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Biography for Sharon L. Winkel, LNHA, CHt

Sharon Winkel is a Certified Hypnotherapist, graduating with honors from the Hypnosis Motivation Institute (HMI). 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, hypnosis, and mindset coaching.

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

She is certified as a Master NLP Practitioner. In addition, she obtained certifications in the areas of anxieties and fears, trauma, smoking cessation, weight loss, pain management, tinnitus habituation, and sports performance. Other areas of service focus include change management, communication and public speaking, personal improvement and habit change.

Hypnotherapy and Mindset Coaching services are available via in-person, as well as on Zoom and FaceTime. As a Hypnotherapist and Mindset Coach, 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!

Hypnotherapy Specialties

  1. Anxiety
  2. Change Habits
  3. Communication
  4. Exam Anxiety
  5. Fears
  6. Insomnia
  7. Motivation
  8. Pain Management
  9. Panic Attacks
  10. Performance Anxiety
  11. Phobias
  12. Public Speaking
  13. Self Confidence
  14. Sports
  15. Stop Smoking
  16. Stress
  17. Study Habits
  18. Trauma
  19. Weight Loss


  • Diploma in Hypnotherapy with Honors
    Hypnosis Motivation Institute - Nationally Accredited College of Hypnotherapy - 818-758-2700
    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

  1. Hypnosis and Weight Loss Part 2 - 12/2020
  2. Hypnosis in History - 02/2020
  3. Introduction to Positive Psychology - 08/2021
  4. Introduction to Somatic and Parts Work for Healing Trauma - 08/2021
  5. Stage Hypnosis - 01/2024
  6. The Power of Releasing Guilt and Shame - 01/2024


  • Certified Hypnotherapist
    American Hypnosis Association - 818-758-2700
    Certification Number: 011632
    Certification Valid To: Oct 28, 2024

Certifications from the American Hypnosis Association

  1. Healing the Inner Child - 12/2020
  2. Hypnosis and Pain Management - 11/2020
  3. Hypnosis and Sports Performance - 12/2020
  4. Hypnosis and Tinnitus - 12/2020
  5. Hypnosis and Weight Loss - 06/2020
  6. Hypnosis for Anxieties and Fears - 12/2020
  7. Smoking Cessation - 12/2020
  8. Trauma Recovery Hypnosis - 12/2020


  • Honors Graduate
    Hypnosis Motivation Institute - 10/15/2020

Professional Memberships

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


Languages Spoken

  • English

Contact Information

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