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Northern California

Deborah Smith-Wotring, LCSW,  CRC, NBCCH

Carmel, CA 92923

Phone: 831-238-7323

I maintain a hidden garden setting in which I specialize in trauma, anxiety, and stress reduction.  I use CBT, DBT, EMDR, clinical hypnotherapy, child theraplay,  and emotionally focused couple's therapy, somatic trauma work and vocational exploration. I have been chosen as one of the Top Mental Health Professionals chosen by Consumer Research Council of America. 

CA LCSW 20084 Exp 5/31/24

Holly Holmes-Meredith, DMin, LMFT, NBCFCH 

Reiki Master Teacher, HCH Institute for Hypnotherapy and Psychospiritual. Trainings Lafayette, CA 94549


I support my clients through psychotherapy, hypnotherapy and energy therapy. Most of my clients do result-oriented, short-term work. I specialize in transpersonal oriented therapies and work with grief, anxiety, dissociative disorders, depression, relationship issues, pain management and past life regression therapy.  I am the President of the International Board for Regression Therapy, author of Spiritual Hypnotherapy Scripts for Body, Mind and Spirit available on Amazon, and a series of hypnotherapy recordings available on Spotify. I have been training and Certifying Hypnotherapists at HCH Institute since 1986.

CA MFT 21505

Nicole Hinton-Born, LMFT, NBCCH

San Francisco, CA  94123


Specializing in trauma, depression, anxiety and IBS. 

CA MFT 46217 Exp. 2/24

Nata Bolsheva, MSW, NBDHC

San Francisco, CA


Four Sessions to a New Life:

Relapse Prevention

Motivation Success Public Speaking Smoking Cessation

Overcoming Lost Love and Heartbreak Weight Loss

Hypnosis for Childbirth and Pregnancy Feeling nice at the Dentist

Total Self-Confidence

Perfect Concentration

Unique Mindfulness Meditation

Call for your free 15 minute consultation today! 

Susan Borkin, LMFT, NBCDCH

Cupertino, CA  95014


I am an EMDRIA Certified Therapist in EMDR, a Marriage and Family Therapist, and an NBCCH Diplomate. I specialize in working with adults to get unstuck in their personal and professional lives, with and through writing. I integrate hypnosis as an approach to overcome writer’s block and related performance fears that surface in the creative process.  I wrote Writing From the Inside Out:  Using a Journal for Personal Growth & Transformation and When Your Heart Speaks, Take Good Notes:  The Healing Power of Writing. CA MFT 16756

Seth-Deborah Roth RN, CRNA, CI,  NBCCH

Castro Valley, CA 94611



I am a Faculty Member and Certified Instructor of the National Guild of Hypnosis, Certified Medical Hypnotherapist, Winner of 2005 Achievement Award in Hypnosis in the field of Health by the IHF & Registered Nurse Anesthetist. I have been featured on the Discovery Channel's "Myth Busters." 

I specialize in Complementary Medicine Hypnosis - chronic pain, pre-op intra-op and post-op support, IBS, insomnia Also weight loss and stop smoking, stress management and Hypnosis for Childbirth. CA RN 280397

Kathleen Day, LMFT, NBCCH

Reiki Master Teacher

Oakland, CA 94610


I specialize in the treatment of anxiety, low self esteem, relationships, life transitions and spiritual exploration/growth. I integrate hypnotherapy and hypnosis with talk therapy, meeting clients where they are at with nonjudgment, care and compassion. I engage with client's deep well of inner wisdom and she enjoys partnering with clients to support them in self empowerment, acceptance and freedom.

Find my introductory video at my website, and also book a complimentary 15 minute phone consultation. CA MFT  121088 through Aug 2022

Michael Thaden, LMFT, NBCCH

Sacramento, CA  95821


Individual and Couples Psychotherapy utilizing EMDR, Ericksonian, Regression Hypnotherapy, and Gestalt for Resolving Grief, Trauma, Life Transitions, Anxiety, Stress, Compulsive and Addictive Behavior, Relationship problems, Self Esteem, Spirituality, and Personal Growth issues.

CA LMFT 34167

Maysie Tift, LMFT, CMH, NBCCH

San Rafael, CA 94901

San Francisco, CA 94104 


Visit my website for a 9-minute free audio recording to get a feel for my voice and style! I am a Certified Master Hypnotist, and I use hypnosis to help clients with a wide variety of concerns, and I specialize specifically in smoking cessation.  

I am a firm believer in hypnosis, having also personally benefitted from it enormously for quitting smoking, reducing gastroesophageal reflux (GERD), and for natural childbirth. 

