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Stepping into 2024…

Saba Hocek interviews with psychic magazine, MysticMag, discussing the connection between Hypnosis, Biofeedback, Reiki and Intuitive Readings.

Discover Health, Happiness & Success

Integrating Hypnosis, Biofeedback, Reiki and Intuition for a Meaningful Change

Experience the success you desire and the life you deserve

How We Can Help You

Are you ready to conquer stress & anxiety, beat depression, gain self-confidence, overcome insomnia, enhance your performance at work, school, sports or, quit smoking?

The human mind is incredibly powerful. Our modalities and exceptional intuitive practitioners allow access to the unconscious mind to harness your power. Through hypnosis, we help transform the way you lead, work and play by activating your inner greatness.  During hypnosis, you will be taken into a deeply relaxed state like that of a light sleep yet fully in control. Reiki unites the mind and body bringing inner balance leaving you feeling energized, grounded, peaceful and calm.  

When you are ready to live a happier, healthier and overall better life, contact us now to start your journey to inner peace.

Saba Hocek, founder of Self Empowered Minds, is a professional healer holding six certifications accredited by BANHS and is a member of the Association for Transpersonal Psychology & Hypnotherapy and bestselling author. Saba has a BS in Computer Science, certified in NLP & Ericksonian Hypnosis, Biofeedback Specialist, certified EMDR, Access Consciousness, Brain Coach for Amen Clinics and is a Usui/Holy Fire® Reiki Master.

 Using the SEM (Self Empowered Minds) technique of hypnotherapy, biofeedback, reiki and intuition, deep-seated negative beliefs trapped in the mind and body are released. 

You’ll become relaxed, focused and will gain clarity experiencing the success you desire and the quality of life you deserve on a daily basis.

 Stop waiting and hoping.  It’s time to transform your life.


Imagine your future today.  Call for a free consultation.


Why choose hypnosis in New York City with Self Empowered Minds?

New Yorkers are often overwhelmed by the hustle and bustle of the city, but did you know that hypnosis can be a powerful tool to help them manage their stress? Discover how hypnosis in NYC has helped our clients as well as clients all around the world reduce their stress and improve their overall well-being.
New York City Hypnosis sessions bring awareness to thoughts and feelings, allowing the person to better manage their stress and anxiety. Our clients report being more productive and efficient with improved focus on the task at hand. Parents of our younger clients report noticeable changes in the child’s performance both at school and at home. Our adult clients of hypnosis find themselves staying on track, completing tasks more quickly, and being more organized while managing their time better.
Hypnotherapy isn’t just for the anxious, stressed person though. At our office in the Upper Eastside of Manhattan as well as remotely worldwide, we help people become more creative, more open-minded, have greater confidence, be self-assured and even tap into their intuition.
Some of our clients are elementary school children struggling with focus; college students with social anxiety; actors wanting to break barriers; writers looking to awaken creativity; salespeople looking to improve confidence; the procrastinator struggling to become motivated; menopausal women desperate to conquer insomnia; executives struggling with anxiety; the injured living with stubborn chronic pain, headaches, and muscle tension; and singles seeking to break patterns and find healthy partners. Through hypnosis, they are embracing balance and fulfillment in life.
During the hypnosis session, a deeply relaxed, dream-like, state is achieved. The client is fully aware of what they are saying and feeling however are not controlling those thoughts or feelings.  Many will express after their session how surprised they were by their emotions.  Others observe with curiosity the recall of events and the intensity of its lingering impact.
Using the SEM (Self Empowered Minds) technique of hypnosis, intuition, and other behavior modification methodologies, blockages causing challenges are identified and cleared by retraining the unconscious mind to accept the new desired behavior using methods such as age regression, traditional hypnosis, past life regression and dream analysis. These changes take place over the next several days and in 5-8 sessions are firmly embedded in the unconscious mind allowing you to live to your greatest potential!
Call today to schedule your in-person or remote Hypnosis in NYC!

