Carrie Flemming, MA, CCHT
Curriculum Vitae


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

MA, Transpersonal Counseling 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



Certified Clinical EFT Practitioner - Intermediate Level, 2018
with Lorna Minewiser, PhD
EFT Universe, Petaluma, CA

Reiki Practitioner, Levels I - IV, 2011
with Holly Holmes-Meredith, Clinical Director, PhD, MFT
HCH Institute, Lafayette, CA

Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist, 2010
300+ Hours, Training and Practicum
with Holly Holmes-Meredith, Clinical Director, PhD, MFT
HCH Institute Lafayette, CA

EFT Practitioner, Level I, 2010
with Carolyn Rigiero, CCHT, EFT-ADV
HCH Institute, Lafayette, CA

Guided Imagery Practitioner, 2009
with Susanne West, MA
Center for Hypnotherapy, Oakland, CA

HypnoBirthing Practitioner, 2008
with Marie Mongan, Founder and Director
Center for Hypnotherapy, Oakland, CA



February 2010 - June 2010
HCH Institute Low-Fee Clinic, Clinical Hypnotherapy 
Offering Hypnotherapy, EFT, and Reiki. Supervised by Holly Holmes-Meredith, MFT, PhD.
Lafayette, CA

February 2006 - July 2007
Women’s Choice Clinic, Lay Health Worker   
Trained in all aspects of running an abortion clinic and supporting clients through the abortion process.
Oakland, CA


Professional Experience

October 2014-present
Clinical Hypnotherapist, MPI Chemical Dependency Treatment Services
See individual clients for hypnotherapy and EFT. Facilitate groups and lectures focused on self-compassion, self-soothing, stress mindset, and expressive arts.
Alta Bates Summit Medical Center/Sutter Health, Oakland, CA

September 2016-present
Creator/Facilitator, Self-Soothing Skills Group
Facilitate an 8-week skills group exploring self-soothing through self-compassion, EFT tapping, relaxation, creative expression, and listening to ourselves.
Alameda, CA 

May 2014-August 2016
Creator and Facilitator, Relax Into Relationship Monthly Meetup for Women
Monthly group with an emphasis on relaxation, self-compassion, anxiety-reduction, creativity, and inner connection.
Oakland, CA

August 2011-present
Clinical Hypnotherapist, Private Practice
See individual clients for Holistic Counseling through a combination of hypnotherapy, EFT, creative arts, and sand play therapy.
Alameda, CA

October 2012-June 2014
Behavior Therapist & Parent Consultant, Behavior Support Partnership
Offered in-home ABA Therapy to children with special needs and education/training to their caregivers.
Alameda County, CA

August 2011-October 2012
Relief Counselor, Bonita House Dual Diagnosis Residential Program
Offered milieu counseling and program support within long-term residential program.
Berkeley, CA

July 2008-August 2010
HypnoBirthing Practitioner, Birthways
Taught relaxation, visualization, and self-hypnosis to women and their birth partners in preparation for birth.
Berkeley, CA

February 2005-April 2007
Family Nanny
Cared for one sweet child age 10 months to 3 years.
Oakland, CA

August 2004-January 2005
Case Manager, Building Futures with Women & Children: Sister Me Home Domestic Violence Shelter
Performed intakes and provided comprehensive case management support to women leaving domestic violence relationships.
Alameda County, CA

November 2002-August 2004
Case Manager & Counselor, Berkeley Food & Housing Project: Women’s Transitional House
Provided comprehensive living skills and support to women in preparation for independent living.
Berkeley, CA


Professional Presentations

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

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

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

Volunteer and Service Work

May 2006-July 2007
Art Group Facilitator, SAGE Project (Standing Against Global Exploitation)
San Francisco, CA

February 2006-July 2007
Lay Health WorkerWomen's Choice Clinic
Oakland, CA

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

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


Additional Trainings

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

August 2015
EFT Universe Level I and II
with Dawson Church, PhD
South San Francisco, CA

January 2005- August 2008
The Untraining: Untraining White Liberal Racism, Levels I-3
Process-oriented group work for white folks around white privilege for therapists, educators, and activists to talk about institutional racism and learn to be effective allies in the fight for racial justice.   
Emeryville and Oakland, CA

September 2004
Domestic Violence Counselor Training
Alameda County, CA

February 2000
Rape Crisis Counselor Training
Contra Costa County, C