Do you struggle
with emotional
eating?

You are not alone.Change is possible.

Do you struggle
with emotional
eating?

You are not alone.
Change is possible.

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Gabriella Phillips is a Certified Hypnotherapist who specializes in self esteem and emotional eating issues.

She is a Certified RTT Hypnotherapist as well as a Certified Holistic Wellness Counselor.

She also holds a Specialty Certification in Weight Loss Hypnosis from the American Hypnosis Association.

After a lifetime of yo-yo dieting and losing over 100 pounds, Gabriella is dedicated to helping women and girls become the best version of themselves. 

If you are struggling with body image issues, binge/ compulsive eating, yo-yo dieting, overall self esteem issues, hypnotherapy is the answer. As a result of Gabriella’s personal journey, she effectively treats her clients with empathy and compassion.

Her mission is to inspire her clients to love and accept themselves exactly as they are while providing them with tools to implement long term, sustainable change.

I went to see Gabriella to address some long-standing body image and emotional eating issues. She expertly walked me through some memories in a way that gave me a totally new insight into my issues. This one session and the helpful follow-up recording allowed me to shift my beliefs without being retraumatized by difficult memories. It was a relaxing and safe environment. In the month since my session, I have been able to go on a date, wear a swimsuit at the beach and embrace my femininity in a way I was unable to do before our session. I have also been making healthy food at home and my food cravings are totally gone.

Megan, 42
San Diego, Ca.

I had a Skype appointment with Gabriella a few months ago. I was suffering for many years with my weight and unable to stay on any diet for more than a few months. I was at my heaviest when I had my session with Gabriella and I am so happy with my results. My cravings for chocolate late at night disappeared and I don't think about food all the time. I also notice that my jeans are loose and I am more comfortable wearing dresses and skirts. Thank you Gabriella!

Isabella, 28
Galicia, Spain

I can not say enough about the incredible impact that Gabriella’s work has had on my life. I have tried hypnotherapy before and had zero benefits. I was blown away by Gabriella’s comprehensive approach. I felt so safe, heard, and respected. I never thought I could be hypnotized as deeply as I was during our session. Since then I have felt so much confidence, almost zero cravings, and a freedom I have only dreamed of. I would highly recommend Gabriella to any woman looking to overcome struggle, addiction, and self-image issues.

Darby,32
Encinitas, Ca.

I was considering a gastric bypass surgery when a good friend suggested that I have a consultation with Gabriella before making any major decisions about surgery. After 2 appointments I feel like a different person. I don't overeat when I am stressed out at work anymore and somehow my sugar cravings are gone!

Anne, 35
Los Angeles, Ca.

Gabriella’s intuitive and innate way of connecting to people sets her exceedingly above and beyond the rest. She cares deeply and listens intently. The experience with her has been profoundly life-changing. You must not let the chance to work with her pass you by. She helped me discover and nourish the beginning of true love - for myself! Gabriella gently navigated me through significant moments in my history that revealed stories that would negatively impact the rest of my life. Just as gently, she began to change my perspective. Her follow-up recording penetrated my thoughts and transformed my feelings. I completely let go of stories that no longer served me. If it wasn’t for Gabriella, I would still be painfully insecure, immobile, and depressed. I thank her for my now active and joyful life. I feel aligned in the world and comfortable in my skin. I'm confidently going after dreams I had as a little girl (with her energy, too!). What's more, is I am reaching goals I never thought I could or would even attempt! My experience with Gabriella has proven to be one of the greatest blessings of my life. I highly recommend you, too, give yourself this incredible gift of a lifetime.

Mallory, 32
San Diego, Ca.

My mom signed me up for a session with Gabriella on Zoom and I loved it! I've lost 12 pounds so far! This works!

Paula, 16
New York, NY.

I had my initial session with Gabriella in her office, which was warm and inviting. She walked me through what we would be doing and prepped me for what to expect when I would be in a state of hypnosis. The session itself was powerful, invigorating, emotional, and also very relaxing. I liked that we made some very specific goals and it was exciting to visualize myself having reached those goals. I have only just started listening to her recording each day (it's been about a week), but I already notice the subtle changes that are happening. I'm leaving food on my plate, which I never did before. Also finding myself less mentally focused on food and eating - which feels like a relief to me. I can't wait to see what more is to come! Gabriella is a kind soul and a gifted coach when it comes to food and eating issues. This is truly her calling and I feel lucky to be one of her clients!

Sophy, 42
Leucadia, Ca.

I had a life changing session with Gabriella in her office last month. The area that I wanted to work on was emotional intimacy & vulnerability. She was very professional and I immediately felt at ease and trusted her. The office is warm and comfortable. The chair was awesome and she provided me a cozy blanket which made me feel at home. Her voice is so so soothing and her energy instantly calming. She guided me into a state of complete relaxation and a meditative state where I felt safe and secure and able to open up and disclose intimate information without feeling uncomfortable or judged. As she guided through the session I felt safe and in a very peaceful state. After the session I felt bliss. She later sent me a recording to listen to for 21 days while checking in with me periodically. Since this time I have noticed a significant difference in my ability to set boundaries and communicate more effectively in my primary relationship as well as with family. I just went back for family wedding and had the best time ever with my brothers, nieces and nephews. I find I now take things a little less personally, have a better connection with how I am feeling, and am better able to articulate my feelings with others.

Lisa, 55
Cardiff, Ca.

I would be delighted to share my experience with you in submitting a testimonial about my hypnotherapy session. While I prefer to keep my name confidential, I would gladly be willing to give you my endorsement for your website. Let me say at the outset that I felt incredibly comfortable from the moment we met in your offices in San Diego and not once did I feel pressure or discomfort in the process of our session. During the hypnotherapy process, I was stunned that I recalled certain situations which were incredibly accurate in terms of early experiences from many years ago... and how - incredibly - I realize now all these years later, that it was not the situation that I should have felt embarrassed about, but rather, I believe now that it was my school teacher who - herself - should have been scolded for belittling and scarring a child that age for life. By the end of our appointment I felt free. The best way I can describe how I feel is relieved of a pressure that I have been carrying with me since grade school. My sincerest appreciation to you and best wishes for your ongoing success.

Anonymous, 62
La Jolla, Ca.

Gabriella has a welcoming and positive way with people. My spirit is always uplifted by her gentle and genuine care. Never do I feel judged, only understood and supported. She is a rarity in this world. The way she helps people through this process is nothing short of magical. I am eternally grateful for the miraculous shifts she has made in my life.

Angela, 46
San Diego, Ca.

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