Who is Eli Handler

Eli Handler is a retired U.S. Army veteran. He served as a Healthcare Specialist and CYMERA_20160411_221824 (1)has been affiliated with the United States Army Medical Regiment for over two decades. Most notably he has been awarded the Meritorious Service Medal, having distinguished himself by outstanding meritorious service to the United States of America.

After completing 500 hours of in-classroom didactic and clinical coursework in Hypnotherapy, Eli was certified as a Level 3 Medical Support-Clinical Hypnotherapist. Certified by the International Board of Hypnotherapy (IBH), whose rigorous standard for professional and continuing education exceeds those of all other certifying boards. For Level 3 IBH Fellow, applicants are rigorously screened, requiring not just proof of training (Minimum 400 in classroom hours), but also a written examination and evaluation of their practical skills by board review, and review of therapeutic script development.

Eli has also studied with Elvis Lester the “First-Ever” designee to be awarded both the Licensed Master Trainer of NLP in Hypnosis and Licensed NLP Change Master™ (Society of NLP) by Dr. Richard Bandler, co-creator of NLP.  Eli completed 75 hours of in classroom coursework earning the Performance Hypnosis Practitioner (PHP) designation, developed with Ericksonian, NLP & Design Solution Hypnosis.™

In addition to his training in Hypnosis, Eli is a Certified Licensed Master Practitioner of Neuro-linguistic Programming in Hypnosis and is a member of the Society of NLP.

Eli has further broadened his study in the Solution Oriented Approach. Studying with Dr. Robert McNeilly, one of a small number of people who Studied directly with the late Dr. Milton H. Erickson.

An insightful communicator and leader, Eli’s wisdom, compassion and “no BS” approach, will assist you in making the powerful personal change you desire.    



  • U.S  Army Basic Combat Training
  • U.S. Army Medical Specialist Course
  • U.S Army Senior Leadership Course
  • U.S. Army Advanced Leadership Course
  • U.S. Army Primary Leadership Development Course 
  • Emergency Medical Technician Training
  • Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support Training

  •  Military Immunization Course
  • U.S Army Instructor Trainer Course

  • U.S. Army Equal Opportunity Leader Course

  • Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Healthcare Provider Training

  • Sexual Assault Victim Advocate Course

  • U.S. Army Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention (SHARP) Training

  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

  • U.S Army Airborne School

  • Crisis Management and Human Behavior

  • Certified Level 3 Medical Support-Clinical Hypnotherapy

  • Certified Performance Hypnosis Practitioner

  • Certified Sports Hypnotist

  • Certified Licensed Master Practitioner of Neuro-linguistic Programming in Hypnosis

  • Robbins-Madanes Strategic Intervention Life Coach


  • The United States Meritorious Service Medal
  • Army Commendation Medal (4)

  • Army Achievement Medal (7)

  • Good Conduct Medal (6)

  • Army Certificate of Achievement (22)

  • National Defense Service Medal (2)

  • Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal

  • Global War on Terrorism Service Medal

  • Korean Defense Service Medal

  • NATO Medal

  • Non-Commissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon (3)

  • Overseas Service Ribbon (2)

  • Parachutist Badge (United States, Canada, Ecuador)

  • Service in Korea (Forward Support)

  • Service in Bosnia Herzegovina (Peace Enforcement)

  • Service in Vietnam (MIA Recovery)