Dr. Ali Özden Öztürk
Tıbbi Hipnoz Derneği (THD) Başkanı
He is graduated from Istanbul University School of Medicine in 1980. He is the founder member and the current President of Society of Medical Hypnosis (THD), Turkiye; BOD member of European Society of Hypnosis (ESH); Chair of ESH CEPE (Committee on Educational Programmes in Europe), holder of European Certificate of Hypnosis (ECH); member of ESH; and member of International Society of Hypnosis (ISH). He is also a member of World Association for Positive Psychotherapy (WAPP); Acupuncture Society, Istanbul; and Istanbul Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine Society.
As a certified hypnotherapist, hypnosis trainer and supervisor, certified acupuncturist, positive psychotherapist and family consultant, he makes interdisciplinary studies to elaborate, understand and improve the mechanism of hypnosis better. He makes researches regarding the relationship between Awareness Under Conscious Hypnosis (AUCH©) Method and Acupuncture. He also elaborates the complementary and integrative use of AUCH© Method and Positive Psychotherapy.
Besides his studies in numerous universities, he has had his private practice with applications of AUCH© Method for pain management, surgery and obstetrics, hypnoanestesia, psychosomatic medicine, positive psychotherapy, family therapy, hypnoacupuncture and so on.