Pieter Elsen Ph.D. C.Ht.

Pieter Elsen Ph.D. was born in Holland and has lived in 5 different countries and on 3 different continents. Born and educated in The Netherlands, Pieter studied 5 years at the renowned Design Academy in Eindhoven, specializing in Industrial Design. Though he graduated with honors, Pieter felt there was more to life and set out on a 20 year journey of Self Discovery that brought him to France, India, England and finally the United States.

Pieter was a Vedic monk for 21 years, of which 11 were spent in India. While there he studied extensively the deep and spiritual philosophy of the East. He uses this experience and knowledge as a therapist and life coach counselor integrating the Western and Eastern schools of thought. Pieter is Head of the Hypnosis Department at the American Institute for Natural Holistic Medicine and the American Hypnosis Wellness Institute where he teaches Clinical Hypnotherapy. (Click the Wellness Institute’s link above to know more about becoming certified)

After coming to the United States he channeled his experience as a gifted motivational speaker and background in philosophy and international cultural diversity into the field of Clinical Hypnotherapy. In 2014 Pieter attained his Ph.D. in Metaphysical Humanistic Science with specialties in Transpersonal and Spiritual Counseling/click for more info. Pieter conducts corporate trainings in the field of Organizational Development. Click here to visit his OD website.

One of Pieter’s most interesting specialties is Life between Lives Spiritual Regression, where Pieter helps you to re-discover your true immortal Self.

Author, speaker and therapist, Pieter Elsen specializes in helping people find their true purpose in life. Through his expertise, kindness and patience he brings about positive and lasting change. Contact Pieter to make an appointment: 949-326-3025. Click for Pieter’s Video Blogs


  • 1985-1990 Design Academy Eindhoven, The Netherlands (Industrial Design)
  • 1995-1997 Certification in Indian Philosophy Belur Math, Kolkata, India
  • 2007 Diploma in Hypnotherapy, American Hypnosis Wellness Institute
  • American Alliance of Holistic Medicine Professionals

  • 2011-2012 Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy, Hypnosis Motivation Institute
  • Nationally Accredited College of Hypnotherapy, Tarzana, California

  • 2012 NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) Kona University
  • 2014 Masters Degree, Metaphysical Holistic Life Coaching
  • Accredited University of Metaphysics IMHS

  • 2014 Ph.D., Spiritual Counseling
  • Accredited University of Metaphysics IMHS

  • 2014 Life Between Life Spiritual Spiritual Regression Therapist
  • The Michael Newton Institute for Life Between Lives Hypnotherapy



  • Stop Smoking
  • Stress and Anxiety
  • Weight Loss
  • Self Esteem and Confidence
  • Child Hypnosis
  • Pain Management
  • Past Life Regression



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  • Dutch
  • French
  • German


    • Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist C.Ht.

      HMI College of Hypnotherapy

    • Certified Life Between Lives Therapist

      The Michael Newton Institute for Life Between Lives Hypnotherapy

    • Certified Therapeutic Imagery Master level Specialist

      American Hypnosis Association

      • Advanced Therapeutic Imagery
      • Mythic and Archetypal Therapeutic Imagery
      • Life Passage Therapeutic Imagery
      • Metaphysical Therapeutic Imagery
      • Mastery Therapeutic Imagery
    • Certified Leadership Facilitation Specialist

      Synergetics USA Organizational Development / Psychology

    • Certified Stop Smoking Specialist

      American Hypnosis Association

    • Certified Past Life Regression Specialist

      American Hypnosis Association

    • Certified Weight Loss Specialist

      American Hypnosis Association

    • Certified Neuro Linguistic Practitioner

      Association for Integrative Psychology

    • Continuing Education Certifications:
      • Handwriting analysis AHA (2012)
      • Hypnotherapy for Clients with Cancer AHA (2013)
      • Rapid and Instant Inductions AHA (2014)
      • Mastery Therapeutic Imagery AHA (2015)
      • Hypnosis and Transgender Clients AHA (2015)



      • American Alliance of Holistic Medicine Professionals

        Member Since: 2007

      • American Hypnosis Association

        Member Since: 2012

      • Hypnotherapists Union Local 472

        Member Since: 2012

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