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Biography for Alicia Smith-Hudson, CHt

Alicia is a Portland, Oregon based Hypnotherapist, Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, Yoga Instructor, and English Language and Literature Teacher.

Through her own path of healing the physical, mental, and emotional body, Alicia has fostered a keen awareness of the critical nature of relationship, connection, and rapport. It is this connection that propels her hypnotherapy practice, serving as a guide for her clients to align their body, mind, and spirit in order to manifest their goals.

As long as she can remember, Alicia has been moved by the power of language to ignite personal awareness, social justice, deep spiritual and intuitive connection, and radiant growth. She brings this awe and reverence for language into her hypnotherapy practice, supporting her clients in weaving, restoring, and recreating their identity and purpose.

Alicia’s mission is to empower passionate, driven women to break from limiting beliefs, harness their innate wisdom and creativity, and build a loving, aligned relationship with their body, mind, and spirit.

Hypnotherapy Specialties

  1. Abandonment
  2. Anxiety
  3. Body Image
  4. Breathing
  5. Career Success
  6. Change Habits
  7. Creativity
  8. Fears
  9. Guilt
  10. Improve Health
  11. Insecurity
  12. Insomnia
  13. Past Life Regression
  14. Perfectionism
  15. Reach Goals
  16. Relaxation
  17. Self Confidence
  18. Self Esteem
  19. Self Image
  20. Stress


Alicia specializes in guiding clients to harness the power of their mind in order to heal their bodies, balance their emotions, and to actualize their passion and purpose. Through this guidance, her clients report greater confidence, calm, improved sleep and health, and clarity in decision making.

During her sessions, Alicia creates a safe space for her clients to achieve these goals while releasing fears, negative thought patterns, destructive habits, and more. Overall, Alicia’s clients experience an aligned, compassionate, and empowered relationship with themself and with others.


  • Bachelor of Arts (English Language and Literature)
    The University of Michigan
    Date Started: 09/19/1994 - Date Graduated: 08/18/1998
  • Master of Arts (Education)
    The University of Michigan
    Date Started: 08/01/2000 - Date Graduated: 08/07/2001
  • Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy with Honors
    Hypnosis Motivation Institute - Nationally Accredited College of Hypnotherapy - 818-758-2700
    Date Started: 12/15/2020 - Date Graduated: 01/27/2022
    Total Hours: 720 - Total Weeks: 52 - Total Years: 1

Continuing Education from the American Hypnosis Association

  1. Hypnosis and the Law of Attraction - 05/2021
  2. Introduction to Positive Psychology - 09/2021
  3. Intuitive Healing and Development - Level One - 03/2021
  4. jumpSTART 2022! - 01/2022
  5. Mythic and Archetypal Imagery - 03/2022
  6. The Power of Releasing Guilt and Shame - 04/2022


  • Certified Hypnotherapist
    American Hypnosis Association - 818-758-2700
    Certification Number: 010627
    Certification Valid To: Feb 26, 2025
  • Integrative Nutrition Health Coach
    Institute for Integrative Nutrition - 877-730-5444

Certifications from the American Hypnosis Association

  1. Advanced Imagery - 03/2022
  2. Healing the Inner Child - 12/2021
  3. Hypnosis and Pain Management - 12/2021
  4. Hypnosis and PTSD - 05/2023
  5. Mental and Emotional Release® Therapy - 01/2024
  6. Past-Life Regression Therapy - 11/2021
  7. Therapeutic Imagery Facilitator - 02/2022
  8. Therapeutic Imagery Master - 05/2022


  • Honors Graduate - Clinical Hypnotherapy Program
    Hypnosis Motivation Institute - 01/31/2022

Professional Memberships

  • American Hypnosis Association
    Member Since: 2021
  • Hypnotherapists Union Local 427
    Member Since: 2021


Languages Spoken

  • English

Contact Information

Alicia Smith-Hudson
Alicia Joy Healing
Portland, Oregon 97222, United States