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Larry Garrett is a certified Hypnotist with the National Guild of Hypnotists. (NGH). He began his career in Hypnosis in 1968 trained by Fred Schiavo of The National Hypnosis Institute. His experiences in hypnosis have taken him into many parts of the world to assist others in life’s improvements with hypnosis. He taught the first course in an Illinois college first with Morton College in 1970 for 3 years and later in 1973 at Wright College where he taught for 26 years with a most successful class. He has assisted and trained many physicians in areas of medical applications of hypnosis. From 1974 until 1990, Larry traveled throughout the country lecturing and demonstrating the techniques of hypnosis at over 400 Colleges universities and High schools and over 5000 civic groups, clubs and other organizations that had an interest in hypnosis. He has been a regular presenter at Cancer groups for over 15 years. He has appeared on many radio and TV programs discussing and promoting the great accomplishments to be had using hypnosis and self- hypnosis. In 1976, he wrote the first newspaper column on hypnosis in Chicago and currently writes a regular article on hypnosis in a trade magazine called the Hypnosis Journal published by the NGH. He has written 100’s of articles on hypnosis and related areas of improvement. For the past twenty years he has also written a monthly community newsletter that has assisted in improving communities in Chicago with his writing and personal attention to declining neighborhoods.
Most of what Larry Garrett does with hypnosis is using hypnosis as a tool to teach others the skills of self improvement. He has hypnotized many individuals, including celebrities, public officials and also has been hired by police departments to hypnotize witnesses with a loss of memory. He even hypnotized a murderer once that could not recall having killed someone without recalling the incident. There are few if any areas of hypnosis that Larry Garrett has not been involved in.
In 1987 when Chicago and the rest of the country was going non-smoking, Larry was hired by Baxter Travenal, General Motors, R.R. Donnelly and many other large corporations to assist in making their corporations non smoking. He has received many awards and certificates of appreciation from both community and hypnosis organizations. He is also the recipient of many special awards from his peers.
Presently Larry Garrett owns and operates one of the largest Hypnosis and Wellness Centers in Chicago. After 25 years in the same location, he designed and built a wellness center devoted to alternative methods of wellness with hypnosis as his primary method of improvement. He has been invited by many executives to hypnotize them for improvements hypnosis can assist with. He has even been invited by the former Government of Iraq twice to hypnotize the eldest son of Saddam Hussein, Uday for difficulty in walking after having been shot multiple times. It was determined by his medical team it was emotional and Larry Garrett was called to assist. Larry was very successful and wrote two books on his travels to Baghdad.
His background in hypnosis is impressive by any measurement.