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2016/2017 Officers:

George P. Glaser, LCSW, BCD, DAHB – President & Treasurer
(512) 371-9418 

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George Glaser has been in private practice as a clinical social worker in Austin since 1997, and an Austin resident since 1977. He was a staff member at Austin Regional Clinic-Medical Health Associates from 1984-1997. From 1978-1984 he was an outpatient therapist with Austin-Travis County MHMR Center. George serves as a lecturer in family therapy, and as an adjunct field supervisor for the UT-Austin School of Social Work.

George has been active with the Central Texas Society of Clinical Hypnosis since its inception in the early 1990s, serving in a variety of roles. He is also a co-founder and faculty member of the Milton H. Erickson Institute of Austin, founded in 1987. He is a Board Certified Diplomate in Clinical Social Work, a Diplomate of the American Hypnosis Board for Clinical Social Work. George is the Immediate Past President of the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis, and an Approved Consultant and Fellow of that organization. He is active in many professional and community organizations, including NASW and the Red Cross. George obtained his MSW degree from The Ohio State University School of Social Work in 1975.


Carol Logan, Ph.D  Vice President

(512) 680-1766



Katy David, RYT, LPC – Secretary
(512) 660-9611

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Katy David is a licensed professional counselor and registered yoga teacher in private practice, providing individual psychotherapy, couples therapy, and private yoga to the Austin community. She specializes in treating anxiety, depression, and trauma with a holistic, integrative approach based primarily on interpersonal neurobiology; she also helps people work through relationship difficulties and transitional periods such as separation and divorce. She pulls from multiple modalities to capitalize on the healing power of the mind/body connection and engage clients in change through experiential therapies. She became interested in learning hypnosis after many of her clients began spontaneously going into trance and experiencing hypnotic phenomena during private yoga sessions and guided meditations. Wanting to learn more about how to utilize trance in therapy to help her clients, she began the clinical hypnosis certification process through ASCH in October 2013 and will finish this winter. 

Katy now blends clinical hypnosis with mindfulness training, somatic-based therapies, ego-state exploration, attachment theory, and yoga to offer therapy sessions that are tailored to individual client needs, strengths, and personalities. Her approach honors the client as a whole person (body, energy, emotions, mind, and spirit). She enjoys being an advocate for mental health in the Austin community, helping to normalize mental health issues and reduce stigma around pursuit of treatment. She’s been in practice for four years and is looking forward becoming more involved in the therapeutic community through CTSCH. Her practice, Bloom Therapy, currently offices out of The One Center in north central Austin, which operates as a training center for spiritual growth. Katy has plans to begin offering a hypnotic yoga class to the public, as well as a private practice workshop for therapists. As a long-standing yoga practitioner, she has a passion for promoting holistic health in her community and helping clients learn how to love themselves more fully. 


Anita Jung, LPC  Co-Training Coordinator
(512) 735-2124

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Anita Jung is the founder of the Jung Wellness Institute and is an internationally acclaimed lecturer, trainer, business consultant, and licensed professional counselor. Originally from Europe, she resides in the United States. She is a proponent for innovative, transformative care combining traditional and non-traditional mind-body approaches. Her work in community collaborations is extensive and also taps into the world of the arts to inspire change and sustain a healthy state of living. Her creativity spans from her work with her clients to creating and publishing musical, hypnotherapeutic CDS.

Anita specializes in Ericksonian hypnotherapy, mind-body approaches, family therapy, and brief therapy. She began her career studying Bioenergetics Analysis with Alexander Lowen and post-modern approaches to counseling with Insoo Kim Berg and Michael White until she became inspired by Milton H. Erickson approaches. Her teachers include Stephen Gilligan, Jeffrey Zeig and Bill O'Hanlon amongst many other European mentors. Anita is known internationally for incorporating music as a tool in hypnotic work, not to be defined as music therapy, yet, rather as an active co-therapist in the utilization of hypnosis. 

