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Lloyd Glauberman, Ph.D.
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Dr. Glauberman has a Ph.D. in psychology and has been in clinical practice since 1980. In 1988 he founded Psycho-technology, Inc., a personal development audio company and created a series of state-of-the-art hypno-technology audio programs. His audio programs utilize a unique multiple storytelling framework developed by Dr. Glauberman which leads to changes in thinking, feeling and behavior. His website is www.hppcds.com. Additionally, he speaks on a variety of psychological and health related topics.

His hypnosis downloads can be found at hppcds.com.

Entries by Lloyd Glauberman, Ph.D.

Sleep Is the Rodney Dangerfield of Health: It Gets No Respect

(2) Comments | Posted April 22, 2014 | 11:54 AM

As important as sleep is -- and the more we learn the more we realize sleep is the glue that holds us together -- it's unlikely it will every achieve equal status with exercise and diet.

How is it that an activity that takes up about one-third of our...

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It's Time to Find a Way to Protect NFL Players From Themselves

(0) Comments | Posted December 10, 2013 | 2:23 PM

With all the justifiable criticism heaped on the NFL for its irresponsible mismanagement of the concussion issue, it's easy to lose sight of the fact that the players themselves are now part of the problem. In fact, one can make a case that the players are co-conspirators in keeping major...

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2013, The Year Football and the NFL Changed Forever

(1) Comments | Posted October 20, 2013 | 3:22 PM

2013 is turning out to be a watershed year for our understanding of the dangers inherent in playing football. The lens through which we view the relationship between football and brain trauma is now in HD. In addition to what we learned from impact studies, PET scan research and treatment...

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The NFL Now Thinks It's Bulletproof

(19) Comments | Posted September 8, 2013 | 6:41 PM

They're still drinking champagne over at NFL headquarters right now. There's a behind the scenes event going on that would make a Presidential inauguration seem like a kid's birthday party. The NFL won -- and won big!

In what can only be described as a startling turn of events, the...

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The NFL Fumbles the CTE Issue Again

(0) Comments | Posted April 1, 2013 | 4:56 PM

Just when you thought the NFL finally got their public relations campaign in sync with the "we care about our players" message on perpetual loop, along comes a NFL doctor to temporarily derail the process.

According to a memorandum obtained by The New York Times and reported...

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The NFL's CTE Clock Is Beginning to Tick in Real Time

(7) Comments | Posted February 5, 2013 | 5:42 PM

January is always an exciting time for the NFL with the playoffs taking place culminating with the Super Bowl. This year, however, the excitement was tempered as the issue of brain trauma created headlines twice during the month. This was followed by the ongoing question about what the league is...

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Lance Armstrong's Last Scam

(51) Comments | Posted January 13, 2013 | 2:28 PM

There are strange stories -- very strange stories -- and then there is the current Lance Armstrong story. According to an article that appeared in The New York Times on January 5, Lance is having back channel communications with the doping authorities in an attempt to cut a...

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An Upside-Down Look at Heaven and Near-Death Experience

(366) Comments | Posted December 27, 2012 | 3:23 PM

We've all read about near-death experience (NDE), the traumatically induced sensory phenomenon that many believe represents the gateway to heaven. The imagery (white light, tunnel, dead relatives, etc.), coupled with the intense feelings of bliss and oneness, typically make the most ardent nonbelievers reevaluate their beliefs after the experience. It...

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The Transformational Power of Storytelling

(1) Comments | Posted December 10, 2012 | 9:33 AM

We are storytellers. Perhaps more than anything else, it's what makes us human. Whether it's an archetypal myth, the events of the day on the 11:00 p.m. news, or our own personal lives, stories are the fabric of our existence.

In a very literal sense, we are stories. The...

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Thoughts on Psychotherapy and Speculations About Its Star Trekian Future

(0) Comments | Posted November 9, 2012 | 1:15 PM

Are mild tremors beginning to shake the foundation of psychotherapy? Is a small crack or two beginning to appear? Some believe so. But first, a bit of history.

Years ago, when psychoanalysis made its initial splash in America, it was called the "talking cure." With its emphasis on the unconscious,...

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A Tale of Two Armstrongs: Neil and Lance

(31) Comments | Posted September 2, 2012 | 7:42 PM

Over the weekend of Aug. 25, Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, died at age 82. While Lance Armstrong, the greatest cyclist in history, gave up fighting the doping authorities, which led to the stripping of his seven Tour De France titles and a permanent ban...

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The Autopsy That Crashed the NFL's Mental Health Party

(5) Comments | Posted July 30, 2012 | 3:40 PM

Within 24 hours after the NFL launched a mental health initiative for its players with special emphasis on the Life Line (its version of a suicide hotline), Ray Easterling's autopsy results crashed the party. Easterling, who played for the Atlanta Falcons for eight years in the 1970s, died...

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Junior Seau's Brain and the Mind of the NFL

(12) Comments | Posted July 17, 2012 | 2:29 PM

As I argued in an earlier article, the use of advanced imaging technologies that can detect Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE), should be part of an NFL protocol for monitoring changes in players' brains over time.

With the announcement that Junior Seau's family has decided to donate part of his brain...

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Organic Intelligence: Teaching Children How to Live Smart

(15) Comments | Posted July 12, 2012 | 3:22 PM

We are in the midst of a slow moving pandemic: obesity and its medical consequences. More and more young people are developing degenerative diseases that, typically, are not seen until middle age. This will cause an enormous strain on the system both medically and financially. It's one thing to accidentally...

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Alzheimer's and PET Scans: When a Predictive Diagnosis Is Not Necessarily a Good Thing

(7) Comments | Posted January 5, 2012 | 2:33 PM

What if a medical test was available that could predict your future? What if you could know with absolute certainty that a decade from now you would be diagnosed with a serious disease? Would you take this test?

Logic would dictate that the answer would be yes. Why not?...

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Steve Jobs, Joseph Campbell and the Myth of the Hero

(6) Comments | Posted October 17, 2011 | 3:22 PM

It's easy to get caught up in the frenzy of praising the accomplishments of Steve Jobs since his death. In fact, it's virtually impossible to overstate his importance. His is the first face on technology's Mount Rushmore. With a computer chip in hand, he was Jordan with the ball, Baryshnikov...

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The 'Weightier' Issues Surrounding Chris Christie's Presidential Aspirations

(1) Comments | Posted October 4, 2011 | 6:21 PM

Ever since Governor Chris Christie put his toes into the presidential waters, the issue of his "heft" has moved front and center. The New York Times Sunday Review put this story on its cover, so you know the story is big (no pun intended).

Gov. Christie's weight clearly is...

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Cement Shoes: A New York Story

(0) Comments | Posted July 12, 2011 | 2:12 PM

It's Friday afternoon, and I'm finished for the week. It's time to pick up my daughter at her school located on East 76th Street and the East River. School lets out at 1:00 p.m., so I should be there on time. All I have to do is hop in a...

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Schadenfreude: Life's Dark Chocolate

(1) Comments | Posted June 21, 2011 | 12:53 AM

Who knew that LeBron James, the most physically gifted athlete of his generation, would become the poster child for schadenfreude? Having taken narcissism to heights that make Donald Trump seem modest, LeBron managed to generate the kind of vitriol never before seen in the history of sport. When the Heat...

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Why Gaby Rodriguez Should Be Applauded

(0) Comments | Posted May 4, 2011 | 7:18 PM

By now everyone has heard about Gaby Rodriguez, the 17-year-old high school student who faked a pregnancy in order to chronicle what it's like to become stigmatized. Her goal was to document, in detail, how a pregnant teen would be treated by her peers and others in the community. The...

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