Sandy Islands is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor. She has been a licensed Mental Health Counselor in Florida for over 30 years and moved to CA in 2016 to be closer to her son. She holds Masters’ degrees in Speech Pathology and Counseling from West Virginia University and a Master’s in Creative Writing from Seton Hill University. She holds a PhD in Hypnotherapy from the American Institute of Hypnotherapy. She is the owner of Energy Illumination, LLC and provides Spirit Energy Conversations.
She uses EMDR and Hypnotherapy for trauma reprocessing. Sandy has worked in Private Practice, Community College, Drug Court, Hospital
and Treatment Program settings. She has been a Clinical and Program Director and Manager. She’s produced 5 Guided Meditation CD’s including a 12 Step, Having Had a Spiritual Awakening. She’s written and produced 4 rhyming children’s audio books, a thought for the daybook and a novel. “Counseling is a journey for both the client and therapist as they enter into the mysterious, finding clues along the way to discover and change old patterns. There is an awakening that reveals their Truth within. And in doing so, the client comes to know, realize and honor their True Self that that they have always been.” Sandy has 27 years clean and sober and actively works the 12-Step recovery program.