MERRIMACK, N.H., Aug. 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hypnotism professionals worldwide are preparing to meet in Marlborough, MA, for the profession’s single-most important event of the year, the National Guild of Hypnotists Convention. Commencing on August 10, 2018, NGH Certified Instructors and NGH members, along with medical and healthcare professionals, educators and others will come together for three days of in-depth learning, idea exchange and networking.

Dr. Dwight Damon, DC, DNGH, OB, NGH President and an NGH founder, said, “We are the premier forum for sharing the study of hypnosis in a gathering of like-minded professionals from around the world. Our select adjunct convention faculty is offering a diversity of timely and intriguing topics relevant to the professional practice of hypnotism. When you attend the NGH Convention, you can construct your individualized curriculum from almost 300 topics that are offered. You can also attend full-day, paid Summer Institute courses before August 10 or after August 12, creating an extended learning experience and the opportunity to earn certifications that can transform your career and even your life.”

The 2018 NGH Convention welcomes National Guild of Hypnotist members and anyone interested in learning more about hypnosis as it relates to stress management, wellness, weight loss, smoking cessation, pain management, competitive athletics, aging and other compelling issues faced by people of all ages, cultures and incomes. “Today’s consulting hypnotist,” observed NGH Executive Director Jereme Bachand, BCH, “uses individual hypnotic techniques to help ordinary, everyday people with ordinary, everyday problems.”

As the largest and oldest organization for hypnotism professionals, the National Guild of Hypnotists includes more than 20,000 members worldwide, representing nearly 90 countries around the globe. This year’s NGH Convention and Educational Conference is the 31st annual event for the organization currently celebrating its 68th Anniversary. Adults, 18 years of age and older, who wish to attend all or portions of the 2018 NGH Convention, should contact 603.429.9438 or visit

The National Federation of Hypnotists OPEIU-AFL-CIO is the independent organization that functions as the political affiliate of the National Guild of Hypnotists. It is chartered as Local 104 of the Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU) of the AFL-CIO and CLC, the union that represents many physicians, nurses, chiropractors, podiatrists, acupuncturists, midwives and other health care workers.

Jereme Bachand