2022 Integrative Dermatology Symposium


September 30, 2022 - October 2, 2022

Steven Gurgevich,


Dr. Steven Gurgevich is a psychologist specializing in Mind-Body Medicine. He is Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Arizona, College of Medicine, and (former) Director of The Mind-Body Clinic within Dr. Andrew Weil’s Arizona Center of Integrative Medicine. Dr. Gurgevich continues his forty nine years of private practices at Behavioral Medicine, Ltd, in Tucson, Arizona; and he still participates in teaching mind-body methods to physicians within the Dr. Andrew Weil Center of Integrative Medicine. He is a Fellow, Approved Consultant, and faculty of the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis. Other memberships include: The Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, The International Society of Hypnosis, the American Psychological Association, the Arizona Psychological Association, and other professional societies. Dr. Gurgevich is author of the Sounds True publications: The Self-Hypnosis Home Study Course, Relax Rx, Relieve Anxiety with Medical Hypnosis, The Self- Hypnosis Diet (audio), The Self-Hypnosis Diet (book, co-author Joy Gurgevich), and Heal Yourself with Medical Hypnosis (co-author Andrew Weil, MD).

He is also the author of over 80 titles of medical hypnosis applications published by Tranceformation Works’ Healing with Hypnosis Series, numerous textbook chapters and professional papers about medical hypnosis; and author of Hypnosis House Call (book and DVD), Sterling Ethos Publishing, NY, 2011.


IDS 2022 Sessions

Come on… Can Hypnosis Really Remove Warts?

Day Two: Saturday, October 1, 2022 | 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM

History and folklore are rich with mind/body methods to treat warts. This presentation provides clinical cases of hypnotherapy to remove warts in pediatric and adult patients. Contrasting strategies and methods of hypnotherapy illustrate the underlying elements for therapeutic success. These are easily learned and integrated within medical practice.