Arizona Society For Professional Hypnosis


February 2011 NEWSLETTER


Next Meeting

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

7:00 p.m. SHARP


Topic:"Introduction of Words That Empower Series &



Presenter: Kate Ellis, CHt



HomeTown Buffet


(On the West Side of Scottsdale Road, just south of McDowell)

Please no dining during the meeting.



 Click here for driving directions

We’ll save you a seat!!






"Introduction of Words That Empower Series &



Words that Empower are a uniquely innovative affirmation meditation series that are carefully crafted to enhance potent attributes within you, to affirm, validate and gently assist shifting a self-limiting perception. Words are strategically placed within the grid to challenge the super-conscious, conscious and subconscious mind. In this word search format it also touches your inner child, where most of us are familiar with these types of puzzle word games.



Kate Ellis is a Certified Clinical Counseling Hypnotherapist, trained by The American Association of Hypnotherapist Examiners, The Hypnosis Foundation of Chicago and is Certified with The National Guild of Hypnotists, the Association of Counselors and Therapists and Brookside Counseling and Hypnotherapy Institute. Kate was an instructor at Scottsdale Community college, former faculty with Morraine Valley Community College and St. Xaviers University in Illinois. She has taught a variety of courses, credited and adult continuing educational courses including Personal self-development, Creative Visualization, Self-esteem, Assertiveness training, Self-hypnosis along with Behavior Modification including; Anxiety/Panic Attack and Phobias. OCD and Depressive Disorders, Insomnia, Stress and Pain Management, and Procrastination.



The Healing Quest specializes in the fields of anxiety and panic attacks, phobias, Pre-surgical prep and addictive behaviors. Office location is old town Scottsdale, AZ


Kate has been published in Fate, Four Corners magazines’ and has been interviewed for newspaper articles both in Illinois and Arizona. Her latest article was published in the on issues dealing with the “Comfort Zone” and how we feel uncomfortable as we expand our personal boundaries of self-growth and the realization of our innate potentials.


Kate has published nine non-fiction titles.  Words that Empower, a unique word search puzzle series, has been published since 1997 and  currently has five volumes in the continuing series available; “Essentials” Vol. II, “Prosperity and Wealth” Vol. III, “Graces”, Vol IV, “Sayings of the Buddah” Vol. V. Latest release is a teenage and 14 yrs & up edition.”Enough-ism, blaze a unique trail” Vol. VI.


Words that Empower intends on publishing a new volume quarterly, in both book and interactive CD & an online subscription website.


Website: www.thehealing

Facebook: healingquest & words that empower & kate.ellia19









Tuesday Meetings: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM (Free for Members)*

Certificates &C. E. U. Credit Hours Awarded for Attendance**

(2 credits per meeting attended)






Meeting Dates:                                                                                                



March 1, 2011                  Alan Handelsman - “Do You Have The Courage To Relax?            


April 5, 2011                    Sean Gately - TBA


May 3, 2011                      Sam Sterk - TBA


June 7, 2011                     Peggy Hyde-Hollingshead - TBA


July 5, 2011                       Sandi Graves- TBA


August 2, 2011                TBA


September 6, 2011        TBA


October 4, 2011              Lea Blumberg


November 1, 2011         Nominations for Officers 2012, Don Rice


December 6, 2011         Holiday Party





President: Michael C. DeSchalit --

Vice-President: Sandi Graves –

Secretary: Sam Sterk –

Treasurer: Sylvia Shelton -

Statutory Agent and Parliamentarian: Carol Adler –










Membership Renewal Form





All you have to do is…. Reach for your checkbook, pick up your pen, and


RENEW YOURSELF WITH ASPH for another year by



How easy is THAT?????


A $35.00 check”

Write On the Check: “Pay To The Order Of Carol Adler”

Do NOT “Pay To The Order of ASPH!!”


Mail to:


Carol Adler, CHt

ASPH Statutory Agent

1960 West Keating Avenue – No. 236

Mesa, Arizona 85202


AND…. If you don’t even want to reach for your checkbook, you can do it all online through PayPal:

$37.10 (6% PayPal processing surcharge… PayPal also accepts major credit cards)






The ASPH Website and are the domains for Arizona Society for Professional Hypnosis.


Attention All Practicing Hypnotherapists:


If you wish to have your contact information listed on the ASPH website followed by a brief paragraph, 300 words maximum, kindly send this written information (MS Word Document) to Tim Paulson, ASPH Secretary, by email at as soon as possible.


Thank you!





" Notes from the Secretary: Sam Sterk "



A reminder … The cut-off date to add event information to the monthly newsletter is the 14th of the month following the last meeting, or at the mid-point of the month before the next meeting. Please submit your event information on or before that date via email to




Come on in and pull up a chair!!

Visitors and guests are welcome to attend two meetings free of charge, after which they are invited to join ASPH. They also have the option of paying a $5.00 fee for each month attended thereafter. Spouses and partners of members are considered part of the ASPH and have free meeting privileges.


C.E.U Credits for National Guild of Hypnotists are submitted for Members only.





Happy Birthday to You




February 2011

Cheryl Timbrook

Tina Sacchi

Did we miss yours? Please let us know!


If you would like to have your birthday date added to the ASPH list, please send us that information (your name and birthday month and day), so we can celebrate with you!!  J



Member Announcements


Member Newsletter Announcements should be approximately 1/4 page and ready to cut and paste into the newsletter. All newsletter announcements must be directly connected to enhancing hypnosis techniques and therapies or serve as a support to the business and profession of hypnosis and hypnotherapy.




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Monthly Networking Meeting


If you would like to discuss building your practice, or any other hypnosis related topics over dinner, please
plan on arriving at the Home Town Buffet about 6:00pm. Join us in the NW corner of the dining room for a
relaxed, casual, and stimulating dinner conversation of subjects important to us all.





The following members are available to easily network among ASH members. If you would like to have your contract information included in this list of ASPH members, please email ( ) with your name, phone number and email address.


Carol Adler 480-452-9183

Sherry Bertram  602-920-3281

Lindsay Brady 480-966-8571

Rebekah Costello 602 316-8561

Sandi Graves 480-628-5436

Phil Hamilton 602-330-6886

Alan Handelsman 602-478-8346

Robert (Bob) LaBine 480-948-8673

Robert J. O’Connor 602-593-4006

Susan Poznanski 602-843-8835

Martha Reed 623 249-5888

Tina Sacchi  623-261-6167

Cheryle Timbrook 480-201-7723


Some Links to Professional Association Websites


National Guild of Hypnotists

The International Hypnosis Research Institute

International Medical and Dental Hypnotherapy Association
International Association of Counselors & Therapists

International Hypnosis Federation

International Association for Regression Research & Therapies Inc.

American Hypnosis Association - AHA

Transpersonal Hypnotherapy Institute

Association to Advance Ethical Hypnosis (AAEH)

Arizona - Events Calendar



Social & Professional Networking on the Internet:


Create your own free hypnosis “lenses” at Squidoo!


Hypnosis In The News


Read any good articles about hypnosis in a magazine or on the web lately?
Think it’s one that others in our organization would find interesting?

Email a copy or link to the article to our secretary at to be included in our next newsletter.






Treasurer’s Report


On February 15, 2011,  the ASPH Bank Account Balance was $2,988.45.

Thank you so much for sending in your Renewal and New Membership Dues!