James M. Hislop, LCSW, BCH
6 Executive Park Dr.
Albany, NY. 12203


November 2014; Notary Public for 3 year term, expires 2017.

August 2014; Certified Hypnosis Instructor, National Guild of Hypnotists, training professional hypnotists

July 2008; Certification for
Hypnosis for Depression.  Omni hypnosis Training Center Continuing Education.

October 2007;
Master Class in Hypnotherapy, Gil Boyne, Hypnotism Training Institute of Los Angeles, Calif.

February 2007;
Winter Psychodrama Intensive, Swallow, Walters, & Peterson, Hudson Valley Psychodrama Inst.

August 2006;
Certification in Pain Management, through the Healthy Visions Wellness Center at the N.G.H Convention, Marlboro,

August 2006;
Certified Diplomate in Clinical Hypnotherapy by the National Board for Certified Clinical Hypnotherapists

August 2005;
Board Certification in Hypnosis Exam completed and passed at the NGH Convention, Marlboro, MA

August 2005;
Five Phase Abreactive Therapeutic Hypnosis Training through the Banyan Hypnosis Center, at the N.G.H. Convention,
Marlboro, MA

April 2004;
Year Long Hypnotism Clinical Certification Course, through The Mottin & Johnson Institute, authorized by The National
Guild of Hypnotists

April 2002;
Basic and Advanced Hypnosis Training, thru the Omni Hypnosis Training Center, Deland, Fla.

November 2002;
Deep Memory Process, Woolger Training International, Completion of 2 Year Experiential and Regression Training
and Supervision

July 1983;
One Year Certificate in Family Therapy, Smith College School for Social Work, Northampton, Mass.,

June 1977; MSW, Masters Degree in Social Work,  NY State University at Albany School of Social Welfare

June 1973; Bachelor of Arts, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY,

Work Experience

2013; Elected President and co-founder of the Capital District Chapter of the National Guild of Hypnotists.

1991 to Present; Private Practice,  full-time, Albany, NY, with adults, families and children in a multifaceted practice resolving
behavior, attitude, and mood problems.  Now specializing in Hypnotherapy.

1995-2000; Part time Clinician at Clinical Services and Consultation, Ballston Spa, NY. Psychotherapy and Family Therapy with Drug
and Alcohol Dependent clients and their families.

1994-1995;  Part-time Clinician on the Crisis Referral Line and Outpatient Case Manager at Value Behavioral Health, Troy, New York

1989-1992;  Supervising Social Worker; Caleo Clinic, Hudson Falls, NY,  Led team of 15 clinicians in community outreach program,
Regular consultation to Family Court, Teacher Mentor Program.  SUNYA, Russel Sage, and Skidmore Internship Supervisor.  

1987-1992 Joined the private practice of Frank W. Isele, PhD, Glen St. Glens Falls, NY; Part-time outpatient Social Work and Family

1983-1987; Self-employed Cabinetmaker, a business/vocation from
1973 to present, full time 1983-1987

1981-1983; Staff Social Worker, Child and Adolescent Unit, Glens Falls Hospital,
Glens Falls, NY.  Family Court, Pediatrics, and Practicum Supervision.
Field Instructor for SUNYA School for Social Work and Skidmore College.

1979-1981; Saratoga Co. Mental Health Clinic, Adult clients from
adjustment difficulties to chronically mentally ill.  

1977-1978; Multiple Sclerosis Society, Albany, NY, Medical Social Work with
afflicted patients and their families.

1989        ‘’R’’ Number awarded, NYS Education Dept.
1978           NYS Social Work Certification, #019400-1
1980        Admitted to the Academy of Certified Social Workers
This is the group photo of the first class of four 5 day sessions taught by Roger
Woolger, PhD about his technique of
Deep Memory Process, May of 2001.  I
completed the full training by the Fall of 2002.  
"...There is nothing we have
that time doesn't steal."
Course in Miracles