I'm Gary

Retreat Leader & Hypno-counselor

Inside all of us, inside you, there is amazing power. This isn't just some motivational slogan to pump yourself and go Ra-ra for all of ten minutes. This is the work and it asks a lot of you. The work is about understanding yourself, knowing truth, unleashing your Awakened Awareness and living the Freedom Principle.

My journey to freedom began right after college when I was living the life that other people intended for me. I clocked into work like a good little drone, dying a little inside each day. I started finding ways to calm my anxiety and learnt to self-actualize my potential and my life. The more I started speaking my truth, the more life-changing AHA! moments I had. My Awakened Awareness granted me the ability to see things as they are. Speaking my truth shot me onto a path of authentic living.

Know this: You can have what you want. You can be who you already are.

Strategize. Organize. Energize!



  • I was terrible at school until I purchased some hypnotic audio tapes that unlocked my near-eidetic memory! My performance in school launched me into the stratosphere!

  • That kickstarted my love of hypnotherapy that evolved into my method: Gestalt Hypno-counseling.

  • I am certified in advanced hypnotherapy techniques that help my clients move from where they are to where they want to be.

  • As a kid, I dreamt of being a movie director. In 2010, I decided my movie must be made! In 2012, I released Hsien of the Dead. This is the power of creation that I wish to share with you!

  • My favorite movie is Strange Days.

  • I am happiest when helping clients shift out of default-funk into Awakened Awareness

  • I want you to know that you can change your life with 3 simple steps: Strategize, Organize, Energize!

  • I love dogs, archery, gym workouts, cycling, video-making, woodworking and learning about therapy.

Gary Ow

Ready to take a deep dive into creative living? 

I attended Gary’s very first Energize Me Retreat in April 2018. It was beyond any retreat I’ve ever been on. Yes, it was centered around mindfulness but it was so much more than that. I was able to connect on a deeper level and grow personally. I began to notice more beauty around me and discover ways to capture that beauty with my camera. It was a deep, meaningful experience that I will carry with me forever.
— Jacqueline V.