Located in the San Fernando Valley, Ardour Wellness Center is dedicated to helping you achieve your wellness objectives.

In a comfortable and supportive atmosphere, we offer a highly personalized approach, by combining various healing modalities. We provided treatment for the following issues that fall in these categories: Behavior Modification, Personal & Professional Development, Spiritual, Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing. Each session is tailored to each of our client’s individual needs to help them attain the personal growth they’re striving for.

Whatever your goals might be: whether you’re trying to begin a new chapter of your life or simply trying to navigate the hurdles of a challenging situation. Together, we will define the obstacles standing in the way of these goals and overcome them.


License & Certifications

  • Hypnosis Motivation Institute/ Clinical Hypnotherapist
  • Southern California Counseling Center/ Community Counselor
  • Therapeutic Imagery Facilitator
  • Hypnosis and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Handwriting Analysis
  • Integrative Psychology/NLP Practitioner #NP-001163
  • Certified Quit Smoking Specialist
  • DreamBuilder Life Coach

Marie-Antoinette Valdez is the founder of Ardour Wellness Center.

Marie is a certified “Dreambuilder Life Coach” as well as a highly successful Clinical Hypnotherapist, Community Counselor, Public Speaker, Energy Healer and Writer. She has appeared, on the Spanish program Amanecer Latino on Mundo Fox Channel 22, Los Angeles. Where she discussed issues that concern the Latino Community.

With sixteen years of training, education and experience in the criminal justice system and the entertainment industry, it has fortified her practice. She is an Honor’s graduate of the Hypnosis Motivation Institute, the first Nationally Accredited College of Hypnotherapy. As a private practitioner she works with a broad spectrum of clients. Among her areas of expertise are: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Anxiety, Quit Smoking Specialist, Relationship Enhancement, Self Defeating Behaviors, and Goal Attainment. She is also, contracted through Passages Venice, where she provides Hypnotherapy, Life Purpose Coaching and Facilitates Group Sessions.

Marie is an interactive, solution-focused Clinical Hypnotherapist and Trainer. Her hypo-therapeutic approach is to provided vocational, avocational self improvement counseling, to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates complementary methodologies and different techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client.

As a mother, professional, and committed community leader she brings compassion and understanding along with the knowledge that every individual is unique. As she works with each individual she assists them to build on their strengths to attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.

Professional Activities and Memberships


  • Hypnotherapist Union #7564663
  • American Hypnosis Association
  • Hypnotherapist, Life Purpose Coaching & Group Facilitator at Passages Venice

Additional Training

  • Timeline Therapy
  • NLP Life Coach
  • Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)
  • Natural Healing for Auto-Immune and Thyroid Disorders
  • Healing the Inner Child with Hypnosis
  • Hypnosis and Meditation
  • Hypnosis and Sports
  • Reiki
  • Quantum-Touch
  • Military Sensitivity Training Tier 1 & Tier 2