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Biography for Lara Kassir, CHt

Lara is an Honors Graduate from the Hypnosis Motivation Institute (HMI). During her 2,000+ hours of one-on-one in-person training, Lara has been helping AA members in Los Angeles, California since 2018 to recover from long term addictions (substance abuse and behavioral). She has also helped people with severe eating disorders, insomnia, infertility, fears and phobias, PTSD, and Anger disorders.

Lara’s multicultural background led her to practice Hypnotherapy and Transformational Life Coaching Internationally. She was born and raised in Paris and lived in London, New York, and Los Angeles. She is fluent in English, French, Italian, and Spanish. Lara’s methods are unique tailoring each person’s healing journey according to their personal needs. combining her skills of transformational Coaching and Clinical Hypnotherapy.

Lara is also a graduate from the American University of Paris (AUP) in International Communication with a minor in Psychology. She is also an ICF Certified Transformational Life Coach from the Anima’s Coaching Institute, in London, UK. She specialized in Wellness and Couple’s Coaching.

Hypnotherapy Specialties

  1. Addictions
  2. Anger
  3. Body Image
  4. Change Habits
  5. Fears
  6. Fertility
  7. Guilt
  8. Insomnia
  9. Nightmares
  10. Performance Anxiety
  11. Phobias
  12. Self Confidence
  13. Self Control
  14. Self Defeating Behaviors
  15. Self Image
  16. Self Mastery
  17. Sleep Disorders
  18. Substance Abuse
  19. Trauma
  20. Weight Loss


While training at HMI, Lara became an addict specialist helping people suffering from addiction (substance abuse and behavioral). Another of her specialties is eating disorders and weight loss; Lara has helped many clients with severe eating disorders/body image to a path of self-love and stop the self-sabotage. Lara also has experience with clients with different types of fears and phobias, as well as traumas/ PTSD, and sleep disorders. Lara is highly dedicated to improve the quality of her client’s lives.


  • Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy with Honors
    Hypnosis Motivation Institute - Nationally Accredited College of Hypnotherapy - 818-758-2700
    Date Started: 08/21/2018 - Date Graduated: 09/19/2019
    Total Hours: 720 - Total Weeks: 52 - Total Years: 1

Continuing Education

  1. Currently Enrolled at UCLA Extension in Digital Marketing
  2. Somatic Therapy: How the Mind Affects the Body
  3. Heart-Math Coherence: The Connection Between the Heart and the Mind
  4. Anger Management Issues and Eating Disorders

Continuing Education from the American Hypnosis Association

  1. Body Syndromes - 08/2019
  2. Business Basics: Tools to Get, Retain and Help More Clients - 09/2019
  3. Explode Your Practice with Phone and Skype Sessions - 08/2019
  4. Hypnosis and Weight Loss Part 2 - 02/2022
  5. Hypnosis for Clients with Cancer - 11/2019
  6. Hypnosis for Managing Chronic Health Conditions - 09/2019
  7. Hypnosis in History - 04/2018
  8. Intimate Conversations with Dr. John Kappas - 09/2019
  9. Introduction to Applied Suicide Intervention Skills (ASIST) - 08/2019
  10. Release Technique - 09/2019
  11. Research Articles Course - 09/2019
  12. Superbrain Yoga and Pranic Healing - 09/2019
  13. Teens - Managing Stress in this Fast-Paced Competitive World - 08/2019
  14. The Power of Releasing Guilt and Shame - 09/2019
  15. Uplifting Depression - How Hypnotherapy Can Help - 08/2019


  • Certified Hypnotherapist
    American Hypnosis Association - 818-758-2700
    Certification Number: 010275
    Certification Valid To: Aug 28, 2024

Certifications from the American Hypnosis Association

  1. Hypnosis and ADD-ADHD - 10/2019
  2. Hypnosis and Childbirth - 11/2020
  3. Hypnosis and Smoking Cessation - 10/2019
  4. Hypnosis and Transgender Clients - 11/2019
  5. Hypnosis for Immune Disorders - 02/2022
  6. Past Life Regression Therapy - 09/2019
  7. Therapeutic Imagery Facilitator - 09/2019
  8. Trauma Recovery Hypnosis - 03/2022

Other Certifications

  • Certified Transformative Life Coach - Animas Institute of London


  • Honors Graduate - Clinical Hypnotherapy Program
    Hypnosis Motivation Institute - 09/18/2019

Professional Memberships

  • American Hypnosis Association
    Member Since: 2019


Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Contact Information

Lara Kassir
West Hollywood, California 90069, United States