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Biography for Teresa Hegji, CHt

Teresa Hegji, Certified Hypnotherapist

Storytelling has always fascinated me. Behavior has always intrigued me. Why do people say one thing and yet do another? Have you ever found yourself saying, “That was so out of character, why did I do that”? Why, because we are human and fascinating creatures. Everyone has a story, a path that they are on and wish to alter in some way or another, the subconscious mind is the path for that change.

I have spent a good portion of my life as an actor, dissecting a character to bring their story to life, so choosing to become a Hypnotherapist (aka Behavioral Therapist) was not far off the road I was already on.

I will be your detective listening between the lines, observing as you share your story to unlock the source that creates the habit, the anxiety, the stress and bring light through your darkness. Bringing new perspective and sprouting resolution within. Empowering you through therapeutic guided imagery journeys where you escape to your future and see what is required to change in your present to achieve your goals with ease.

Together, we will discover the gift of creating those scenarios in your mind that make positives shifts where you find a more balanced life filled with clarity, hope and possibilities.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Hypnotherapy Specialties

  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Change Habits
  • Communication
  • Creativity
  • Exam Anxiety
  • Fears
  • Motivation
  • Procrastination
  • Public Speaking
  • Rejection
  • Relationship Enhancement
  • Relaxation
  • Self Confidence
  • Self Image
  • Sports
  • Stage Fright
  • Stop Smoking
  • Stress
  • Weight Loss


Teresa is a graduate of the Hypnosis Motivation Institute with Honors. She currently works with clients at the HMI Clinic in Tarzana and various locations throughout Los Angeles, California as well as phone and Zoom sessions.

Teresa’s curious and observant nature is what has led to her work with helping people to improve and better their lives, whether that be on the inside as a Hypnotherapist or the outside as a Professional Organizer/Clutter Consultant. Clearing out what is in the way of one’s happiness is a treasure to bestow.


  • Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy with Honors
    Hypnosis Motivation Institute - Nationally Accredited College of Hypnotherapy - 818-758-2747
    Date Started: 12/10/2018 - Date Graduated: 01/09/2020
    Total Hours: 720 - Total Weeks: 52 - Total Years: 1
  • MFA
    Harvard University
    Date Started: 09/06/1994 - Date Graduated: 06/10/1996
  • Bachelor of Arts
    San Francisco State University
    Date Started: 09/07/1988 - Date Graduated: 05/10/1991

Continuing Education from the American Hypnosis Association

  • Body Syndromes - 04/2020
  • Business Basics: Tools to Get, Retain and Help More Clients - 03/2019
  • Ethics and Boundaries for California Therapists - 02/2019
  • Hypnosis in History - 12/2018
  • Jumpstart 2019 Jamboree! - 01/2019
  • Love, Sex and Intimacy - 12/2019
  • NLP: Principles and Strategies of Success - 02/2019
  • Research Articles Course - 12/2019
  • Sacred Breath and the Human Potential - 03/2019
  • Superbrain Yoga and Pranic Healing - 03/2019
  • The Gifts of Trauma - 02/2019
  • Therapeutic Imagery Training - Imagery for Life Passages - 09/2019
  • Therapeutic Imagery Training - Metaphysical Imagery - 09/2019
  • Therapeutic Imagery Training - Mythic and Archetypal Imagery - 09/2019


  • Certified Hypnotherapist
    Hypnotherapists Union Local 472 - 818-659-8687
    Certification Number: 51370030
    Certification Valid To: Jul 09, 2021

Certifications from the American Hypnosis Association

  • Hypnosis and Smoking Cessation - 04/2019
  • Hypnosis and Sports Performance - 03/2020
  • Hypnosis and Weight Loss - 05/2020
  • Past-Life Regression Therapist - 09/2020
  • Therapeutic Imagery Facilitator - 07/2019
  • Therapeutic Imagery Master - 10/2019
  • Therapeutic Imagery Training - Advanced Imagery - 08/2019


  • Honors Graduate
    Hypnosis Motivation Institute - 01/09/2020

Professional Memberships

  • American Hypnosis Association
    Member Since: 2019
  • Hypnotherapists Union Local 472
    Member Since: 2019

Contact Information

Teresa Hegji
Hill Hypnosis
West Hollywood, California 90046, United States