Carla Chalah (B.A./C.C.HT./C.I./HBCE/CILC) is a Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist, NGH Certified Hypnosis Instructor, HypnoBirthing® Childbirth Educator, NLP & EFT Practitioner, IACT Certified Integrative Life Coach and Master Reiki Practitioner.
After receiving her B.A. Social Dynamics degree from the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, triple majoring in Psychology, Sociology and English, she completed graduate level psychology courses at Harvard University with honors and has served as a psychology doctoral research assistant at the Museum of Science in Cambridge. She also completed a Harvard Business Writing, and Journalism course.
Inspired by her grandfather’s use of hypnotherapy as an adjunct to his dentistry practice, Carla further pursued her passion for the mind and learning, by attending the world renowned Hypnotherapy Training Institute www.hypnotherapy.com in Corte Madera, CA, completing all 6 Levels of Certification in order to achieve certification as a Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist (C.C.HT.).
Holding a special certification in rewiring the brain in stroke survivors, Carla is passionate about integrating hypnotherapy and cutting-edge neuroscientific research and technology.
Carla is verified and listed by Psychology Today magazine, DaoCloud, as well as Coachspace.
She has appeared on BeLive TV and has presented at national conferences, as well as to general audiences speaking on the topics of self hypnosis/relaxation, pain management and stress management. Also having published several articles on various topics related to hypnotherapy and the mind-body connection, she is considered an expert in the field.
Now settled in Sudbury, Massachusetts with her husband, two kiddos, aged 5 and 6, and their menagerie of pets, Carla has continued to pursue her passion of the mind-body connection by establishing a state of the art wellness center, EveryBody in Mind Wellness Center, in Sudbury, Massachusetts in 2019.
Carla established a private practice, Hemisphere Hypnotherapy™ in 2010. Her Sudbury, MA, practice is dedicated towards working with a broad spectrum of clients. Her areas of expertise are weight loss and stress/anxiety management. Carla also has extensive experience in pain management – including a specialty in cancer treatment related side effects and a specific certifcation in rewiring the brain for stroke survivors. She is also a certified HypnoBirthing® Childbirth Educator and IACT Certified Integrative Life Coach.
Carla teaches all clients self hypnosis and techniques based in rich neuroscientific research and understanding, to accelerate change, attainment of goals and mind-body integration. As a pragmatic, solution-focused practitioner, her approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients achieve sustainable change. She integrates complementary methodologies to offer a highly personalized and unique approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with clients to build on their strengths and be the change. Carla focuses on making the process fun and collaborative, and integrates humor and laughter as a means of doing away with the illusion of change being a burdensome struggle which requires sacrifice and deprivation.
Hemisphere Hypnotherapy’s Core Philosophy is to create the greatest amount of change in the shortest amount of time. Sustainable, lasting change is key! Our goal is to help you uncover your true potential and lead a life that is fulfilling and worth celebrating.