Dick has been a Certified Hypnotherapist for 21 years. He was taught in the Kappasinian and Ericksonian methods with ongoing education at Hypnosis Motivation Institute.
A professional photographer for many years, Dick is known for his portraits, wildlife and creative pastel nature photos. He has won national awards and is published in Life Magazine, and many other publications. Dick has a special interest in bird and wildlife photography that spans Alaska, Florida, Wyoming and Africa.
An experienced educator, Dick is a pilot and Certified Flight Instructor. His love of flying and photography has taken him to Europe, Africa, Asia, and across North America – including flying above the Artic Circle, and outstanding aerial photographs of the 1980 eruptions of Mt. St. Helens.
Dick has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a minor in Middle East Studies and the Arabic Language from Portland State University. His favorite activities include travel, swimming, and skiing.
Dick believes that hypnosis is very useful for for all types of anxiety, smoking cessation, weight loss, anger management, and many other issues.