Past Testimonials

“Awesome Class!!”

Dawn Mills , Independent Registry – Los Angeles, CA

“Excellent speaker and instructor.”

Melissa Hollinger , Paradise Valley Hospital – San Diego, CA

“Informative, excellent. I have had the privilege of taking this course many times over 20 years of being in the mental health field. Doc continues to give up to date information and strategies that are crucial in working in healthcare”

Terrence Jones , Mission Community Hospital

“Always fun and informative.”

Genny Gongwer , Foothill Presbyterian Hospital – Glendora, CA.

“Great Course, will recommend to others for sure”

Jason Kennedy , Arcadia Methodist Hospital – Arcadia, CA

“Much more knowledgeable program and teachings than what my employer (facility) offered. Will continue to choose this program in the future.”

Karen Zartner , Verdugo Hills Hospital – Verdugo Hills, CA

“I really enjoyed this class.” “Very educating and useful.” “Definitely a class I would enjoy taking again.”

Katie Klinzing , Riverside Center for Behaviorial Medicine – Riverside, CA

“This class was very enjoyable and gives a lot of information. Thank you.”

Gloria Garcia , Pacifica Hospital – Sun Valley, CA

“The pictures in the handouts are great and serve as a good reminder/refresher. Reviewing the mistakes in the video we examined was also helpful”

Nicole Russell , Arcadia Methodist Hospital – Arcadia, CA

“Very clear in his communication style and very informative”

Grace Yun , Silver Lake Medical Center, Ingleside Campus -Rosemead, CA

“Very well done with excellent examples and techniques.”

Allison Oxman , Centinela Hospital – Los Angeles, CA

“Opens my eyes more on how to deal with anger and frustration of others and also on how to prevent any situation from getting worse.”

Rosary Reed , United Cerebral Palsy Center – Buena Park, CA

“Excellent class. I love that you include the psychology and physiology behind actions/responses. My husband is a cop, I wish he could take this course!!!”

Shannon Lee , Arcadia Methodist Hospital – Arcadia, CA

“I want to come back next year.”

Erwin Ambrosio , Fountain View Sub-Acute Nursing Center – Los Angeles, CA

“Great presentation!”

Dawn Hamiliton , Silver Lake Medical Center, Ingleside Campus -Rosemead, CA

“I’m able to apply this to work but also teach these techniques to my daughter.” “Class was great and I highly recommend it to anyone.”

Alexandra Martinez , Corona Regional Hospital Rehab Center – Corona, CA

“I find it very helpful & interesting. Doc Elliot is very knowledgeable and well experienced on the subject matter. I know we can apply what we learned from this class at work and in everyday living.”

Juliet F. Deveza , Pacific Alliance Medical Center – Los Angeles, CA

“I enjoyed the class. Doc was an informative instructor that kept me involved.”

Jill Marsh , Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital

“Very Useful and Intresting Class. I appreciate you coming out to our facility”

Garron Haycock – Hospital Administrator , Riverside Center for Behaviorial Medicine – Riverside, CA

“The instructor Doc Elliot is very knowledgeable and very funny.” “I enjoyed this seminar.” “The instructor has a very charismatic personality.”

Mary Emily M. Rendon , Mission Community Hospital

“It is always a pleasure to attend this class.”

Christy Gates , Huntington Hospital Della Martin Center – Pasadena, CA

“Doc is great!”

Jennifer DeMarco , Silver Lake Medical Center, Ingleside Campus -Rosemead, CA

“Very Informative, Interesting and has Life Saving Possibilities”

Ida Greschner , Los Angeles Jewish Home for the Aging – Reseda, CA

“Doc Elliot is very efficient and has a lot of good things to offer.”

Patricia Soria , West Anaheim Medical Center – Anaheim, CA

“Fantastic Presentation, engaging examples”

Crystal Pino , Carolyn E. Wylie Center for Children, Youth and Families

“Very Good Class.” “Can’t wait for next year.”

