100 Famous People That Used Hypnosis

100 Famous Celebrities, Actors, and  Athletes that have used Hypnosis!

Kevin Costner flew his hypnotist to Hawaii to cure seasickness 

Jackie Kennedy overcome tragedies in her life 

Winona Ryder used hypnosis to quit smoking

Michael Jackson musical mental blocks and relaxation 

Samuel L Jackson smoking 

Tony Curtis fear of flying

Sean Penn used hypnosis to obtain a better quality of life. 

Oprah Winfrey routinely had hypnotists on her television program. 

In the 1956 Melbourne Olympics, the Russian Olympic team took no less than 11 hypnotists to develop mental clarity and help the athletes with visualization

England cricket captain Mike Brearley consulted a Sports Hypnotherapist to improve his game. 

Ben Affleck used hypnosis to become a nonsmoker. 

Gaganjeet Bhullar qualified for the 2009 British Open by using Golf Hypnosis administrated by a hypnotherapist to program a winning mind set.

Boxer Collins attributed to the focusing of attention created by hypnosis. Collins was programmed to deliver two punches to Eubank’s one. In the fight Eubank threw 300 punches, Collins threw over 600. 

Sean Connery Used hypnosis for Personal Development

In 1967, a dentist, Dr. Raymond Abrezol, guided the Swiss ski team to achieving Olympic gold medals using hypnotic techniques.

Jane Pauly used hypnosis on her network show. 

The Hypnotic Eye was a 1960 movie, that once again distorted the view of hypnosis. The following is a description of the movie.  A mysterious hypnotist is suspected by the police for being responsible for a wave of female mutilation victims.

Whoopi Goldberg Used hypnosis for: Fear of Flying

John Barrymore stared in the movie Svengali. The movie was filmed in 1931. This painted a very scary image of hypnosis

The Arthur Godfrey’s shows had hypnotist on television even before colr TV existed. 

In the 1988 Seoul Olympic Summer Games, when Olympic diver Greg Louganis hit his head on the board while performing a complicated dive during the 3 meter final. In what is considered one of the greatest feats in sporting history, Louganis, his head gushing blood, had the wound treated while he put earphones on to listen to hypnosis tapes.

Ken Norton used hypnosis in 1973 to beat Muhammed Ali. He also broke Muhammed jaw in this fight. 

There is now a hypnotist union. The National Federation of Hypnotists AFL-CIO Local 104 

Short stop Ozzie Smith St. Louis cardinals 

In 1984 Mary Lou Retton used hypnosis to prepare for the Los Angles Olympics. She won a gold medal even though she had an injured foot. 

In 1983 the Chicago hired a hypnotist and made the playoffs.

Phil Jackson has used hypnosis while playing for Chicago Bulls and the Los Angles Lakers.             

In baseball Nolan Ryan, George Brett, Maury Wills, Don Sutton, report to have used hypnosis prior to games. 

In 1956, Pope Pius XII gave his approval of hypnosis. 

Tiger Woods is an excellent example of an incredible athlete who has used hypnosis to achieve a phenomenal level of success in golf. He has reportedly been utilizing powerful self-hypnosis techniques since his early teens.

Orlando Bloom was so hooked on chocolate as a child, his mother called in a hypnotist to help him.

Sigmund Freud developed modern psychiatry as a result of learning about and practicing hypnosis.

Sylvester Stallone worked with the famous hypnotherapist Gil Boyne while filming Rocky in 1975. After struggling as a actor. Sylvester Stallone used hypnosis for motivation to cope with the countless rejections of his manuscript for his film ‘Rocky’. that movie that went on to make millions at the box office.

Alfred, Lord Tennyson repeated names to himself like a hypnotic mantra in order to access different states of consciousness in which whole poems came to him.

Michael Jordan Probably the best basketball player of all time. He used hypnosis in his team the Chicago Bulls.

Jack Nicklaus (golf pro)
Openly claims that hypnotherapy and visualization techniques are the sole reason for his improved levels of concentration during play.

ANDRE AGASSI The famous tennis player used hypnosis to win 17 gold masters. Energy, control, focus, strength and power

ROD CAREW This baseball player used hypnosis to make him one of the best players ever. He was able to visualize

SHAQUILLE O’NEAL Excellent basketball player used hypnosis with the Los Angeles Lakers with Kobe Bryant for better aim energy and skill.

FRANK BRUNO used hypnosis during his boxing career to focus on winning each fight

ANDY COLE footballer used hypnosis to become the 2nd best goal scorer

Dexter Jackson used hypnosis in 2008 Mr.Olympia Winner  

DAN LUGER Dan used hypnosis often to lead the edge in the world of rugby

STEVE HOOKER Olympic Gold Medalist Pole Vault holder USED hypnotism to win a gold medal in Beijing

JIMMY CONNERS took advantage of the power of hypnosis and won 148 titles and 8 grand slams.

