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Rick is the world's premier clinical therapeutic hypnotist. He is an internationally renowned Hypnosis Trainer, Author, Counsellor, Public Speaker, Sales Motivator, Corporate Speaker, and the founder of Mind Motivations™ & The Australian Academy of Hypnosis™.
During the past twenty five years he has been at the forefront of the hypnosis profession. He has developed a unique style of hypnosis from a combination of traditional hypnosis, ericksonian hypnosis, mesmerism, and his vast knowledge of the direct and rapid hypnosis methods used by hypnotists of the past; adapting and blending the techniques into a powerful therapeutic model.
Since 1995 he's personally assisted countless thousands of people, using his own unique therapeutic hypnosis techniques. His clients include international Movie Stars, Sales Motivators, Commercial Airline Pilots, Psychologists, Medical Professionals, Business People, Home makers and Children. People from all walks of life, facing challenges such as stress disorders, nicotine and drug dependency, gambling, addiction, pain management, depression, panic disorder, insomnia, motivation, chronic fatigue syndrome, cancer and many other various behavioural challenges.
Rick has appeared as an invited guest in many major newspapers and magazines, on national and international radio and television, including twice on Channel 9s "A Current Affair" and Kerri Anne Kennerley, Channel 7s "Today Tonight", Channel 10’s "9AM with David & Kim", Optus Vision, Bris 31, and the ABC. Internationally he has featured on BBC TV in the UK, and in the United States on Good Morning America. KTLA Los Angeles and the NBC News San Diego, and Florida. He has been a guest on thousands of US radio shows, including George Noory Coast to Coast Radio, The Adam Carolla show and Valentine 98.3fm. The Joey Reynolds Radio Show WOR New York, The Mancow Show Chicago, Bulldog Radio Show IRIE Ocean City Maryland, KDKE Radio Phoenix Arizona, Sirius Playboy Radio LA, Good Health Radio, Moneydots Radio, WMT600 Iowa, WDJQ Ohio. Armed Forces Radio Network. Between November 2008 and January 2014, he appeared on many national U.K. radio and television shows, newspaper and magazine articles.
Peer acknowledged as one of the world’s most skilled professional hypnotists and hypnosis trainers. Rick is the principle of The Australian Academy of Hypnosis and the Global Hypnosis Academy, has trained more than 3000 therapists in the correct and effective use of his unique therapeutic hypnosis styles.
In conjunction with a Pharmacist colleague, Mr. Nathan Elliott, Rick conducted Australia's first monitored clinical study to evaluate improvements in the quality of life, using hypnosis as an adjunct to conventional medical treatments. The participants of the trial were nine, medical doctor referred and monitored, volunteers suffering various types of cancers at various stages of progression. Both the Clinical and the experiential results were very positive and ethics approval is being sought to conduct a much larger study (all study participants were signed into the trail and monitored independently by their Medical Doctors).
Qualifications & Background
Rick is one of the world's leading professional clinical therapeutic hypnotists. He is an internationally renowned hypnotist, hypnosis trainer, mesmerist, author, counsellor, public speaker, corporate speaker, and the founder of Mind Motivations™ & The Australian Academy of Hypnosis™. His official qualifications include: Dip. Hypnosis, Dip. Adv. Hypnosis, Dip. 1-2 Counselling, Dip. Mental Health, B.A. Counselling, Cert IV Workplace Training & Assessment, and 'Mesmerismus Magnetista' (Mesmerism).
Rick has been a featured guest as an expert on hypnosis for more than 50 different TV and radio shows, as well as dozens of newspapers and magazines. Some of the more notable shows he has been a part of include 4 appearances on The George Noory Show Coast to Coast AM (the world's largest 'progressive' radio show). Twice on A Current Affair and also Today Tonight (Australia's most popular current affairs programs) and in the USA on ABC Good Morning America, and numerous NBC shows. For a full list of Rick's numerous other media appearances. please view his media listings page here.
Rick's personal hypnotherapy series of recordings have been extremely popular and helped many people. He is also the first self-help author to be awarded an ARIA (Australian Recording Industry Association) Gold and Platinum Record Certification awards. In 2006 his Lose Weight Now program became the only hypnosis CD ever in the world to win a Gold Aria Award. In August 2008 it went platinum as did his incredibly successful Quit Smoking Now program, whilst the Mind-Body Healing, Stress Management, Happiness & Self Esteem, and Beat Insomnia programs all went gold. A truly remarkable feat that demonstrates Rick as one of the top hypnotists in the world today. Between January 2002 and January 2018 "The Life Improvement Series" has sold more than 1,800,000 copies all over the world.