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About our staff:
Our team of specialists work together to make sure you find the best qualified professional to help you reach your specific goals. From managing daily stress to overcoming trauma or improving your performance in a desired arena, or staff has the training and experience needed to get you the results you are looking for.
Every member of our team is a trained and certified hypnotherapist with experience ranging from work with the United Nations for international crisis relief to executive coaching at fortune 500 companies. From guiding clients through medical procedures without anesthesia to helping professional athletes improve their performance, our versatility and sincere desire to help will be apparent as soon as you come in the door.
Scott Sandland, CHt – Executive Director
Bachelor of Arts from Loyola Marymount University, many certifications in hypnosis and hypnotherapy.
Specializes in supporting existing programs as a member of a treatment team, he uses narrative therapies as metaphor sets to bypass initial resistance to change.
Recognized as a Life Fellow, Innovator of the Year, and Educator of the Year from various hypnosis organizations. Published in multiple peer reviewed journals including the American Chiropractic Organization and the American Dental Association (among others).
Richard Clark, MFT – Clinical Director
BA in Psychology from California State University, Long Beach, MA in Counseling Psychology from National University, San Diego. Additional training in hypnotherapy from the International Certification Board of Clinical Hypnotherapy and the International Medical and Dental Hypnotherapy Association.
Specializing in Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Family Systems methodologies and Mindfulness/Mind-Body approaches.
Trish Alderman, CHP
Trish is a Certified Hypnosis Practitioner from the Hypnosis Practitioner Training Institute in Newport Beach. Trish earned her AAS in Communications Applications Technology from the Community College of the Air Force, her BS in Management of Human Resources from Excelsior College, and her MS in Management from the University of Maryland. She has additional training in performance enhancement for sports and fitness professionals from the National Personal Training Institute and in energy work and reiki from the California College of Physical Arts.
Trish specializes in results-oriented hypnosis aimed at achieving creative, effective, and fulfilling outcomes and resolutions to a wide range of issues, such as weight management, stress reduction, performance enhancement and more. She embraces a holistic, mind-body-spirit wellness approach to changework.
Dan Paris, CHP
Dan has a BA in Sociology from the University of California, San Diego. Senior Professional in Human Resources designation from The Human Resources Certification Institute. NLP and Hypnotherapy certifications from the Hypnosis Practitioner Training Institute and the International Medical and Dental Hypnotherapy Association.
Specializing in solution focused coaching, neuro linguistic programming and hypnosis for a variety of issues/areas of life from small business owners, entrepreneurs, executives and families.
Anar Sharif, CH
BA in Psychology and History from University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. Certified Hypnotist from the North American Academy of Hypnosis and The International Hypnosis Federation.
Anar has extensive coaching experience with 18 years in private practice. She embraces a Mind-Body-Spirit approach to achieving deep lasting change and real world success with her clients.
Specializes in working with adults to create and maintain healthy, thriving relationships and careers, and with pre-teens and teens to help them overcome all types of anxiety and achieve their goals.
Jackie Spencer, CHT
Jackie works in private practice, in clinics, and by physician referral.
She holds hypnotherapy diplomas from the Hypnosis Practitioner Training Institute and the Hypnosis Motivation Institute. Certified by the International Association of counselors and Therapists and by the International Medical & Dental Association.
Pain control specialist, Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) master practitioner. Specializing in medical and dental issues.
Pierre-Etienne Vannier, CHT
Pierre-Etienne has been working in the field of skill-building and community empowerment since 2005. He works in cancer centers, rehab centers and has an extensive history of volunteering and community work.
Master of Science (MSc) in International Management from the University of Sherbrooke, Canada. Graduated from the International Business School of Tours, France. Additional trainings in hypnotherapy from the Hypnosis Practitioner Training Institute (USA), The Omni Hypnosis Training Center (USA), the HMI College of Hypnotherapy (USA), the American Board of NLP (USA) and the Universal School of Integrated Clinical Hypnotherapy (UAE).
Specializing in stress & trauma (with a focus on stress management, trauma recovery, behavioral change, and immune disorders). Clinical hypnosis, NLP and mindfulness.