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Biography for Richard Cicetti

Richard Cicetti

Richard “Rick” Cicetti is a Certified Hypnotherapist having graduated with Honors and is a recipient of the Director's Award from the Nationally Accredited Hypnosis Motivation Institute. Rick specializes in Hypnotherapy and Human Behavior Life Coaching.

Perhaps there are areas in your life where you are experiencing more frustration or displeasure than satisfaction? Maybe you have even sought help with those issues before with little or no satisfaction?

We often hear it said that people use only 7-10% of their brains capacity, and what a shame. I am suggesting that we are always using our whole facility. Ten or so percent is our conscious mind with which you manage your day to day life. However the balance is our subconscious mind which is often left unattended working from beliefs and experiences learned long ago which may or may not be relevant to achieving our desired outcomes today.

Through hypnotherapy we are able to ‘coach’ the subconscious as well as the conscious mind and thereby helping to bring your entire potential together focusing in a direction that can bring you greater comfort and satisfaction, helping achieve an integration to create “Your Optimum Life”.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Hypnotherapy Specialties

  • Attitude Adjustment
  • Breathing
  • Career Success
  • Communication
  • Death or Loss
  • Exam Anxiety
  • General Practice
  • Improve Sales
  • Motivation
  • Overeating
  • Pain Management
  • Past Life Regression
  • Procrastination
  • Public Speaking
  • Reach Goals
  • Relaxation
  • Self Mastery
  • Stage Fright
  • Stop Smoking
  • Trauma


Rick began his study in human behavior in the mid 1980s under the tutelage of Fred Kalmus of Beechwood International and James Moore of The Wilson Learning Institute/Pecos River Ranch.

  • In 1993 he began working with Anthony “Tony” Robbins and The Anthony Robbins Companies, where being recognized for his skills quickly rose through the ranks to become the first Platinum Trainer and traveled the world with and on behalf of Anthony Robbins.
  • In the year 2000 he set out on his own, training presentation skills and quantum dynamic behavior to sales teams across the country for Cisco Systems and executives in Aerospace and Department of Defense Contractors, such as Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, Boeing and The Strategic Command in their proposal management process.
  • Rick has been an acknowledged top achiever as a Sr. Vice President Financial Wholesaler, coaching financial advisors, brokers and retirement planners on retirement during his 8 years with American Express, RiverSource, Ameriprise and Allianz Financial Services.
  • Beginning in 1983 as a SAG Actor, Rick co-starred in eleven feature films in addition to soap operas, sitcoms and episodics.
  • Managed several high profile "power" restaurants in Los Angeles.
  • Held a position of Sr. Manager with The Los Angeles Olympics Organizing Committee.

Given his multi faceted life experiences he brings much to the table in an ability to understand and facilitate change, helping his clients reach their fullest potential.


  • Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy with Honors
    Hypnosis Motivation Institute - Nationally Accredited College of Hypnotherapy - 818-758-2747
    Date Started: 07/17/2014 - Date Graduated: 07/17/2015
    Total Hours: 720 - Total Weeks: 52 - Total Years: 1

Continuing Education

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts from Brooks Institute of Photography, Film and Fine Art
  • Kansas State Teachers College
  • C. W. Post College of Long Island University

Continuing Education from the American Hypnosis Association

  • 5 Powerful Ways to Launch, Market, and Grow Your Hypnotherapy Practice - Aug 2016
  • Chakra Balancing Level One - Dec 2014
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Hypnosis - Feb 2016
  • Empowered Speaking for Success - Jun 2016
  • Explode Your Practice with Phone and Skype Sessions - Jul 2015
  • First Three Hypnosis Sessions - Dec 2014
  • Healing the Child Within - Jun 2015
  • Healthy Boundaries - Feb 2016
  • Help Your Clients Overcome Writer's Block - Aug 2016
  • How to Release Self-Limiting Beliefs - Apr 2016
  • Hypnosis and the Happiness Habit - May 2015
  • Hypnosis and the Law of Attraction - May 2015
  • Hypnosis in History - Aug 2014
  • Hypnotherapy for Clients with Cancer - May 2015
  • Introduction to Breathwork - May 2015
  • Power Loss: Reclaiming the Human Spirit - Dec 2014
  • PsychoNeuroPlasticity and Hypnosis - Jul 2015
  • Rapid Inductions - Jan 2015
  • Shadows, Sabotage and Subconscious Success - Apr 2016
  • Skeleton Key to Ericksonian Hypnotherapy - Jul 2015
  • Social Media Marketing Made Easy! - May 2015
  • Spiritual Tarot: Hypnotic Applications for the Archetypes of Tarot - Aug 2016
  • Stage Hypnosis Demonstrational Techniques - Apr 2016
  • Taking the Fear Out of Networking - Dec 2014
  • The Art of Positive Thinking - Apr 2016
  • The Empty Leash - Hypnosis and the Loss of a Beloved Pet - Feb 2016
  • The Incredible Power of the Mind/Body Connection - Feb 2017
  • The Insider Secret to Generating and Retaining New Clients - Feb 2017
  • The Power of Placebo and Nocebo Effects - Jul 2015
  • Therapeutic Imagery Training - Mythic and Archetypal Imagery - Oct 2015
  • Using Hypnosis in Dealing with Change - Jun 2016
  • Working with Children and Children on the Autism Spectrum - Feb 2017
  • Working with the Ethnic Client - Dec 2014

Certifications from the American Hypnosis Association

  • Hypnosis and Sports Performance - Dec 2014
  • Past Life Regression - Jun 2015
  • Trauma Recovery Hypnosis - Mar 2015


  • Honors Graduate
    Hypnosis Motivation Institute - 07/17/2015
  • Director's Award
    Hypnosis Motivation Institute - 07/17/2015

Professional Memberships

  • American Hypnosis Association
    Member Since: 2014
  • Hypnotherapists Union Local 472
    Member Since: 2014
  • Screen Actor's Guild
    Member Since: 1983

Contact Information

Richard Cicetti
Your Optimum Life
Tarzana, California 90402, United States

HMI Clinic
Tarzana, California 91356, United States