I am a healer, a certified Massage therapist, and a certified Hypnotherapist, whose passion has been dedicated to helping my clients experience greater serenity, health, vitality and inner freedom. For 27 years, I have helped  my clients clear stress, transform negative belief patterns, eliminate pain, and help with health challenges by providing alternative healing approaches and therapies. My aim is to help your body and mind to regain its normal healthy state. In this way many health challenges resolve naturally. I work with some of the most effective natural therapies and energetic devices to help you.

I started my self-healing journey, practicing meditation in high school. After a near death drowning experience while rafting on the Stanislaus River in California when I was 21, I experienced the pure consciousness of God. Since 1970, I continue to strive to maintain a meditative and service filled life. My inner resolve to help others help themselves was heightened when my younger brother, Steve, succumbed to melanoma.


I have been meditating and doing yoga practice daily since 1971. I received training in massage therapy and healing from 1981- 1983 with Dr. John Collins N.D. in Oregon. When I moved to Denver, Colorado in 1984, I set up a massage practice. Recently, as of December 2009, my wife and I moved to Santa Rosa, California, where I now practice.

I decided to explore hypnosis to help clients free themselves from the emotional cause behind pain and suffering. I graduated from the Alchemy Institute in Hypnotherapy in Denver, Colorado in 1994.

  Over the last 12 years,I have been a student of Zhu Xilin, an amazing Chinese Tai Chi and Qigong master. He has revealed many amazing secret practices and insights to reversing aging and clearing pain. Through this knowledge, I have developed a practice of Yoga-Qigong approach that combines both of these amazing systems.

The sessions are client centered. My deep understanding of working with clients comes to me as a natural extension of my 25 years of experience and as massage therapist and healer. Additionally, I draw upon acupuncture training from Dr. Eric Tao in 1986 to help me understand how to help you. My practice does not utilize acupuncture needles because I have found other non -invasive procedures as effective. My clients enjoy healing and relaxing effects of the different therapeutic machines (developed by doctors and healers) that can be used with your session. Thank you.

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Certifications held:

Master Hypnotist, HTE 193-320        Alchemy Institute in Hypnotherapy in Denver, Colorado in 1994.
Hypnotherapist,  Cellular Release Therapy, Colorado School of Counseling Hypnotherapy Certificate, Oct. 7, 2007

Certified Massage Therapist, California    1700 hours training between 1981- 1983 with Dr. John Collins N.D. in Oregon.   (Certificate #1692)

American Hypnosis Association   Hypnosis and Sports Performance Certification thru the  Hypnosis Motivation Institute

Registered Yoga Teacher 500 # 24581  Registered with the Yoga Alliance,

Hypnotic EMDR Specialist, approved by American Council of Hypnotist Examiners. Feb. 20, 2005

Certified Hypnosis and Weight Loss Specialist- American Hypnosis Association- Certification No. 129631 – February 20, 2013

Hypnosis and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder- American Hypnosis Association- Certification No. 105904- September. 16, 2013  Hypnotic EMDR

Hypnosis and Pain Management- American Hypnosis Association – Certification No. 165404, January 24, 2018

Basic Emotional Freedom Technique – American Hypnosis Association- Certification No. 131674 – May 28, 2015

Certified Specialist Hypnosis and Tinnitus, November 7, 2016 – American Hypnosis Association – Certification No. 147807

Advanced Somatic Healing,  Alchemy Institute of Hypnosis, August 1, 2010

Puffed Enuff, Advanced course in Smoking Cessation, 12/3/2000 Eastburn Institute of Hypnosis

Alchemical Couple, Aug 21, 1994 Alchemical Hypnotherapy Institute

Neuro-subliminal Communication, Certified, June 24, 2001  Leidecker Institute

Past-Life Regression Therapist,  American Hypnosis Association- Certification- October 2, 2013

Graduated Waldorf Institute of Southern California,  As a school teacher in K-grade 12   1971

Mercy College of Detroit, Detroit MI Fall 1977 Completed Earl Childhood Education degree in Waldorf Education

*Certificate in Acupuncture,  Acu-Therapy and Acupressure by Dr.  His Yu (Eric)Tao in April, 1986 ( I haven’t used acupuncture needles in many years but still use my training to help guide me to help in lessening acute and chronic pain, balancing acupuncture meridians, increasing vital energy and lessening stress.   I am now not certified as an acupuncturist)

Many of my clients and myself have found that using Trigger Point Therapy by Dr Travelle and Dr Nemo,  acupressure, Qigong massage,  Japanese Acupressure, Polarity Therapy by Dr. Stone, Cold Low Force Lasers, Dr Koryo Hand Acu-therapy, Reiki, Yoga and Hypnotherapy for acute and chronic pain management in my practice is an effective substitute for acupuncture. Results do vary.


Offices in Santa Rosa, Petaluma and San Rafael, CA.



American Council of Hypnotist Examiners, HTE 193-320 International Massage Association