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About The Creator of InnerTalk

Eldon Taylor, Ph.D. was a practicing criminalist for over ten years while completing his education. He specialised in physical security, lie detection, forensic hypnosis, and Intelligence and counterintelligence. His earliest work with subliminal information processing was performed from this setting, including a double-blind study conducted at the Utah  State Prison in 1986-87 and published in his book Subliminal Communication.

Eldon Taylor has made a life long study of the human mind and has earned doctoral distinctions in psychology and hypnotherapy. He is a certified psychotherapist and diplomate with the American Psychotherapy Association (APA) and a certified hypnotherapist with the American Guild of Hypnotherapists.

At present, he is the President and Director of Progressive Awareness Research, Inc. and an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Psychology at St. John’s University in Louisiana.

Eldon has participated in independent studies regarding his work with a number of researchers at leading institutions such as Stanford University, Weber State University, Colorado State University, Munich University, Bremen University and the Institute of Mexicano Social Services (Medicas) to name a few.

Eldon’s books and other works are available in public libraries and are currently offered in five languages and in fourteen countries. He has led many workshops and made presentations in the United States, Mexico, China, Germany and the United Kingdom.

Highlights of Eldon’s Achievements

  • St. John’s University, Springfield, LA. 1990 Doctorate, Philosophy of Clinical Psychology.
  • Am. Institute of Hypnotherapy, Santa Ana, Calif. 1987, Doctorate, Philosophy of Hypnotherapy.
  •  University of Metaphysics, Los Angeles, Calif. 1986, Doctorate, Pastoral Psychology.
  •  Un. College Seminary, Los Angeles, CA. 1985, Doctorate, Divinity.
  •  University of Metaphysics, Los Angeles, Calif. 1984, Doctorate, Metaphysical Science.
  •  University of Metaphysics, Los Angeles, Calif. 1983, Metaphysics, Masters.
  •  University of Metaphysics, Los Angeles, Calif. 1982 to 1983, Metaphysics, Bachelors. (Minister Ordination).
  •  Weber State University, Ogden, Utah. 1971 to 1974, Political Science/Philosophy, 108 hours.
  • La Salle Correspondence, Chicago, Ill. 1971 to 1974
  •  Guardian Industries, Inc., Florham Park, N.J. 1976, Physical Security, 80 hours
  •  Dektor Security Counterintelligence, Springfield, VA . 1976, Psychological Stress Evaluation, 40 hours.
  •  Dektor Security and Counterintelligence, Baltimore, MD. 1982, Stress Testing and Exam Techniques, 56 hours.
  •  Western States Association of Stress Analysts, Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah. 1982, Detection of Deception Techniques, 8 hours.
  •  Ethical Hypnosis Training Center, Chicago, Ill. 1983, a) Scientific Hypnosis, b) Advanced Hypnotechnology, certificates.
  •  Western States Association of Stress Analysts, Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah. 1983, Lie Detection, 9 hours.
  •  Utah Peace Officers Association, Salt Lake City, Utah. 1984, Interrogation, 32 hours.
  •  Western States Association of Stress Analysts, Inc. Salt Lake City, Utah. 1984, Counter Measures of Hypnosis in Lie Detection, 9 hours.
  •  Western States Association of Stress Analysts, Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah, 1985. Psychological Stress Evaluation and Chart Interpretation, 80 hours, (Instructor).
  •  Hypnosis Motivation Institute, Van Nuys, Calif. 1986, Hypnotherapy certificates. (150 hours).
  •  Gormac Polygraph School, Ontario, Calif. 1987, Countermeasures. (25 hours).
  •  Hypnosis Motivation Institute, Van Nuys, Calif. 1987, Graphology Certificate. (90 hours).
  • 1987 to present – Progressive Awareness Research. (Director).
  •  1986 to 1988 – Intermountain Hospice Center, Spiritual Advisor. Concurrent.
  •  1985 to 1988 – Utah State Prison, Unpaid Staff, Maximum Security Clearance, Counselor. Concurrent.
  •  1984 to 1987 – International Metaphysical Ministry, Pastoral Counseling. Concurrent.
  •  1977 to 1987 – Self Employed. (Intelligence and Counterintelligence). Concurrent.
  • International Peace Prize by the International Cultural Convention, 2005.
  • Inclusion in many Biographical Publications including:
    • Who’s Who Among Human Services Professionals
    • Who’s Who in Science and Engineering
    • Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare
  • International Who’s Who of Intellectuals.
  • Men of Achievement.
  • Dictionary of International Biography, Book of Honor, Third Edition.
  • International Book of Honor.
  • Who’s Who in the West
  • Directory of Distinguished Americans.
  • Two Thousand Notable Americans.
  • International Man Of The Year, 1991/1992
  • Leaders Of The World
  • Pen And Quill Award, 1991
  • Golden Palms Award – Academy Leonardo DaVinci, Rome, Italy.
  • Cultural Doctorate in Pastoral Psychology, World University.
    Kentucky Colonel – awarded by Gov. John Y. Brown.
  • Golden Poet Award, 1985.
  • Honorary Doctor of Humanities, 1986.
  • Golden Poet Award, 1986.
  • Honored as the First Fellow in the National Assoc. of Clergy Hypnotherapists.
  • Golden Poet Award, 1987.
  • Self Power
  • Thinking Without Thinking
  • Simple Things and Simple Thoughts
  • Subliminal Technology
  • Subliminal Learning
  • Exclusively Fabricated Illusions
  • The Little Black Book
  • Subliminal Communication
  • The Subliminal Method: Learning By The Subconscious
  • Wellness: Just A State of Mind
  • BE: Just a Little Cowboy Philosophy
  • Life member of the United States National Judo Association
  • American Psychological Practioneers Association
  • Utah Peace Officers Association
  • International Academy of Criminology
  • American Law Enforcement Officers Association
  • National Law Enforcement Academy
  • International Association for Forensic Hypnosis
  • American Society of Industrial Security
  • Western States Association of Stress Analysts
  • International Society of Stress Analysts
  • Association to Advance Ethical Hypnosis
  • National Society of Clinical Hypnotherapists
  • International Metaphysical Teachers-Counselors Association.
  • National Association of Clergy Hypnotherapists
  • The American Association of Religious Counselors
  • The National Society of Hypnotherapists
  • The American Association Of Behavioral Therapists
  • Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist (ABH, NACH, ACH).
  • Registered Hypnotherapist (granted by the American Board of Hypnotherapy), 1991.
  • National Certification as Hypnotherapist (granted by the American Council of Hypnotherapist Examiners), 1987.
  • Adjunct Faculty Member, American Institute of Hypnotherapy, Santa Ana, CA, 1988 to 1992.
  • Adjunct Faculty Member, St. Johns University, Springfield, LA, 1989 to 1992 (cognitive psychology).
  • Faculty Member, World University, Benson, Az., 1992 to date (psychology/philosophy/religion).
  • Sports Motivation Trainer, The National Judo Institute (Olympic players), Colorado Springs, CO, 1989 to 1991.
  • Licensed Lie Detection Examiner and Investigator, State of Utah, 1977 to 1988.
  • A Director of the World University Roundtable, World University, U.S.A. Campus, Benson, AZ, 1989 to 1992.
  • Board Member, National Advisory Board of the Behavior Improvement Foundation.
  • Founder, International Society For Preconscious Learning.