About Sergio

Sergio Baroni is a licensed psychotherapist, hypnotherapist and life coach who specializes in helping people experience rapid transformation in their lives.

Sergio was a key collaborator in creating the New York Times bestselling book Happy for No Reason, and co-developer of the Happy for No Reason Life Coaching program with Marci Shimoff.

In his 25 years of experience working with adults, couples and families, Sergio has had extraordinary success in helping people overcome depression, trauma, grief and addictions, relieve stress and anxiety, and resolve relationship and life transition problems. In addition, his core work has been about guiding people in learning to love themselves deeply and live happier, more purposeful and meaningful lives.

Sergio has himself experienced profound healing and transformational shifts that allow him to be an exceptional guide to others. He’s a deeply happy person who genuinely cares for the well-being of others and has the gift of being a healer. He is grounded in spiritual wisdom and embodies what he teaches.

Sergio’s passion is to show others how to transform their lives from suffering to authentic self-love and unconditional happiness.

Bringing loving-kindness, healing energy and unconditional acceptance to his work, Sergio creates an environment where letting go of stress and pain happens naturally and rapidly.  His work synthesizes and catalyzes change utilizing some of the most cutting edge applications from neuroscience, trauma healing work and energy psychology.

Sergio also specializes in helping people discover their life’s deepest calling. He was co-facilitator and developer of the coaching program for the renowned HeroQuest, a week-long wilderness group intensive which has helped hundreds of people discover their life purpose. He is also a trained facilitator of the acclaimed Passion Test, a program that teaches people how to get clear about their passions and how to live their dreams.

Sergio works in a very dynamic, fluid and intuitive way, allowing clients to feel quickly seen, safe and "gotten." For those seeking accelerated results, he offers Personal Intensives for individuals and couples. Please refer to services on the menu bar for descriptions of these special offerings.

Sergio is bi-cultural, bi-lingual and cross-culturally sensitive. He is an advanced practitioner of various forms of meditation and yoga.  He is also a devotional singer and free-form dancer.

Sergio works in private practice over Zoom or by telephone.


Sergio was a featured author on Ready, Set, Live!: Empowering Strategies for an Enlightened Life and Happy for No Reason: 7 Steps to Being Happy from the Inside Out

Ready, Set, Live!: Empowering Strategies for an Enlightened Life

You can live the life of inner peace, and "Ready, Set, Live: Empowering Strategies for an Enlightened Life" will show you how. With wisdom from more than 25 transformational leaders including "New York Times" bestselling authors, Janet Bray Attwood, Marci Shimoff and Chris Attwood, you’ll find practical advice and tools for overcoming adversity and consciously creating the life you’ve always wanted.

Happy for No Reason: 7 Steps to Being Happy from the Inside Out

In Happy for No Reason: 7 Steps to Being Happy from the Inside Out, transformational expert Marci Shimoff offers a breakthrough approach to being happy. Incorporating the latest findings in positive psychology, powerful tools and tech­niques, and moving real-life stories, this life-changing 7-step program will raise your “happiness set-point.” You don’t have to have happy genes, win the lottery, or lose twenty pounds. This book will enable you to experience more unconditional happi­ness in your life—starting today!


  • B.A. in Psychology, CSULB
  • Master’s in Clinical Social Work, UCLA
  • Twenty five years experience as a Psychotherapist
  • Fifteen years experience as a Transformational Life Coach
  • Certified Hypnotherapist
  • Certified Facilitator for The Passion Test
  • Certified Coach for the Sedona Method
  • Certified Facilitator in Psych-K.
  • Certified Success Coach with Peak Potentials

Additional Training in the Following:

  • Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)
  • Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP)
  • Tapas Acupressure Technique (TAT)
  • "The Work" of Byron Katie
  • Center for Soulful Living
  • The Enneagram
  • Somatic Therapies
  • Sound Healing


*Skype sessions are available by appointment.

Marin County:
100 Tamal Plaza #195
Corte Madera, CA. 94925

San Francisco:
999 Sutter St.
San Francisco, CA. 94109

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