About Karen

Karen Dess has received a Diploma of Clinical Hypnotherapy and Practitioner Certificate of Neuro-linguistic Programming from the Australian College of Hypnotherapy, with additional studies in NLP at the Worldwide Institutes of NLP. Both colleges are fully accredited by VETAB.


Karen is also a clinical member of the International Medical & Dental Hypnotherapy Association (I.M.D.H.A), and the Australian Hypnotherapist Association (A.H.A.), and holds a St. John’s Senior First Aid Certificate and a Working with Children Card, NSW. Her practice is conducted in accordance with the NSW Health Care Commission Code of Conduct.


She began her Metasymbology studies in 1996, working and learning directly from a Metasymbology master practitioner, and she has been updating and revising her knowledge of Metasymbology ever since.


In addition to using Hypnotherapy, NLP and Metasymbology Karen blends a combined knowledge of twenty years worth of studies in other alternative therapies, Including Jungian Archetypes, Counselling, Dream Analysis, Parts Therapy, EFT, SMH, Kinesiology, Time Line Therapy, Holographic Repatterning, The Life-Purpose System, Parapsychology, Sound and Colour Therapy, Astrology, and Numerology.