William is a nationally known authority on hypnosis and a skilled clinician who has helped countless individuals find lasting solutions. He is the lead hypnosis instructor for hypnosis courses, live training seminars, workshops and hypnosis classes as well as the founder of the Mitchell Institute for Professional Hypnosis and Personal Motivation Hypnosis Clinics.
With a successful clinic in Illinois, he is often called upon to consult with other practitioners of hypnosis that wish to replicate his model for clinical practice. William Mitchell is a board-certified Instructor for the National Guild of Hypnotists (BCH,CI) and regularly graduates trained practitioners certified by the NGH. He has served as faculty at the NGH Convention for eight years.
Since 1997, he has successfully hypnotized thousands and currently works with several hundred one-on-one clients each year. He is also a former adjunct faculty member at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield, IL serving on their Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Panel.
William’s academic credentials include a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) from Culver-Stockton College with both a Religion and Philosophy major and a Missouri Secondary Teaching Certificate in Social Studies. He also has a graduate degree in Theological Education at Texas Christian University Brite Divinity School and Phillips University Graduate Seminary in Oklahoma with an earned Master of Divinity (M.Div.). While serving congregations in Missouri, Nebraska, Kentucky and Texas, he did doctoral work at TCU.
Rev. Mitchell is a pastor affiliated with the moderate American Baptists (ABC). In his active pastoral ministry, he has served as president and moderator of several religious groups. Previously, he served as president of The Food Pantry Inter-Church Council of Stonington and Blue Mound, and Clergy Special Interest Group of the NGH as Treasurer.
With his background in psychology, William Mitchell consults with businesses and schools utilizing the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (a Jungian Typology based tool). Also, as a presenter/trainer in grief recovery, he has traveled to over 15 states and given several hundred trainings since 1989.
Personal Motivation Hypnosis Clinic provides hypnosis sessions and free online initial screening sessions to Springfield and Decatur, IL and the surrounding areas.
Year Established: 2003
Specialties: Weight loss, Quit Smoking
Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Wed, Sat, Sun – Closed
Sat, Sun: By appointment only