KEVIN MCBRIDE Top Irish boxer who beat Tyson with the aid of hypnosis and extra mind Power

 SHANNON BAHRKE Olympic free style skier. World cup champion and silver medalist with the help of hypnosis.

CORY EVERSON Female bodybuilder won the Miss olympia over six times. Cory uses mind power and hypnosis to shape her physique

DORIAN YATES This massive British bodybuilder won the Mr. Olympia 7 times beating Arnold using hypnosis

Pittsburg Steelers used hypnosis 

Walton Glenn Eller, native of Katy, Texas won the Gold Medal and set two Olympic Records in Men’s Double Trap with hypnosis

Top Equestrian Winners at Wellington use Hypnosis to Boost Their Wins

The entire 1983 Chicago White Sox team used hypnosis to help win their division and reach the playoffs that year.

Chuck Clausen (former coach of the Philadelphia Eagles) used hypnosis

Tampa Bay Lighting (goaltender Kevin Weekes and center Brad Richards) NHL
hockey players discussing their use of hypnotism in the St. Petersburg Times

Bill Buckner professional major league baseball player for the Chicago Cubs and
Los Angeles Dodgers discusses how he used hypnosis to become one of the best
hitters in the MLB

Jim Eisenreich professional major league baseball player for the Minnesota Twins
discusses how he used hypnosis to get over nervousness

Adam Nelson Olympic Silver Medalist in shot put speaks to NPR about using
hypnotism to win Olympic medals in an interview transcribed from radio on May
27, 2008.

Ivan Thomas wins the 400m world cup race after using hypnosis 

Deana Rushworth a PGA Golf professional discusses using hypnosis to work on her
mental game

Damion Easley a famous Anaheim Angles and Detroit Tigers Major League
Baseball player speaking on using hypnosis 

Professional boxer Tommy “2 guns” Griffith using hypnotism to prepare for fights.

Jeff Jaeger NFL kicker for the Oakland Raiders using hypnosis to perform better.

Bill Bates NFL safety for the Dallas Cowboys using hypnosis to perform better.

Vincent Hancock Olympic Gold Medalist in Skeet Shooting is discussed in San
Francisco Chronicle/Gate on Sunday, August 17, 2008 about his use of hypnosis.

Bob Reese, the head trainer and hypnotherapist of the New York Jets uses relaxation and visualization techniques to reprogram his players’

Olympic skater Dorothy Hamill utilized hypnosis

Sophie Dahl (model): Lost a massive amount of weight with help from hypnosis 

Mark McGuire has used a sports psychologist/hypnotist

Sir Winston Churchill (1874-1965) used post-hypnotic suggestions in order to stay awake all night and avoid tiredness during W.W.II.

Mozart (1756-91) apparently composed the famous opera “Cosi fan tutte” while hypnotized.

Hitler was trained in hypnosis. As we know Hitler was a successful hypnotist. (He became blind during WW1 but regained his sight with the aid of hypnosis. The hypnotist was shot by the Gestapo in 1933.) Once he had sufficient expertise he shot the hypnotist. Marketing, as taught in the West, is founded on the propaganda techniques used by the Hitler regime. All advertising is hypnosis, so to ask for specific examples of famous athletes and coaches who use hypnosis, well they all do, though not necessarily with a full understanding of the process. 

Albert Einstein (1879-1955) physicist – was known to have his hypnosis sessions every afternoon. His theory of relativity came to him during one of these sessions. He also used trance states to develop his ideas.

Mark Knopfler, Matt Damon, Drew Barrymore, Ellen DeGeneres, Ashton Kutcher and Charlize Theron beat their smoking habit through hypnosis.

Hollywood actor Aaron Eckhart has credited hypnosis with changing his life forever after he used the practice to give up smoking and alcohol.

Scott Adams, creator of the Dilbert comic strip is also trained as a hypnotist.

Kate Middleton used HypnoBirthing, a powerful hypnosis technique 

Julia Roberts used hypnosis for stuttering 

Celebrity mum-of-six Angelina Jolie allegedly used hypnobirthing

Melissa Joan Hart. Child Birth

Seigei Rachmaninoff composed his “Second Piano Concerto” following a post-hypnotic suggestion given by Nikolai Dahl, a pioneer in hypnosis. 

Martha Stewart Hypnosis apparently eradicated poor Martha’s recurring nightmares of jail 

The Duchess of York, Sarah Ferguson used hypnosis smoking, weight, and nail biting.

