Jonathan Fast, PhD, MSW, is trained and certified in Ericksonian hypnosis. Dr. Fast has lectured and delivered keynotes at many conferences, and appeared on most of the major news outlets. He has been interviewed on several occasions by the BBC World News. He is the author of 12 books and numerous scholarly articles and book chapters. He is a member of the American Society for Clinical Hypnosis (ASCH).


Hypnosis is an integral part of his clinical practice. Over the years he has used it in a variety of settings with clients of all ages. Dr. Fast has been fascinated by hypnosis since he was a child.


He earned a Masters of Social Work from Columbia University, and a PhD from Yeshiva University, including post-doctoral training at NYSEPH (New York Society for Ericksonian Psychotherapy and Hypnosis). For nearly 20 years, Dr. Fast was a professor of Social Work Research & Practice at Wurzweiler School of Social Work in New York City.


Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Jonathan Fast is a tenured associate professor at Yeshiva University. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

Non-financial: Jonathan Fast is a member of the National Association of Social Workers.