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Biography for Sharmila Murthy, CHt

Sharmila Murthy MS, CHt, has a bachelors degree in Physics (honors) and has a Masters Degree in Computer Science and is on the A-Honor Roll at the prestigious Maharaja Sayajirao University in Vadodara India. She has worked as a software engineer for over 12 years.

Since 2001 she began her studies and career in personal growth, metaphysics, subconscious behavior, transpersonal psychology and spirituality. She has helped hundreds of people in achieving their dreams and goals whether it is in health, relationships, spirituality, stress reduction, finding their true north. She helps her clients overcome negative emotions such as anger, fear, hurt, guilt or limiting decisions and hence achieving success in relationships, career, spirituality, personal growth and health.

Every human being is as unique as a snow flake. Using her continuing education in ancient Indian philosophy and Hawaiian Shamanism, she is able to empower each person to transform their lives as they choose. She holds weekly meditation classes in Ventura and monthly workshops related to success manifestation, overcoming negative emotions, mind-body syndrome, relationship strategies, self-hypnosis, Huna and NLP.

She is a writer and a singer. She is a resident of Southern California and lives in Ventura with her three children and two dogs.

Hypnotherapy Specialties

  1. Anger
  2. Fears
  3. General Practice
  4. Guilt
  5. Neuro Linguistic Programming


Software Engineer - 12 years, Energy Practitioner - 7 years, Teaching (Corporate) - 12 years, Teaching (Workshops / Lectures / Retreats) - 3 years


  • Certified NLP Trainer
    American Pacific University - 808-791-5050
    Date Started: 07/01/2008 - Date Graduated: 08/01/2008
    Total Weeks: 3
  • Master Practitioner in Neuro-Linguistic Programming
    NLP TransWorld - 1-818-758-2700
    Date Started: 07/01/2006 - Date Graduated: 08/01/2006
    Total Weeks: 3
  • B.S. Physics (Honors)
    M.S. University Vadodara, India
    Date Started: 06/15/1983 - Date Graduated: 04/28/1986
    Total Years: 3
  • M.S. Computer Science (A Honor Roll)
    M.S. University, Vadodara, India
    Date Started: 01/15/1987 - Date Graduated: 12/02/1989
    Total Years: 3
  • Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy with Honors
    Hypnosis Motivation Institute - Nationally Accredited College of Hypnotherapy - 1-818-758-2700
    Date Started: 06/28/2006 - Date Graduated: 06/15/2007
    Total Hours: 720 - Total Weeks: 52 - Total Years: 01

Continuing Education

I am a holistic healer practicing the arts of Reiki (from Japan) and Huna (Hawaiian Shamanism). I have pursued education and certifications in: Therapeutic Regression, Pain Control, Smoking Cessation, Weight Management, and various other modalities such as inner child work and mind-body connection which I integrate in my main therapeutic work and consulting services. I also do breakthrough sessions where we work on targeted areas of your life; Career and Abundance, Health and Fitness, Relationships, Personal Growth and Spirituality. These are intense and dedicated sessions which could take anywhere from 6 to 11 hours of work for one specific area of your life. Package pricing is available for those seeking assistance in all areas of their lives.


  • Certified Hypnotherapist
    American Hypnosis Association - 818-758-2700
    Certification Number: 011914
    Certification Valid To: Oct 20, 2025


  • Honors Graduate - Clinical Hypnotherapy Program
    Hypnosis Motivation Institute - 05/22/2008

Professional Memberships

  • American Hypnosis Association
    Member Since: 2006
  • Association of Integrated Psychology
    Member Since: 2008


Languages Spoken

  • English

Contact Information

Sharmila Murthy
Murthy Center for Life Path Guidance, LLC
Ventura, California 93004, United States