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About David Eskelin

Throughout his career in hypnotherapy and mental health, Dr. David E. Eskelin has combined a dedication to helping people with an in-depth knowledge of human behavior, thought, and spirituality. He received his master's degree and his doctoral degree from the Faith Lutheran Seminary and was ordained as a Lutheran pastor. A former chaplain with his local sheriff's department as well as an experienced family therapist and hypnotherapist, Dr. David E. Eskelin now owns and operates Body With Hypnosis in Puyallup, Washington.

A fellow of the National Board of Certified Clinical Hypnotherapists, Dr. David Eskelin also stands out as a board-certified hypnotherapy trainer and certified advanced hypnotherapist through The Wellness Institute in Issaquah, Washington. He has also trained with the Duluth Domestic Violence program and has taught at the graduate level on both domestic violence and addiction. He now focuses his hypnotherapy practice on helping people who struggle with addiction, weight issues, stress, and physical pain. An avid photographer in his free time, Dr. Eskelin enjoys sharing his work on his blog.

Work experience

Jul 1993Present


Jan 1988Jan 1990

Quality Assurance Manager

Nicholson Manufacturing


Jun 1996Jun 1998


Faith Lutheran Seminary
Jun 1993Jun 1995

Master of Arts

Faith Lutheran Seminary