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Desiree Holmes Scherini

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Experience in my field since: 1989
I enjoy my work as: Coach - Individuals, Coach - Groups, Coach - Organizations, Book Author, Blogger, Video Content Creator, Podcast Host, Podcast Guest, Public Speaker, Panel Participant, Workshop Facilitator, Online Course Provider, Online Services Provider, In Person Services Provider, Virtual Events Presenter, In Person Events Participant, Corporate Wellness Specialist, Participant in Collaborative Projects, Teacher, Mentor, Volunteer
My Specialties: Mental Health, Stress Management, Smoking Cessation, Life-work Balance, Life & Career Transistions, Creating Positive Change
Modalities: Confidence and Self-Esteem Building, Hypnotherapy, Past Life Regression

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Desiree Holmes Scherini BCH, MHt, LBLt, CRMT

holds a Bachelors Degree in Psychology, from the University of California. She is an Award Winning Board Certified Master Certified Clinical and Transpersonal Hypnotherapist and Life Coach, and Reiki Master- as well as a Professional Artist. she is recognized as a top hypnotherapist in Washington DC  by three best rated and top docs. she is also an international and teacher in the area if hypnosis. 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 2012 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.. In 2019 she added the Specialty Certification of Life Between Lives Spiritual Regression- a transformative and intensively healing  process.  She continues to learn and expand through workshops and other specialty certifications, including certification in Hypnotherapy for PTSD, Art Therapy Certification, Transpersonal Dowsing Certification, energy based  “Soul Link”, cognitive behavioral and mindfulness life coaching, Reiki Master and more. An “awakening” expanded her ability to communicate with the spirit world in 2019. She followed this natural occurrence with study and certification in mediumship and offers that to clients as part of her repertoire and healing.
Desiree is the Author of “Journey to Joy – The Written Path” which was a # 1 new release and #1 Hot New Releases on Amazon  upon it’s release in August 2017! She is also the creator of the Intuitive Insight Process, which provides a path to personal insight through intuition. She hosts her own podcast “Intuitive Journey with Desiree” and is a teaching Faculty member of the Transformation TV, an online platform completely dedicated to self help programming.

Desiree’s goal is to be fully able to call on methods to best support her clients’ needs!  She is available to see clients locally in the Washington DC area and also works with clients virtually. She also leads workshops in all  areas of emotional wellness.

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. She was recognized by Expertise Magazine as one of the top 18 Art Instructors in the Baltimore, Md area for 2017 and 2018.

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, Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, and independently.
Desiree is represented by 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


Outstanding Transpersonal Contribution” from the National Association of Transpersonal Hypnotherapists 2018

Top 3 Hypnotherapist in WashingtonDC by Three Best Rated 2019

Top Hypnotherapist and Life Coach- Washington DC by Top Doctors 2018-2019



Transformation TV -

National Association of Transpersonal Hypnotherapists

International Hypnosis Federation

Theosophical Society of America

Edgar Cayce Association for Research and Enlightenment


Mid-Atlantic Plein Air Painters Association

Maryland Pastel Society

Maryland Society of Portrait Painters

Maryland Federation of Art

-various other artists organizations-


“Outstanding Transpersonal Contribution” annual award from National Association of Transpersonal Hypnotherapists -(this award is given to recognize a Hypnotherapist who has a strong clinical base and also has incorporated and spread the holistic and transpersonal elements of hypnosis)

Expertise Magazines Top Drawing and Painting instructor 2017 and 2018

Multiple awards of recognition within Art Exhibits

Causes and Organizations

Theosophical Society of America -

Edgar Cayce Center for Research and Enlightenment -

Board Member-National Association of Transpersonal Hypnotherapists -

Certified Member- International Association of Counselors and Therapists-


The International Alliance of Professional Hypnotists - 

Hypnosis Federation -

American Hypnosis Association -

The Society for Scientific Exploration -

International Reiki Association- Certified/Accredited Member


Certifications and Credentials

Board Certified Hypnotherapist - International Association of Counselors and Therapists 
Certified Clinical Transpersonal Hypnotherapist, National Association of Transpersonal Hypnotherapists – 2012
Certified Master Transpersonal Hypnotherapist National Association of Transpersonal Hypnotherapists –2021
Certified - Life Between Lives Spiritual Regression - 2019 -National Association of Transpersonal Hypnotherapists
Certified - Hypnotherapy CHt Intstructor - 2020 -National Association of Transpersonal Hypnotherapists
Certified NLP Life Coach – Global Welcome, National Association of Transpersonal Hypnotherapists – 2012
Certified - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Hypnotherapy – 2012  with Michael McGhee
Certified - Transpersonal Dowsing – Intuitive Inquiry- 2015 Unlimited Potential Healing
Certified - Mind-Body, Psycho biology Healing – 2015 with Michael McGhee
CertifiedSOUL LINK & AWARENESS IN CONSCIOUSNESS  – 2016 with creator – Gary Sinclair - Awareness in Conciousness
Certified  - Art Therapy  2016  - Renaissance Life Therapies, UK

Certified -specialty as a Stop smoking Hypnosis Practicioner 2018- Sussex Hypnotherapy Centre , UK
Certified - Hypnosis for Sports Performance - 2018 - Hypnosis Motivation Institute
Certified - Stage Hypnosis - 2018 - Hypnosis Motivation Institute
Certified - Specialist Past Life Regression Hypnosis - 2018 - Hypnosis Motivation Institute
Certified - Vibrational Alignment and Balance - 2017 -The Center for Inner Peace
Certified -  "You Will Be Wowed!" - 2018 -The Center for Inner Peace
Certified - Emotional and Physical Sexuality 1 - 2019- Hypnosis Motivation Institute
Certified - Handwriting Analysis Expert -2019 -Hypnosis Motivation Institute
Certified - Transformation Tools for Changing Behavior - 2019 - Hypnosis Motivation Institute
Certified - Group Hypnosis - 2019- Hypnosis Motivation Institute

Certified - Usui Ryoho Reiki Master -  2020 International Reiki Organization
Certified - Angel Tarot Reader - Hay House/Radleigh Valentine 2021

Certified - Psychic Medium - The Psychic Development Academy

Extended education in Weight Loss, Non-Surgical Body Contouring, Pain Management, Smoking Cessation and other addictions, as well as working with Couples and relationships
BA University of CaliforniaPsychology -1987

Board MemberNational Association of Transpersonal Hypnotherapists
Board Certified Member - International Association of Counselors and Therapists 

Member - American Hypnosis Association
Member - The Wellness Universe 
Member - The Theosophical Society 
Member - The Society for Scientific Exploration 

Member  - Edgar Cayce's -The Association for Research and Enlightenment
Member - ALIGNABLE  
Member - Linkedin 
Lifetime Member - Women Owned Business Club
Member - Daocloud

Member - International Reiki Organization
Member -Richard Knight Psychic Development Academy

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