Hypnotist charged with raping client during ‘energy therapy’
BOTHELL, Wash. -- A licensed hypnotherapist has been charged with raping an 18-year-old male client during during multiple "energy therapy" sessions late last year. Ayhan Yavuz of Bothell is being charged with second-degree rape in King County Court. He is currently out of jail on a $50,000 bail. Yavuz allegedly raped the victim during hypnotherapy sessions from November through December 2012 at the Balancing Health Clinic in the 12900 block of NE 180th Street, according to court documents.