Bernhard Trenkle, Dipl.Psych., Dipl.Wi.-Ing.
- President International Society of Hypnosis ISH.
- BOD Milton Erickson Foundation Phoenix since 1999.
- Director Milton Erickson Institute Rottweil Germany.
- Past President of Milton Erickson Gesellschaft M.E.G. (1996-2003).
- 1999 Lifetime Achievement Award of the Milton Erickson Foundation.
- 2012 Milton Erickson Award M.E.G.
- 2012 Pierre Janet Award for Clinical Excellence ISH (International Society of Hypnosis).
- 2016 Nezindlovu Award Milton Erickson Institute South Africa MEISA for advancing hypnosis on the African Continent.
- 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award of Chinese Hypnosis Association.
- 2018 John and Helen Watkins Award ISH Excellence in teaching.
- Hahandbook of Psychotherapy a bestselling joke book in Germany ( translated in English, Russian, Italian). Author or editor of more than 10 German language books.
- Editor of the German Editions of Collected Papers of Milton Erickson.
- Organizer of many congresses and workshops which have been attended by more than 40.000 people the last 40 years.