Hypnotist, Hypnosis Trainer, Lecturer, Public Speaker,
Dip Hypnosis, Dip Adv Hypnosis, Dip 1-2 Counselling, Dip Mental Health, B.A. Counselling, Ph.D. Philosophy USA, Cert IV Training & Assessment.
Rick Collingwood is one of the world's leading professional clinical therapeutic hypnotists. He is an internationally renowned hypnosis trainer, author, counsellor, public speaker, sales motivator, corporate speaker, and the founder of Mind Motivations & The Australian Academy of Hypnosis. Rick is also on the committee of The Council of Clinical Hypnotherapists, Australia’s most progressive and prestigious national hypnosis association.
In 2006 Rick
Collingwood’s Lose Weight Now CD became the only hypnosis CD ever
in the world to win a Gold Aria Award. More recently this year Rick won
6 further Aria Awards, with 2 Platinum awards with his Lose Weight Now and Quit Smoking Now CDs. Gold awards were also achieved with Happiness
and Self Esteem, Stress Management, Insomnia and Mind Body Healing CDs.
Since 1995 Rick has personally assisted countless thousands of people, using his own unique therapeutic hypnosis techniques. His client list includes Sales Motivators, Commercial Airline Pilots, Psychologists, Medical Professionals, Business People, Home makers and Children. People from all walks of life, facing challenges such as stress disorders, anxiety, nicotine and drug dependency, gambling, addiction, pain management, depression, panic disorder, insomnia, motivation, chronic fatigue syndrome, and many other various behavioral challenges. He has also conducted group hypnosis sessions with attendances of up to almost 900 people.
Rick has accredited training in hypnosis, counselling, and mental health issues. His extensive knowledge of all aspects of all styles of hypnosis, combined with his many years of practical experience, continually demonstrates that the effectiveness of his hypnosis and sub-conscious counselling skills are unequalled by many other hypnosis methods and hybrids.
He has appeared as an invited guest in many major newspapers, on national and international radio and television, including twice on Channel 9s "A Current Affair", Channel 7s "Today Tonight", Channel 10’s 9AM with David & Kim, Optus Vision, Bris 31, and the ABC. Rick has also featured internationally on Good Morning America. KTLA and the NBC News and numerous US radio shows, including among others The Adam Carolla show and Valentine 98.3fm. More recently Rick
has featured on several UK radio shows including BBC Radio Five Live, Choice FM, Absolute Radio,BBC Radio 6, BBC Southern
Counties and many more.
In 2005, Dr Rick Collingwood, along with Pharmacist Nathan Elliott, conducted a clinical trial with nine cancer inflicted volunteers to assess any improvements in the quality of life with the use of (non-Ericksonian) hypnosis. Six 20 minute sessions were conducted on each subject, over a six week period at the frequency of once a week. The results were outstanding with significant improvements seen in Nausea (100% reduction) and emotional functioning (75% improvement).