2021  Awards 

Congratulations to this year's award winners!  

View the list.

2021 Annual Awards Celebration

Join SCEH leaders, award recipients, colleagues and fellow members of the hypnosis community for an online Awards Celebration:

Friday, November 19, 2021 - Live online
2-4 PM Eastern Time   
The event is free to attend, but advance registration is required by November 17th.

SCEH Awards                   SCEH awards ribbon

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

Read about award winners in our Focus newsletter.

2020 Awards Event

On Friday, March 26, 2021, SCEH held an online event to celebrate the hypnosis community and demonstrate gratitude for the accomplishments of its 2020 Awards Program winners. Full coverage of the event was featured in the June 2021 SCEH Focus newsletter. View a list of 2020 winners.