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Biography for Michelle Iankowitz, LCSW

Michelle Iankowitz

Michelle double majored in trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy and advanced clinical practice in the clinical social work program at Columbia University. Afterwards, she went forward to earn her clinical license in social work and certification in clinical hypnotherapy in addition to energy healing certifications.

She transitioned from utilizing the medical model into doing work which supports the quantum model. Michelle brings over a decade of experience as an addiction and trauma specialist. Her niche has always been working with adults with unresolved sexual trauma, but also has a passion assisting people with other needs.

Often times, clients with supernatural/paranormal spiritual experiences find their way to Michelle to learn how to better navigate such events accordingly.

Hypnotherapy Specialties

  1. Addictions
  2. Exam Anxiety
  3. Fears
  4. Overly Critical
  5. Pain Management
  6. Panic Attacks
  7. Passive-Aggressive
  8. Past Life Regression
  9. Performance Anxiety
  10. Phobias
  11. Procrastination
  12. Public Speaking
  13. Self Defeating Behaviors
  14. Self Hypnosis
  15. Sexual Problems
  16. Stage Fright
  17. Stress
  18. Trauma
  19. Worry
  20. Writers Block


While managing her private practice, Michelle has sat in various clinical executive roles in previous treatment centers where she supervised interns, trained staff, and improved organizational health in addition to providing clinical hypnotherapy for intense cases.

She believes in the power of suggestion being key to so many underlying issues. She is currently accepting new clients, so please don’t hesitate to reach out. 1-949-891-1522


  • Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy
    Hypnosis Motivation Institute - Nationally Accredited College of Hypnotherapy - 818-758-2747
    Date Started: 08/21/2018 - Date Graduated: 09/19/2019
    Total Hours: 720 - Total Weeks: 52 - Total Years: 1

Continuing Education from the American Hypnosis Association

  1. Fears and Phobias - 07/2020
  2. Hypnosis and Weight Loss Part 2 - 08/2019
  3. Hypnosis in History - 08/2018
  4. Mental Bank Seminar - 11/2018

Certifications from the American Hypnosis Association

  1. Certified Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming - 01/2019
  2. Hypnosis and Smoking Cessation - 04/2019
  3. Hypnosis and Weight Loss - 08/2019
  4. Past Life Regression Therapy - 03/2019
  5. Pre and Post Surgery Hypnosis - 08/2019
  6. Therapeutic Imagery Facilitator - 07/2019

Professional Memberships

  • American Hypnosis Association
    Member Since: 2018


Languages Spoken

  • English

Contact Information

Michelle Iankowitz
Inner Light Counseling
Woodland Hills, California 91364, United States