John Candaroma , Northridge Hospital Medical Center – Northridge, CA

“Stimulating and interactive”

Patrick Welsh Jr , Riverside Center for Behaviorial Medicine – Riverside, CA

“As a Unit Director I have seen a positive impact on my staff’s level of composure and confidence in anticipating behavioral issues with patients and working to de-escalate in constructive ways. There is a noticeable decline in staff anxiety about potential behavioral problems on our unit”

Marcia Potter, RN, MA, PN, Psych Rehab Director , Glendale Memorial Hospital – Glendale, CA

“Best MAB Class and most interesting class I have ever taken and I have taken at least six”

Araceli Villa , Mission Community Hospital

“Hope to see you again next year.” “Well done, enjoyable class.”

Ascension DeLeon , Silver Lake Medical Center, Downtown Campus – Los Angeles

“This is a must to all employees especially to staff in BHU”

Fernando Nicolas , Pacifica Hospital – Sun Valley, CA

“Awesome Class!” “Don’t change it.”

George Vincent , Awesome Class!” “Don’t change it.

“Class was fun. Learned many good things and time went fast. Excellent instructor.”

Patricia Holguin , Pacific Alliance Medical Center – Los Angeles, CA

“Outstanding job.” “Looking forward to next class!”

Eddie Chavez , Sherman Oaks Hospital – Sherman Oaks, CA

“Great job! Enjoyed it! Thanks Doc!!”

Rosalind Teo , Community Integrated Work Program – Campbell, CA

“Very impressed.”

Eyra Leeper , Paradise Valley Hospital – San Diego, CA

“It was awesome. I actually stayed awake!”

Pateika Bell , Nurses

“Great presentation, great info, very pleasant instructor, valuable information!!!!”

Diana Robertson , ProCare One Staffing Registry

“I always get something valuable out of the class.” “It is always a great refresher.”

Ann Kleeger , Huntington Hospital Della Martin Center – Pasadena, CA

“Thank you Doc”

Emily Brown , Northridge Hospital Medical Center – Northridge, CA

“It was the best training I ever had.”

Ruben Pacheco , Community Integrated Work Program – Campbell, CA

“I really enjoyed this class. I learned a lot of stuff today.”

Carlos Acevedo , Silver Lake Medical Center, Downtown Campus – Los Angeles

“Great experience every time.”

Jonathan Kaatz , La Palma Intercommunity Hospital – La Palma, CA

“Thanks, this was most informative, I enjoyed it immensely.”

Sonia Leahane , Maxim Healthcare

“Very enjoyable/informative and will share the info professionally and personally.”

Andre Mc Spadden , Centinela Hospital – Inglewood, CA

“This Instructor was awesome!!”

Shannon Carter , San Dimas Community Hospital – San Dimas

“Great presenter, much better than ProACT.” “I feel like I actually gained information/skills that I can use in the Emergency Department now”

Jennifer Breeher , Northridge Hospital Medical Center – Northridge, CA

“Much better than the others. I learned something new”

Robert Johnson , Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital

“This class is needed for any kind of people, because it could actually help our society”

Molombo Ndunduyenge , Independent Healthcare worker – San Diego, CA.

“I will recommend this class to everyone, including my children.” “It’s excellent, better than my prior classes.” “I have learned a lot.”

Jeannette Calixte , Silver Lake Medical Center, Downtown Campus – Los Angeles

“This was a fun class to take, especially the hands on portion.” “I enjoyed it a lot.””

Cambria Sharman , Western Medical Center Anaheim

“I had a great time and learned a lot of new things.”

Linda McJimson , Centinela Hospital – Inglewood, CA

“Really liked the pschy emphasis re: escalation/de-escalation and counter-transference aspects.”

Michael Pratt , Huntington Beach Hospital, Huntington Beach, CA

“Thanks, this was an awesome class”

Shena Wilson , Northridge Hospital Medical Center – Northridge, CA

“Very good class and I needed all the information presented.” “Very effective way of learning.”

Linzie Hall , Riverside Center for Behaviorial Medicine – Riverside, CA

“After 35 years at Northridge Hospital, this has been the absolute best presentation of the assaultive behavior program that I have experienced.”

Jeanne T. Trudeau , Northridge Hospital

“This class is 100% better than CPI.”

