Chuck Ketchel, LCSW

EMDR Certified Therapist

About Me

In clinical practice since 1984, my specialty is PTSD, using EMDR, Hypnotherapy, and the shamanic practice of recapitulation to facilitate total healing.

Education & Experience

MSW 1984 Hunter College School of Social Work. Certified Therapist in EMDR since 1998 through EMDRIA. Certified Hypnotherapist since 2007 through the National Guild of Hypnotists. 1st degree black belt (1996) World Tae Kwon Do Association. Tensegrity practitioner since 1995; extensive training and practice in the shamanistic magical passes, taught by Carlos Castaneda, under the auspices of Cleargreen. Yoga and meditation practitioner for 40+ years. 45+ years of experience using the I Ching, personally and professionally; studied the I Ching at the C. G. Jung Institute in New York City. Member of the Professional Association at the Monroe Institute. Author of The Book of Us, Riverwalker Press 2008. Website:

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

EMDRIA, The Monroe Institute

Specialty Area

  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Depression
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Spirituality
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adults
  • Seniors


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