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Biography for Connie Betterton, CHt

Connie Betterton, Certified Hypnotherapist

Connie Betterton is known for her deep desire and ability to help people feel better. Whether it is worry, weight, fear, anxiety, physical or emotional pain, insomnia, negative self talk or just a bad habit you would like to eliminate, her solution oriented approach works.

People find themselves drawn to Connie's big smile, and describe her as down to earth, compassionate, and understanding. She loves her life with her husband of more than 20 years, her college bound daughter, and her mischievous yellow lab, Bailey, and is grateful to be happier and more content than she ever dreamed possible.

Born and raised in Los Angeles, Connie graduated from college with a Bachelor of Arts degree and then went on to post graduate work in psychology and holistic health at Ryokan College. She was the sole owner and creative force behind two national businesses. Connie then graduated with honors from HMI, finding her true passion as a Certified Hypnotherapist.

Connie delights in watching her clients transform their lives one step at a time through the practice of simple, effective, powerful hypnosis techniques. Having seen so many people create happy lives, regardless of their past or present circumstances, she knows that anyone can do it. Connie is committed to teaching people how to use their past as wisdom for their future.

Her combined skills and experience allows her to offer a unique, uplifting approach to health, healing and happiness that gets results. Connie motivates her clients to actively participate in achieving and maintaining balance, health, joy, and success in all areas of their lives.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Hypnotherapy Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Assist Healing
  • Insomnia
  • Overeating
  • Pain Management


It was during her own hypnotherapy experience that Connie witnessed how wonderfully self-empowering and positively life changing the process can be. She also learned that a series of small changes over time can make a big difference. Now, with the aid of the various tools she has honed and mastered, she delights in inspiring her clients. Connie has a wide range of experience helping people cope with many various aspects of life and living. They enjoy their hypnotherapy sessions in a private, garden like setting in Sherman Oaks, California.

Connie is also enthusiastic about the one-on-one hypnosis sessions she conducts at weSPARK cancer support group. From diagnosis, through treatment, recovery and all, she supports the people personally affected, as well as family and friends throughout the healing process.

Connie is happy to be able to offer phone sessions for convenience or necessity. Skype sessions also available upon request.


  • Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy with Honors
    Hypnosis Motivation Institute - Nationally Accredited College of Hypnotherapy - 818-758-2747
    Date Started: 03/13/2007 - Date Graduated: 03/18/2008
    Total Hours: 720 - Total Weeks: 52 - Total Years: 1
  • Bachelor of Arts
    California College of the Arts - 510-594-3600
    Date Started: 09/10/1972 - Date Graduated: 06/23/1976
    Total Years: 2

Continuing Education

  • Master Therapeutic Imagery
  • Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP)
  • Time Line Therapy
  • Hypnosis and Weight Loss


  • Certified Hypnotherapist
    Hypnotherapists Union Local 472 - 818-659-8687
    Certification Number: 3998473
    Certification Valid To: Feb 09, 2022


  • Honors Graduate
    Hypnosis Motivation Institute - 04/24/2008

Professional Memberships

  • American Hypnosis Association
    Member Since: 2007

Contact Information

Connie Betterton
Connie Betterton CHt
Sherman Oaks, California 91423, United States