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Biography for Ali Sotoodeh, CHt

Ali Sotoodeh, Certified Hypnotherapist

Ali Sotoodeh is an Honors Graduate from the Hypnosis Motivation Institute with the prestigious Director’s Award. Along with his certifications in Imagery, Pain Management, Past life Regression, Smoking Cessation and numerous others from HMI, he holds certifications in Neuro-Linguistic Programming, Success and Life Coach, and EFT from the International Board of Coaches and Practitioners. He is also a Master Reiki, Spiritual and Chakra Healer, and Motivational Speaker.

Ali Sotoodeh graduated from UC Berkeley in 1991 with a BA in Architecture and then attended SCI-Arc for his Masters in Architecture. From 1996, Ali endeavored in many entrepreneurial roles including Founder and CEO of a .com; Furniture Manufacturing and Retail in Beverly Hills; a Technical Trader and Analyst; Author of “Mindful Trading Systems” book utilizing Elliott Wave Theory and combining it with theory of Mindfulness in the FOREX exchange markets; etc… until he could not ignore his calling anymore.

Ali’s spiritual journey started with some of the greatest leaders in the realm of psychology and spirituality. Combining years of research, awakening, and enlightenment with practical scientific application, proven methods and tools to facilitate a new holistic approach to therapy and transformational learnings, Ali’s mission is to provide clients with a way to overcome limiting beliefs, traumas and addictions, so that they may become self-empowered. Leading, like a beacon of light, those ready to transform their lives, to realize their own true potential to bring back the magic, joy, love and the trust for life. In turn, they can be that beacon of light for others.

He has been extended the honor to join Hypnosis Motivation Institute as an Associate Instructor in 2021.

Ali is also working with several Dental Groups in the Los Angeles area as their in-house Hypnotherapist, helping clients with all dental fears and phobias, pain management, and recovery. Ali now has a thriving practice in Los Angeles where he is helping his clients transform their lives.


Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi (Persian)

Hypnotherapy Specialties

  • Abandonment
  • Addictions
  • Anxiety
  • Body Image
  • Breathing
  • Change Habits
  • Fears
  • Guilt
  • Motivation
  • Passive-Aggressive
  • Past Life Regression
  • Phobias
  • Relaxation
  • Self Defeating Behaviors
  • Self Mastery
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Stop Smoking
  • Stress
  • Trauma
  • Weight Loss

Education

  • Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy with Honors
    Hypnosis Motivation Institute - Nationally Accredited College of Hypnotherapy - 818-758-2747
    Date Started: 09/24/2019 - Date Graduated: 10/21/2020
    Total Hours: 720 - Total Weeks: 52 - Total Years: 1
  • Masters in Architecture
    Sci-Arc - 213-613-2200
    Date Started: 09/01/1994 - Date Graduated: 06/01/1996
    Total Years: 2
  • BA in Architecture
    UC Berkeley - 510-642-6000
    Date Started: 07/01/1988 - Date Graduated: 06/07/1991
    Total Years: 3

