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Biography for Nelly Johnston

Nelly Johnston

Nelly Johnston has always been passionate toward serving and counseling people in need. She graduated from California State University Los Angeles in 2007 with her Bachelors of Arts Degree in Psychology. After receiving her degree she has lived in Florida and Washington D.C., she moved back to Los Angeles, California in 2013 where she makes her home today.

Her desire was always to help those in her local community. Nelly chose to work with teenage girls in the local Los Angeles neighborhood of Echo Park. She offered guidance and mentorship alongside a group of women community leaders dedicated to that mission. Her goal was empowering young ladies with their journey and to ultimately help them make life affirming decisions especially in navigating the hurdles on the path to college.

In 2017 Nelly was exposed to “A Course in Miracles” Energy Psychology and Hypnosis. Along with her psychology training these have become the foundations of her practice.

In 2018 she officially became a Hypnotist and she is currently working in becoming a Certified Hypnotherapist through the Nationally Accredited Hypnosis Motivation Institute.

Her desire is empowering individuals – gifting them with the needed tools to keep them growing from within… manifesting real and lasting change in their lives!

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Hypnotherapy Specialties

  • Abandonment
  • Anxiety
  • Attitude Adjustment
  • Change Habits
  • Concentration
  • Cravings
  • Death or Loss
  • Fears
  • Forgiveness
  • Panic Attacks
  • Phobias
  • Rejection
  • Resistance
  • Resistance to Change
  • Self Control
  • Self Forgiveness
  • Self Hypnosis
  • Stress
  • Study Habits
  • Trauma


  • Diploma in Hypnotherapy
    Hypnosis Motivation Institute - Nationally Accredited College of Hypnotherapy - 818-758-2747
    Date Started: 09/07/2018 - Date Graduated: 09/18/2019
    Total Hours: 300 - Total Weeks: 52 - Total Years: 1
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
    California State University Los Angeles
    Date Started: 09/05/2005 - Date Graduated: 05/16/2007
    Total Weeks: 104 - Total Years: 2

Continuing Education from the American Hypnosis Association

  • Body Syndromes - 12/2019
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Hypnosis - 10/2019
  • Dr. Kappas Atlanta Series - 01/2020
  • Getting Comfortable with Silence - 05/2019
  • Hoarding: How It Can Harm, How You Can Help - 10/2019
  • Hypnosis in History - 08/2018
  • Love, Sex and Intimacy - 04/2020
  • Making the Unconscious Conscious - 05/2019
  • Rapid and Instant Inductions - 07/2020

Certifications from the American Hypnosis Association

  • Hypnosis and Smoking Cessation - 03/2020
  • Hypnosis and Weight Loss - 12/2019
  • Hypnosis for Anxieties and Fears - 03/2020
  • Past-Life Regression Therapist - 09/2019
  • Therapeutic Imagery Facilitator - 02/2021

Professional Memberships

  • American Hypnosis Association
    Member Since: 2019


Contact Information

Nelly Johnston
Take Control of Your life
Los Angeles, California 90027, United States