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Desiree Holmes Scherini

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Life Strategist, Hypnotherapist

Desiree Holmes ScherinI  holds a Bachelors Degree in Psychology, from the University of California. She is a Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist and NLP Life Coach, as well as a Professional Artist. Following graduation from The University of California she worked as a group facilitator for the Navy Alcohol and Drug Safety Action Program, administered by the University of Arizona. There she earned the highest level of Facilitator 4 in the program through University of Arizona Psychology Department. After making a decision to be home and raise children she moved into another passion; Artwork, which provided her flexibility to be home while still growing, expressing and sharing.

  In 2011 she chose to incorporate the helping therapies back into her life and was certified as a Clinical Hypnotherapist followed by certification as a Neurolinguistic Practitioner/Life Coach in 2012.. She continues to learn and expand through workshops and other specialty certifications, including certification in Hypnotherapy for PTSD, Art Therapy Certification, Transpersonal Dowsing Certification and "Soul Link" certification - an energy based therapy that neutralizes negative emotions immediately.

Artistically - Desiree's painting has been strongly influenced through her teachers who studied under Henry Hensche in the Cape School of Art, which embraces the impressionist use of color. She particularly enjoys plein air painting and figure work.

Desiree  is a featured artist in the book "100 Plein Air Painters of the Mid-Atlantic".  She  teaches Art through the Anne Arundel Community College and Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, as well as independently.

Desiree is represented by Whitehall Gallery in Annapolis, MD and Bishops Stock Gallery in Snow Hill, MD                                                       

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hypnotherapy and life-coach consultation by appointment  443-694-5618 or 202-203-0725

Awards and Affiliations


National Association of Transpersonal Hypnotherapists

International Hypnosis Federation

Mid-Atlantic Plein Air Painters Association

Maryland Pastel Society

Maryland Society of Portrait Painters

Maryland Federation of Art

-various other artists organizations-


Multiple awards of recognition within Art Exhibits

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