About Us

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Welcome to Palo Alto School of Hypnotherapy!

Founded in 1977 by Master Hypnotist Josie Hadley, the Palo Alto School of Hypnotherapy has certified many hundreds of extraordinary hypnotherapists. The school curriculum has evolved academically since 1977 by adding courses, seminars and workshops to educate and professionalize practitioners. Shortly before Josie Hadley passed away in December, 2007, she wisely sold the school to Dorthy Tyo who had been teaching, developing courses, and managing the school for over 20 years. In January, 2008 Dorthy took on the full responsibility of moving the school forward and invited Isabela Delcourt to teach the curriculum in Spanish. In China, Sandy Chang teaches the basic courses to many students who want to help others as well.
The basic mission of this school is to offer courses designed to prepare students in the use of the most modern, researched, and substantiated therapeutic techniques of hypnosis and related modalities while providing extensive skill development through didactic presentations and monitored practice where students are encouraged to explore the use and application of these therapeutic skills in their personal and professional lives. The school promotes public and professional awareness of the clinical and medical benefits of hypnosis as a therapeutic intervention so that people can learn to utilize the abilities inherently within.
The Outreach Program of the Palo Alto School of Hypnotherapy offers the skills of students and graduates as volunteers to public and private facilities for stress management, pain control, relaxation, habit control, and others issues. As an example, the school is part of the program at Hope House (a women’s recovery center) in Redwood City, CA and has been an integral part of women’s recovery for over 20 years.
Dorthy Tyo and Bob Ranche Guided Empathy Meridian Tapping
 
Palo Alto School of Hypnotherapy Guided Empathy Meridian Tapping
 

PASOH is the Right School for You

 
Our book: Hypnosis for Change by founder Josie Hadley and Carol Staudacher
 
30 years of hypnotherapy teaching experience.
 
All classes in Spanish.
 
 
 

 

 

Certifications

 
Certificate in Hypnotherapy Guided Empathy Meridian Tapping

Certificate in Hypnotherapy

 
Certificate in Clinical Hypnotherapy Guided Empathy Meridian Tapping

Certificate in Clinical Hypnotherapy

 
 
Certificate in Medical Hypnotherapy Guided Empathy Meridian Tapping

Certificate in Medical Hypnotherapy

 
Advanced Hypnotherapy Guided Empathy Meridian Tapping

Advanced Hypnotherapy

 
 
Hypnotherapy Masters ProgramGuided Empathy Meridian Tapping

Hypnotherapy Masters Program

 
 
 

 

 

Our teachers

 
 
 
 
Dorthy V. Tyo Guided Empathy Meridian Tapping
 
Hypnotherapy Instructor

Owner and lead instructor for Palo Alto School of Hypnotherapy. Hypnotherapist, speaker, program developer, intuitive counselor, radio host, and developer of GEMT (Guided Empathy Meridian Tapping).

Certified by PASOH
 
 
 
 
David Wilson Guided Empathy Meridian Tapping
 
Hypnotherapy Instructor

Instructor for the Palo Alto School of Hypnotherapy since 2005 in curriculum: Hypnotherapy 101, Clinical Hypnotherapy, Advanced Hypnotherapy. Also teaches workshop and course, Ericksonian Hypnosis which David Wilson developed and instructs.

Certified by PASOH