Continuing Education from the American Hypnosis Association

  • 5 Powerful Ways to Launch, Market, and Grow Your Hypnotherapy Practice - 11/2019
  • Advanced Advertising and Promotion - 12/2019
  • Aging Well: Staying Sharp with Hypnotherapy - 02/2020
  • Body Syndromes - 11/2019
  • Build and Enhance your Hypnotherapy Practice with Group Hypnosis - 02/2020
  • Business Basics: Tools to Get, Retain and Help More Clients - 02/2020
  • Cheryl O'Neil/April - Confidence for Auditions - 01/2020
  • Cheryl O'Neil/Justine - Stop Smoking - 02/2020
  • Cheryl O'Neil/Linda - Weight Loss, Mend Broken Heart - 02/2020
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Hypnosis - 11/2019
  • Creating Easy and Effortless Hypnosis Workshops - 12/2019
  • Crystal Singing Bowls and Hypnosis - 03/2020
  • Elaine Perliss/Julia - Gaining Control - 02/2020
  • Elaine Perliss/Nataly - Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) - 02/2020
  • Embracing Your Shadow Self - 02/2020
  • Ericksonian Hypnosis and Therapeutic Metaphors - 02/2020
  • Healthy Boundaries - 02/2020
  • Hypnosis in History - 09/2019
  • Imagery for Life Passages - 08/2020
  • Important Dynamics in Creating Successful Relationships - 02/2020
  • Intuitive and Energy Healing - 10/2020
  • John McCarthy/Belinda - Bad Eating Habits - 02/2020
  • John Melton/Logan - Emotions - 02/2020
  • John Melton/Mallory - Anxiety and Lying - 1 of 6 - 02/2020
  • Kappasinian Hypnosis - 01/2020
  • Lisa Machenberg/Carol - Attracting the Right Relationship - 02/2020
  • Lisa Machenberg/Jay - Creativity and Focus - 02/2020
  • Lisa Machenberg/Katie - Attracting the Right Relationship - 02/2020
  • Master the Arm Raising - 01/2020
  • Metaphysical Imagery - 08/2020
  • Mindfulness and Hypnotherapy - 03/2020
  • Mythic and Archetypal Imagery - 08/2020
  • NLP: Principles and Strategies of Success - 03/2020
  • Sacred Breath and the Human Potential - 12/2019
  • Sigil Magic Imagery - Draw your Way to Success - 02/2020
  • Social Media Marketing from Your Smartphone - 02/2020
  • Spiritual Tarot: Hypnotic Applications for the Archetypes of Tarot - 12/2019
  • Spoon Bending - Come to the PK Party! - 12/2019
  • Superbrain Yoga and Pranic Healing - 03/2020
  • Taking Positive Psychology to Corporations - 03/2020
  • Tanya Nord/Vivian - Motivation in Career - 02/2020
  • Tapping the Subconscious through Conversational Hypnosis - 02/2020
  • The 12 Steps of AA and Hypnotherapy - 02/2020
  • The Client Drought, A Shift in Perspective Can Shift Your Experience - 02/2020
  • The Decision Factor - 02/2020
  • The Enneagram as the Gateway to Hypnotic Trance - 03/2020
  • The Insider Secret to Generating and Retaining New Clients - 02/2020
  • Transcendent Aspects of the Human Experience - 02/2020
  • Transformation: Tools for Changing Behavior - 01/2020

Certifications

  • Certified Hypnotherapist
    Hypnotherapists Union Local 472 - 818-659-8687
    Certification Number: 54545651
    Certification Valid To: Apr 19, 2021

Certifications from the American Hypnosis Association

  • Advanced Imagery - 08/2020
  • Hypnosis and Smoking Cessation - 10/2021
  • Past-Life Regression Therapy - 10/2020
  • Pre and Post Surgery Hypnosis - 01/2021
  • Therapeutic Imagery Facilitator - 08/2020
  • Therapeutic Imagery Master - 08/2020

Other Certifications

  • Usui Ryoho Reiki - Shinpiden Reiki Master and Teacher - 10/2020
  • NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) - International Board of Coaches and Practitioners - 11/2019
  • Success and Life Coach - International Board of Coaches and Practitioners - 11/2019
  • EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) - International Board of Coaches and Practitioners - 11/2019

Awards

  • Honors Graduate
    Hypnosis Motivation Institute - 10/21/2020
  • Director's Award
    Hypnosis Motivation Institute - 10/21/2020

Professional Memberships

  • American Hypnosis Association
    Member Since: 2020
  • Hypnotherapists Union Local 472
    Member Since: 2020
  • International Board of Coaches and Practitioners
    Member Since: 2019

Website


https://HabitualTransformation.com/


Contact Information

Ali Sotoodeh
HabitualTransformation.com
Los Angeles, California 90024, United States
310-800-1878