Loyd Auerbach is the instructor of the HCH Certificate Program in Parapsychological Studies.
Loyd has appeared on well over 100 national and local TV shows, and many hundreds of radio shows, including The View, Ghost Adventures, Criss Angel: Mindfreak, Larry King Live, In Search Of, Unsolved Mysteries, The Today Show, OPRAH, Sightings, Popular Mechanics for Kids, Coast to Coast, and Late Night with David Letterman. He is constantly haunting occasional new shows and many re-runs on the Travel Channel, A&E, the History Channel, the Discovery Channel, the Sci Fi Channel, and The Learning Channel.
Loyd Auerbach has been in and around Parapsychology since his teenage years. After gaining his M.S. in Parapsychology from John F. Kennedy University in northern California in 1981, he worked as Public Information and Media Consultant to the American Society for Psychical Research in New York City. He came back to the Bay Area and has been on faculty at JFK University since 1983, and founded the Office of Paranormal Investigations officially in 1989 (though he had already been conducting investigations for 10 years). In late 2010 Loyd joined the faculty of Atlantic University as a professor for their new Parapsychology Masters Program. He is a Past President of the California Society for Psychical Study and was a long-time contributor and columnist for FATE Magazine [masked]). He is on the advisory board of
the Rhine Research Center, and is a member of the Parapsychological Association and the Society for Scientific Exploration.
He has worked as a consultant on the paranormal for organizations in the field of Parapsychology, as well as for a variety of media. For the latter, he has consulted on a number of TV series and shows, including the Travel Channels Americas Most Haunted Places.
He is the author of several books and audio CDs. His most recent books are The Ghost Detectives' Guide to Haunted San Francisco (co-authored with Annette Martin, from Craven Street/Linden Publishing, 2011), A Paranormal Casebook: Ghost Hunting in the New Millennium (Atriad Press, 2005), and two from Ronin Publishing in 2004, Ghost Hunting: How to Investigate the Paranormal and Hauntings and Poltergeists: The Ghost Hunters Guide. The topic of ghost hunting in the Bay Area, the focus of his newest book, will be the focus of the meet-up.