Larry Elman

Larry Elman

Certified Consulting Hypnotist

Larry boasts of graduating from his father, DAVE ELMAN’s COURSE IN MEDICAL HYPNOSIS three times, and of a brief career as a stage hypnotist while in high school and college.  

He then went on to an engineering career (MIT, the Air Force and the Defense Industry)  eventually retiring as Colonel, USAF.  For many years, Larry has answered inquiries about his father’s life, careers and the Dave Elman course in Medical Hypnosis.  

He is now a lecturer and writer on several subjects and has been a presenter for the National Guild of Hypnotists Annual Convention each year since 2009, teaching Dave Elman’s methods.  

He has also spoken at the IHF, ACHE, IMDHA/IAC and the Virginia Annual Conference, plus in England, Switzerland, Singapore and 3 cities in Australia.


  • Certified Consulting Hypnotist with the National Guild of Hypnotists (NGH)
  • Certified Hypnosis Instructor with the National Guild of Hypnotists (NGH)
  • Certified Master Trainer with IACT
  • B.S. (S.B.)  in Aeronautical Engineering from MIT
  • M.S. in Aerospace Engineering and Theoretical and Applied Mechanics from University of Oklahoma
  • post graduate work in Engineering Sciences from Rensselaer Polytech Institute (RPI)
  • MIT Educational Counselor for 9 counties in NC