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Lourdes Menendez’s Dream to Provide Holistic Healing through Hypnosis & Coaching

Posted by Jade Marvin on 6/17/21 4:00 PM

Trust the wait. Embrace the uncertainty. Enjoy the beauty of becoming. When nothing is certain, anything is possible”. - Mandy Hale

Timing is everything. For our great graduate Lourdes Menendez, in April of 2019, had a spiritual enlightenment that eventually led her on the path to SWIHA. “On that day, a master spirit connected with me while I was working my shift as Medicaid Advocate for a local hospital. I heard a man's voice whispering "Hypnosis Class" she tells us, “I knew I was on the right path when I received the Brochures and Pamphlets from SWIHA. By touching the paper I felt positive energy. I recalled telling my husband: ‘How sad I feel for not finding this school ten years ago’ and my husband said ‘Ten years ago was not the time; the time is now’.”

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Topics: Life Coaching, Hypnotherapist, SWIHA, healing, life coach, Hypnosis, Hypnotherapy, Holistic health, Guide, integrative healing arts practitioner, Addiction, Spiritual Awakening, Online student, Transformational Coaching, Holistic Education, Setting Goals

Dr. Bibih Ero Expanded Her Range as a Practitioner & Educator with SWIHA’s Hypnotherapy Program

Posted by Taylor Jablonowski on 12/1/20 4:00 PM

Dr. Bibih Ero is a University professor with a background in Psychiatric & Mental Health Nursing and experience as a Health Coach/Naturopathic Nutritionist. “I have always been very passionate about the relationship between the subconscious-mind and human behavior,” she tells us.

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Topics: Great Graduates, Hypnotherapy, Holistic Education, Holistic Entrepreneurship, Naturopathy

Rocio Castellanos Built a Clientele for Her Thriving Holistic Practice – Before Graduation!

Posted by Taylor Jablonowski on 11/12/20 4:00 PM

“I have grown in more ways than one, I have a new appreciation for my life and my experiences. I am forever grateful for the SWIHA community,” Rocio Castellanos, a graduate of the Integrative Healing Arts Practitioner diploma, program tells us, “Even though I was an online student I felt I was always ‘there’.”

Prior to her journey at Southwest Institute of Healing Arts, Rocio had worked in the healthcare field for twelve years as a Respiratory Therapist. “I have to say that I wish I had had this training when I was working in the medical field because it would have helped me be of better service to my patients,” she discloses, “Not that I wasn't, however, I know the skills I now have would have benefitted my patients even more.”

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Topics: Great Graduates, Life Coaching, Hypnotherapy, integrative healing arts practitioner, Swiha Online

3 Reasons Massage Therapists Should Add Hypnotherapy to Their Toolbox

Posted by Taylor Jablonowski on 4/23/20 4:00 PM

As a massage therapist, you are consistently educating yourself on new techniques and modalities to better serve your clients. After all, you have been called to be a healer and improve the lives of others! You’re already aware of the transformative effect that bodywork has, and today we’ll look at some reason you may want to consider adding Hypnotherapy to your skill set to truly integrate mind-body-soul wellness.

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Topics: holistic practitioner, Hypnotherapy, massage therapist, Swiha Online, bodyworkers

Michael Cavalier Embraced His Big Dream and Coaches Others to do the Same

Posted by Taylor Jablonowski on 1/31/20 8:00 AM

“Life coaching is a powerful way to develop new ways of thinking and discover the mental and emotional roadblocks that prevent us from achieving our life's goals,” explains Michael Cavalier, a Mind Body Transformational Psychology graduate, “With this newfound awareness, tools to empower us, and an system of accountability there is no limit to the world opening up to us and to the personal and professional growth we're seeking.”

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Topics: Life Coaching, Great Graduate, Hypnotherapy, national life coaching month

Cherie Lee Uses Hypnotherapy and Intuition to Guide Others to Happiness

Posted by Taylor Jablonowski on 1/26/20 8:00 AM

“Life coaching is a one-on-one conversation between a practitioner and a client, in which the practitioner asks very direct questions to withdraw the client's soul desires and answers to help enable the client to reach their goals through positive life changing tasks,” explains Cherie Lee, a Mind-Body Wellness Practitioner graduate, author, non-denominational minister and business owner.

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Topics: Great Graduates, Life Coaching, Hypnotherapy, national life coaching month

Jeannie Epstein’s Love of Serving Others Lead Her to Life Coaching

Posted by Taylor Jablonowski on 1/17/20 8:00 AM

“Life Coaching is empowering people to find and live their dreams,” says Jeannie Epstein, a Life Coach and Hypnotherapist, “It is helping people to find their truth and taking that truth and creating a plan so that they can fully embrace all that they are capable of being.”

She chose Southwest Institute of Healing Arts for her education on a recommendation from a friend who had previously graduated from the Life Coaching program: “After doing research of Life Coaching programs online, I found SWIHA to be what I wanted,” she tells us, “I was so impressed with the programs and the instructors.

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Topics: Great Graduates, Life Coaching, Hypnotherapy, national life coaching month

Stefanie Booker Atchison Dives Deep with Hypno-Coaching

Posted by Taylor Jablonowski on 1/9/20 8:00 AM

Stefanie Booker Atchison came to SWIHA during a difficult chapter of her life: “The economic downturn of the housing/mortgage crisis hurt me like it did a lot of others. It robbed me of my job, my comfortable salary and my home. It took my savings and my self-esteem, too. By the time I made my way to Arizona, I was halfway through my unemployment benefits and working an entry-level position at a local law firm. While I was grateful for the work, I was in an office job that didn't speak to who I was.”

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Topics: Great Graduates, Life Coaching, Hypnotherapy, national life coaching month, Associates Degree

Samantha McManaway-Hanks Uses Hypno-Coaching to Create Breakthroughs

Posted by Taylor Jablonowski on 1/7/20 8:00 AM

Before becoming a Life Coach, Samantha McManaway-Hanks was struggling to find who she was. “I ended up in the hospital with an infection and my whole life turned upside down,” she shares, “I was once super healthy and then one day, I was extremely sick. I then started to have to find ways to deal with stress, health, and everything else. That’s what lead me to SWIHA.”

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Topics: Great Graduates, Life Coaching, Hypnotherapy, national life coaching month

Janet Lee Brings Coaching Principles in to the Kitchen to Cook up Positive Change

Posted by Taylor Jablonowski on 1/6/20 8:00 AM

When she’s not in SWIHA’s teaching kitchen supervising and inspiring future Nutrition coaches, Janet Lee has her own thriving business, A Healthy Journey, which combines her passion for health with Life Coaching principles to assist her clients in leading fulfilling, wellness-centered lives.

“I welcome curious individuals willing to explore what is not working in their lives. Encouragement, education and excitement are shared to open up to new possibilities, creativity and opportunity for health, happiness and wholeness!” Janet explains.

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Topics: Life Coaching, Hypnotherapy, national life coaching month, SWIHA Staff

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