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Biography for Gloria Cliffords

Gloria Cliffords

Gloria Cliffords is a Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist who uses a variety of behavioral techniques to assist her clients in transforming their lives. She works with adults, teenagers and children in need of changing their attitudes and behaviors to have healthier, happier and more prosperous lives as well as to adapt to life transitions.

Gloria often works with her clients on a spiritual level and is also known as an inspirational professional speaker and positivity trainer who has traveled across the nation to speak and work with clients. Ms. Cliffords also trains medical and psychology professionals in using hypnosis to enhance the results they obtain with their patients. Gloria is also a media personality and has been a guest on several radio talk shows, as well as hosting her own cable TV show titled Mind Over Matter.

In addition, Gloria teaches International students at California State University, Northridge where she uses her textbook "Wisdom" (McGraw/Hill) to help her students perfect their English as well as learn positive thinking, self-hypnosis and other techniques to enhance their personal growth.

Because of her unique experience and knowledge of other cultures, she has worked with clients from all over the world to help them through hypnosis with their personal issues as well as intercultural communication and cultural adaptation. Gloria is experienced in working with translators to provide hypnotherapeutic and other services to non-English speakers. She also works in her practice with English speaking students on study skills and test anxiety.

Gloria Cliffords founded "Baby Power", an infant education program, in 1981 and has appeared on several TV and radio shows in that capacity. These shows included; The Gary Collins Show, The Morning Show, Good Day L.A., Sun Up San Diego, Aloha Waikiki, Hawaiian Rainbow, and has been interviewed for a variety of news shows across the country. In her hypnotherapy practice, she has worked with expectant and new parents to prepare them for a more relaxed childbirth and help them with parenting issues.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Hypnotherapy Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Attitude Adjustment
  • Career Success
  • General Practice
  • Motivation


Gloria Cliffords has been a student of the mind and learning since the birth of her first child in 1980. After studying positive thinking to improve her own attitude and life, she became an inspirational/motivational speaker and workshop provider in 1991.


  • Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy
    Hypnosis Motivation Institute - Nationally Accredited College of Hypnotherapy - 818-758-2720
    Date Started: 06/13/2000 - Date Graduated: 06/13/2001
    Total Hours: 720 - Total Weeks: 52 - Total Years: 1
  • Neuro Linguistic Programming Practitioner
    Hypnosis Motivation Institute - Nationally Accredited College of Hypnotherapy - 818-758-2720
  • Therapeutic Imagery Practitioner
    Hypnosis Motivation Institute - Nationally Accredited College of Hypnotherapy - 818-757-2720
  • Graduate Certificate in Career Education
    Pace College
  • M.A. Education
    Queens College

Continuing Education

Gloria has completed several other workshops at HMI. In addition, she has received continuing education credits from the American Counseling Association. Gloria has also studied techniques of Jose Silva, Marshall Sylver, Milton Erickson, and others. Recently, Gloria Cliffords has become a Life Guidance Discovery Coach through the Success Center.

Certifications from the American Hypnosis Association

  • Hypnosis and Pain Management - Aug 2010
  • Hypnosis and PTSD - Sep 2013
  • Hypnosis and Sports Performance - Aug 2010
  • Hypnosis and Weight Loss - Sep 2009
  • Past-Life Regression Therapist - Jul 2014


  • Faculty Recognition Award for Outstanding Achievement
    CSUN -

Professional Memberships

  • American Hypnosis Association
    Member Since: 2000
  • Hypnotherapists Union Local 472
    Member Since: 2000
  • American Counseling Association
    Member Since: 2000

Contact Information

Gloria Cliffords
Mind Over Matter
West Hills, California 91304, United States