John Beahrs, MD
M.D. Stanford, 1969. Hypnosis research with Ernest R. Hilgard, then studied with Milton H. Erickson during subsequent residency. Practiced clinical psychiatry in private and public settings, chiefly 20+ years with the VA. Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry, Oregon Health & Science University. Subspecialties: the nature of consciousness and volition, personal identity, trauma, minds as shared self-deception. Three books, numerous articles. Loves the outdoors, photography and music composition.