Anita served as the Division Director for Counseling and Psychiatric Services at LifeWorks for twenty years. She has developed, transformed, and implemented various therapeutic/behavioral health programs such as youth and adult counseling, psychiatric services, supervised visitation programs for families, family violence intervention groups, and combining counseling with drumming or aerial dance. One of the programs won an achievement award by the American Psychiatric Association for "A Family-Focused Partnership to Engage High-Risk Children and Adolescents in Service." 

Anita serves on the Clinical Advisory Panel for the SIMS Foundation that provides mental health services for Austin musicians and teaches workshops internationally. As a Fellow of the American Psychotherapy Association and an Approved Consultant for the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis (ASCH) she has served two terms on the Executive Council of ASCH, served as the Central Texas Society of Clinical Hypnosis (CTSCH) president for three years, and is currently a board appointed program development officer for CTSCH. She supervises clinicians for advanced licensure and provides consultations.for business executives.


Sandra Olarte-Hayes, LMSW – Co-Training Coordinator

(512) 735-2417

Sandra Olarte-Hayes is an LMSW and bilingual counselor at Lifeworks. She completed her undergraduate studies at McGill University in Montreal, QC, where she learned French and then travelled South America for a year before beginning her Masters in Social Work at the University of Texas at Austin. She has experience working in both Spanish and English with youth in crisis, survivors of domestic and sexual violence, incarcerated fathers, and young fathers around parenting and healthy relationships.  Sandra currently works in Lifeworks’ Resolution Counseling Program, where she leads Batterer Intervention and Prevention counseling groups and maintains a small caseload of Spanish speaking family clients.

Sandra has been training in hypnosis with Anita Jung LPC-S for over a year and has completed CTSCH-approved trainings in beginners and intermediate hypnosis.  She is very excited about CTSCH’s mission of bringing confidence and expertise in hypnosis to mental health professionals in Texas and looks forward to future trainings. She is particularly interested in bringing hypnosis as a healing tool to diverse communities who have felt the effects of inter-generational trauma and who have historically been barred from access to resources. 


Seyma Calihman, LCSW, LMFT – Board Member

(512) 474-9020 ext.1 


Orlando Zapata – Social & Networking Coordinator

(512) 431-7444

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Orlando Zapata, LPC-S, PSSSP

Orlando is the owner of Intrinsic Transformation Wellness, a holistic wellness center in Buda, Texas. The practice features individual, family and group therapy along with nutritional coaching, lifestyle coaching and reiki. Prior to opening this practice, Orlando worked in residential treatment settings, private group practices and non-profits. He has worked in the field of Domestic Violence and Sexual Abuse since graduate school. He was worked at the Pegasus Schools in Lockhart, the Highland Lakes Family Crisis Center in Marble Falls as well as SafePlace in Austin. He also provided Batter Intervention Programs and Anger Management groups with the Austin Stress Clinic in Austin. Orlando's experience with trauma lead him to train in EMDR, Clinical Hypnosis, as well as attending the Adoption/Attachment/Trauma Master Class with Robyn Gobble. Orlando is also a licensing supervisor for LPC-Interns. He trained with Wingspan Supervision training. Orlando continues to provide counseling services to a diverse population of individuals and families with varying needs, utilizing the skills he has learned over the years.
Orlando earned a MS in Marriage and Family Therapy with Psychological Services for Spanish-Speaking Populations Certification from Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio, TX. The post-modern orientation at OLLU provided Orlando with the opportunity to learn about Milton Erickson and his varied techniques, including hypnosis and trance. He also holds a BA in Psychology and BS in Speech Language Pathology from Texas A & M University-Kingsville. As a result of his trauma work, Orlando began to notice a connection between clients' psycho-emotional disturbances and their physical/somatic complaints. As a result, Orlando began to research the mind-body connection, leading him on the path to his current endeavor. Currently, Orlando is halfway through the Master's in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine at AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine.
When he is not running a growing wellness center, or taking classes, Orlando enjoys gardening, spending time with pets, and taking day-trips with his spouse to explore central and south Texas.