About Michigan Hypnosis Institute

Find out more about Michael and Michigan Hypnosis Institute, LLC.

MHI was Founded in January 2019


My name’s Michael.

I founded Michigan Hypnosis Institute, LLC back in January 2019, improving upon a previous Hypnotherapy practice and allowing me to expand into new areas with the long-term goal of helping more people like yourself.

In the beginning, I was primarily focused on helping people quit smoking, but over the years I’ve expanded my practice into the areas of Weight Loss, Confidence, Fears, and many other problems you may have needed help with in the past.

Utilizing the many tools at my disposal, my mission in life is to help other people improve theirs. Whether it’s losing a few pounds, removing a bad habit, increasing your confidence, or improving your overall happiness through reduced stress. Whatever the problem you may be facing, you don’t have to go it alone. Together we will work as a team to find and implement your solution. [145 Ways Hypnotherapy Might Help You]

Michael D. Milson, CC.Ht - Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy with Honors

Back when I first started pursuing Hypnotherapy as a career in 2014, I had no idea that this would become my future goal. I initially sought out hypnosis to assist with personal issues I was facing at that time, I had previously seen the benefits of hypnosis when I quit smoking in my late teens/early 20’s, so I was excited to delve deeper into what Hypnotherapy was all about and how it could help me in other areas.

After stumbling upon the Hypnosis Motivation Institute while researching hypnosis, I became even more excited and the possibilities grew in my mind. I knew I just had to enroll in this school, even though I couldn’t attend in-person classes at the time, they had an amazing distance education program that I could do from home.

HMI is an amazing school with excellent teachers, they are a non-profit nationally accredited hypnosis training college and clinic of hypnotherapy (accredited by the U.S.D.E.), not only do they offer the best education, they assist people for free. The Kappasinian method of hypnosis and the various teachings of Dr. John G. Kappas, P.hD, the Theory of Mind and E & P, were combined with many other classes covering a wide range of topics.

Not only was I able to earn my Diploma in Hypnotherapy and the title of Master Hypnotist, but also a certificate in Handwriting Analysis, and I joined the American Hypnosis Association​ allowing me to  become a certified specialist in several areas after taking some of the many courses they offered. The AHA is closely tied to HMI and I have been a member since 2014.

Not long after starting school I had a complete shift in my career priorities, previously running a small web development company I decided it was time for a change and that I was going to make Hypnotherapy my future career path. So, later that year I opened Milson Hypnotherapy Services as a small side business, offering distance sessions via Skype video calls. I still maintained my web business as I had one full-time client whom I didn’t want to let down, but I scaled it back and took on a day job elsewhere to keep the money flowing while I grew my new business.

Jump ahead a few years and it’s now the beginning of 2018. I decided to join the Hypnotherapists Union Local 472 and officially become certified as a Hypnotherapist. [ID #43670246] Later that year I decided it was time to expand and re-brand. Closing Milson Hypnotherapy Services in December 2018 and opening Michigan Hypnosis Institute, LLC in January 2019.

Focusing on the long-term goal of being able to one day help more people, offering groups, classes, workshops, and even training down the road. I brought with me my “I Used to Smoke”™ Stop Smoking Solution, and have since started developing several new programs including my Virtual Skinny Jab™ Weight-Loss Solution.

In early 2019 MHI began offering sessions by appointment, in-person at your home or office, as well as continuing to offer distance sessions via online Zoom video calls for people farther away. This allowed me to reach a wider range of people than before, and since my primary goal is to help as many people as I can, this was a big first step.

Since starting my studies with HMI I have continued my education, training with many other professional hypnotists, taking courses, classes and certifications with some of the best out there. Such as Igor Ledochowski, Richard Barker, Sean Michael Andrews, Jason Linett, Jerry Kein, Mike Mandel, Richard Nongard, Steve G. Jones, and Wendi Friesen to name a few. I am also a published author, instructor, and an ordained minister (Dudeist Priest).

In 2020 I re-enrolled at HMI to further my education with their newly improved Interactive Distance Learning, Clinical Internship/Residency Program, to improve my skills and obtain a Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy, of which I graduated with Honors in 2021, and I received certification as a Clinical Hypnotherapist from the American Hypnosis Association. Then I went on further for a further year for a degree in Mind-Body Psychology of which I graduated from with Honors in late 2022.

Visit the following link for a listing of my education and certifications and the following link for a complete listing of my professional memberships and associations.

Now enough about me. You didn’t come here to read my life story, at least I don’t think you did. This is all about you, so now that you know more about me, schedule your strategy call and let me hear your story, the issues you’re facing, the goals you wish to achieve, and together we can work on your customized plan for achieving those goals using hypnosis.