Dr. Maggie Phillips

Specialist in Pain Management
Dr. Maggie Phillips
Dr. Phillips

Maggie Phillips, Ph.D., director of the California Institute of Clinical Hypnosis, is a licensed psychologist in full-time private practice in Oakland, California. Co-author of Healing the Divided Self and author of Finding the Energy to Heal, Dr. Phillips specializes in the use of hypnosis for pain and healing. Dr. Phillips has led workshops on hypnosis, psychotherapy, and the effects of childhood trauma in the U.K., Germany, Scandinavia, France and Japan. Dr. Phillips also lectures on the uses of energy therapies in mind/body healing.

Dr Phillips has served on the faculties of the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis (ASCH), American and European Congresses of Ericksonian Hypnosis and Psychotherapy, the Esalen Institute, the European Society of Hypnosis in Psychotherapy and Psychosomatic Medicine, the International Society of Hypnosis (ISH), The Professional School of Psychology, the Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis (SCEH), the International Society for the Study of Dissociation (ISSD), the International Transactional Analysis Association (ITAA), and the University of California at Santa Cruz, Extension.

Dr. Phillips is also a Fellow of the International Society for the Study of Dissociation (ISSD), and a Fellow of the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis.

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Hypnosis: The Pain Solution - manage chronic pain safely and naturally
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Education and Professional Details

EDUCATION
  • B.A., English Literature, Meredith College, Raleigh, NC
  • M.S., School Psychology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
  • Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Fielding Institute, Santa Barbara, CA
PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS
  • American Society of Clinical Hypnosis
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
  • 1998, Fellow, American Society of Clinical Hypnosis
  • 1995, Fellow, International Society for the Study of Dissociation
BOOKS
  • Phillips, M. (2000). Finding the Energy to Heal: How EMDR, Hypnosis, TFT, Imagery, and Body-Focused Therapy Can Help Restore Mindbody Health. New York: W.W.Norton & Co.
  • Phillips, M. and Frederick, C. (1995). Healing the Divided Self: Clinical and Ericksonian Hypnotherapy for Post-Traumatic and Dissociative Conditions. New York: W.W. Norton & Co.
PUBLICATIONS
  • Phillips, M. (2000). "Strengthening observing and experiencing ego functions through ego-state therapy." Hypnosis, 27(1):4-14.
  • Phillips, M., (1997). "Spinning straw into gold: Utilization of transferential resources to strengthen the hypnotic relationship." American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis, 40(2):118-129.
  • Frederick, C. and Phillips, M. (1995). "Decoding mystifying signals: Translating symbolic communications of elusive ego-states." American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis, 38(2):87-96.
  • Phillips, M. (1995). "Our bodies, our selves: Treating the somatic expressions of trauma with ego-state therapy." American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis, 38:(2)109-121.
  • Phillips, M. (1993). "Turning symptoms into allies: Effective utilization approaches in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder." American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis, 35 (3):179-189.
  • Phillips, M. (1993). "The use of ego-state therapy with post-traumatic stress disorder." American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis, 35(4):241-249.
  • Frederick, C. and Phillips, M. (1992). "The use of hypnotic age progressions as interventions with acute psychosomatic conditions." American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis, 89-97.
  • Phillips, M. and Frederick, C. (1992). "The use of hypnotic age progressions as prognostic, ego-strengthening, and integrating techniques." American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis, 99-108.
  • Phillips, M. and Frederick, C. (1991). "Hypnosis with dissociative and trauma-based symptoms." Nervure Journal de Psychiatrie, (May)4.
AWARDS
  • 2002, President's Award, American Society of Clinical Hypnosis
  • 1998, Cornelia B. Wilbur Award, International Society for the Study of Dissociation
  • 1994, Crasilneck Award for Best First Paper in the Field of Clinical Hypnosis, American Society of Clinical Hypnosis

Professional Experience

CURRENT
  • Expert Witness in PTSD, Trauma, and Dissociative Disorders
  • Faculty, Alliant University/California School of Psychology, Alameda, CA
  • Faculty, University of California at Santa Cruz, Extension, Santa Cruz, CA
  • Faculty, Esalen Institute, Big Sur, CA
  • Faculty, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Menlo Park, CA
  • Clinical Psychologist in full-time private practice, Piedmont/Oakland, CA
  • Director, California Institute of Clinical Hypnosis & Health Sciences, San Francisco, CA
  • Faculty, Sierra University, Costa Mesa, CA
PAST
  • Private Practice, Licensed Marriage, Family and Child Counselor, Piedmont/Oakland, CA
  • Licensed Marriage, Family and Child Counselor, Monterey Bay Psychology Center, Aptos, CA
  • Family Therapist, Family Services Agency, Watsonville, CA
  • School Psychologist, Project HOLD, Santa Cruz, CA
  • Teaching Assistant, School Psychology Program, Penn State University
  • High School Teacher: English, drama, speech, Maryland
ACTIVITIES
  • 2002-2004, Book Editor, American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis
  • 1990, President, Northern California Society of Clinical Hypnosis

Products by Dr. Phillips

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