Victoria Olayele , Centinela Hospital – Los Angeles, CA

“Excellent speaker, very knowledgeable and obviously experienced! Very easy to listen to, interesting & informative. Thank you”

Robbi Woolard , UCI Child Development Center

“I have been taking this course for more than 10 years. This by far is the most helpful/informative one I have attended.”

Brandon McPhie , Northridge Hospital

“Very interesting and engaging speaker.”

Faith Petzholt , Arcadia Methodist Hospital E.R – Arcadia, CA

“Very informative and will help assist me to take care of patients with behavioral problems.”

Corazon Amores , Silver Lake Medical Center, Downtown Campus – Los Angeles

“Loved it!”

Staci Schilz , Arcadia Methodist Hospital E.R – Arcadia, CA

“Excellent class!” “Doc is an outstanding speaker and instructor!” “This class is extremely effective both professionally & personally!”

Karen Doss , Pacifica Hospital of the Valley, Sunland, CA

“I totally enjoyed the class!” “The lecturer was very well-versed with the subject matter.” “He made the environment within our comfort zone.” “This is totally useful and a good refresher course to all of us.” “Thank You!”

Hermina Huff , Mission Community Hospital

“Doc is the best!”

Stephanie Reyes , White Memorial Medical Center – Los Angeles

“The most informative and interesting MAB Class I have attended”

Mary Lou Gordon , Hollywood Community Hospital of Van Nuys – Van Nuys, CA

“Thank you so much for your clear explanations and demonstrations.” “Looking forward to seeing you next year.”

Shannon Abadejos , Mission Community Hospital

“The best self defense class I have attended!!”

Scott Salmon , Pacifica Hospital – Sun Valley, CA

“Great knowledge, practical and good humor.”

Katie Larsen , HRN Services – Torrance, CA

“Thanks a lot.” “You taught me a great deal and you are an excellent teacher.”

Tizebt Alemayehu , Mission Community Hospital

“Excellent Instructor!”

Yvonne G Delgado , Corona Regional Hospital – Corona, CA

“This is the best MAB class I”

Arusha Giddens , Centinela Hospital – Inglewood, CA

“I’ve learned a lot of things on this class”

Naffy Teo , Community Integrated Work Program – Campbell, CA

“Excellent stories with a moral lesson.”

Ryan Bautista , Arcadia Methodist Hospital – Arcadia, CA

“Thank you for making this interesting as well as useful!”

Sherry Warschaw , Mission Community Hospital

“Best MAB class and instructor ever! Very interesting and informative.”

Tammy Rautenberg , Northridge Hospital

“I’m going to sign up my kids for this class!”

Tamara Bakewell , Carolyn E. Wylie Center for Children, Youth and Families

“I always have a good time taking this class from Doc Elliot and look forward to refreshing these skills.”

Megan Lathrop , Arcadia Methodist Hospital – Arcadia, CA

“Excellent as always”

Leticia Tejeda-Sosa , Huntington Memorial Hospital – Pasadena, CA.

“Fun, stimulating, critical to know this material. Great lecturer.”

Nancy Robinson , Silver Lake Medical Center, Ingleside Campus -Rosemead, CA

“Great class!!!” “Very useful!!!”

Belinda Godoy , Western Medical Center Anaheim

“Excellent class!” “I learned a lot today and we need more of these.” “Thanks.”

Beatrice Ferrer-Gomez , Corona Regional Medical Center – Corona, CA

“Class was Very educating”

Stephanie Howard, , Mission Community Hospital

“Since implementing Doc Elliot’s training program for the Della Martin Center for Behavioral Health Services at Huntington Hospital, our incidents of Seclusion and Restraints have decreased significantly. Staff are employing the lessons taught in the seminar when faced with situations in our acute psychiatric units. It has been a pleasure having Doc provide us with this support and level of education.”

Krikor Jansezian, Ph.D., Executive Director, Psychiatry Services , Krikor Jansezian, Ph.D., Executive Director, Psychiatry Services

“Good overview.” “Helpful.” “Very knowledgeable.” “Helped keep class interesting.” “Thanks for the snacks!”

