About Dr. Judy Pearson

The Habit Maven

Dr. Judy Pearson: The Habit Maven

Dr. Judy Pearson, The Habit Maven, is a recognized expert in the field of personal change – specifically helping people stop the habits they hate and start the ones they’ll love. She is a Hypnotherapist, Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) Practitioner/Trainer, Life Coach, and Licensed Professional Counselor with over 25 years of experience helping people transform their lives and fulfill their dreams.

Dr. Pearson is the owner of Motivational Strategies, located in Springfield, Virginia, where she provides solution-oriented coaching and counseling for habit control, emotional issues, stress management, health issues, motivation, and performance excellence.

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Dr. Judy Pearson’s Qualifications:

  • Licensed Professional Counselor, licensed in Virginia since 1980.
  • Certified NLP Practitioner and Trainer
  • Certified in Solution-Oriented Therapies
  • Certified in Clinical Hypnotherapy
  • Executive Director of the National Board of Certified Clinical Hypnotherapists since 1997
  • Advisory Board member to International Hypnosis Research Institute since 2013
  • Associate Trainer: American Hypnosis Training Academy, Silver Spring, Maryland
  • Distinguished Toastmaster in Toastmasters International, holding leadership positions, speaking at international conferences, and conducting leadership and communicatons training programs.
  • Former adjunct Professor to the Masters Program in Counseling: Webster University
  • Member of the American Society for Clinical Hypnosis
  • Member of the International Association for NLP and book reviewer for Rapport magazine.

Judy is also a sought-after speaker who speaks on these topics:

  • How to Stop a Habit You Hate and Start One You’ll Love!
  • Put an End to Procrastination!
  • Hey, You! Stop That Self-sabotage!
  • What every Medical Professional Should Know about Clinical Hypnosis.
  • For Hypnotherapists: Making Hypnotherapy Work for Weight Reduction
  • For Hypnotherapists: How to Help Clients Stop Bad Habits and Start Good Ones

She is freelance writer with more than 150 articles, reviews, and book chapters under her belt.
Her books are:

  • Healthy Habits
  • The Weight, Hypnotherapy and You Weight Reduction Program manual
  • Why do I Keep Doing This!!?” End Bad Habits, Stress, and Negativity with Self-hypnosis and NLP
  • Improve Your Writing with NLP
Dr. Judy Pearson is the best choice of assisted change in Northern Virginia.
She gets consistent results for her clients who want to change their habits.
She was inducted in to the Healty Life Centers Hypnosis Hall of Fame in 2009.”
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Hire Judy as a Speaker

Judy speaks to local organizations, associations and conferences, with occasional appearances on television and radio. For General Audiences she speaks on how to conquer habits, banish procrastination, and stop self-sabotage. For Professionals in Medicine, Complementary Therapies, Mental Health, and Life Coaching, she speaks on the psychological dimensions of habits, strategies for behavioral change, and the value of NLP and Hypnotherapy. She will also train your staff in NLP. Click here to learn more.


Judith, Somehow there’s been a force that has got me where I am. I haven’t lost this much weight before, and I’m still eager and energetic to lose more weight and get back into shape, in spite of health problems. I haven’t lost interest. I do not get discouraged. I just stick with it. In the past, I’ve never been able to maintain the focus and concentration to stay with it this long, and it’s been eight months. I attribute this to the suggestions that are now in my subconscious mind. – B. J. (R…