Carrie Flemming, MA, CCHT
Curriculum Vitae


MA, Women’s Spirituality, 2004
New College of California, San Francisco, CA

MA, Transpersonal Psychology, 2002
John F. Kennedy University, Pleasant Hill, CA

BS, Communications, 1998
James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA

Thesis Topics

Beyond the Crucifix: Resurrecting Womb Consciousness
Healing Through Art & Symbol, Visual Art Show and Community Ritual
New College of California, 2004

Healing the YONI: The Transformation of Women and Life
John F. Kennedy University, 2002


Clinical EFT Certification - Intermediate Level, 2018
with EFT Universe, Petaluma, CA - Mentor: Lorna Minewiser

Clinical Hypnosis Certification - 300+ Hours of Training and Practicum, 2010
with HCH Institute, Lafayette, CA - Mentor: Holly Holmes-Meredith, MFT

EFT Certification - Level I, 2010
with HCH Institute - Lafayette, CA - Teacher: Carolyn Rigioso, ADV-EFT

Reiki - Master Teacher Level - Dr. Usui Lineage, 2010
with HCH Institute - Lafayette, CA - Teacher: Holly Holmes-Meredith, MFT

Reiki - Levels I and II - Dr. Usui Lineage, 2009
with HCH Institute - Lafayette, CA - Teacher: Holly Holmes-Meredith, MFT


February 2010 - June 2010
HCH Institute Low-fee Community Clinic Intern - Lafayette, CA
Offered Hypnosis, EFT, and Reiki - Supervised by Holly Holmes-Meredith, PhD, MFT.

February 2006 - July 2007
Women’s Choice Clinic, Lay Health Worker - Oakland, CA
Provided education and counseling support to clients throughout the abortion process. 

Professional Experience

Creator and Facilitator, Self-Soothing Skills Workshop Series
September 2016 to present - California and New York
Facilitate workshops exploring self-compassion, emotional freedom technique, self-reflection, mindfulness, and expressive arts as self-soothing skills.

Holistic Practitioner, Private Practice
August 2011 to present - California, New Jersey, and Remote Worldwide
See individual clients for reiki, hypnosis, emotional freedom technique, and self-soothing skills.

Clinical Hypnosis Practitioner, MPI Chemical Dependency Treatment Services
Alta Bates Summit Medical Center/Sutter Health
October 2014 to March 2019 - Oakland, CA

Worked as part of an interdisciplinary team within a hospital-based chemical dependency treatment program. Saw clients for 1:1 sessions, facilitated process groups, and taught lectures on self-compassion, stress-reduction, mindfulness, and EFT tapping.

Creator and Facilitator, Relax Into Relationship for Women
May 2014 to August 2016 - Oakland, CA
Facilitated monthly support group for women to feel more at ease through attachment-style education, self-compassion practices, and creativity.

Behavior Therapist and Parent Consultant, Behavior Support Partnership
October 2012 to June 2014 - East Bay, CA
Provided in-home play therapy to children with special needs and education to their caregivers.

HypnoBirthing Practitioner, BirthWays
July 2008 to August 2010 - Berkeley, CA
Taught relaxation, visualization, and meditation to families in preparation for birth.

Case Manager, Building Futures with Women & Children: Domestic Violence Safe House
August 2004 to January 2005 - Alameda County, CA
Provided case management support to women leaving domestic violence and their children.

Case Manager, Berkeley Food & Housing Project: Women’s Transitional House
November 2002 to August 2004 - Berkeley, CA

Provided case management and living skills education to women.

Professional Presentations

Introduction to Emotional Freedom Technique
MPI Chemical Dependency Treatment Center Staff In-service
February 2017 - Oakland, CA

The Art and Science of Self-Compassion
Hypnotherapy Associates Community Event
April 2016 - Berkeley, CA

Engaging the Language of the Unconscious
Hypnotherapy Associates Community Event
June 2015 - Oakland, CA

Inner Critic, Imagination, and Self-Acceptance
Hypnotherapy Associates Community Event
April 2015 - Oakland, CA

Volunteer and Service Work

Expressive Arts Facilitator with Adult Trauma Survivors, 
SAGE Project (Standing Against Global Exploitation)
May 2006 to July 2007 - San Francisco, CA

Children’s Art Group Facilitator, Drawbridge: Art with Children
April 2004 to July 2005 - Berkeley, CA

On-Call Counselor, Rape Crisis Center
February 2000 to April 2001 - San Pablo, CA

Additional Trainings

Introduction to Motivational Interviewing with Suzanne Alfandari
March 2019 - MPI Chemical Dependency Treatment Center - Sutter Health - Oakland, CA

Coaching As Activism with Andréa Ranae
Weaving an anti-oppression principles into private practice
May 2018 to September 2019 - Online

Advanced Training in Ericksonian Hypnotherapy with John Parke, PsyD
February 2016 - HCH Institute - Lafayette, CA

Emotional Freedom Technique Level I and II with Dawson Church, PhD
August 2015 - EFT Universe - San Francisco, CA

Introduction to Guided Imagery with Suzanne West, MA
September 2009 - Center for Hypnotherapy - Oakland, CA

The Untraining: Untraining White Liberal Racism, Levels 1-3 with Robert Horton and Rita Schimmin
Process-oriented group work for white leaders to face whiteness and intervene on institutional racism in personal and professional relationships
January 2005 to August 2008 - Oakland, CA

Domestic Violence Counselor Training
September 2004 - Alameda County, CA

Rape Crisis Counselor Training
February 2000 - Contra Costa County, CA