On August 14, 2010, Consulting Hypnotist Martin Kiely from Cork, Ireland was awarded the ‘Rexford L. North Award’ by Dr. Dwight Damon, President of the National Guild of Hypnotists, the world’s oldest and largest hypnosis organization, with membership of 10,000+ hypnotists in 65 countries worldwide.
“Dr. Rexford L. North Memorial Trophy” is the highest honour given each year by the National Guild of Hypnotists at the Annual Convention and Educational Conference in Marlborough, Massachuestts, USA. The award is given in memory of the National Guild of Hypnotists founder, Dr. Rexford L. North.
A number of honours and awards are given at the annual conventions, with the recipients chosen by their peers and also by a committee. The highest honour bestowed upon a member is the coveted Dr. Rexford L. North Memorial Award given in honour of the NGH founder.
At the NGH 2010 Annual Convention and Educational Conference the Guild celebrated 60 years of service worldwide. The largest and oldest organization of its kind, the National Guild of Hypnotists provides a wide range of support and professional development services for hypnotists on every continent. Its mission is, in part, to educate the public about the value of hypnosis and also to continue its leadership role in expanding the profession of a certified consulting hypnotist.