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2024 Awards Celebration - Save the Date!

The Awards Celebration will take place during our 2024 Annual Conference, our 75th Annual Workshops & Scientific Program in Anaheim, CA from October 23-27, 2024.  The Awards Banquet is on Saturday, October 26th.

2023 Award Winners

Join us in congratulating our 2023 award winners!

Awards Program Submissions 

Call for Award Nominations: A formal Call for Award Nominations is issued each year.
Next Award Nominations Eligibility Period: July 1, 2023 through June 30, 2024.

Each year, the Society's Awards Program honors the achievements of those who have made significant contributions to the field of hypnosis.

Our Awards include:

  • Crasilneck Award – for the best first paper presented by a graduate student/young scientist presenting at a SCEH meeting

  • Stanley Krippner Award – for efforts supporting the field of hypnosis by students or early career professional (since 2018)

  • Hilgard Award – for the best theoretical paper on hypnosis

  • Henry Guze Award – for the best research paper on hypnosis (since 1970)

  • Roy M. Dorcus Award – for the best paper in clinical hypnosis (since 1971)

  • Reviewer of the Year - for best International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis reviewer

  • Shirley Schneck Award – to a physician who has made significant contributions to the development of medical hypnosis

  • The Erika Fromm Award – for excellence in teaching (since 1999)

  • The Arthur Shapiro Award – for the best book on hypnosis (since 1970)

  • Bernard Raginski Award – for leadership in the field of clinical hypnosis (Since 1960)
  • The Presidential Award – for outstanding contributions to scientific and professional hypnosis and for outstanding work on behalf of the Society




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