Kristin Eggert , Western Medical Center Anaheim

“I just wanted to thank you again for the course today. I was talking to my husband about it and realized that I actually feel empowered now due to the information and techniques presented. I attended a self defense course recently and did not come away feeling anywhere near as confident as I did today. I really like the idea of not hurting someone who may be combative or whatever”

April Curtis-Bruna , Arcadia Methodist Hospital – Arcadia, CA

“We’ve received excellent feedback about this class – staff likes it, management likes it. Thanks.”

Mayte Eriksson , Northridge Hospital

“Excellent class and presenter”

Mischelle Oslin , Western Medical Center Anaheim

“The class was very good. Doc explained very detail and I will use my knowledge if needed.”

Katie Erwing , Pacific Shores Hospital

“I’ve taken these kinds of classes for the past 30 years or so and this was the best! Not bored at all.”

Sharon Lee Mitchell , Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital

“Wonderful & awesome Doc! I enjoyed the class a lot!”

Sun S. Gunawan , Huntington Hospital Della Martin Center – Pasadena, CA

“I really enjoyed the class.”

Diane Borrayo , Maxim Healthcare

“Great examples, emphasis on prevention & understanding antecedents. Very helpful.”

Angela Liang , UCI Child Development Center

“Great teacher.” “I really learned a lot and kept my attention the whole way through.”

Jonathan Dimaano , Mission Community Hospital

“He is fun and stimulated the staff.” “Very confident and good teacher.” “Thank you for coming.”

Stephanie Robles , Huntington Hospital Della Martin Center – Pasadena, CA

“Doc Elliot was the best presenter/educator I have experienced at NHMC”

Stefan Rosenthal , Northridge Hospital

“It’s always great to learn from you”

Weyimi Okupa , Mission Community Hospital

“This was an enjoyable and educational class.”

Kathi Sirignano , Pacific Shores Hospital

“This class was very helpful.”

Maria Villaneda , Encino Hospital – Encino, CA

“Very informative and very well presented.”

Melissa Dehart , Pacific Shores Hospital

“Most informative and enjoyable MAB class I”

Buffie Courtland , Mission Community Hospital

“Doc Elliot is very good instructor. He explains every course or program. He is very knowledgeable instructor.”

Daniel Crisostomo , Pacific Alliance Medical Center – Los Angeles, CA

“Always a great class.”

Nancy Sumner , Glendale Memorial Hospital – Glendale, CA

“This was a very good class.” “Thank you”

Bianca Vuksonovio , Maxim Healthcare – San Diego, CA

“Great Time!” “Learned a lot even after a night shift!” “Thank you!”

David Lucas , Mission Community Hospital

“Very detailed, good practical experience.”

Megan DeVoy , UCI Child Development Center

“I was impressed with the examples and explanations.”

Michael Faulkner , Centinela Hospital – Inglewood, CA

“I enjoyed the class, it was great. I learned a lot.”

Dana Darcy , Concorde Career College – Concorde, CA

“Excellent presentation. Well explained.”

Maria Duran , Community Integrated Work Program – Hayward, CA

“Since Doc has been directing and teaching our assault response training/violence awareness courses, we”

George Cardoso, Chief Executive Officer , Flex Ed, Inc. – Chino, CA

“Awesome Class. Thank You!”

Debra Hollers , Pacifica Hospital – Sun Valley, CA

“Great In-service!” “Thank You!”

Lori Oshiro , Vista Hospital of San Gabriel Valley – Baldwin Park, CA

“The class was excellent and provided real information that I can use.”

Indiana Rodriquez , Riverside Center for Behaviorial Medicine – Riverside, CA

“Doc Elliot was very professional, personable and knowledgeable.” “The class was very informative and provided useful information.” “It was the best MAB course I have ever taken.” “Excellent instructor, well organized.”

Tamara Huntsinger , Mission Community Hospital

“Educational, entertaining, informative. Great class!! Gets better & better!!”

Renee Goode , Huntington Hospital Della Martin Center – Pasadena, CA

“This class was made enjoyable by Doc Elliot.”

Sharon Noble , Western Medical Center Anaheim