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You have the ability to change the story you are telling yourself, rewrite the narrative and put the power of healing in your own hands.  By using Havening Techniques®, a neuroscience based approach using the Havening Touch®, my three pillar process is to retrain, restore and revive you to your resilient self and get you out of your own head! 


Through my own healing journey, I explored a number of options with hopes of restoring my health.  It wasn't until I was introduced to Havening during an introductory workshop that my spark and resilience returned.  I volunteered for a demo with Havening Techniques founder Dr. Ron Ruden. That day changed my life. Suddenly, I found a modality that had the ability to change both my brain and body's response to emotional upsets and stressful life events.  As a health/wellness journalist who was already Certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, I knew this was a path I wanted to take. There are less than 150 Certified Havening Techniques® Practitioners in the United States and only 500 in the world.  I'm one of them.  I am also trauma informed and educated.

So, what IS Havening?


Havening is considered part of the field of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM).
It is used as a therapeutic soothing tool. And along with pleasant distractions, an electro-chemical response can be  produced.  Havening is designed to positively alter your thoughts, moods and behaviors with rapid response. The intention is to help you enter a Delta Wave State, which is relaxing and comfortable.  There, your brain releases the "happy chemicals", oxytocin, serotonin and dopamine. 

Havening differs from other approaches because it is designed to make permanently changes the landscape of the brain and removes emotional memories, upsetting life events and the negative effects. So, what once caused discomfort, upset or even trauma, can be viewed differently. This creates the opportunity for clarity, confidence and  calm. Sometimes in just one session.  It's the ultimate "brain candy", as I call it, on your journey to be kind to your mind.

By working with a certified Havening Techniques practitioner, like myself, you have the opportunity  to retrain your brain... your haven. It's also created to be a self-help tool through Self-Havening. ew York, New Jersey, Connecticut Bergen County, Englewood 

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A painful breakup and a toxic professional situation left me with so much hurt, anger and resentment that I ended up depressed and unable to move forward in my life. Havening sessions with Hilary have made a huge difference. Even from the first one, I felt lighter and calmer than I had in months. I am so grateful to her and this is certainly something I will continue doing. She's the best!

Suzanne G. - France


Please Note: Havening is self-regulated and no state in the United States licenses, registers, or certified practitioners of Havening and considers it to be an alternative or complementary health care approach.

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While Hilary Russo can't guarantee any specific results and the testimonials do not constitute warranty or prediction regarding the outcome of an individual using her services for any particular issue or problem,

her clients report having positive experiences.  


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It's hard to imagine that there are less than 150 Certified Havening Techniques® Practitioners in the United States and only 500 in the world.  I'm one of them and that's a gift, honor and privilege I take seriously.  Trauma informed and educated, I was recently named one of  the "500 Global" in 2020 by Brainz Magazine; an award given to companies, influential leaders and small business owners for entrepreneurial success, dedication and achievements in helping others.

One of the reasons I chose to become a certified Havening Techniques® practitioner is that I believe the true work on becoming the person we want to be is possible. It begins within. By teaching and sharing a modality I use for my own well-being,  I consider it a gift to hold space for others on their own healing journey. Because that is often the place where the heart opens and allows the best and most beautiful part of ourselves to thrive.

My extensive media background and work as a college professor, media coach, along with my background in health/wellness/fitness, have all given me priceless abilities to work on upsets that are often overlooked.  I also focus on a number of areas that impact our day to day life.

My goal is not only to guide you, but also provide you with the opportunity to discover that which is already within you... the ability to heal yourself, HUG it Out and be kind to your mind.







Public Speaking, Interview Nerves, Weight/Body Image, Food Relationships, Exam Nerves, Stress Management, Confidence, Calming Practices, Shyness, Sports Performance, Creative Performance, Self-Belief, Self- Esteem, Self-Development, Relaxation, Nervousness and Unpleasant Emotions, Anxiousness and Restlessness, Sadness, Relationship Issues, Loss, Bereavement and Empowerment.

Please Note: While Hilary Russo is a Certified Integrative Nutrition Holistic Health Coach and Certified Havening Techniques Practitioner, she is not a psychologist, psychotherapist, physician, registered dietician, nutritionist or other licensed health care provider and her services are not licensed in the United States.  Please refer to the Disclaimer for more information.