Funda Kahn Curriculum Vitae

Funda Kahn, D.D.S., CH, CI

Professional Education:
University of Marmara, Faculty of Dentistry- Istanbul, Turkey, 1979-1986
Specialized in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Leidecker Institute, Hypnotherapy Certification- Elgin, Illinois, 2006

Hypnotherapy Instructor Certification by NGH, Don Mottin, May 2009

Medical Complementary Hypnosis  Certification by Scott Giles, November 2009


Medical Hypnotherapy Specialist Certification by Melissa Roth, PhD.


Medical Hypnotherapy Certification by Julie Griffin, 2010 

Sacred Connections, LLC College, Emotional Freedom Techniques Certification (EFT)- 2008

EFT Level I-II Certification, EFT Universe, Dr.Dawson Church, Toronto-2010

EFT Level I-II-III Certification, Emotional Health LTD., Gwyneth Moss, EFT Master-2011

Arche International, Dr.Rosita Rodriquez, Huna Philosophy &Mind-Ongoing student since 2009.

Theta Healing Basic DNA Certification Course, Theta Healing Institute of Knowledge, 2013


Accredited Advanced Certified EFT Practitioner by AAMET, 2015

Argosy University, On-line Programs,

Completing Bachelor of Arts in Psychology,

Internships and Continued Education:
PhD Program, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Marmara- Istanbul, Turkey, 1983-1985
Internship in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Clinic at the University of Marmara- Istanbul, Turkey, 1983-1987
Osseointegration (Implantology) Certificate, The Branemark Clinic- Goethebourg, Sweden,
May 20-23, 1986
Internship at the Leidecker Institute, Elgin, Illinois, September 2006- December 2006
Client-Centered Parts Certification In Therapy, Alliance Self-Empowerment, Inc., April 9, 2006
Neuro-Subliminal Communication Certificate, Leidecker Institute, Elgin, Illinois,
September 10, 2006
Pediatric Hypnotism Certification, Leidecker Institute, The Alternative Practitioner Academy, Elgin, Illinois April 29, 2007
Healthcare Specialist Certification Course, Alabama Hypnotherapy Center, October 27, 2007
Mastery Technique Workshop of Hypnosis, National Guild of Hypnotists, Inc., May 3-4, 2008
Body Talk Access Technician, International Body Talk Association, February 23, 2008
First Degree Practitioner in the Reiki method of natural healing, Usui Shiki Ryoho,
February 27, 2008
Stress Management Specialist Certification, by From Stress to Best,Ruth Schneider, October 2013

Advanced Ancestral Clearing Certification, by John Newton-Health Beyon Belief

September 19-20, 2015


Generative Trance Work Certification-Basic Training

by Stephen Gilligan, PH.D.

June 24-29, 2016-2017

Certified Coaches Practitioner Course, by Certified Coaches Federation, Jenna Goodhand

September 11, 2016


Reiki Level II Practitioner Certification, by Dorie Bowlin, RMT

February 4, 2018

Electronic Hypnosis Certification, by

Larry Garret CHI at Garret Hypnosis and Wellness Center

November 10, 2019


Teaching/Lecturing Experience:
Teaching Instructor, University of Marmara, College of Dentistry, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 1983-1986
Research Assistant to Faculty of Surgery Department, University of Marmara 1987
Instructor of Self-Hypnosis and Emotional Freedom Techniques 2007-present

Certified Hypnosis Instructor with National Guild of Hypnotists

Speaker/Presenter/Workshop Leader at: Mid-America Hypnosis Conference, Inc., Rolling Meadows/Northbrook, Illinois,
October 24-26, 2008,2009,2011,2012,2013,2014,2015 2016,2017,2019


Speaker/Presenter at:

American Council of Hypnotist Examiners
"Parts Therapy Through Inner Child Connection and Ego"

Pasedena, CA

September 19, 2014


Speaker/Presenter at:

International Scientific Congress of Turkish Prosthodonti & Implantology Conference 

"Tap into Empowerment with Emotional Freedom Technique(Energy Psychology)"


November 12-15, 2015

Work-shop presenter at:

Hypno Thoughts Live Conference

"TELSI method for absolute EFT"

Las Vegas, NV

August 15-18, 2019

Work-shop with Dental Community at:


"How to apply TELSI/EFT with patients"

August 24-25, 2019

Performance Enhancement Coach for National Karate Federation

Championships Houston, Texas (thru North Shore Dojo-Glenview, Illinois) 2008
Professional Membership:
National Guild of Hypnotists
International Medical and Dental Hypnotherapy Association
International Association of Medical and Therapeutic Specialists
National Federation of Hypnotists, OPEIU Local 104 AFL-CIO
Employment History:
Freelance Practicing Oral Surgeon, Various Clinics, Istanbul Turkey, 1986-1988
Surgical Assistant and Implantologist, Office Manager and Marketing Coordinator, Dr. Steven Kahn,
D.D.S., Chicago, Illinois 1988-2015
Assistant Manager, The Fruitful Yield, Inc./Now Foods, Division, Highland Park, Illinois 2001-2002
Practicing Complementary Medical and Clinical Hypnotherapist and EFT Practitioner,  2006-Present
Certificate of  Liability Insurance:

Darwin National Assurance Company, American Professional Agency, Inc. Amityville, New York 


** All certificates and proof of training are available on request