I am a volunteer mediator and have successfully attended a 45-hour training as a Mediator for the state of Maryland in the Inclusive Model, which is a conflict resolution process to resolve disputes between two or more people by listening for the values, feelings, and topics of each participant and reflect back what you heard in a non-judgemental and non-opinionated manner.
My coaching training includes being a Neuro-Linguistic Programming Practitioner, I was a Certified Personal Trainer (2012-16) through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), and going through a 6-month Master Life Coach through the BHC Training Institute, accredited by The Center for Credentialing and Education, Inc. (CCE) and The American Association of Drugless Practitioners (AADP). Also training as a Mental Health Technician through the National Association of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapists (NACBT), trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT: Rational Living Therapy, created by Aldo R. Pucci, Psy.D), and training as a Positive EFT (+EFT) Facilitator by Stephen Carter in Columbia, Maryland.
I also studied and practiced Mindfulness – studying Focusing through Eugene Gendlin, Ph.D, University of Chicago, Parts Work from Family Systems Therapy, and studying with a meditation teacher with Body Meditation.
My first hypnosis training was through Mark Cunningham’s The New Curriculum course. My foundational training in client-centered hypnosis was with Jason Linett at Virginia Hypnosis in Alexandria, approved by the National Guild of Hypnotists for 100-hour training. I also trained with David Snyder in San Diego for 40-hours in body-centered hypnosis, certified in regression specialization.
My additional trainings include advanced hypnosis in The Simpson Protocol with Ines Simpson on Vancouver Island, BC, Canada. And attending trainings at HypnoThoughts Live 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada: Melissa Tiers’ one-day Coaching the Unconscious Mind, Shawn and Sarah Carson and Jess Marion in The Art of Hypnotically Applied Neuroscience two-day training, and David Snyder’s one-day Vibrational Hypnotherapy Intensive in Speed Healing. Additional online training includes Jess Marion’s Conversational Hypnotic Regression.
I am currently a Certified Hypnotist in Good Standing with the National Guild of Hypnotists.
Energy Healing Work training includes Frequency Balancing Practitioner by Judy DiCanio, Usui Reiki Ryoho Master (including Reiju) by Don Beckett, Shamanic Journeying with Mary Phyllis Horn, Sekhem-Seichim-Reiki Master facet III, Kundalini Reiki Master, and Violet Flame Energy.
The services I render are held out to the public as nontherapeutic hypnotism, defined as the use of hypnosis to inculcate positive thinking and the capacity for self-hypnosis. I do not represent my services as any form of health care or psychotherapy, and despite research to the contrary, by law I may make no health benefit claims for my services. I do not diagnose, treat, or prescribe for any psychological or medical disorders. Please consult your physician or mental health therapist before beginning any new program.
I am not a licensed therapist, social worker, counselor, or medical doctor, and I practice nontherapeutic hypnotism. All confidential sessions are video/audio recorded for insurance purposes.