Born: April 12, 1941, Providence, RI
Military: United States Air Force (1960-1966)
Marital Status: Married (5 children, 12 grandchildren)
Conducted over 6,000 inspirational and
life improvement events.
Lectured on stress management, weight
loss, smoking cessation and addictive behavior to more than 200 organizations
nationally including city, county and state governments; major corporations,
law enforcement, firefighters, health organizations, educational institutions,
professional associations and Native American Tribes for stress reduction,
weight management, smoking cessation, insomnia and pain.
1999-2000 Doctor of Philosophy of Metaphysics
and Theological Counseling - American College of Metaphysics, nonprofit
theological institution., Minneapolis, MN
Metaphysician: A psychological
counselor, spiritual comforter and healer that facilitates a closer
relationship between the psychologist and the spiritual healer.
Study of the family from the metaphysical
and spiritual perspective.
Dynamic principals of personality
adjustment and maladjustment as they apply to the work of counselors
and the counseling pastor.
Applied psychology which influence
the work of teachers and ministers in handling emotional and physical
problems of youth and maturity, and in dealing with the sick and
Principles of the conscious awareness
of thought to discover we are not a "victim" of circumstance.
Acknowledgement that life follows a natural pattern according
to conscious and subconscious thoughts.
Investigation of the first causes
of existence and knowledge. Seeks to explain the nature of uniting
man's physical, mental, and spiritual character into its true
nature of holism.
Binding psychology and spirituality
1993-1996 Clinical Hypnotherapist - Graduate
of HMI, Nationally Accredited College of Hypnotherapy, Tarzana, CA (Recognized
by the U.S. Department of Education, Washington, D.C.)
Formal Training 360 hrs and Internship
Theory of the Mind
Characteristics of Physical and
Dominant Laws of Suggestibility
Literal and Inferred Suggestions
Alcoholism and Drug Addiction
Obsessive Compulsive Behavior
Fears and Phobias
How Sexuality is Formed
Physical and Emotional Sexuality
in Terms of Psychoanalysis
Biofeedback GSR (Galvanic Skin Response)
Specific Client Behaviors
Counseling the Heterosexual Relationship
Counseling the Homosexual Relationship
Suggestibility Tests and Conversions.
Accreditation and Approvals:
Accredited by the Accrediting Council
for Continuing Education and Training (ACCET), an accrediting
agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Approved by the California Bureau
for Private Post Secondary and Vocational Education (BPPVE).
Approved by the California Board
of Behavioral Science Examiners (BBS) as a provider for continuing
education credits for California licensed Marriage and Family
Therapists and licensed Clinical Social Workers.
Approved by the California Board
of Registered Nursing (BRN) as a provider of continuing education
credits for Registered Nurses.
Approved by the Dental Board of
California (DBC) as a provider of continuing education credits
for licensed Dentists and Dental Assistance.
Accredited by the Distance Education
and Training Council (DETC), an accrediting agency recognized
by the U.S. Department of Education.
Approved by the Hypnotherapist's
Union Local 472 as an educational provider for Certification in
* 1965-1966 Certified
Computer Programmer, Graduate of Electronic Computer Programming Institute
(ECPI), Providence, RI
Machine Language Programming
Fortran IV Programming Language
SPS-Symbolic Programming System
083 Card Sorter
Unit Record Equipment
407 Accounting Machine
IBM and Macintosh computer platforms.
Scientific Computer Programmer proficient in Machine Language and
Fortran IV. Microsoft Word, Excel, Entourage, PowerPoint, Photoshop,
QuarkXPress, Scanwise, Appleworks, Discus, Imovie, Quicken, Dreamweaver,
FileZilla, TechTool Pro, Audacity, Quicken.
1963 Florida State University Majoring
in English, Tallahassee, FL
1994-Present Executive Director/Co-Founder
of The FREND Group Clinic and Institute for Self-Improvement
A charitable organization and national
leader in life management and behavior modification.
Conducted training/clinics to over
two hundred organizations nationally.
Mission: To improve the quality of
life for people in need and help reduce chronic stress, tension
and anxiety and stress-related issues such as smoking and obesity
through education, inspiration and treatiment helping organizations
reduce health care costs.
1971-1994 Executive Director/Co-Founder
of FRENDCO Productions. Produced and Directed over 6,000 special events
Vocal Artist performing
Internationally and Headlined in Las Vegas co-starring alongside
Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson and more
1967-1971 Scientific Computer Programmer
for Interstate Electronics U.S. Defense Aerospace Corporation
Software Development for underwater
sound detection and identification, and missile guidance tracking
1960 - 1964 United States Air Force
Graduate as Computational Geodetic Programmer of
the Army Corp School of Engineering, Washington, DC, a scientific
discipline that deals with the measurement and representation of earth
Awarded Secret Clearance and headed a computational
team in Aerial and Geodetic Surveying
HONORS, AWARDS, RECOGNITION
Supported by The American
Cancer Society for my charitable health program that improves the quality
Humanitarian Award for my work with Down’s
Recognized by the Urban League for my
work with inner-city youth.
Member of the American Counseling Association
Member of The American Hypnosis Association
Knights of Columbus Council Advocate
Leon Sherman, Mayor (Ret.), City of Eagle
Point OR (2003-2011)
Jane Turner, City Manager (Ret.) , City
of Phoenix, OR (2008-2012)
John Discola, General Manager/Founder,
DPRX Corporation (1988-Present)