilized in order to obtain a natural balance of body, mind and spirit.  We treat a wide variety of symptoms and conditions, including overall wellness treatments, stress relief sessions, and facial rejuvenation acupuncture packages.  Please call or email for treatment availability and to schedule an appointment. 

Geraldine Abbatiello, Ph.D., NBCCH

Center for Life's Journeys

Chappaqua, NY 10514

Phone:  914-299-0256

Cell:  914-299-0256



Dr.  Abbatiello is the president of a Center for Life's Journeys with offices in Westchester,  Dutchess and soon Putnam counties of NYS. 

Dr. Abbatiello is holds International Certification as "Fellow in Thanatology" specializing in losses across the lifespan and issues related to illness, dying and death. She is also a nationally certified Advance Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner who specialized in pain and non-pain symptom management, alternative perspectives for dealing with serious illnesses.

She uses CBT with hypnosis in treating adults and adolescents for Stress management  and coping skills, Managing Anxiety & Depression; Chronic and Life Threatening Illness  and Grief and Loss Issues.

Laurie Teal, RN-C, NBCCH

Heart Centered Healing Arts

Shushan, NY 12873

Phone:  518-854-9248



Laurie Nadel, Ph.D., NBCFCH 

New York, NY 10001

2nd office in Long Beach, NY



In-office and telephone sessions

Phone:  212-560-2333


Dr. Nadel has been in private practice for more than 20 years.  She has appeared on "Oprah" and "Coast-to-Coast AM," with George Noory.  Dr. Nadel utilizes Ericksonian hypnotherapy, NLP, Eye Movement Integration, and E.F.T. for issues related to stress, PTSD, phobias, and anxiety. Dr. Laurie has helped thousands of people achieve breakthroughs to health, happiness, and success. A thought leader in whole-brain thinking, she has been invited to work with dozens of organizations seeking innovative models for new ideas and solutions.

In her one-on-one sessions, Dr. Laurie draws upon a wealth of education, compassion, and intuitive expertise to provide you with empathic support, new perspectives, and revolutionary techniques to produce rapid, lasting results for your life. She offers you the clarity of cutting edge mind-body science and the benefits of her decade of training with indigenous healers. Sessions are intense and focused on finding the most efficient modalities to help you get the results you need, want, and deserve to lead a full and happy life.


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Bob Talbot Ph.D., LCSW, CEAP, NBCCH

New York, NY







Phone: 917 747-1478 




Zipcodes :  10022  10007 

New York State Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Certified Employee Assistance Professional

Critical Incident Stress Debriefing trained

National Board of Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist

Dr. Bob Talbot has a Ph.D. in Clinical Social Work from New York University. He has provided psychotherapy and behavioral healthcare services for more than 30 years. Dr. Bob is a clinical hypnotherapist for over 22 years.

He specializes in resolving trauma and phobias, anxiety reduction, and pain management. He is trained in critical incident debriefing and has worked on Wall Street serving financial professionals since 2001. He had clients in the World Trade Center on 9/11/2001 and after evacuating from the financial district that day, was asked the next day to lead a mental health team in a crisis center for a firm that lost the most employees. He worked with the surviving leadership of that firm to help them re-open and rebuild their business back into the major trading and investment company that it was before 9/11. He currently serves employees and executives at a corporate health center for a major Wall Street bank.

He provides crisis debriefing, short-term solution focused psychotherapy, hypnotherapy, training, management / HR consultation, and executive coaching. Most of his clients report significant improvement in their functioning after seeing Dr. Bob and many find his help a life-changing experience. He has a private practice providing short-term psychotherapy and hypnotherapy in Manhattan, NY.