Who We Are
is under the direction of Tim Brunson, PhD
. Dr. Brunson is a Doctor of Clinical Hypnotherapy, a Master Practitioner and a Certified Trainer in Neuro-Linquistic Programming, a forensic hypnotist, and certified in hypnoanaesthesia. Additionally, he holds masters degrees in Business Administration, Public Administration, and Strategic Studies. He is a licensed helicopter pilot and a retired Army Reserve Colonel. His final assignment was as the chief of training for over 40,000 US military and civilian employees located in eight southeastern states. He is also an accomplished speaker. He recently presented communication programs to human resource professionals and several groups of revenue officers.
Dr. Brunson's primary interests are in Mind/Body Studies
and Complementary and Alternative Medicine
. Therefore, the focus of his clinical practice is on working with refractory patients who have been diagnosed with Fibromyalgia, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Lupus, Cancer, Repetitive Sleep Disorder
, and other conditions where the mind affects the body. (He is also a trained forensic hypnotist, available to District Attorneys and law enforcement officials for interviewing victims and witnesses who would benefit from hypnotically refreshed memories.)
In order to further his capabilities, he has received training from multiple sources to include the National Institute for the Clinical Applications of Behavioral Medicine
, the American Board of Hypnotherapy
, the American Board of NLP
, the International Medical and Dental Hypnotherapy Association
, the Association of Humanistic Psychology
, and the American Academy of Pain Management
. He has trained with several notable instructors such as Dr. Ernest Rossi
, Dr. Tad James
, Dr. Norm Shealey
, Dr. Robert Dilts
, Dr. Mark Weisburg
, and Bill O'Hanlon
. Additionally, as a part of his research into Eastern mind/body concepts he has received comprehensive training with several Tibetan dignitaries of both the Buddhist and Bon-po traditions. This has included public instruction given by Tenzin Gyatso, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama.
Dr. Brunson also serves as the Executive Director for The International Hypnosis Research Institute
, for whom he has written over 100 articles and produced 15 courses targeted primarily to mental health and medical professionals. He has also produced over 100 self-help and clinical CD/MP3 titles, which are available through www.TimBrunson.com
. Annie Brunson, his wife, is a film composer who has also produced numerous advanced hypnotherapy music pieces, which are available through www.MusicForHypnoTherapy.com
For Dr. Brunson, watching individuals overcome mental and physiological limitations is a life-long passion. Through working with both individuals and groups as a trainer, he has watched many transformations right before his eyes. This has inspired him to write and teach at every opportunity. Never being satisfied with his current education and talents, he is constantly researching and exploring other opportunities to find new skills and technologies that will help people live the fullest lives possible.
As Dr. Brunson is also a trained Organizational Development consultant, he is available for corporate and business transformation consulting, training, and mentoring.