Schedule Internship Sessions

You are invited to experience Hypnosis, a powerful tool for creating positive changes within…

The Motivational Institute of Hypnotherapy is excited to announce that three of our hypnotherapy graduates will participate in a ten-week clinic. The Interns will be seeing clients by appointment only on Thursday evenings beginning January 26, 2017 through April 6, 2017.

Each one hour session is only $30 and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Foundation for Animal Care & Education ( which provides life saving emergency care for pets and helping families.

The Motivational Institute of Hypnotherapy (MIOH) is just one of two schools nation wide to offer a supervised clinical internship which is a part of our 300-hour program certification program.

If you want a hypnosis session for only $30 please call Sarah at (619) 786-2690 or Marla at (858) 587-0422. Call now to schedule an appointment.

Meet Our Newest Interns

mouskaMousqa Katawazi — Mousqa is thrilled to be a part of the internship team at the San Diego Motivational Institute of Hypnotherapy! Mousqa loves people and has always been amazed by our ability to heal and transform ourselves. She is also fascinated by the relationship between the mind and body and how they can support one another towards greater health, happiness, and freedom. Mousqa comes to the institute with a decade of experience in the field of education and school-based counseling. She is also a mindfulness practitioner. Mousqa received her M.S. in Counseling at San Diego State University and her B.A. in Ethnic Studies from UCSD.

SarahSarah Lane — Through her 25 years of working as a theater director, teacher and acting coach, Sarah has developed an expertise in working with children and teenagers who experience performance anxiety. Sarah came to realize everyone, starting at a young age, has created a unique life script that guides them, and that everyone also has the inner resources to shine their brightest. Her ongoing quest to provide support and tools for her clients, children and adults, led her to the Motivational Institute for Hypnotherapy. Using her warmth, insight, hypnotherapy, energy psychology, Neuro-Linguistic Programming and most importantly, her client’s own desire to achieve their goals, Sarah helps all of those she works with find their own ways to thrive. She is looking forward to providing a compassionate and safe space to embark on this journey together.

ChristaChrista Oftedal — Christa is a San Diego native who has worked in the counseling arena with middle school students for over 20 years. She fell in love with hypnotherapy after her own personal experience and knew immediately she wanted to pursue it as a career in order to help others. In her free time she enjoys family and friends, reading, playing guitar, writing songs, being in nature, and all manner of personal enrichment. On occasion you may find her bouncing around town exploring art, food, and music.