Mary Elizabeth Raines has been hypnotizing people for more than half a century. Recognized by the National Guild of Hypnotists as one of the “leading practitioners in the art and science of hypnosis,” and author of How to Help and Heal with Hypnosis: An Advanced Guide to Hypnotism, she has trained a number of hypnotists in Sedona and across the world through her school, the Academy for Professional Hypnosis Training.
Her graduates have included physicians, psychologists, social workers, nurses, ministers, teachers, and other professionals from across the globe.
Since 2000, she has been invited to give presentations at hypnosis conferences including the National Guild of Hypnotists, where she has been an adjunct faculty member; the American Board of Hypnotherapy; the International Hypnosis Federation; and the Mid-America Hypnosis Conference. She has taught self-hypnosis for adult education at the University of Wisconsin and Yavapai College in Sedona. She developed and taught the first Guided Imagery Certification course offered by the National Guild of Hypnotists, who conferred on her the Order of the Braid, honoring her for her dedication and contributions the the world of hypnosis.
An author, Raines has a number of articles and books on hypnosis. Her work has been featured in hypnosis magazines worldwide, and she is a regular columnist for The Journal of Hypnotism.
Known for her compassion and trust, as well as her expertise, Raines is happy to work with clients from all walks of life who want to improve and empower themselves through the profoundly relaxing and effective tool of hypnosis.