Q. Describe the most common types of jobs you do for your clients.
A. High school, college and corporate events looking for an hour of entertainment. This is a "stage" show where I have 8 - 10 people on stage going through a number of fun scenarios. Lots of audience participation.
Q. What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A. I am NOT a magician. I am a hypnotist. I perform for high school age, college students and adult program. I need an audience of at least 25 people that want to have fun and at least a few that would like to be hypnotized. It's fun show, always clean and lots of laughs. This a show and needs show atmosphere.
Q. If you were a customer, what do you wish you knew about your trade? Any inside secrets to share?
A. That is is always safe and nobody is going to be embarrassed. Participants will not disrobe nor will they say or do anything against there will.
Q. What important information should buyers have thought through before seeking you out?
A. The audience should be ok with the idea they will be observing a hypnosis show. Do not surprise your people as to what kind of show they are going to see. Also, I use only people that want to participate. I don't harass those that choose not to be involved in the show.
Q. Why does your work stand out from others who do what you do?
A. I have been a professional hypnotist for over 30 years. My show is funny and fast pace. Lots of humor and excitement.
Q. What do you like most about your job?
A. People go away from my show having a better understand as to how their minds work. People talk about the program for weeks and months to come.
Q. What do you wish customers knew about you or your profession?
A. That I know my business, my show and how the mind works. Also that you can't make someone do something that would go against their morals or their code of ethics. That hypnosis is a natural phenomenon. People experience this phenomenon to some degree often without realizing it.
Q. How did you decide to get in your line of work?
A. I've always been interested in how the mind works. Why is it some people succeed while others struggle. Why do some have an optimistic attitude and some negative? People can change their mental attitude and I can show how hypnosis can do just that!
Q. Do you do any sort of continuing education to stay up on the latest developments in your field?
A. I am constantly learning. I read what other hypnotists, psychologists, and experts say about the subject.
Q. What are the latest developments in your field? Are there any exciting things coming in the next few years or decade that will change your line of business?
A. Many doctors and surgeons are beginning to use hypnosis for pain control. Especially in childbirth. Many people have allergic reactions to some forms of medication or anesthesia. For many, hypnosis is an answer. Many people that are afraid of the dentist find hypnosis to be very helpful.
Q. If you have a complicated pricing system for your service, please give all the details here.
A. My fee varies depending on travel, ie: distance to the venue, overnight accommodations, etc.
Q. What is your greatest strength?
A. My ability to hypnotize people very quickly. Also, I am an entertainer. I keep my program fast paced, extremely interesting and FUN>