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David Godot, Psy.D.

As a psychotherapist specializing in the use of clinical hypnotherapy, I am deeply interested in the relationship and interaction between mind and body. All physical illnesses have a psychological component, and all mental health problems have a biological component. As Dabney Ewin, MD likes to say, the only way to separate the mind from the body is with a guillotine.

One of my main focuses is on addressing my patients' problems from both sides -- mental and physical. That means using targeted psychotherapeutic techniques to relieve the symptoms of medical problems and increase natural healing processes, as well as introducing lifestyle changes to improve psychological problems.

I have experience and training in the use of psychotherapy and hypnosis in the adjunctive treatment of medical disorders, such as:

• chronic pain
migraine headaches
irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
• tinnitus
• sleep disorders
• skin disorders
• sexual dysfunction
• obesity and other metabolic syndromes (e.g. for weight loss or improved management of diabetes)

As well as the full host of psychological disorders, such as anxiety, depression, ADHD, eating disorders, addictions, and PTSD.

Learn more about me at http://davidgodot.com.

Specialties

Counseling, Psychotherapy, Clinical Hypnosis, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mind-Body Medicine

Background

I hold a Master's degree in Counseling Psychology, and an APA-accredited Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Adler School of Professional Psychology. I am an internationally recognized expert in the area of clinical hypnosis, having led hypnosis workshops at professional society meetings since 2009, and have received awards and commendations from both the Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis and the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis.

Memberships

American Psychological Association
American Society of Clinical Hypnosis
Society of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis