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TV Appearances

Here are some TV appearances made by Dr. Lazarus over the past few years:


San Francisco KPIX, CBS, Channel 5

Children Subdue Tourette Syndrome with Self-Hypnosis
July 12, 2010: Channel 5 KPIX/ CBS San Francisco

This news story is based on Jeffrey Lazarus, MD’s paper, “Nonpharmacological Treatment of Tics in Tourette Syndrome Adding Videotape Training to Self-Hypnosis,” co-authored with Susan K. Klein, MD, PhD.   The paper was published in the July/August 2010 edition of the Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics.

Read the Abstract

The article was also covered by the following media sources (these link to the articles):
The Behavioral Medicine Report
Bloomberg Business Week (archived copy)

Cleveland WKYC-TV, NBC, Channel 3

Cleveland WKYC-TV, NBC, Channel 3’s Health News with Monica Robbins, aired a story about one of Dr. Lazarus’ patients, a boy with Tourette Syndrome who had been asked to leave school for a week because his cough tic was so disruptive to the class. As Monica Robins, the health news anchor, reports, the child was able to control the cough tic after meeting two or three times with Dr. Lazarus. Five years later, he is still doing well. When a tic occurs, he is able to control it using the techniques that he learned from Dr. Lazarus.


Cleveland WJW, Fox, Channel 8

That’s Life with Robin Swoboda,
WJW/Fox8 News in Cleveland, Ohio, features an interview with Jeffrey Lazarus, MD on February 21, 2007.


Success Stories

Medical Hypnosis for Cough Tic

15-year old Matt suffered from a recurrent coughing tic. After many unsuccessful medications and other treatments, Matt learned self-hypnosis from Dr. Jeffrey E. Lazarus in Palo Alto, CA. The video will show part of Matt’s first session with Dr. Lazarus, a follow up to how he uses self-hypnosis in his 4th session and a message from his mother.


On Radio

Back in Control – Live

Dr. Jeff Lazarus was a guest on the Back in Control podcast with Dr. David Hanscom where they discuss medical hypnosis and how it can be used to successfully treat a wide variety of conditions from headaches and irritable bowel syndrome, to Tourette’s syndrome and chronic pain.


Back in Control – Live Part 2

Dr. Jeff Lazarus joins Dr. David Hanscom for part 2 of their discussion about medical hypnosis.


WRUW Radio Interview (MP3)

Dr. Jeff Lazarus on WRUW 91.1 FM, the campus radio station of Case Western Reserve University, located in the University Circle section of Cleveland, Ohio.


Daily Show with Chris Sawyer

Dr. Jeff Lazarus was a guest on the MindBodyRadio podcast and shared his insights with the listeners.


Online & Print Articles

Managing Performance Anxiety In Teens, Los Gatos Teen Therapy, December 2014

Dr. Lazarus and his unique approach to pediatric care was profiled on, February 2012


In Print

Using Self- Hypnosis to Help Children Solve A Variety of Physical and Psychological Problems  (PDF)

Articles written by others, some of them about Dr. Lazarus, show how mental hypnosis (self-hypnosis) has given patients a skill with which to manage their specific conditions.

07/12/10: Self-Hypnosis Training May Help Children With Tourette Syndrome, Study Finds, by Jeannine Stein, Los Angeles Times, (PDF)

05/17/07: Pediatrician Sees Results In Hypnosis, by Sue Reid, Chagrin Valley Times. (PDF)

03/11/05: Self-Hypnosis Unlocks The Power Within, by Eileen Beal, Cleveland Jewish News
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Contact Dr. Lazarus if you would like him to speak to your physician’s or special interest group.