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Biography for Ali Sotoodeh

Ali Sotoodeh

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.


Hypnotherapy Specialties

  1. Abandonment
  2. Addictions
  3. Anxiety
  4. Body Image
  5. Breathing
  6. Change Habits
  7. Fears
  8. Guilt
  9. Motivation
  10. Passive-Aggressive
  11. Past Life Regression
  12. Phobias
  13. Relaxation
  14. Self Defeating Behaviors
  15. Self Mastery
  16. Sleep Disorders
  17. Stop Smoking
  18. Stress
  19. Trauma
  20. Weight Loss

Education

  • Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy with Honors
    Hypnosis Motivation Institute - Nationally Accredited College of Hypnotherapy - 818-758-2700
    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

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

Certifications from the American Hypnosis Association

  1. Advanced Imagery - 08/2020
  2. Hypnosis and Smoking Cessation - 10/2021
  3. Past-Life Regression Therapy - 10/2020
  4. Pre and Post Surgery Hypnosis - 01/2021
  5. Therapeutic Imagery Facilitator - 08/2020
  6. 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/


Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi (Persian)

Contact Information

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