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Maureen Pisani Ph. D.

World-Renowned Hypnotherapist, Author and Motivational Speaker. 

Maureen Pisani is a Certified Master Hypnotherapist and the Founder of ProThrive Science Based Hypnotherapy, where she works with individuals and groups to help empower them and promote thriving through her streamlined approach using The Pisani Method.  

The Pisani Method is her comprehensive, multi-dimensional approach to success in all areas of life. Her one-of-a-kind technique draws from her extensive education in several modalities to bring her clients the best tools for streamlined growth. 

Since beginning her practice in 2005, Maureen has published 13 books and co-authored a Neuroscience research paper with UCLA. In addition to her ProThrive practice, she was also the Resident Hypnotherapist at the Chopra Center in Carlsbad, CA., until its closure in December, 2019.

Your Streamlined & Personalized Approach to Therapy

Hypnotherapy has been shown to be effective in the following areas:


Starting, Maintaining, Letting Go

Self Identity

Self-Confidence, Self-Esteem, Self-Worth, Self-Love

Health Issues

Weight Loss, Stop Smoking, Exercise Motivation

Medical Issues

Pre-Surgery Anxiety, Post-Procedure Recovery

Stress Management

Nail Biting, Teeth Grinding, Remove Unhelpful Behaviors

Pain Management

Manage, Reduce & Eliminate Chronic Pain  – No Medications

Sleep Issues

Reset Circadian Rhythms, Fall Asleep Fast, Stay Asleep


Get Motivated, Finish What You Start

Fears & Phobias

Spiders, Heights, Failure or Success


Reduce, Eliminate Negative Thinking Patterns & Emotions

Financial Worries

Remove Negative Blocks, Increase Your Earning Potential

Test or Performance Anxiety

Focus, Concentration, Retention, Recall, Performance

“Maureen was the only hypnotherapist that met our scientific requirements at the Brain Research Institute within the David Gefen School of Medicine at UCLA because she has a superior expertise in her field and is fully-verses in tier-one scientific and medical research.”  – Bill Gordon, Ph.D.

Method for Simultaneous fMRI/EEG Data Collection during a Focused Attention Suggestion for Differential Thermal Sensation. J. Vis. Exp. (83), e3298, doi:10.3791/3298 (2014).

Douglas, P. K., Pisani, M., Reid, R., Head, A., Lau, E., Mirakhor, E., Bramen, J., Gordon, B., Anderson, A., Kerr, W. T., Cheong, C., Cohen, M. S.



Using the unconscious mind to streamline your goals.

Hypnotherapy is a type of therapy in which the client is induced into a state of hypnosis, which  creates a state of focused attention and increased suggestibility during which the practitioner will introduce positive suggestions that are used to help individuals deal with a variety of concerns and issues. 



Reiki is a Japanese energy healing technique where energy is realigned and balanced through hands-on and hands-off techniques. The practitioner uses their hands to channel energy to promote health and holistic well-being. 


Therapeutic Guided Imagery (TGI)

TGI is a way to create your own stress-free personal space

TGI is a hypnotic technique used to evoke relaxation and allow the unconscious mind to accept new ideas and patterns, thus helping clients to reach their goals. This works well for stress reduction, pain management and other health related concerns. TGI helps You Create a Stress-Free Personal Place.


Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)

E.F.T. is a technique where one taps on specific acupressure points.


Time Line Therapy® (TLT)

Release your past quickly and painlessly

TLT is a technique for successfully letting go of negative emotions and limiting decisions, for the purpose of allowing you to create a future filled with your dreams and aspirations.

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Past Life Regression (PLR)

Learn about your past

Past Life Regression is a hypnotic technique that allows practitioners to recover memories of past lives or incarnations. By uncovering the past, the clients can then remove negative patterns or habits that have been holding them back.


Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP)

Sometimes called The Study of Excellence, NLP is a technique that uses  cognitive techniques and language to program your behaviors.

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