Dr. Anthony F. De Marco
Anthony F. De Marco, LL.B., Ph.D., CI, DNGH being presented with the Rexford L. North Award by Dr. Dwight Damon, President of the National Guild of Hypnotists, the largest hypnosis organization in the world. This award is the highest Honor to be awarded by the NGH Dr. Anthony F. De Marco has a wealth of experience in the practice of hypnotism. He is the author of the 1994 Regulation of the New Jersey Board of Psychological Examiners which permits hypnotists to practice their profession in NJ. He received his B.A. & L.L.B. from Seton Hall University and Law School, and Ph.D. from St. John’s University. He is the co-founder of the Academy of Professional Hypnosis, which is the first school of hypnosis approved in 1991 as a post-secondary vocational school of hypnosis by the State of New Jersey Department of Education. Its graduates include medical doctors, psychologists, chiropractors, nurses, massage therapists, teachers and persons interested in healing self and others. Many of these graduates and practicing hypnotists refer their challenging cases to him for his expertise.
Tony is the Co-founder and chief-advisor to the National Association of Certified HypnoCounselors, Advisory Board Member of the NGH, IACT & NACH, national presenter for the National Guild of Hypnotists, and recipient of its prestigious President’s Award for his contribution to the profession of hypnotism, the Rexford L. North Award, the highest that this 10,000+ member organization awards, the International Association of Counselors & Therapists, and is also a recipient of its President’s Award for his “dedication to the enrichment of the Hypnotherapy profession”, the International Medical and Dental Association, the American Board of Hypnotherapy and the International Hypnosis Federation. He is in his 14th year as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Council of Professional Hypnosis Organizations of the United States and Canada (COPHO), and a member of the C.G. Jung Foundation of New York, and incorporates much of Dr. Jung’s theories into his own insightful work. Dr. De Marco is also the Vice President of the National Federation of Hypnotists Union (OPEIU-AFL/CIO).
Since 1991, Tony has been a member of the Board of Directors of the state-funded Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey and its Secretary, which is funded in the yearly amount of $1,000,000 to maintain the 1-800-GAMBLER help line, to educate the public, senior citizens and school children about the dangers of problem gambling, as well as refer patients to treating facilities. He has been a counselor on this help line for eighteen years and has spoken to and counseled many gamblers, drug addicts, and alcoholics (because many of the compulsive gamblers were dually addicted or triple threats), and their families, friends, loved ones, and significant others. He has listened to hundreds upon hundreds of therapies both in his practice and self-help groups.
Tony is a columnist of the prestigious Journal of the National Guild of Hypnotists, author of many hypnosis articles, and author of an Addictions Practice Manual entitled “Slaying the Dragon of Addiction”, embodying a program of hypnosis treatment for addictions complemented by other methods of self-help that is utilized by hypnotists throughout the USA. Dr. De Marco designs and presents seminars and workshops for lay persons and also specifically for practicing hypnotists on energy healing, addictions, pain management, hypnosis, weight management, smoking cessation, Past Life Regression, Law of Attraction, emotion cleansing, and stress alleviation throughout the United States. He was inducted into the International Hypnosis Hall of Fame in 1996.