Spirit Well |  Willow Rose, Licensed Professional Counselor


Transpersonal~Soul Guided Hypnotherapy


My Practice of Transpersonal Psychotherapies and Clinical Hypnotherapy has evolved over the past 20 years to a specialization in the healing and evolution of our Human Soul.

I describe Soul as that spiritual aspect of our immortal Spirit that chooses to become embodied: entering our physical form at our first breath and departing at our final exhale. I believe only some portion of our Immortal Spirit (also called the High Self or Over Soul), is embodied; the remainder stays in the Spiritual/Mystical Realms where it continues with other work.

Lifetimes are precious opportunities affording us the possibility to learn, to grow, to be of service, expand compassion and at the end, to bring what we have gained back into our Immortal Self, which expands and continues its enhanced Journey toward Pure Awareness.

It is in our nature to evolve, expand and grow. We have many guides and helpers along this Path. Our Immortal Spirit ~our Over Soul (amongst others) are compassionate resources that we can learn to access.

We will not be told “what to do,” for Free Will is the guide; otherwise our opportunity to learn is taken from us.

But we can learn to listen, for suggestions, information, and potential directions. Most of all, we discover in this work, there is no harsh Judge. Instead we are bathed in deep kindness and love by those very resources who support the challenges of our Embodied Journey.

With my lifelong interest and academic background in Inter-Disciplinary Religious Studies, work as an Ordained Minister and Interfaith Chaplin in Hospital/Hospice, and as a Spirit Path Medicines Shamanic Practitioner; I have worked with folks of diverse religious and spiritual beliefs, including self describe agnostics and atheists. We are each evolving, and I have found that regardless of dogma, most humans have a desire to explore the bigger questions in their lives, seek clarity, understanding and ultimately, self-compassion and peace.

Transpersonal/Spiritual Hypnotherapy expands our every day consciousness, opening boundaries across mind/body, spirit/soul and time. It is one of many Pathways that may assist your life journey.

Hypnotherapy Overview

Hypnosis is a natural state of concentrated yet relaxed awareness in which attention is focused inward and the willingness to accept suggestions is enhanced. It is not sleep or unconsciousness. You remain in control and can choose to move out of hypnosis at any time. However, just like choosing to become immersed in an interesting movie or book, in hypnosis, you choose to focus on your experience and the guidance of the hypnotherapist in order to empower or facilitate accessing desired information or change. It is truly a cooperative effort!

Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy provide gateways and opportunities to communicate with the vast stores of the Subconscious Mind. The Subconscious is considered to be the seat of emotions, (some say) imagination, memory, habits, instinct and the regulator of our autonomic body functions. The Conscious Mind is most often our typical, everyday operating state in which we tend to live, think, study, rationalize, judge and analyze. The conscious mind is engaged as you read and consider these words.

Another facet of the Subconscious is as a pathway, providing access to the Super-Conscious, High Self, Transpersonal Self or Wise Self…. any of these descriptors may be used. This is an innate part of our human self, most often experienced as a “Wise Counselor” whose compassionate and kind perspective is especially important in the healing process and Soul Blossoming Unfoldment.

Trance is a natural state. Humans appear hardwired to experience ordinary and non-ordinary states of awareness. We have all experienced them. Examples include daydreaming, so engrossed in a movie you lose track of time or suddenly jump in surprise, the dreamy state between wakefulness and sleep and between sleep and wakefulness; driving home on “autopilot” or engaged in some relaxation or even meditative techniques. In each of these examples, there are a number of physiological and brain shifts, including a slowing and quieting of the brain waves in order for us to access a different state of awareness.

What distinguishes hypnotherapy is that it involves a deliberate choice to enter this state of consciousness (trance) for a particular goal: to focus your concentration and use suggestion to promote healing in some way. It can be done in person with a hypnotherapist or you can do it yourself. This is called self-hypnosis. Since all hypnosis is consensual, all hypnosis in essence is really, self-hypnosis. I find about 85% of clients are successful in achieving some level of hypnosis at their first session. Hypnotic trance can be learned and practice in methods such as physical relaxation, meditation and self hypnosis make nearly every person, eventually successful in the trance experience. There are some contraindications for Hypnotherapy, including some Mental Health Issues and Trauma. Please contact me if you have any questions about this.


Hypnotic Soul Regression Process and Client Experience

Each session begins with a brief interview and exploration of your interests and hopes for the session. If this is your first Hypnosis session, we will discuss any concerns and the process we will use. There is a reminder that when we are accessing Transpersonal Resources, it is your own Wise Self, Guides or Teacher who chooses what will be revealed. I utilize a variety of physical relaxation techniques, and guided imagery that quiet and relax the outer and inner mind, before guiding you into the Soul Guided Regression or connection with your own Transpersonal Resources. I may also utilize Energetic or Emotional/Somatic cues to direct you into the experience.

