About Karen






‚ÄčKaren Bates is a Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist, EFT and Sandplay Practitioner. She received her primary training with over 400 hours from the HCH Institute in Lafayette, California.Karen has done extensive continuing education in EFT, Advanced Ericksonian Techniques, Sandplay, Past Life Regression Therapy, Stress Management and Advanced Hypnotherapy. She is currently specializing in relief from stress and anxiety. Having personally dealt with anxiety issues in the past, Karen learned first hand the relief gained through hypnotherapy and EFT ( Emotional Freedom Technique ). She is now able to help others lessen or alleviate these problems completely. Karen has a natural ability to listen with empathy and understand what people may need. She encourages her clients to relax, open up and trust the process. These are essential qualities in this type of work. In addition to her certification in Hypnotherapy, EFT and Sandplay, Karen holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Southwestern Louisiana and a degree as a Master / Craftsman Professional Photographer.





KAREN BATES, CCHT

Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist