Mattison founded Tokyo Hypnotherapy in 2007. She is the former Outreach Coordinator for the International Mental Health Professionals of Japan and a former workshop coordinator for TELL. Click here for Karen's blog, Tokyo Hypno News.
Karen received her clinical hypnotherapy diploma and advanced training in accelerated healing and pain management from the Hypnotherapy Academy of America (HAA) in New Mexico. HAA is one of the only hypnotherapy schools in the US that is regulated and approved by a State Board of Education. Consequently, HAA meets the highest standards for hypnotherapy training in the US.
Teachers at HAA included:
Additional Training includes:
Certification in painfree childbirth hypnosis and cancer support hypnosis from Gerald F. Kein, author of Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy: Basic and Advanced Techniques for the Professional, and longtime (now former) president of the National Guild of Hypnotists.
First certified Blissborn Childbirth Hypnosis Educator in Washington state after training with Blissborn founders Shelley Black and Laura Wood.
Certification in Smokefree International's 'Stop Smoking in One Hour' program by Mindy Ash, founder of the Hawaii Hypnosis Center and author of Say This, Not That.
Also certified in NLP, EFT and Reiki