Conscious control is maintained at all times; you can choose to end the process at any moment. There are varying levels of hypnotic trance, and even though you “hear” every word I say, that is not a sign you are not “hypnotized.” I will guide you to a hypnotic level where you can access what is offered, and still be able to describe your experience so that I can guide and accompany you on your journey.

Client’s experience varies. For some, all senses feel involved in the journey and it is deeply physical. For others, images, felt senses, sounds are more like a movie they watch from afar, or a series of flashes of events. We are each a bit different in our experience. Effectiveness of session does not depend on strength or weakness of physical connection. If you access information that is physically painful or overwhelming, I have many techniques to allow you to gather the most beneficial information from the experience without feeling lost in the painfulness of it.


Transpersonal~Spiritual Regression Sessions

Accessing Past Life memory information and/or connecting with the expanded consciousness of a Life Between Lives experience can provide clarity; stimulate healing, compassion and guidance for our lives and Soul Evolution.

Past Life Soul Regression (PLSR)
Past Life Soul Regression is a Transpersonal Hypnotherapy regression technique that guides you to explore one or more of your soul’s incarnations. It is an illuminating experience that can uncover root causes of current issues in your life and lead to insight and healing. The hypnotic trance directs you to connect to a particular past life that is affecting life today. You are guided through specific important events in the past life and then to the last day of that life. You move through that life’s death experience and then into a glimpse of the afterlife and to connection with a Spiritual Guide or Resource to help process the lessons and applications to be applied in this life. PLSR sessions address a specific issue or re-occurring pattern in this life. I guide you through the entire process, though it is your own Spiritual Guide or High Self who determines the information that will be offered to you. A typical session lasts 2 – 2 ¼ hours.

Between Lives Soul Regression (BLSR)
A BLSR focuses on the “bigger questions” such as the nature of your Soul’s evolution, life purpose, soul contracts. Because a much deeper level of guided hypnotic trance is required for this session, it is highly recommended that you have first experienced a PLSR or had prior successful hypnotic experience prior to a BLSR session. During a BLSR, you will be guided through the beginnings of this incarnation, into a brief view of a past life, death scene and then entry into the “Between Lives” spiritual state. Although there are patterns of similarities of journeys into the Afterlife, each one is original and directly guided by your own Spiritual Guides/High Self. You may receive messages, guidance, reminders of your soul/life purpose, why you chose to incarnate into the particular body and life you are leading today and your evolution as a Soul. You may recognize or discover members of your soul family who have influenced you in this life. There is also an opportunity to ask specific questions of your Spiritual Resources. In exploring this state you will find it to be a profound place of love, harmony, compassion and wisdom. A typical session lasts 3 – 3 ½ hours.

Preparing for a BLSR: In addition to “Regression Guidelines” noted below, for your BLSR Session, please bring the following written materials with you:

“A Cast of Characters”
A list of 5-10 names of individuals that are/have been important to you in this life (may be in “Positive or Negative” ways); Living or deceased, their relationship to you and in a few words describing their personality. (Ex. “John,” high school sweetheart, kind, funny, deceased.).

“Questions”
Up to 5 Questions You Wish to Ask of Your Spiritual Resources, during the BLSR Journey.


Transpersonal~Soul Guided Hypnotherapy

Soul Guided Hypnotic Trance Sessions focus on enhancing connection with your own spiritual resources; which you may identify as your High Self, Over Soul, or Spiritual Guides. I will guide you toward information to enhance your spiritual connection and request specific guidance to support healing and growth in your life. Encouragement is always directed to empower and strengthen personal connection with your own Transpersonal Self, while also honoring this human embodiment. These sessions can support understanding and resolve of issues such as grief, life choices and transitions. Typical Sessions are 80-90 Minutes

General Soul Regression Guidelines
Depending upon our appointment time, it is suggested that you do eat a nourishing meal prior to our session and limit use of stimulants: coffee, black or green teas, sodas. I do have water available in the office. For your comfort, it is also suggested that your wear comfortable clothes (you will be lying on a couch for our session), and limit liquid intake prior to our appointment.

Please do not use alcohol, smoke medicinal herbs or take other than prescribed pharmaceuticals prior to our session. These substances easily interfere with the trance experience, journey recall and impact the clarity of the information that may be experienced. Please ask before hand if you have any questions about this. If at all possible after our session, I highly recommend you gift your self with quiet time to reflect and journal about the information that arose from your regression experience.

Feel free to contact me pre-session if you have any questions about the process or structure of these sessions. Also contact at least one day in advance if you need directions to the office. A reminder: these sessions are 100% guided by your own Spiritual Self, Guides and Teachers. While we can request certain information be provided, I can never guarantee what information will or will not be revealed to you in a session. I find the most helpful way to approach each session is from a state of “Curiosity,” and willingness to trust that is what is most beneficial for your evolution, will be revealed. Admittedly, this is sometimes or often different than what “we want,” or believe “we need.”

