ABOUT DR. DAVID HOPPER


   Dr. David Hopper, Ph.D., FAABM, FAAPH, FIABMCP, FABMP, FAAS, has 35 years of clinical practice and over 40 years work experience in the health sciences. He holds doctorates in neuroscience, psychophysiology, and psychology. He is retired from practice and has held board certifications in addiction, advanced cardiac life support, behavioral medicine, biofeedback, brain injury, disability, EEG neurofeedback, EMT, forensics, hypnotherapy, medical psychotherapy, neurotherapy, pain management, psychology, psychopathology, reiki, and somnology. He utilized a wellness approach to health and his treatment methods included a wide array of traditional, holistic, and naturopathic therapies. 

    Dr. Hopper has taught for over 30 years and has served as an adjunct professor at various colleges and universities. He is also a licensed secondary education teacher and is board qualified in all sciences. Dr. Hopper helped establish the first high school EMT training program in Southern Nevada at the Academy of Medical and Allied Health Sciences located at Rancho High School in Las Vegas, Nevada. He helped model the Medical Academy after the four year medical school training of physicians and taught clinical anatomy and physiology, and pathophysiology in addition to EMT training. 

    He has received numerous awards, including Who's Who In Medicine, Who's Who for the Millennium, Who's Who in America, Who's Who in the West, Who's Who in the American West, Who's Who Among Distinguished Leaders, and CFIDS Physician Honor Roll. Dr. Hopper has been awarded Fellows by the American Academy of Behavioral Medicine, American Association of Professional Hypnotherapists, International Academy of Behavioral Medicine, Counseling and Psychotherapy, and the American Academy of Somnology.

 

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 Dr. Hopper has been recognized for development of many innovative diagnostic and treatment techniques including neurosensory feedback coma stimulation, neurocognitive EEG rehabilitation, multi-modal electrophysiological dissociative identity disorder (multiple personality) assessment and treatment, Brain Fitness®, neurocognitive rehabilitation, and Self-Help Through Hypnosis® (acclaimed as the "best" on the market by numerous hypnosis organizations).  He also co-founded and served as clinical director of the first traumatic brain injury unit, sleep center, and pain center in Southern Nevada.

    Dr. Hopper is a member of numerous scientific organizations and is a member of Mensa and the International Society for Philosophical Enquiry (ISPE). He has written numerous articles and has appeared on radio and television as well as featured in magazines, books, and newspapers nationwide. Dr. Hopper previously served as an expert witness for many nationally recognized court cases and established precedence in many such cases. He was the first to have DNA evidence for addiction accepted in court (Louisiana & Nevada), evoked potential evidence for multiple personalities (Arizona) and several other firsts. He was involved in the famous Terri Shiavo Right To Life case in Florida and, his affidavits served as the basis for the Right To Life Bill that was passed by the federal government. He has actively worked on the development of a software version of his Brain Fitness™ program for brain rehabilitation as well as work on several books and medical journal publications. 


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