Catherine Zola has been a professional hypnotherapist and astrologer since the mid 90's. She has an MA in psychology with an emphasis on social emotional learning and works with clients using her unique skillset to identify, strengthen and change personal narratives, limiting beliefs, and unconscious biases that might be hindering or preventing them from living their healthiest, best, most joyful and expansive lives.
“The combination of astrology, hypnosis and energy work is particularly effective for accessing our innate healing abilities, identifying and removing blockages, and rewriting the ideas and beliefs that our lives are built upon.” C. Zola
first instructors were Kate O’Donald, Donna Cunningham, Carolyn Cayce,and Daniel Giamario. Later she worked with spiritualists group and a shaman while living in Brazil where she learned energy work and Reiki. She has been a member of an Umbanda temple since 2002 where she learned trance mediumship, channeling and healing energetic work.
Over the years she has taught meditation, kundalini breath work, intuitive development such as remote viewing and mediumship, and Astrology as a “mystery school” self-actualization technique. Currently she leads a weekly astrology discussion and an intuitive arts experimentation group.
Her lifelong passion for exploring consciousness and her background as an educator, social worker, massage therapist and work with several herbalist in the alternative health field have also contributed to her skills as a spiritual counselor and health facilitator. Buddhism and chi gong are her own personal core practices with a generous portion of Sufi dervish, Hindu, and a variety of shamanic type practices that she loves.
Catherine's priority has always been to develop and strengthen her relationship with spiritual guidance, to expand into her fullest potential and inspire others to do the same.
Over the years Catherine has studied a variety of hypnosis modalities including medical hypnosis with Marilyn Gordon, Ericksonian and NLP with Thomas Mastre and Transformational hypnosis with Chris Howard. She has also studied transpersonal and positive psychology and has been dedicated to exploring consciousness her entire life. Last year she was accepted into a British University’s consciousness studies Ph.D. program.
In the late 80’s while living in Mexico Catherine learned to read Tarot which inspired her to begin studying astrology. Some of her