Elizabeth Sudler, LCSW-R, ACC, CHT provides executive coaching and transpersonal hypnotherapy for successful individuals addressing addiction recovery and complex personal and professional challenges. I am in long term recovery myself, and have deep familiarity with the opportunities and barriers to emotional recovery.

Methodologies include:

  • Multidisciplinary approach informed by neuroscience, trauma and addiction-informed practices, philosophy and transpersonal psychology
  • Specialization in substance and process addictions (work, gambling, sex, love, etc.) for people who may also be extremely gifted or highly sensitive
  • Transpersonal hypnotherapy
  • Inner wisdom practices
  • Help aligning clients’ conscious and unconscious needs for self-expression, inner balance, competence, and success

My work in the corporate world has helped major companies support and improve employee mental health, wellness, and productivity.

Clients include:

  • Goldman Sachs
  • World Bank
  • Bank of America/Merrill Lynch
  • Columbia University
  • B.F. Goodrich
  • Coca Cola
  • Deloitte
  • The New York Times
  • Kate Spade
  • BF Goodrich
  • US Army & US Coast Guard
  • National Hockey League
  • International Coach Federation
  • Oracle
  • The Dunes


I earned a master’s degree in community organization from Hunter College School of Social Work, and a BA in history and psychology from Sarah Lawrence College. In addition to being classified as an International Coaching Federation (ICF) Associate Coach, I hold certifications in Transpersonal Hypnosis, Clinical Meditation and Imagery, and Transpersonal Coaching. I am licensed in New York State as an independent clinical social worker, with a specialty in substance use and recovery. I am a National Trainer for Mental Health First Aid at Work and also create and deliver bespoke seminars in corporate and not for profit settings.

I received performance-coaching training in London, England from Sir John Whitmore’s Performance Consultants International, and also from W. Timothy Gallwey, creator of the Inner Game coaching brand. I have been a long-term student at the New York Psychosynthesis Institute and the Huntington Meditation and Imagery Center.

The Children of Alcoholics Foundation published a series of remedial work skills training programs that I developed for children from dysfunctional families. My corporate work has been featured in Fortune, Bloomberg, and Crain’s.