receiving a degree in electronics, Devin decided to join the army where he
stayed until 1989 at which time he received an honorable discharge. Devin
was an E-4 (Specialist) and his M.O.S. was 29Y which stood for satellite ground
equipment maintenance and repair.
As well as having an on-going
hypnosis practice, Devin is president of the
Minnesota Institute of Advanced Communication Skills where a person can
become certified in hypnosis, NLP and can learn extremely powerful and ethical
sales skills. A special focus of the school is offering certification as a
Diabetes Motivational CoachTM .
More Information About C. Devin
Devin is the author of 4 books:
Control Your Diabetes With Hypnosis
Anxiety, OCD and Hypnosis: New Answers for Those Who Suffer In Silence
3) Become A Certified Diabetes
Motivational CoachTM - A
Training Manual (for students only)
21st Century Medicine: Clinical
Evidence For The Healing Power of The Mind
Devin has over 27
years experience using hypnosis and other methods to help people become
2003 Awarded Fellow of
The Association for
Professional Hypnosis and Psychotherapy.
2003 recipient of
the Ormond McGill Chair award. This award signifies tremendous respect by
other esteemed members of the National Guild of Hypnotists. The NGH is the
world’s largest hypnosis organization.
2001 recipient of
the prestigious Hypnosis Research Award. This award was given in
recognition of Devin’s pioneering work in the successful applications of
hypnosis to diabetes.
Certified Hypnotherapist. Certification granted by one of America’s top 100
hospitals, Winchester Hospital, Winchester, Massachusetts.
Certified Master Practitioner & Instructor of Neuro-linguistic Programming
with the National Federation of Neuro-linguistic Programmers.
on the proven applications of hypnosis at the National Guild of Hypnotists
convention. This is the world’s largest and most comprehensive hypnosis
Instructor of Hypnotherapy by the Hypnosis Research & Training Center,
Certified Advanced Hypnotist and Hypnosis Instructor with the National Guild
Certified Fitness Instructor with the
Fitness Institute International of
Boca Raton, Florida. Devin has combined his Instructor training with
his training as a licensed massage therapist and his extensive knowledge of
vitamin supplement therapy to help clients dramatically improve their
Author of the
professional educational video series
NLP & Hypnosis, Volumes I & II
Author of the
popular training seminar,
Emergency Hypnosis: How To Successfully P.A.N.I.C.
Any Emergency Situation.
Author of the
advanced NLP-Hypnosis training video,
Past Lives and Safe Places: A
Journey To Forbidden Lands.
Author of the
unique and groundbreaking training video,
The 10 Steps to Controlling
Author of a
first-of-its kind training program,
New Answers for Diabetes: Become
A Certified Diabetes Motivational Coach. This is a very intense and
comprehensive two-day seminar which trains therapists on the advanced
applications of hypnosis, NLP, Transactional Analysis and Cognitive
Behavioral Therapy and their applications to help diabetics very effectively
manage their diabetes. In some cases, Devin’s coaching methods have helped
clients to significantly reduce their medications.
(with their doctor’s approval).
Success Secrets To Permanent Weight Loss. This is an informative
and fun to watch video seminar demonstrating little known marketing
techniques as well as advanced methods for helping clients to permanently
Author of The
Information Kit for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. This is an audio
program guiding other therapists on the applications of NLP and hypnosis to
helping those suffering from OCD.
Impotence: The Hidden Pain.
This program is designed to teach therapists a caring and highly effective
approach to a very difficult issue.
Author of several
excellent marketing audio programs helping other therapists to effectively
and inexpensively market themselves while helping others.
Co-author with Dr. Kevin Hogan of the textbook
The Hypnotherapy Handbook.
As a Type II diabetic, Devin has used his
skills and experience to pioneer new techniques of management for diabetes.
His unique approach was published in
leading diabetes journal. Devin has been featured on WESH TV Channel 2 News
Orlando and Host of 'The Hypnosis Hotline' on 740 WINZ AM News radio.
“My professional background includes work with clients who have
succeeded in overcoming situations ranging from nail biting to bulimia. I love
what I do. My goal is to facilitate a person’s discovery of their inner healing
As far as I am concerned, a therapist is a teacher, guide and
First, I teach people about the mind and heart and how they really
work. I then guide them to that area within themselves where they can engage in
very powerful, positive self-persuasion. At the same time I am coaching my
clients toward a more empowering vision of themselves.” - C. Devin Hastings
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