National Board for Certified

Clinical Hypnotherapists



Listing on these WebPages is voluntary and by request of the therapist.  Therefore, the following represents only a partial list of NBCCH certified hypnotherapists for this state.  In addition to the therapists listed below, you may request up to three listings for your zip code area from our full roster  of Certified Clinical Hypnotherapists via e-mail to  admin@natboard.comInclude your zip code.

Anna Walker Dodd, M.S., LPC, NBCCH

Atlanta, GA  30312

Phone:  404-966-6019



I specialize in hypnotherapy for issues like feeling stuck in some area of your life; if you have a habit you want to change; if you want to reduce your weight; if you want to improve your performance; and if you want to envision a better life.  Please call or contact me for an appointment.

Clinton O. Clay, LCSW, NBCCH

Huntsville, AL 35801


Phone:  256-881-7344


The Mid South Institute of Neuro Linguistics Programming is approved to offer hypnotherapy training by the National Board for Certified Clinical Hypnotherapists, Inc. The Mid South Institute of Neuro Linguistics Programming maintains sole responsibility for the content and quality of the training programs it offers.

Licensed clinical social worker certified in: hypnotherapy, EMDR, level II TFT, NLP, level I TARA (energy therapy). Specializing in phobias, PTSD, chronic pain, anxiety and panic disorder and stress reduction. Serving northern Alabama, south central Tennessee and northwest Georgia.  Training and workshops offered in NLP and hypnosis. Approved for CEU credit by Al. Board of Social Work Examiners and by National Board of Certified Counselors.

Linda A. Banik, MA, LPC, NCC, NBCCH

Linda is a Board-Certified Clinical  Hypnotherapist and a Board-Certified Counselor (Psychotherapist). 







Alpharetta, GA  30022

Phone: 678-788-0669



Linda received her Bachelor's Degree from the University of Maryland, European Division (1989) while studying in England.  She received her Master's Degree in Counseling and Psychology from the Georgia School of Professional Psychology (Argosy University, 2006). 

Specialties treated with hypnotherapy: anxiety, panic attacks, OCD, trauma, behavior change, weight loss, smoking, habit control, coping skills, self esteem, problem solving, and phobias.  Also trained in CBT (Cognitive Behavior Therapy), ERP (Exposure Response Prevention),  and Mindfulness. Linda treats adults, teenagers, and children ages 9 and up.

Donald A. Randall, Ph.D., P.C.

Athens Associates for Counseling and Psychotherapy

Athens, GA 30605

Phone:  706-353-0709

Fax:  706-549-3167



National Board Certified Diplomate in Clinical Hypnotherapy

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist,
Licensed Professional Counselor, Clinical Member and Approved Supervisor by the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

Karen L. Wolfe, M.A., LPC, NBCDCH

The Counseling Center

Villa Rica, GA 30180

Phone:  770-459-1952




Hypnotherapy in the West Georgia area

Certified Diplomate in Clinical Hypnotherapy, Licensed Professional Counselor, a Past President of the Licensed Professional Counselors Association of Georgia.

Stress, fears, phobias, anxiety, pain management, smoking and other addictions, weight control, trauma-related depression, etc. Accept referrals from physicians, parents for their children, and self-referrals from adults.


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G. Pat Stogner, M.Ed., NBCCH

Atlanta, Georgia  30339

Phone:  770-818-0070

Fax: 770-818-0068


Pat Stogner is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and has worked with couples, families and individuals in the Atlanta area since 1973.  He is a Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist. 

Areas of specialty include:  codependency, anxiety, phobias, self esteem issues, smoking cessation, and facilitating the healing of childhood trauma.  He is skilled in integrating many therapy modalities and works from a mind-body-spirit perspective.

Richard Yates, LPC, NCC, CAMF, NBCCH

Anniston, AL 36202

Anniston, AL is 20 miles west of the Georgia

state line

Phone: 256-741-1442  or 256-239-4128


Counseling Resources is partly owned and operated by Richard Yates and offers psychological assessments, individual and group therapy, as well as training and a variety of certifications for medical and mental healthcare providers. 

Richard Yates is co-founder and President of Anger Management & Domestic Violence Associates.  He is a consultant for Head Start, has served on staff at Southeastern Psychiatric Associates for nearly ten years, holds membership in approximately ten professional organizations and has a lengthy history of inpatient, partial patient and outpatient experience.  Specialties include:  Relationship Problems (especially dating and divorce recovery), Anxiety, Depression, Stress Management, Impulse Control Problems, Abuse Issues, Addictions and many other disorders.


Opening Windows



Atlanta, GA   30345  

Phone:  404-931-7722



I am a licensed clinical social worker and a hypnotherapist with over 28 years experience in both counseling and hypnotherapy.   Blending conventional and alternative approaches, I work with each client to help them identify and resolve long-standing problems and build on their strengths to achieve life goals.   Together we work on "Opening Windows to New Possibilities."

Past Life Regressions, Inner Work/Spiritual Explorations, Stop Smoking, Weight Issues, Goal Achievement, Anxiety, Fears & Phobias, Healing Trauma, Health Issues.

Rebecca Seamon, M.Ed., LPC, NBCCH

New Bloom Counseling

Roswell, GA 30076

Phone: (470) 776-0456






Rebecca has over 15 years of experience in private practice, providing individual, family, group, and couples therapy for teens and adults. She is a Certified Imago Relationship Therapist and a Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist. She is also trained and experienced in EMDR. She specializes in anxiety, depression, life transitions, relationship issues, habit change, grief and loss, and shame resiliency.

Using hypnotherapy to treat clients with these issues, Rebecca has been able to help clients who feel stuck, sometimes after years of more cognitive therapy approaches, to move forward in their lives to live a life in full bloom. She has evening appointments available and is located conveniently off N. Main Street, near downtown Alpharetta.

Becky Beaton-York, Ph.D., NBCFCH

Director, The Knowledge Tree


Marietta, GA 30067

Phone: 404-913-2005





Website and General Info:

Info on Dr. Beaton-York:

Dr. Beaton-York is a Licensed Psychologist and the Founder of The Knowledge Tree with over 30 years of experience. She is a National Board Certified Fellow in Clinical Hypnotherapy (NBCCH-Fellow) through the National Board for Certified Clinical Hypnotherapists (NBCCH). Dr. Beaton-York earned her Fellowship (the highest level of certification) with NBCCH for her extensive years of training and experience in hypnotherapy since 1995. She has taught hundreds of workshops both nationally and internationally. However, for many years Dr. Beaton-York exclusively taught hypnotherapy certification courses to mental health professionals all over the United States, Mexico, and South Africa. She later created her own NBCCH approved training in 2008. Dr. Beaton-York is known for her unusual combination of being extremely knowledgeable & scientific yet down-to-earth & easy to understand, while also being playful and humorous. Not only will you learn a ton, you'll have fun doing so. LPCA of Georgia has awarded her with both the Counselor Educator of the Year Award in 2005 as well as the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2015.