Tom Silver (805) 525-5500 Professional Achievements Founder of:
The Tom Silver Institute of Scientific and Clinical Hypnotherapy–1994
EEG Hypnosis Institute®—pioneering the science of EEG hypnosis–1999
Hypnosis Foundation®—advancing scientific techniques and training in neurological hypnotherapy—2002
Brainwave Foundation nonprofit organization providing an academic and scientific forum for studies in the psychological, physiological, and biological effects of hypnosis, E.R.T (Emotion Replacement Therapy), and other therapies to further the acceptance of hypnosis benefits to mankind—2004
United States Board of Clinical Hypnosis® Scientific Therapy-2010

Author of:
How to Book of Hypnotism (co-written by Dr. Ormond McGill)
The Hypnosis Training & Techniques Manual (Co-written by Dr. Ormond McGill)
The How to Book of Forensic Hypnosis Investigation
Never Fear Dying Again “Your Soul’s Pathway to Life”

Pioneered Emotion Replacement Therapy ERT ®2000 An advanced Scientific method for fear and phobia removal, depression, drug addiction, OCD, PTSD and more. This method involves the lowering of brainwave activity, Neuro-dynamic amplitude activity and altering Neuro-chemical responses, as well as physical and emotional responses.

Currently conducts training courses around the World in scientific Neurological Hypnosis, EEG, E.R.T. (Emotion Replacement Therapy) and other advanced methods of therapy.

Tom currently has two private hypnotherapy practices in Westlake Village and Ojai, CA where he specializes in helping people overcome chemical dependencies and other strong habits such as drug addictions, alcoholism, smoking, obsessive compulsive disorders (OCD), Post Traumatic Stress Disorders (PTSD), obesity, clinical depression, fear and phobic anxiety removal and more, enabling individuals to live happier and healthier lives.


Awarded Honorary Doctorate recognition and Taiwan’s highest Government award of Gold Plate of Honor from the Taiwan Department of Defense in July of 1997 for contribution technology and service to the Department of Defense. Worked three separate times on the high profile weapons procurement scandal and murder of Navy Captain Yin Chin Feng. January 1997, July 1997 and September 1999. Crime involved France & Taiwan.

Tom Silver has appeared on many national television programs including The Doctors on CBS Television (Nicotine gum addiction removal with ERT) The Bill Cunningham Show (removed Obsessive Compulsive Disorders on three people live on the show), The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills (removed extreme fears of flying on one of the housewives), CBS Television Special called “Hypnotized” (removed a fear of giant snakes), The Montel Williams Show, The Ricki Lake Show, Sally Jesse Rafael Show (Phobias removed), Beyond with James Van Praagh WB (removed fears of heights, driving phobia and fear of being stabbed and killed), The Other Half on NBC with Dick Clark (removed fears of insects), and Fox Television Special “Powers of The Paranormal (Tom hypnotized a lady to remove her fear of giant spiders and bugs)”, “The Home & Family Show” (Tom hypnotized Alan Rosenberg “SAG president” to stop smoking), “The Mike & Matty Show”, “You Asked for It” and more.

As an EEG Scientific Hypnotherapist and a Neuro-Scientific tester, Tom Silver is constantly perfecting methods to achieve more accurate and deeper levels of hypnosis and neuro-dynamic mind activity by creating a variety of physical and rapid induction techniques that produce “theta” and “delta” states of brain wave activity.

For many years Tom has successfully trained and helped thousands of students of hypnotism and other therapists, doctors, and psychologists, and is currently teaching advanced courses in Scientific Hypnotherapy in the USA, Holland, Italy, China and in England. Tom is considered to be one of the leading experts in group-hypnosis, physical & shock hypnosis induction methods, fear & phobia removal, Emotion Replacement Therapy (ERT), and EEG Scientific Hypnotism. Tom Silver has toured the world conducting seminars, lectures, and live demonstrations on hypnosis, and was one of the first hypnotists in the world to create and perfect a procedure for hypnotizing subjects in a foreign language through an interpreter.


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