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† .† Include your zip code.

Devra Braun, MD, NBCCH

Greenwich, CT 06830

Phone:† 203-622-2394†† Fax:† 203-622-2396



Devra Braun is a psychiatrist who works† with individuals to help them to use hypnosis and self-hypnosis along with other resources in addressing anxiety, depression, eating disorders, phobias, habits, and fears. In addition, hypnotic skills can help individuals to enhance performance (in sports, academics, work and relationships).

Kimberly Fraioli, ATR-BC, LPC, NBCCH

Greenwich, CT

Phone:† 203-661-2525


Registered, Board Certified Art Therapist, Licensed Professional Counselor.

Use modalities of art therapy and hypnosis for Mind-Body-Spirit wellness, pain management, relaxation/stress management, trauma resolution, ego-strengthening and grief work. Current lecturer and upcoming author of a book.

Michael Smithwick, M.A., LPC, NCC, NBCCH

East Hampton, CT 06424

Middletown, CT 06457

Phone:† 860-267-2121  
Phone:† 860-343-7344



Licensed Professional Counselor. Hypnosis for smoking cessation, weight management, stress, performance enhancement (academic, sports, professional), overcoming phobias, habits, fears. Specializing in medical hypnosis for painless childbirth, pre/post surgery, chronic pain, healing enhancement, tinnitus. Adults and children.

Certified instructor of hypnosis.† Free initial phone consultation. 

David J. Norton MA., NBCC

Hartford Hypnosis Center††† Founded 1976

West Hartford, Ct 06110

Phone:† 860-233-0736



Educated in traditional Hypnosis until 1978 when I first attended a seminar by Stephen Heller, Ph.D. and learned Ericksonian Hypnosis. 

My approach combines Humanistic Psychology and refined Hypnotic technique.  Each client is unique.  I have 30 years experience.


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Maria Rivera Heath, LMFT, LLC, NBCCH

Branford, CT 06405

Phone:† 203-823-8476†




Maria infuses Family Systems Therapy and Gestalt Therapy with Hypnosis for the best possible outcome.

Maria is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist specializing in childhood, adult and grief trauma.† Maria uses hypnotherapy along with other modes of therapy to reduce anxiety, increase mind and body awareness and to address fears and increase self confidence.† Maria offers individual sessions to meet that particular personís needs.† Maria also offers coupleís therapy sessions with the focus of allowing Love in.

Maria is fluent in English and Spanish.

Joanne M. Wholey, LPC, NCC, NBCCH

Bloomfield,  CT 06002


Phone:  860-836-5125





Joanne is a Licensed Professional Counselor specializing in mood disorders, grief, transition, pet loss, trauma,  and Equine Assisted Experiential Learning/Therapy.  She incorporates the Internal Family Systems model with Trauma Informed Hypnosis for  accelerated healing.