Niki Payne is a Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist and Relationship Coach based in Torrance, California where she was born and raised. She is the Founder and CEO at Hypnodipity, where she introduces people to the magic that unfolds when hypnosis and serendipity cross paths.

Niki offers a concierge-style of treatment that centers around an individual’s most important values and natural strengths. She marries her education, training, and experience with her commitment to personal growth and healthy relationships to provide creative hypnotherapy and coaching solutions with integrity, authenticity, and a sense of humor.


Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy Specialization from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

Associate of Occupational Studies degree in Mind-Body Psychology from HMI College of Hypnotherapy

Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy from HMI College of Hypnotherapy

Certificate Degree in Consumer Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism from California State University, Long Beach


MFT Trainee at Los Angeles Centers for Alcohol and Drug Abuse

Hypnotherapy Intern at HMI College of Hypnotherapy


Certified Dream Coach®️ via Dream University

Certified Neuro Linguistic Programming Practitioner

Certified Life Coach via ExpertRating

Hypnosis for Anxiety & Fear via American Hypnosis Association

Hypnosis for Weight Loss via American Hypnosis Association


2023-present | DBT Group Facilitator at Coastwise Recovery Center

2022-present | Psychotherapist/ AMFT at Dr. Nectar Redman, PsyD (private practice)

2017-present | Hypnotherapist at Hypnodipity (self-employed)

2022-2023 Registered Associate MFT at Soul 2 Soul Healing (private practice)

2010-2020 | Digital Marketing Consultant at Loveball Media (freelance/self-employed)

2017-2018 | Digital Marketing Associate at GTMA (marketing agency)

2009-2016 | Dating Columnist / Relationship Editorialist at Examiner.com (freelance)