National Board for Certified

Clinical Hypnotherapists


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Goldye P. Donner, LCSW, BCD, NBCDCH

Springfield VA. 22150

Phone:  703-569-6492


Board Certified Diplomate in Clinical Social Work , National board Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist and Master Practitioner of NLP.

I specialize in posttraumatic stress disorder especially for adults traumatized developmentally as children,  including adult children of dysfunctional families.  Additional specialties include: anxiety disorders, stress management, depression, smoking cessation, and weight control.

Deborah Rotter, LCSW, BCD, NBCCH

Burke Professional Center

Burke, Virginia 22015

Phone:  703-239-0697



In my general therapy practice, I also employ hypnotherapy in the treatment of depression, anxiety, phobias, chronic pain, fibromyalgia, irritable bowel syndrome, eating disorders, smoking cessation, childbirth preparation, pill swallowing, and more.

Pam Pare, Ed.D., NBCDCH

Licensed Professional Counselor * Licensed  Marriage and Family Therapist * National Board Certified Diplomate Clinical Hypnotherapist

Newport News, VA 23606

Phone:  757-873-1736


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Carleton University  B.A., College of William and Mary  M.S., College of William and Mary  Ed.D. 1995

Presently completing her dissertation in Clinical Psychology to earn a Ph.D.


Dr. Pare is licensed by the Virginia Department of Health Professions to practice psychotherapy.

Practice Specialties or interests: Hypnotherapy, EMDR, Dissociative Disorders, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Depression, Bereavement including Pet Loss, Women’s issues, Critical Incident Debriefing and evaluation for Psychiatric referral.

Ages treated:  Children 10 and older and Adults

Format:  Individual, Couples, Family

Treatment Approaches:  Hypnotherapy, EMDR, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Guided Imagery

Demographic Specialties: All

Kymberly W. Tolson, LCSW, CSAC, NBCCH

Substance Abuse Therapist

Family Counseling Center for Recovery

Richmond, VA 23226

Phone:  804-419-0492   804-419-0500



Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Certified Substance Abuse Counselor and National Board Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist

Specializing in treating Chemical Dependency. Over 15 years of chemical dependency  and dual diagnosis therapy. Extensive experience with individual, family and group therapy. Owner of Hypnotransformations, LLC.

Hypnosis CD's and mp3's available online at

Davina Gabriela, MSW, LCSW, CGP, CCTP

Manassas, VA, 20112




Phone:  703-819-8923


Ms. Gabriela has over 34 years experience providing mental health and substance abuse treatment for adults.

She specializes in treating an array of PTSD including single-event PTSD, complex PTSD (disorder of extreme stress) and Developmental Trauma Disorder. Her work with PTSD includes adult victims of sudden traumatic loss, adult unresolved childhood trauma, violent crimes, motor vehicle accidents, and veterans of combat. Her clinical expertise also includes treating adults with depression, anxiety, panic, addictions, and grief. She has presented regional, national and international workshops on integrating neuroscience and spirituality into the healing of trauma.

Master’s Degree in Social Work / MSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker / LCSW

Certified Clinical Trauma Professional / CCTP

Certified Group Psychotherapist / CGP

Nationally Certified EMDR Therapist Level I

National Board Certified Diplomat in Clinical Hypnotherapy / NBCCH

Dr. Catherine B. Smith, LPC, NCC, NBCCH

Fredericksburg, VA.



Phone: 540-412-8613





Dr. Smith, LPC, NCC, NBCCH is the owner of Intuitive Counseling and Hypnotherapy Services, LLC. 

Dr. Smith is a Licensed Professional Counselor, a Counselor Educator and National Board Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist.  She has been trained and certified as a Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming and has been successfully treating traumas, phobias, anxiety and PTSD. Treating adolescents-adults.

She is a Marine Corps Veteran.