Dr. Alan Eastman, DCH, Ph.D.

Alan R. Eastman, DCH, is the Executive Director of the Professional Board of Hypnotherapy, Inc. The PBH is a worldwide Hypnotherapist organization offering networking, education, training, promotion, and referral services over the internet. Information about training programs, membership, and referrals can be found online at Hypnosis Canada.


Alan Eastman has designed, implemented, and instructed courses in the curriculum of the Doctor of Clinical Hypnotherapy program at Breyer State University. Dr. Eastman and his colleagues at the Excel Center for Mental Health are dedicated to helping you achieve your personal and/or educational goals and desires. They specialize in treatments for anxiety, depression, panic attacks, self-esteem, confidence, public speaking, sports performance, personal, and marriage and family therapy, and couples counselling. 


For any inquiries, for consultations, and appointments please call (403) 347-9019.


Alan attended the Red Deer College, University of Lethbridge, and graduated from the University of Calgary with two degrees one in Psychology and one in Geography. He furthered his post-secondary education at the American Institute of Hypnotherapy in Irvine, California, earning a Doctorate in Clinical Hypnotherapy. He is currently the Executive Director of the Professional Board of Hypnotherapy, Inc.



Ruth Eastman, C.C.Ht., Couns. Dip.

Ruth is the manager and Senior Instructor for The Excel Center Hypnotherapy Training College. She is responsible for fiscal management, training, planning and registrations, for Counselling and Hypnosis courses. She plans her day conducting Counselling and Hypnotherapy sessions.

Her previous employment was working for the Federal Government. Retired from there after 40 years of service. 


During that time she received many awards and achievements then went on and furthered her Education in Hypnotherapy and Counselling from The American Institute of Hypnotherapy in California U.S.A. She continued her education, receiving her 2-year Diploma in Counselling Skills and Relationship Counselling.

In addition, she has been certified in Hypo-Child birthing, Fibromyalgia, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Parts-Therapy and Medical Dental Hypnotherapy to name a few.


Ruth has received the Mayors Recognition Award Citizenship for continuous Voluntary Services. She has volunteered for over 22 years at the local hospital mainly in the palliative ward.


She lives with her husband Richard who is retired from the military and volunteers with army cadets. They have 2 small dogs, 2 daughters Valerie and Cheryl and one son Alan, 4 grown Grandchildren and 4 Great Grandchildren.