Meet the staff of Certified Hypnotherapists at VANGUARD Hypnosis.
Michael Smith, PhD, CHt
As a clinical psychologist and hypnotherapist,
Michael Smith, PhD has an extensive background working with cancer patients
using hypnosis to manage pain, relieve the side effects of chemotherapy and as
a substitute for chemical anesthesia in surgery. He is involved in research
studies with Parkinson’s patients and stroke victims.
In addition to his achievements in medical
work, Dr Smith is a university lecturer, group facilitator and is in-demand as
a public speaker.
American Psychology Association, National Guild of Hypnotists, American
Academy of Pain Management, International
Medical and Dental Hypnotherapy Association, Toastmasters International. Ordained minister.
Myles B. “Tim” Timmins, BCH, CI
Tim has been involved in
Hypnosis for over 40 years however he received his Certification from the
National Guild of Hypnosis in 1997; his Certificate to teach in 2003; his
Board Certification in 2009. He awarded
the Order Of Braid (the NGH highest honor) in 2012.
Tim is a general Hypnotist,
Teacher Trainer, Motivator, and Coach.
Patricia Morales Timmins, RN, CHt, CI
Patricia Timmins combines her training as a Registered
Nurse, Certified Hypnotherapist and Certified Hypnosis Instructor. With her 19
years working in a medical environment, she brings a different perspective to
the practice of hypnosis and coaching.
In addition to her work at VANGUARD HYPNOSIS, Patricia is a volunteer at Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for
Brain Health. She is privileged work
with Dr. Bernick assisting with his studies of cognitive changes in
professional Boxer's. She also works with patients with Parkinson's disease,
Alzheimer’s, and MS. Volunteering at The Caring Place allows her to share her
knowledge and skills with cancer patients. She uses hypnosis to manage pain and
relieve the side effects of chemotherapy.
Member of National Guild of
Human Trinity Wellness Center, Inc