Meet Our Members

Board of Directors

Shawn Summers, President,

Scott Whippo, Vice President,

Barbara Decker, Treasurer,

Sonya-Prajna Patrick, Secretary,

Sally Holmes Reed, Sr. Advisor


You’ll find links to some of our active members, below. We extend a warm welcome to anyone who would like to attend one of our Chapter meetings and meet us in person!

Lisa Souza

Lisa Souza Hypnosis specializes in the use of modern hypnotic practices for pain management and behavioral modification. Functional MRI scans now allow science to show brains under hypnotic influence. We now know that hypnotic practice can activate and change the areas of the brain that appear to affect our perceptions of pain, (its intensity, location, effect on our emotions, etc.). By adjusting your awareness, you can change your perceptions, and when that happens you can develop a brain that is better at being comfortable, active and joyful – and less skilled at being in pain.

Lisa Souza Hypnosis
11611 Airport Rd, Everett, WA 98204

Sonya-Prajna Patrick, Ph. D., D. Div., CHt, is a Registered Hypnotherapist, who holds a Ph. D. in Parapsychology and Paranormal Sciences and a Doctor of Divinity in Spiritual Counseling. During her studies, she gained valuable information, related to metaphysical sciences and awareness. She is qualified to incorporate services and instruction in alternative methods, as well as, traditional methods. Her knowledge and skills provide an individualized and unique perspective when working in clinical hypnotherapy sessions.

Sonya-Prajna specializes in Past Life Regression, Spiritual Soul Retrieval and Spiritual Journeying. She is also qualified to provide services in various areas of Hypnotherapy and NLP techniques, including utilizing medical hypnosis, life coaching and motivation, weight management, smoking cessation, relaxation and guided imagery.

She is an Ordained Reverend, an Usui Shiki Ryoho Reiki Master and Teacher, a Spiritual Counselor, and is qualified to teach yoga and meditation.

To contact Sonya-Prajna:
Call: 425.367.4499

Alan Anderson, Sr. Advisor and past President

Alan Anderson is known for his highly intuitive and caring approach to client care. He employs a unique combination of NLP, conversational, and traditional techniques with his clients in his Lynnwood Washington practice. He is a Registered Clinical Hypnotherapist, a member of The Society of Neuro-Linguistic Programming, NLP™, as well as the National Guild of Hypnotists, Washington Chapter. Beyond his private practice Alan is a bright and engaging public speaker, teacher and writer.

Registered Clinical Hypnotherapist
Master Practitioner Neuro-Linguistic Programming, NLP
Lynnwood Professional Center
5017 196th Street SW, Suite 208
Lynnwood, WA 98036
phone: 206.351.7759
fax: 425-918-1974

Michael Brannan, past President
(425) 564-8608Michael Brannan, CHt., is a certified Clinical Hypnotherapist and Licensed Trainer of Neuro-Linguistic Programming™. Michael has been hypnotizing people since the age of 13. He’s carried his interest in hypnosis forward to this day, as co-creator of Mindworks Hypnosis, with offices located in Bellevue, Washington and his ongoing trainings in NLP and Hypnosis which he offers in the Seattle area through Mindworks NLP. He co-trains with his wife, Connie, also a Richard Bandler certified Trainer.

Michael has studied hypnosis and NLP extensively under Richard Bandler, Steve Andreas and many other notables in the field. He graduated from the University of Washington with degrees in Philosophy and Physics, and did his graduate work in Philosophy at Indiana University.

Certifications Include:
* Licensed Trainer of Neuro-Linguistic Programming™ (Richard Bandler certified through the Society of Neuro-Linguistic Programming™)
* Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist
* Design Human Engineer™
* Persuasion Engineer™
* Licensed Master Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming™
* Professional Conversational Hypnotherapist
* Neuro-Linguistic Life Coach
* Timeline Coach and Regression Specialist
* Usui Reiki Master/Teacher
* Matrix Energetics® Level 1 & 2

“My focus is to help you realize your ultimate dreams. Using NLP, hypnosis, and timeline work, I help you harness the most powerful resource of all: your own mind.”
MINDWORKS HYPNOSIS, Bellevue, WA Phone: (425) 564-8608 Email:


Photograph of Connie Brannan,
Connie Brannan
Connie Brannan, CHt, is a Neuro-Linguistic Hypnotherapist, Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist, Licensed Trainer of Neuro-Linguistic Programming™, and Certified Professional Conversational Hypnotherapist. Additional certifications earned include Design Human Engineer™, Persuasion Engineer™, Timeline Coach & Regression Specialist, Neuro-Linguistic Life Coach, Usui Reiki Master Teacher, Matrix Energetics Level 1 & 2 practitioner. She is a published author and creator of several hypnosis self-help audio cd products. She conducts a series of self-hypnosis workshops and teaches hypnosis for adult continuing education programs in the Seattle area, as well as training NLP with her husband, Michael Brannan, through the Society of Neuro-Linguistic Programming™.

Evie Chan
(360) 691-4201

Photograph of Barbara C. Decker
Barbara C. Decker

Barbara C. Decker is a veteran childbirth educator of 40 years. She is a certified doula (DONA), doula trainer (DONA), HypnoBirthing Practitioner (HBCE), and certified consulting hypnotist (NGH). She specialized in pregnancy related issues and prenatal bonding.

Bob Felix
Robert Felix

Bob has been conducting weight-loss and stop-smoking group hypnosis sessions in conjunction with Overlake Hospital and several local parks departments for more than ten years. He also maintains a private practice.

Wendy Vogt, LMP RBT CHT