How We Can Help


Individual Healing Sessions

  • Learn Self Hypnosis
  • Get Certified in Reiki I & II
  • Become a Reiki Master
  • Become a Certified Biological Intuitive Master
  • Improve Sleep and Insomnia
  • Stop Procrastination and Get Motivated
  • Become Confident
  • Become Assertive
  • Quit Drinking
  • Lift Money Blockages
  • Heal Past Lives
  • Manage Stress
  • Conquer Fears
  • Reduce Anxiety
  • Embrace Public Speaking
  • Quit Smoking
  • Stop Social Anxiety
  • Improve Self Worth
  • Clear Ancestral Energy
  • Lose Weight
  • Heal Your inner Child
  • Learn Self Love
  • Find Your Passion
  • Improve Relationships
  • Improve Focus and Concentration
  • Gastrointestinal Conditions
  • Improve Health
  • Discover Trapped Blockages
  • Improve Physical Health
  • Reduce Pain
  • Learn More Easily
  • Improve Memory
  • Awaken Creativity
  • Break Writer’s Block
  • Improve IBS and Chronic Constipation
  • Pilates
  • Yoga
  • Reiki Healing Circle
  • Breathwork and Sound Bath
  • Tai Chi
  • Rhythmic Somatic Workout
  • Dance
  • Women’s Self Defense
  • Karate
  • Kick Boxing

Frequently asked questions

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Does hypnosis work for anyone?

We are in and out of hypnosis multiple times in the day.  When we are watching a movie, we are hypnotized.  We know the story is not real nor are the people yet we are laughing, terrified, crying. How does that happen?  We’re hypnotized!  Our subconscious mind believes that what it is watching is real.

People who have difficulties focusing may take a few more minutes to get into the hypnotic state but everyone gets there because it is a natural state.

Are all the sessions confidential?

All sessions, including hypnosis, reiki, biofeedback and intuitive readings are strictly confidential unless the client wishes to share in which case written consent must be given specifying to whom information may be released.

How old do I have to be for sessions?

We see clients for hypnosis, reiki and biofeedback as young as 3.  Our most senior client to-date is 89 years old.  We love to work with children and seniors alike!

For intuitive readings, clients must be 18.

Does hypnosis really work?

Hypnosis has been around since the 18th century.  It’s proven itself many times over.  Since 2009 Self Empowered Minds has successfully changed the lives of thousands of people helping them quit smoking, reduce anxiety, eliminate phobias, improve health and simply change undesired behaviors.

Does Reiki really work?

Reiki was developed in teh 1920s in Japan.  Though for many years it was not a commonly accepted practice in western culture, today it is used as complementary therapy in prominent hospitals throughout the United States and the rest of the world.

Do you do In-Person or Virtual Sessions?

We do both in-person as well as virtual (remote sessions) for both reiki and hypnosis.  We love our in-person sessions where we can have you at our tranquil office, offer you the tea of the day and dab on one of many essential oils to enhance your session, however when travel is not an option, our remote sessions are equally effective.

What kind of biofeedback is offered?

We have two types of biofeedback machines.  Both will scan the body to determine the stress blockages however the SCIO machine clears the stress blockages while the Zyto machine determines the vitamins/minerals, herbs or essential oils best suited for you based on the scan.

Do you accept insurance?

We do not take any insurance however if your medical insurance company provides you with a credit card such as CareCredit, FSA or HSA, services may be paid using the credit card provided.

Of course we do accept all major credit card, PayPal, Venmo and cash.

Payment plans are not available but we do offer substantially discounted packages for most of our services.

What does hypnosis feel like?

Hypnosis is the state of mind when you are between wake and sleep.  Image yourself just as you are drifting off to sleep at night.  That’s an hypnotic state!  You are in an “altered state of consciousness” in which the subconscious mind is able to accept new beliefs that will allow you to live in your potential.

You’ll be fully in control and completely aware of the process but your body will feel very heavy and sometimes even numb.

Our mission is to help you find your inner greatness so you can Live Life Empowered!

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What service(s) are you interested in?

Self Empowered Minds of NYC is more than just a hypnotherapy center.  We offer a complete holistic mind and body approach to bring energetic balance to the whole being.  Whether it is for struggles with anxiety, depression, stress, lack of confidence, overthinking, weight loss, sleep, addictive behaviors such as smoking or shopping or bad habits such as nail biting or hair pulling, our services bring solutions.  Hypnosis to rewire the unconscious mind; Reiki to release stress blockages and balance the chakras; Meditation to calm the mind; Biofeedback to determine and clear stress blockages at the organ level and recommend individual supplement plan; Nutritional Consultation to feed the mind and body; Fitness Programs for inner and outer strength; and Intuitive Readings and Strategic Counseling to gain insight and life coaching are all offered by our experts here at our New York City location on the Upper EastSide as well as remotely so you can naturally and rapidly make lasting changes. 

Contact Us: (917) 658-1660