Speaking Events


Jeffrey Lazarus, MD, FAAP is an internationally recognized speaker on the use of medical hypnosis to address pediatric conditions like bedwetting, Tourette syndrome and anxiety. He also treats adults for a variety of conditions.

Dr. Lazarus speaks at physician and psychology conferences, hospitals, and to various special interest groups including athletic coaches, teachers, parent organizations, PTAs, musicians, actors, and parents of children with academic struggles.

He teaches workshops for other hypnosis professionals nationally for the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis, the Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, and internationally for the International Society of Hypnosis.

Recent Presentations

October, 2013.    “Treatment of Headaches Utilizing Self-Hypnosis.” Society of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, annual meeting, Berkeley, California. Read more about hypnosis for headaches treatment

October, 2013.  “Treatment of Tics and Habit Disorders with Training in Self-Hypnosis?” and “Techniques to Maximize Treatment Adherence and Outcome.” This is the 7th Congress on hypnotherapeutic and systemic approaches in working with children and adolescents. Attending will be 1800 clinicians from around the world including over 110 faculty members from 11 countries. The leading and most renowned hypnotherapists, systemic therapists and family therapists, will present their approaches in working clinically with hypnosis with children and adolescents. Child Hypnosis Congress, Heidelberg, Germany.

August, 2013.  Dr. Lazarus will serve as a guest lecturer and teaching assistant for David Burns, MD, when Dr. Burns teaches “Advanced Applications in Cognitive Therapy:  A Four-Day Intensive Training.”  Dr. Burns is an adjunct professor emeritus in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine and the author of several best-selling books, including Feeling Good:  The New Mood Therapy and When Panic Attacks.  Dr. Burns is internationally recognized as an inspiring teacher, original thinker, and leader in the field of cognitive behavioral therapy.  San Francisco, California.

March, 2013  “Treatment of Tics and Habit Disorders with Training in Self-Hypnosis.”
American Society of Clinical Hypnosis Annual Scientific Meeting, Louisville, Ky

April, 2013  “Mental Imagery for Continence and Bowel Management.”
International Congress 2nd Abu Dhabi Continence Week, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Locally, Jeffrey Lazarus, MD has spoken at Stanford University Medical Center and the UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Studies, as part of the Pritzker Lecture Series on Integrative Pediatric and Adolescent Health. In March 2010, he spoke at the Nike Coach of the Year conference in Concord, California on the topic of Sports Performance Anxiety.

See a list of Dr. Lazarus’ Media Coverage

During pediatric grand rounds (continuing education for physicians), Jeffrey Lazarus, M.D has lectured to pediatricians all over the United States and at the Children’s Hospital in Madrid, Spain and the Dubai Pediatric Society in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

See a list of Dr. Lazarus’ recent speaking engagements.

Contact Dr. Lazarus if you would like him to speak to your physician’s or special interest group.