Currently, I utilize a system called WeTransfer.com to send you an MP3 downloadable recording of the “Regression Portion” of your session. This system provides you about 6 days in which to download the MP3. At your session, we will discuss when your file will be emailed to you to ensure your will have adequate time to download. I will also email you notification just prior to the transfer. Feel free to bring your own phone or small recording device if you wish to make your own recording. If you desire this option, please advise before hand to ascertain your system will be easy for me to initiate and stop.


Additional Information and Session Fees

What is Past Life Soul Regression?
A useful tool to understand recurring themes in our lives. When we die, our soul may carry with it unfulfilled promises, unexpressed emotions, beliefs attitudes, ailments, unresolved issues that can be brought into this lifetime to continue to work through and resolve. By exploring these issues in a past life regression, we can integrate new information and understanding into our current lifetime, resolve destructive patterns, and let go of what is no longer of benefit for us to carry. People are different in their experience of past lives…. some relive the life fully using a variety of their senses, while others may simply see snapshots or images like a movie.

Must I Believe in Past Lives or Reincarnation for This to be Helpful?
“No.” Some feel the memories are just metaphors for the conscious mind to make sense of; others believe the recall is very real. Healing can occur in either case. The images/experiences are legitimate expressions of your subconscious mind, or inner being and can greatly increase the quality of your life. You can use the information to heal and incorporate into your current life experience.

What is Between Lives Soul Regression?
Dr. Michael Newton, one of the pioneers in this field, accidently stumbled onto a method that could access people’s Life Between Lives Experiences. What he found is that clients (no matter what their religious or spiritual perspective) consistently described a very specific place of peace, compassion, unconditional love, joy and (often) humor. The soul goes there after each life to rejoin with its eternal spiritual Over Soul, to rest, study and plan the next incarnation. Exploring the spirit world between lives is like opening the doors to the library of the soul’s eternal memories.

What if I Cannot Enter Trance or the Spiritual Regression Process Doesn’t Work for Me?
Once you have scheduled and completed payment for your appointment, that time is dedicated to you. We may use what session time remains to address potential reasons why the journey was not as you had wished, explore other modalities that may help enhance connection with your spiritual resources, or introduce you to practices or other directions that can still enhance your life journey. When this “failure” has occurred, clients have shared that remaining in-session to explore what can be learned in other ways was still very beneficial to them.


Session Costs

Due to the extended time commitment required for Past Lives and Between Lives Soul Regression Sessions, A MINIMUM 50% PAYMENT must be made at time of scheduling either via Pay Pal or check mailed to my office. (Please write out check to “Willow Rose”).

REMAINDER OF FEE is due in my office a MINIMUM of 3 BUSINESS DAYS prior to our scheduled appointment.

Cancelations MUST be made a minimum of 3 FULL BUSINESS DAYS in advance of your confirmed session, in order to receive a refund of your deposit.

Late Cancellations (less than 3 Full Business Days in Advance) will result in no refund of your deposit.


In case of late cancelation due to medical emergency, your payment can be applied as credit to a session rescheduled within 60 days. If you have questions about these policies, contact me BEFORE submitting your payment and scheduling your session(s).

Past Life Soul Regression Sessions:
2 – 2 ¼ Hours: $225

Between Lives Soul Regression:
3- 3 ½ Hours: $375

Soul Guided Transpersonal Hypnotherapy Session:
80-90 Minutes: $150




List of Teachers and Links

Reading or prior information is never required for a Spiritual Regression Session and sometimes previous exploration simply gets in the way of your personal experience. The most important state of awareness for this work is “curiosity.”

For those interested, I will list a number of elders in the field with whom I have studied and continue to learn. Provided below are names, website links and a few books they have authored. More information is available at individual websites.

Linda Backman Ph.D.   www.ravenheartcenter.com
“Bringing Your Soul to Light,”  “The Evolving Soul.”

Brian Weiss, M.D.   www.brianweiss.com
“Many Lives, Many Masters,”  “Through Time into Healing.”

Michael Newton, Ph.D.    www.newtoninstitute.org
“Journey of Souls,”  “Destiny of Souls.”

Andy Tomlinson www.regressionacademy.com
“Exploring the Eternal Soul,”  “Healing the Eternal Soul.”



Willow Rose LPC CHT is a graduate of the Heart-Spring Transpersonal Hypnotherapy Program in Seattle, Washington, and completed advanced courses in Hypnotic Regression from the Hypnotherapy Training Institute in Corte Madera, California. Over the past 20 years, she has enhanced initial professional trainings via conferences, workshops and classes in Ericksonian Hypnosis, Past Life Regression, Between Lives Soul Regression, and Hypnosis for Grief, Transpersonal Healing, Self Acceptance and Life Transitions. She has provided Hypnotherapy in Mental Health Clinics, a hospital, community college courses, staff presentations and her own private Transpersonal Hypnotherapy and Psychotherapy Practice. Willow Rose is a Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist (CHT) through the American Council of Hypnotist Examiners (ACHE). She is a Certified Regression Therapist through the Hypnotherapy Training Institute, and Certified in Soul Regression through the International Between Lives Regression Network.

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