Dr. Howard Hall holds two doctorate degrees in psychology, a Ph.D. from Princeton University (Princeton, New Jersey) in experimental psychology and a Psy.D. from Rutgers University (Piscataway, New Jersey) in clinical psychology. He is boarded in biofeedback and is an approved consultant in clinical hypnosis. His clinical psychology internship was at Rutgers Medical School (Piscataway, New Jersey); post doctoral studies at Rutgers University, Center of Alcohol Studies (New Brunswick, New Jersey); and a fellowship at The Center for Substance Abuse Prevention at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Faculty Development Program in the Prevention of Substance Abuse. Dr. Hall has conducted research and taught hypnosis at the Pennsylvania State University and at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Dr. Hall is currently an associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics, at the Case medical center and on staff at Rainbow Babies and Children Hospital and Universities Hospitals of Cleveland (Cleveland, Ohio). In his current position as attending doctor he treats both children and adults presenting with complex medical symptoms employing hypnosis and biofeedback within a spiritual context. Dr. Hall has conducted and published pioneering work on the effects of hypnosis, imagery, and relaxation on immune responses. For the past decade he has been traveling to the Middle East and scientifically investigating Sufi (Islamic mysticism) rapid healing phenomena.
We explore the mysteries of consciousness and Howard Hall’s systematic research of Sufism and rapid wound healing for the past decade. The question of consciousness and healing has to be put within a historical context with the medieval notion of all healing and disease being related to spiritual forces ...