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About Us


At the Mottern Institute for Mind-Body Wellness, we are dedicated to providing our clients with the most up-to-date, evidence based practices in the field of mind-body science. We believe in a sound mind in a sound body.


We believe nothing should interfere with your happiness and mind-body wellness. We are dedicated to informing the world about the benefits of hypnosis and of Choice Theory Psychology. 


Executive Director & Founder


  • PhD in Educational Psychology & Research, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

  • MA in Human Services, St. Edward's University, Austin, TX

  • BA in English, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX


  • Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC#12781), Department of State Health Services, State of Texas

  • Reality Therapy Certified (RTC), William Glasser Institute

  • Certified Hypnotist (CH#33898), National Guild of Hypnotists

  • Certified in Clinical Hypnosis (CCH), American School of Clinical Hypnosis, International (ASCH, Itl.)

  • Certified in Hypnosis for Pain Management (CHPM), Healthy Visions Wellness Center

  • Certified in Administration and Scoring, SASSI Institute

  • Certified in Clinical Interpretation, SASSI Institute


Office Manager

Andrea comes to the Mottern Institute for Mind-Body Wellness with many years of experience in managing professional office environments and business development. She has worked in the medical field for over many years and is an invaluable resource.      

Mens sana in corpore sano - A sound mind in a sound body

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