CA lic 45895 thru May 2022

Ray Brown, PhD, LMFT, NBCCH

Sacramento, CA 95816


I utilize psychotherapy, hypnotherapy, and EMDR for Stress management, Anxiety issues, Anger management, PTSD, Relationship problems, Psychotherapy, Couples counseling, Self esteem problems, Personal growth

CA LMFT 35714

Melissa Fritchle, LMFT, NBCCH

Capitola, CA  95010


I specialize in holistic psychotherapy, using hypnotherapy effectively with stress reduction, stress related illness, body image concerns, sexual issues, sexual pain, and PTSD, among other issues.  I am also an active speaker and educator. CA MFT 48627

Southern California

Lorrie Fisher, PhD, LMFT, BCN, NBCFCH


Home Neurofeedback

Brain Mapping


Traumatized, nervous or exhausted?  Attention problems? I use science to provide gentle and efficient help using conversational hypnotherapy online and  supervised at-home neurofeedback and biofeedback. ¨I'm a doctor of mindbody medicine (psychophysiology) and Rapid Resolution (R)  Hypnotherapy practitioner.  I offer complimentary telehealth consultation and relaxed appointments. CA MFT 87051

Murray S. Kaufman, LMFT, NBCFCH

Irvine, CA 92612


With 30 years expertise, I am a licensed marriage and family therapist as well as a National Board Certified Fellow in Clinical Hypnotherapy.  I provide my clients with quality, caring, and effective treatment of conditions including:  Anxiety, depression, emotional recovery from childhood trauma, relief from old chronic pain, smoking cessation,  stress management, habit disorders, sexual dysfunction, and  stomach/intestinal disorders including IBS, as well as relationship issues for couples and individuals who want to be happier within themselves and with others. 

CA MFT 31444 

Esmeralda S. Christensen, LMFT, LPCC,  NBCFCH

Achieve Your True Potential

Online Hypnotherapy and Counseling

San Diego, CA  92116

619- 567-7399 ext. 1

I am a Certified Rapid Resolution (R) Therapist and member of The California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, and the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. I specialize in creating subconscious change to clear past trauma, manage anxiety, depression, anger and every day stress with quick and painless interventions. I offer online face to face sessions on a confidential platform that is easy to use with your smart phone, laptop or computer. CA MFT 45349

Genevieve Gonzales, LCSW, NBCFCH

San Diego, CA



I see adults who are looking to remove emotional blocks and gain access to more energy, clarity, and pure potential.

Specialty offerings include:

Liberation from the harmful effects of Sexual Trauma and Abuse

Opening and Ignition of your sexual vitality

Clearing and Dissolution of Guilt and Shame

Healing and Alleviation of unresolved grief and heartbreak

Activate your body's healing potential for chronic illness

Resolution of addiction to corn products.

Resolve anxiety, depression, and PTSD.

I am certified in hypnotherapy for PTSD and Trauma, and am a Rapid Resolution practitioner.

CA LCSW 79661, exp. 9/23

Aline-Giselle Melkon, AMFT, NBCCH

West Hollywood, CA 90046


Telehealth and In-Office appointments

As an integrative associate therapist, I specialize in trauma, focusing on post-traumatic stress disorders, substance abuse disorders, dissociative disorders, borderline personality disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and prolonged grief. I use approaches employing a broad range of humanistic theories, cognitive-behavioral and dialectical behavioral therapies, somatic therapy, solution-focused brief therapy, and rapid resolution therapy to explore the causes behind the maladaptive beliefs and emotional dysregulation affecting my clients. I have worked with high-risk adolescents, adults, families, couples, and LGBTQ+ clients on their path to coming out of the shadows into the light.

CA AMFT 136210 12/31/23

Lourdes Arguelles, PhD, LMFT, NBCCH

Clinebell Institute of Pastoral Counseling and Therapy

Claremont, California 91711

Bilingual:  English/Spanish


Psychotherapy/Hypnotherapy/Coaching Practice informed by Interpersonal Neurobiology, Buddhism and other spiritual traditions. 

CA MFT 23571 as Maria Arguelles

Jo Anne C Bishop PhD, MPA, NBCCH

Crossing Bridges Coaching & Associates

Seal Beach, CA 90740


Specializing in:  Self-improvement, healthy lifestyle, weight management, sport performance enhancement, stress reduction, eating disorders, depression and anxiety, test taking, and addictive habits. CA MFT 19309

Aleksandra Drecun, PsyD, NBCCH

Association for Compassionate Transformation, Inc.

San Diego, CA 92130

858-792-3541; Fax: 858-792-3542

I specialize in the treatment of addiction, anxiety and mood disorders, pain management, smoking cessation, weight control and stress-management.

CA PSY 21778

Kim K. Shirin, PhD, NBCDCH

Glendale, CA 91208

Phone: 818-952-2454  Fax: 818-952-6154

Licensed Clinical Psychotherapist and NBCCH Diplomate specializing in individual Child and Adult assessment and treatment.

CA MFT  17581

Honie Abramowicz, MSW, LCSW, NBCDCH                                    

Hypnosis 4 Well-Being

Sessions by internet, phone and in-office

Huntington Beach, CA 92646


A licensed clinical social worker and NBCCH Diplomate, I provide a holistic approach in counseling adults, adolescents, individuals, families and couples. I use an integrated approach utilizing hypnotherapy and talk therapy along with other complementary healing modalities.  I specialize in helping clients with anxiety/depression, self-esteem, parenting, relationships, separation/divorce, grief and loss, self-development as well as pain and stress management, smoking cessation, weight control, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), and pregnancy related issues.  

CA LCSW 21121


CEO, Of One Mind

Los Angeles, CA 90025


NBCCH Diplomate, specializing in treatment of PTSD, pain management, anxiety disorders, smoking cessation, weight control, stress management, sexual dysfunction, and stress management.  

I am a certified cognitive-behavioral specialist, master addictions counselor and award-winning treatment program developer. A leading innovator of mental health delivery services in Southern California since 1975, I'm the founder and CEO of Of One Mind Innovative Behavioral Health, Addiction, and Educational Resources. 

CA MFT 15185

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