About the author: Vonda (“Vondie”) Lozano, M.Div., Ph.D., CHt is a Certified Hypnotherapist. And she’s been featured in the VC Reporter. Vondie offers hypnosis, and free workshops in Ventura. Nearby cities include Camarillo, Ojai and Oxnard. Ventura is also accessible from Santa Barbara, Moorpark, Simi Valley, Thousand Oaks, Agoura Hills and Westlake Village. Vondie is also a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. To learn more about her counseling services, visit her counseling website.