MEET ANNIE ALEXANDER, PH.D., CH
TECHNIQUES and EXPERTISE
5 PATH Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy
7th Path Self Hypnosis
Past Life Regression
Life Between Lives
Ph.D., Clinical Psychology
Registered Master Hypnotist
Certified 5-PATH Hypnotherapist
Advanced 5-PATH Hypnotist
Certified 7th Path Self Hypnosis Teacher
Certified Past Life Regression Therapist
Certified to Conduct Online Sessions
Certified Consulting Hypnotherapist with the National Guild of Hypnotists
Annie Alexander, Ph.D., CH
"Your mind is the most powerful tool you have and hypnosis helps you make the most of it."
- ANNIE ALEXANDER
" Hypnosis is the tool that helps us bridge the gap between desire and result."
- ANNIE ALEXANDER
After receiving a Bachelors degree in psychology from Hofstra University on Long Island, I started my Masters degree at the New School for Social Research in New York City. Several years and hundreds of commuter hours later, I decided it was time to return west so I continued my Masters program in clinical psychology at the California School of Professional Psychology in San Diego. I finished my Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at International College in Los Angeles.
I studied with Alexander Lowen at the Bioenergetics Institute for four years. Dr. Lowen was a student of Wilhelm Reich who was a student of Sigmund Freud. Following that advanced training, I opened a bodywork practice in San Diego. I truly believe that mind and body are one unit so by understanding both body and mind, I knew that I could help people become more deeply connected within themselves.
An opportunity surfaced to work with the San Diego Police Department and I began consulting with the Department's Shift Command Supervisors. During the next three years, I worked with Supervisors to identify PTSD in street officers and make treatment recommendations.
In 1985, a psychiatrist friend told me about a job opening in Colorado - a place I had always dreamed of living. After several interviews, I became the Director of Mental Health at the Buena Vista Correctional Facility in the mountains south of Denver. Working in corrections gave me a first-hand opportunity to see what the institutional "revolving door" really looked like. It was not impressive.
In 1986, the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division of the Colorado Department of Health in Denver asked me to open an addictions treatment center near Aspen.
In 1993, I left Colorado to help family members in Arizona. While there, I was hired by the Arizona Supreme Court to create an educational track for Municipal and Superior Court judges, outlining the life cycle of domestic violence survivors in the court system.
After the two-year project wrapped up, I returned to Colorado with new eyes and a briefcase full of knowledge. I opened a business consulting firm and mental health practice with locations in Boulder and Breckenridge. I wanted to make a difference for people using my new skills. I also decided to learn how to fly and in Boulder, became a commercial helicopter pilot, then an instructor.
While all of these experiences were very, very rich and exciting, something was missing. Nothing seemed to fulfill me, but I couldn't quite put my finger on the missing pieces.
In 2006, after 10 years as an organizational consultant, I launched an astrology service to help business owners gain insight into the timing and life cycle of company expansions and transitions. Upon discovering how useful this was for businesses, I began applying these insights to individuals, helping them quickly identify their life path and purpose and creating a spiritually oriented transformation. I felt like I was getting closer to something.
Astrology also re-connected me with my roots of wanting to understand why people do what they do and to help them establish healthier patterns of behavior.
Back in 1985, I considered moving to either Colorado or Seattle. I chose Colorado and 30 years later, decided it was time to explore the Pacific Northwest.
In 2015, I moved to Seattle and worked as a Mental Health Director, supervising housing, mental health and addictions treatment for dual-diagnosed women. I quickly realized that I needed to find a different paradigm for helping people regain their wholeness. Traditional modalities did not appear to work very well.
I moved north to Bellingham, seeking a more meaningful, effective and spiritually-oriented way of connecting with people. This ultimately led me to hypnosis, which I had practiced in graduate school for sports performance enhancement.
I realized that hypnosis had been calling to me for many years so I undertook my own hypnosis journey. Within one month, I eliminated decades-old demons that I thought would haunt me forever. I was so blown away by my transformation in such a ridiculously short period of time, that I dedicated my career to helping others benefit from this amazing technology. This was the missing piece!
In 2018, I became nationally certified as a hypnotherapist and opened Northwest Hypnosis Center. In 2019, I was honored to be trained as one of a handful of hypnotists in the country providing registered, online hypnotherapy.
Northwest Hypnosis Center is a place for you to transform your life quickly, effectively and permanently.
At Northwest Hypnosis Center, you will experience competent, compassionate and customized care in order to help you eliminate unwanted behaviors. We offer you a unique blend of traditional experience combined with holistic care and spiritual integration. Hypnosis is the total package!