National Board for Certified

Clinical Hypnotherapists


Clinton O. Clay, LCSW, NBCCH

Huntsville, AL 35801

Phone: 256-714-7344













The Mid South Institute of Neuro Linguistics Programming/Hypnosis is approved to offer hypnotherapy training by the National Board for Certified Clinical Hypnotherapists, Inc. The Mid South Institute of Neuro Linguistics Programming maintains sole responsibility for the content and quality of each training program it offers.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker certified in: hypnotherapy, certified NLP Master Practitioner and Trainer and considerable training in EMDR, TFT, BSFF, EFT. Specializing in phobias, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), chronic pain, anxiety and panic disorder and stress reduction. Serving northern Alabama, south central Tennessee and northwest Georgia.

Training and workshops offered in NLP and hypnosis are approved for CEU credit by Alabama Board of Social Work Examiners.  Training hours qualify toward the required hours for certification by the National Board for Certified Clinical Hypnotherapists.

Judy F. Johnson, LPC, NBCCH, NCC

Private practice specialty areas: abuse, depression, PTSD, codependency, ADHD, guided imagery, pain/stress management, anxiety.



Anniston, AL 36201


Phone:  256-237-9200


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 . Include your zip code.

Laura B. Young, MS, LPC, LMFT, NBCCH

Life Resource Center

Montgomery, AL 36117

Phone: 334-277-7955


Private practice specialty areas: Stress & pain management, depression, anxiety and early abuse issues, weight management, and self-esteem issues.

Laura has training in Ericksonian and classical Hypnotherapy as well as Rapid trauma resolution. Certification #D954

J. Danny Dutton, Ph.D., LPC-SC, NCC, NBFCCH

   Valley Psychiatric Associates, PC

Madison,  AL 35602

  Phone:  256-270-9483

  FAX:      256-325-0340

  E-mail:  jddutton0356@charter.met


Dr. Dutton is a National Board Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist, Certification # 3222, a Certified Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming, and Alabama State Board approved counselor supervisor.

Private practice specialty areas: Adult and adolescent counseling, anxiety,  depression, mood disorders, PTSD, stress management,  police officer/law enforcement/corrections/public safety issues.

Richard Yates, LPC, NCC, CAMF, NBCCH

 Anniston, AL 36202

 Phone: 256-741-1442  or 256-239-4128


Counseling Resources is partly owned and operated by Richard Yates and offers psychological assessments, individual and group therapy, as well as training and a variety of certifications for medical and mental healthcare providers. 

Richard Yates is co-founder and President of Anger Management & Domestic Violence Associates.  He is a consultant for Head Start, has served on staff at Southeastern Psychiatric Associates for nearly ten years, holds membership in approximately ten professional organizations and has a lengthy history of inpatient, partial patient and outpatient experience.  Specialties include:  Relationship Problems (especially dating and divorce recovery), Anxiety, Depression, Stress Management, Impulse Control Problems, Abuse Issues, Addictions and many other disorders.

Victor E. Mendoza M.D.,  NBCCH

Fountain of Youth

Birmingham, AL 35242

Phone:  205-981-0414



Dr Mendoza is board certified in pain management, anesthesiology, and clinical hypnotherapy.  He is also a Diplomate of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine. As such, his focus  in treating chronic pain is via optimizing internal and emotional health. In 2010 he founded Fountain of Youth, in Birmingham, Alabama, Fountain of Youth is a premier  clinic specializing in comprehensive age-management and pain management treatment.  Visit our website for more details.

Nancy Scott-Mikolaschek, MS, LPC-S, NBCCH

Madison, AL 35758

Phone: 256 519-9144  Fax: 256 519-9142



Licensed  Counselor-Supervisor with over 20 years experience. Certified Practitioner in Rapid Resolution  Therapy.

Member:  The American Counseling Association, Alabama Counseling Association and the National Board of Certified Clinical Hypnotherapists.

Therapy for Adults, Adolescents & Children.

Specialty Areas:

Anger, Guilt, Shame, Stress Management, Anxiety, Depression, Adult Survivors of Childhood Abuse, Panic Attacks, Phobias, Sleep Problems, Frozen in Grief/ Heartbreak, and Children of Divorce.

James L. Jackson, Jr., Ph.D., LPC, NCC, NBCCH

Montevallo, AL

Phone:  205-800-0215






James is a Counselor Educator, Licensed Professional Counselor, National Certified Counselor, and National Board Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist.  James collaborates with people in developing personal goals that are specific, strengths-based, and systemic in scope.  An initial assessment will focus on helping those seeking services to develop outcome goals and determine what type or combination of services might be most effective.  Contact James today for more information.