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Biography for Sharon L. Winkel, MBA, CHt

Sharon L. Winkel, Certified Hypnotherapist

Sharon Winkel is a Certified Hypnotherapist, graduating with Honors from the Hypnosis Motivation Institute. She has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration and undergraduate degrees in Communications and in Long-Term Health Care Administration.

Her professional career has been in middle and senior management positions in healthcare, as well as administrator of skilled nursing and long-term health care facilities. She has transformed this knowledge and experience into serving others through the use of hypnotherapy.

Sharon views her role as a change agent for supporting clients in taking actionable steps to achieve powerful results in the areas of self-improvement, performance, and health and wellness.

In addition, she obtained certifications in the areas of smoking cessation, weight loss, pain management, tinnitus, trauma, sports performance, and anxieties and fears. Other areas of service focus include change management, communication and public speaking, personal improvement and habit change.

Hypnotherapy services are available via in-person, as well as Zoom or FaceTime. As a Hypnotherapist, Sharon is a partner in the client’s journey to a self-empowered life.

It is time to take control and change is one phone call away!

Languages Spoken

  • English

Hypnotherapy Specialties

  • Anxiety
  • Change Habits
  • Communication
  • Exam Anxiety
  • Fears
  • Insomnia
  • Motivation
  • Pain Management
  • Panic Attacks
  • Performance Anxiety
  • Phobias
  • Public Speaking
  • Self Confidence
  • Sports
  • Stop Smoking
  • Stress
  • Study Habits
  • Trauma
  • Weight Loss


  • Diploma in Hypnotherapy with Honors
    Hypnosis Motivation Institute - Nationally Accredited College of Hypnotherapy - 818-758-2747
    Date Started: 03/19/2020 - Date Graduated: 10/10/2020
    Total Hours: 300 - Total Weeks: 52 - Total Years: 1

Continuing Education from the American Hypnosis Association

  • Hypnosis and Weight Loss Part 2 - 12/2020
  • Hypnosis in History - 02/2020
  • Introduction to Positive Psychology - 08/2021
  • Introduction to Somatic and Parts Work for Healing Trauma - 08/2021


  • Certified Hypnotherapist
    Hypnotherapists Union Local 472 - 818-659-8687
    Certification Number: 56739956
    Certification Valid To: Nov 13, 2021

Certifications from the American Hypnosis Association

  • Healing the Inner Child - 12/2020
  • Hypnosis and Pain Management - 11/2020
  • Hypnosis and Sports Performance - 12/2020
  • Hypnosis and Tinnitus - 12/2020
  • Hypnosis and Weight Loss - 06/2020
  • Hypnosis for Anxieties and Fears - 12/2020
  • Smoking Cessation - 12/2020
  • Trauma Recovery Hypnosis - 12/2020


  • Honors Graduate
    Hypnosis Motivation Institute - 10/10/2020

Professional Memberships

  • American Hypnosis Association
    Member Since: 2020
  • Hypnotherapists Union Local 472
    Member Since: 2020
  • International Medical and Dental Hypnotherapy Association
    Member Since: 2020


Contact Information

Sharon L. Winkel
Redesigned Mind Hypnotherapy
Des Moines, Iowa 50021, United States