Hospital & University Endorsements

My Qualifications

I am a recognized expert in clinical & medical psychology, hypnosis, behavioral medicine, family therapy & the treatment of stress disorders, since 1985.

I am a licensed Medical & Clinical Psychologist, Hypnotherapist and Marriage, Family and Child Therapist. I am also certified as a trainer in Mind-Body Medicine.

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Read what Hospitals & Universities say about my work as a
Clinical & Medical Psychologist, Hypnotherapist, Supervisor & Trainer

Below are excerpts of letters of endorsement and recommendation written by respected medical specialists in the fields of surgery, obstetrics, gynecology, family geriatrics, psychiatry. I have successfully treated patients referred to me by each specialist.

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Santa Monica-U.C.L.A. Medical Center – The Birth Place

Dr. Sheldon’s work was excellent, effective, caring and appreciated by both patients and staff. He demonstrated true expertise in the use of hypnoses…worked with our physician and nursing staff in integrating his treatment with our medical treatment.

Edward Sheldon, Ph.D. worked at Santa Monica Hospital as a medical psychologist…department of labor and delivery…provided treatment for our patients…labor and delivery, complications…premature and delayed labor, severe experience of pain, loss of control, surgical preparation, anxiety, and depression…

Saint John’s Health Center, Santa Monica, California

Edward E. Sheldon Ph.D. conducted educational seminars on such topics as Behavioral Medicine,Psychology, Holistic Medicine, Hypnosis and Biofeedback from 1989-1994, for St. John’s nurses and our community audiences.


Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California (Renee Harrangue, Ph.D., former Dean and Chair of Psychology)

Dr. Sheldon provided excellent individual and group clinical supervision for Loyola Marymount University graduate clinical psychology interns during the years 1986-1989…psychodynamic, Cognitive Behavioral Therapies, Gestalt and family systems..He brought an added dimension to his supervision as an expert in hypnosis and behavioral medicine…high level of professionalism and ethics..known in the community to be a very effective psychotherapist and supervisor.

Antioch University, Los Angeles (Sara K. Winter, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, former Chairperson of Masters Psychology Department)

Dr. Sheldon’s work is of superior quality, breaking new ground in applications of clinical hypnotherapy…is highly skilled at diagnosis and evaluation..provides high quality treatment…specializing in clinical hypnotherapy and biofeedback…successful private practice in Los Angeles for twenty years…excellent supervision of interns.

Saybrook Graduate School and Research Center (Dennis T. Jaffe, Ph.D. (author Healing From Within)

Dr. Sheldon…a respected psychotherapist and board certified hypnotherapist…able to integrate ideas and experience and turn them into efficient interventions…David Cheek, M.D. was his mentor and dissertation advisor…one of the world’s leading authorities on medical hypnosis…I am happy to give Dr. Sheldon my highest recommendation

Dr. Sheldon…a respected psychotherapist and board certified hypnotherapist. I am happy to give Dr. Sheldon my highest recommendation

Additional Resources

A few of my videos

Hypnosis & Stress Management Dr. Sheldon presents on Princess Cruises  (1996) (length 65 minutes)

Feel welcome to discuss with me any questions that you may have regarding
how I can help you