RECIPIENT - Lifetime Achievement Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Field Hypnosis - from The American Society of Clinical Hypnosis, Apr. 2016
RECIPIENT - Lifetime Achievement Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Psychotherapy - from The Milton H. Erickson Foundation, Inc., Dec. 1994.
RECIPIENT - Irving Secter Award for Services to ASCH and the Advancement of Clinical Hypnosis - from The American Society of Clinical Hypnosis, Mar. 1996.
RECIPIENT - Presidential Award - from The American Society of Clinical Hypnosis, Mar. 2010
FELLOW - American Society of Clinical Hypnosis (ASCH), 2005-present.
FELLOW - American Associate for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT), 1987-2010.
BOOKS SELECTED - as the "Main" or "Alternate" selections for the Behavior Science Book Service and Science and Behavioral Books: The Answer Within , 1983; Enchantment and Intervention , 1986; Tales of Enchantment , 1989; Essence of a Single Session Success , 1994.
RATED 6TH MOST INFLUENTIAL AUTHOR - among the ten most
influential author by membership (participating in poll) of The American Society of
Clinical Hypnosis, 1985 survey (in AJCH, July 1985).
ADJUNCT FACULTY Arizona State University , Graduate School of Social Work (2011-2017)
FACULTY ASSOCIATE - Arizona State University , Dept. of Sociology and Behavioral Science (2002-2008)
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - Phoenix Institute of Ericksonian Therapy (2003-2008)
FACULTY, Milton H. Erickson Foundation, Inc., Training Intensives (2001-present)
CHAIR, SECRETARTY, MEMBER - Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners (2007-2014)
LICENSED CLINICAL SOCIAL WORK - Michigan Dept. of Professional Regulation, LCSW, #6801002438, 1974-2010.
LICENSED MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPIST - Florida, MT0121, 1982-2007.
PRESIDENT EMERITUS - American Hypnosis Board for Clinical Social Work, AHBCSW, 1997-2000.
PRESIDENT EMERITUS - Phoenix Society of Clinical Hypnosis, ASCH 2004-2006.
FELLOW - American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, AAMFT, #6275, 1987-2010.
FELLOW - American Psychotherapy Association, APA, #2188, 2005-2010
EDITOR-IN-CHIEF - Ericksonian Monographs - An official publication of the Milton H. Erickson Foundation, Inc., Phoenix, AZ, 1983-1994.
CLINICAL MEMBER - American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, AAMFT, #6275, 1980-2010.
CLINICAL TEACHING MEMBER, American Family Therapy Association, AFTA, 1987-2000.
APPROVED SUPERVISOR - American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, AAMFT, #6275, 1989-2007.
MEMBER - International Society of Hypnosis, ISH, 1979-2010.
BOARD MEMBER - American Psychotherapy Association, APA, #2188, 2008-2010
DIPLOMATE - American Psychotherapy Association, APA, #2188, 2005-present
MEMBER - Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, SCEH, #550. 1979-2010.
MEMBER - Continuing Medical Education Review Committee - Milton H. Erickson Foundation, Inc. 1995-1998.
SECRETARY - American Hypnosis Board for Clinical Social Work 1994-1997
VOLUNTEER CLINICIAN - Doctors of the World-USA, Inc. 2003-2005.
TECHNICAL BETA SITE - Microsoft Corporation, 1980-2001.
LEVEL-3 SITE BUILDER - Microsoft Corporation Site Builder Network, 1996-8.
SENIOR MANAGING EDITOR - GoInside Magazine, 1996-1998.
MICROSOFT CLUBIE TEAM - Microsoft Corporation's ClubIE Internet Tools Support Team; May 1996-98.
MICROSOFT CLUBWIN TEAM - Microsoft Corporation's ClubWin Windows 96 External Support Team; Aug. 1995-98.
NAMED IN TOP 200 BETA-TESTERS - Microsoft Corporation, Operating System Test Team for "Chicago-Windows '95," Nov. 1993.
WEB SITE AWARD - Microsoft declared http://lankton.com among the winning web sites for "technical excellence, Active-X technology, and overall site design and functionality."; December 17, 1996.
BETA-TEST SITE - for major computer software products and operating system platforms. Over a period of several years these have included companies such as Microsoft, Symantec-Peter Norton, Seagate, Arcada, Traveling Software, Hewlett Packard, Artisoft, Lasertools, Phoenix Technologies, Metz Software, J.P. Software, Future Trends Multimedia Software, and others. However, current Non-Disclosure Agreements prevent the identification, discussion or suggestion of any specific companies, projects, software categories, or products which may (or may not) be in development and testing at this time.
SENIOR MANAGING EDITOR - GoInside Magazine, 1996- Oct. 1998.