Car manufacturer and billionaire, Henry Ford was a loyal hypnosis client

Mel Gibson underwent hypnosis to help him deal with his problems

Courtney Love used hypnosis to control weight 

Bruce Willis used hypnosis to help stop their stuttering.

Daryl Hannah used hypnosis to end her debilitating stage fright.

Kim Kardashian has reportedly used a ‘hypno-band’ (hypnotic form of the gastric band) to aid weight loss

Chopin (1810-1849) pianist and composer both took classes in hypnosis at the University of Strasbourg.

Jessica Alba, pregnant with her second child decided to use hypnosis.

Kelly Rippa of the TV show Regis & Kelly, used hypnosis to overcome her fear of flying

Lloyd Bridges (of “Sea Hunt”), was hypnotized by Pat Collins

Ricky Martin (Singer) – Has used Hypnosis to advance his singing career.

Pitching great Sandy Koufax how to reduce his smoking habit with hypnosis.

Emily Deschanel, (Dr. Temperance Brennan, on Bones) used HypnoBirthing for her recent baby.

Steve Allen and Linda Christian board-rigid across chairs in cataleptic trances
                                                                                                                                                       
Florence Henderson of the Brady Bunch resolved her fear of flying through hypnotherapy. “I took classes on hypnosis and eventually became a certified hypnotherapist,”

Billy Joel used hypnosis

Britney Spears used hypnosis

Prince Harry is the latest in a long list of famous people to turn to Hypnotherapy to improve their lives

Helen Reddy  is an Australian-American singer and actress … and now practices as a clinical hypnotherapist and motivational speaker.

Cary Grant overcame insomnia with hypnosis

Johnny Mathis overcame stage fright with hypnosis

Orson Wells was also a very well known hypnotist

Ventriloquist Paul Winchell was also a hypnotist. He could produce the perfect hypnotic voice. 

James Earl Jones famous actor and voice of Darth Vader (Star Wars) and Mufasa (Lion King) used hypnosis to overcome stuttering.

Princess Diana used hypnosis for public speaking and confidence.

Dolly Parton, the country singer/song-writer used hypnosis to improve her song writing ability

Nigella Lawson revealed that the secret behind her 13kg weight loss was hypnotherapy

Lilly Tomlin a famous American and Canadian comedian used hypnosis to become more creative in her comedy writing and performing

Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Airlines, used hypnosis to prepare for his round the world trip in a hot air balloon.

Lana Turner married her 7th husband who was a hypnotist.  The marriage ended after only six months. 

Dr. Dante a hypnotist went to prison after putting out a contract killing of another hypnotist. 

Lord Tennyson Alfred (1809-92) wrote complete poems while hypnotized.                         

Carl Jung  & Sigmund Freud Both developed modern psychiatry as a result of learning about and practicing hypnosis.

 Jean Alesi Racing Car Driver – Uses Hypnosis

John McAfee used hypnosis to help his employees excel

Thomas Edison used self—hypnosis on a regular basis

Lily Allen (singer): Another celeb (Lily is a singer from the UK) who used weight loss hypnosis successfully – she lost so much weight she dropped 3 dress sizes.

Reese Witherspoon. She also used Hypnotherapy while on the set of the movie “Wild” to help tame her nerves.

Simon Cowell used hypnosis to become free of smoking

Demi Moore used hypnosis to forget her love for Ashton Kutcher

Katy Perry went to a hypnotist to stop smoking

John McAfee used hypnosis to help his employees excel

Geri Halliwell (singer): The ex-spice girl again adds to the numbers of Celebs who used hypnotherapy to lose weight and get fit.

Ashton Kutcher (actor): Aston is a big fan of hypnosis, using it for various issues that we know of. Firstly he used it when he first got into acting to help him to focus, and to visualize his own success and stardom.

Tara Palmer-Tomkinson (celebrity): Used hypnosis to overcome her life-long fear of snakes.

Ellen DeGeneres (celebrity): Ellen underwent hypnosis live on her TV chat show, and used it’s power to successfully stop smoking.

Anthony Hopkins used hypnosis to quit smoking

Courtney Cox stopped smoking with hypnosis 

Today Show Anchors Al Roker, Ellie Kemper, Natalie Morales Get Hypnotized on Live TV

Melanie Brown (former Spice Girl) on how hypnosis helped her to overcome anxiety.

Fergie (member of the Black Eyed Peas) on how hypnotherapy helped her with drug addiction. “I do hypnotherapy, which is a really big thing in my life. It works well with me because you go back into your subconscious and there are positive suggestions that are said to you. It really works for me.”

Actor John Travolta utilized hypnosis to help enhance is acting skills and confidence

You don’t have to be famous to use Hypnosis. Just contact me (732) 412-5570.