Carol Kershaw

Carol Kershaw, Ph.D.

Carol Kershaw, Ph.D. is Co-Director of the Milton H. Erickson Institute of Houston. She is an international trainer, author and psychotherapist running her private practice in Houston, Texas, USA. She is a member of the American Psychological Association, and an Approved Consultant for the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis.


She is board certified with the status of Fellow in EEG Biofeedback and the author of The Couple’s Hypnotic Dance and co-author of Brain Change Therapy: Clinical Interventions for Self- Transformation published by WW Norton and The Worry-Free Mind published by Career Press. She has been invited to speak for NASA, and she also presented in Saudi Arabia, Chile, Mexico, Spain, Canada, Italy as well as in the United States and in Australia


She has been utilizing psychotherapy and clinical hypnosis for over 35 years. She specializes in translating the latest findings in the fields of neuroscience, psychology, and neurobiology into simple, practical tools, which people can apply to everyday challenges. She runs workshops and retreats on dissolving worry, overcoming depression, anxiety, trauma, and increasing resilience, and peak performance.