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Meet Dr. Tramontana

Dr. Joseph Tramontana is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in both adult and child clinical services. He has received a certification in clinical hypnosis from the American Society of Clincial Hypnosis (ASCH) and is a certified consultant for ASCH. He is also certified as a sports counselor by the National Association of Sports Counselors. Dr. Tramontana currently maintains private practices in Baton Rouge and Metairie, LA, and Pass Christian, MS (limited basis only). He is also an associate professor of psychology, Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Xavier University Louisiana campus. 


Tramontana, J. (2011). Sports hypnosis in practice: Scripts, strategies, and case examples. Bethel, CT: Crown House Publishing Limied.

Tramontana, J (2009). Hypnotically enhanced treatment for addictions: Alcohol abuse, drug abuse, gambling, weight control, and smoking cessation. Bethel, CT: Crown House Publishing Limited.

Tramontana, J., (2008). Successful blepharoplasty with self-hypnosis, a spousal “coach,” and only local anesthesia: A case report— Psychological Hypnosis— American Psychological Association, Division 30 Newsletter.

Tramontana, J., (1983). Subject bias as a significant factor in hypnotic inductions with child clients. Hypnotherapy Today.

Williams, R.L., and Tramontana, J., (1977). The evaluation of occupational alcoholism programs. Chapter in The Treatment of Alcoholism in Industry, Carl Schramm (Ed).

Williams, R.L., and Tramontana, J., (1975). A rural survey: the middle-aged pill popper. Rushes, Vol. 2 No. 4 (Mississippi Clearinghouse for Drug Misuse Information).

Harris, L.M, and Tramontana, J., (1972). Discrimination learning of retarded children as a function of positive reinforcement and response cost, American Journal of Mental Deficiency, 77 (1), 33-38.

Tramontana, J. and Shivers, O., (1971). Behavior modification with an echolalic child: a case note, Psychological Reports, 29 (3), 1034.

Tramontana, J., (1971). A review of research on behavior modification in the home and in the school, Educational Technology, 11, 61-64.

Herman, S.H. and Tramontana, J., (1971). Instructions and group versus individual reinforcement in modifying deviant group behavior, Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 4, 113-119.

Tramontana, J. and Stimbert, V.E., (1970). Some techniques of behavior modification with an autistic child, Psychological Reports, 27, 198.

Tramontana, J. and Morris, J.B., (1969). Problem-solving ability as affected by mild stress versus minimal or no stress, Psychological Reports, 19, 295-300.


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