Susan Keating, Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist


Profound Transformation, Positive Change

Hypnotherapy is a profound state of physical and mental relaxation during which the analytical faculties of the mind are bypassed and one becomes open to deep and lasting positive change. Trance is a normal and natural state we all go in and out of every day - daydreaming, watching tv, staring out the window, missing a turnoff while driving. Hypnosis can be induced externally and internally. The hypnotherapist is a facilitator who keeps the client focused on the intention or goal while guiding him or her through the transformative process. Anyone who can concentrate and follow simple directions can get results through hypnosis.

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Individualized Private Sessions

Susan Keating has expertly and sensitively led individuals with a wide variety of personal goals and objectives through the hypnotic process since 1992. She develops customized sessions based on each client's particular concerns or interests. Susan is known as a master at intuiting her clients' needs, and at facilitating successful results in challenging areas, including:

  • Stress management
  • Performance
  • Pain relief
  • Habits, Addictions
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Weight loss
  • Trauma
  • Grief processing
  • Phobias
  • Goals clarification and attainment
  • Relationships
  • Dream analysis

Susan is down to earth, caring and genuine, with an impressive ability to help people connect to their own personal source of power for astounding results.

  • Certified by the Hypnotists Examining Council
  • Subsequent Clinical Certification by American Council of Hypnotist Examiners
  • Trained at the Dann Institute
  • Ongoing workshops and seminars
  • A.C.H.E. certification #HT193-205

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“Susan is a very intuitive and skilled hypnotherapist who is able to really join with her clients and create a context for transformation and change.” — Kathy Beckerman MFCC, Capitola

“My goal was to quit smoking, and when I left your office, I was a nonsmoker!” — G.S. Santa Cruz

“The hypnotherapy helped me see clearly the relationship between my over-weight body and my excess emotional baggage. I got in touch with my past to handle the feelings that triggered my food addiction. As I changed, the weight (80 pounds) dropped off.” — Pam Kenney, Educator, Writer, Illustrator, Seacliff

“Susan doesn't beat around the bush. Like a magician she takes you with her words through the unbelievable maze of the mind into subconscious mind where everything is possible.” — Orly Heyman-Bole, Social Worker, MA Expressive Therapy, CHT, Santa Cruz

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A Catalyst for Self Development Throughout History

Hypnosis has been an agent for positive change since Biblical times. Traditional cultures throughout history developed a variety of methods for inducing powerful trance states in which they included activities such as chanting, drumming, dancing or focusing on a candle flame.

Modern hypnosis was developed by Milton Erickson, and endorsed by the American Psychiatric Association in 1961. The American Medical Association has approved the use of hypnotism since 1958.

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For more information regarding transformative personalized sessions contact Susan Keating:

(831) 462-0213

Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist
ACHE certification   #HT193-205
PO Box 3773
Santa Cruz, CA 95063

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