Hypnotherapy Training Course Syllabus

Practitioner Certificate Course (12 Days)


Become a Practising Hypnotherapist

1 Weekend/Month


LONDON (18 April - 12 July)

LEEDS   (18 April- 19 July)

Trainee Practitioner Course (4 Days)


Become a Trainee Hypnotherapist & Start Helping Others

1 Weekend/Month

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Introductory Course (2 Days)


Learn About Hypnosis & Hypnotherapy to Decide if Hypnotherapy is Your Future


Free Hypnotherapy Day


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Certificate Module 101

Hypnosis & Hypnotherapy Defined

History & Theories of Hypnosis

Laws of Suggestion

Mind States & Memory

Trance States & Depths

Hypnotic Phenomena

Therapeutic Approaches

Direct Suggestion Hypnotherapy

Indirect (Erickson) Hypnotherapy

Behavioural Hypnotherapy

Psychodynamic/Analytical Hypnotherapy

Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapy

Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP)

Energy Healing Hypnotherapy

Hypnotic Process

Hypnotic Voice

Patient Treatment Sessions

Handling Distractions

Post Hypnotic Suggestions

The Therapeutic Intervention

Patient Awakening Process

Therapeutic Alliance & Rapport

Persuasive Communications


Suggestibility Testing/Concentration & Imagination Exercises

Mirror, Pacing & Leading

Ideo Motor Responses

Ego Boosting Techniques


Authoritarian Inductions

Permissive Inductions

Post Hypnotic Inductions

Simple Relaxation Induction

Fractionation Inductions

Tactile Inductions

Eye Roll & Eye Fixation Inductions

Rapid Induction Techniques

Simple Inductions

Arm Levitation Induction

Trance Deepening

Countdown Deepening

Favourite Place Deepening

And Now Cue Deepening

Combined Deepening Techniques

Self Hypnosis

Certificate Module 201

Insurance & Student Practice

Obtaining & Seeing Patients

Maintaining Patient Records

Clinical Practice & Supervision

Good Practice & Continuing

Professional Development

Hypnotherapy Practice Management

Ethical Practice & Code of Ethics

Patient Confidentiality & Safety

Patient Autonomy & Boundaries

Medical Considerations

Working with Children

Working with Vulnerable Adults

Ethical Dilemmas

Structure of a Therapy Session

Problem Identification

Goal Setting & Observation Skills


Taking a Patient Case History

Working with Depression

Working with Deaf Patients

Working with Pain

Smoking Cessation

Automatic Writing

Magnetic Field Induction

Rhythmic Eye Movement Induction

Rapid Eye Defocus Inductions

Mind's Eye Deepening

Hand Rotation Deepening

Teaching Self Hypnosis

Healing Light Energy Ego Booster

Pseudo Orientation in Time

Time Distortion

Suggested Amnesia

Certificate Module 202

Behavioural Psychology & Hypnosis

Behavioural Psychotherapy

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Rational Emotive Behavioural Therapy

Locus of Control

Flooding & Massed Practice

Aversion Therapy

Systematic Desensitisation

Hypno Desensitisation


Assertiveness Training

Control Room of the Mind

Modifying Thought Patterns

Memory Substitution


Reversed Suggestions

Performance Anxiety

Stress Management

Learning Difficulties

Certificate Module 203


Dissociation & Deepening

Dissociation & Neurosis

One Part Dissociation

Multiple Parts Dissociation

Two Staged Dissociation

Secondary Gains

Sleep & Dreams

Therapeutic Use of Dreams

Inner Child Healing

Psychodrama & Hypnodrama


Diagnostic Scale Regression


Specific Age Regression

Free Floating Regression

Symptom Manipulation

Miscellaneous Regressions

Past Life Regression

Self Integration Dissociation

Free Floating Pseudo Orientation in Time


Analytical Psychology

Individual Psychology

Gestalt Therapy

Client Centred Therapy

Transactional Analysis

Certificate Module 204

Indirect (Erickson) Conversational Hypnosis

Meta Model

Eye Accessing Cues

Generalisation, Deletion & Distortion

Challenging Patient's Statements


Truisms Utilising Time

Not Knowing & Not Doing

Open Ended Suggestions

Covering All Possibilities


Compound Suggestions

The Yes Set

Use of Negatives

Use of Questions

Using Metaphors

Positive Phobia Replacement

Pattern Breaking Inductions

Confusion Techniques

Interspersion Technique

Certificate Module 205



Insomnia & Sleep Disorders

Weight Management

Pain Management


Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)


Panic Attacks & Panic Disorder

Dystonia (Nervous Tic)


Erythrophobia (Blushing)



Sport Performance


Childhood Anxiety Disorders

Enuresis (Bed Wetting)

Psychogenic Infertility


Hypnodontics & Bruxism



Dreams & Night Terrors


Paranoia & Delusional Disorders

Diploma Module 301

Brief Solution Focused Hypnotherapy

Solution Focused Questioning

Solution Focused Goal Setting

Problem Focused Language

Use of Comparative Scaling

Apposition of Opposites

Polarity Dissociation

Overcoming Restrictive Feelings

NLP Fast Phobia Cure

Mind Body Dissociation

Time Lines

Paradoxical Intervention

Advanced Pseudo Regressive Therapy

Hypnotic Eye Movement Desensitisation & Reprocessing (EMDR)

Quantum Psychology

Symptom Deconstruction

Symptom Signalling

Symptom De-labelling

Inner Emptiness Re-integration

Eye Movement Integration Hypnotherapy

Ego State Hypnotherapy

Transference & Countertransference

Working with Beliefs

Cultural Awareness

Diploma Module 302

Bereavement & Loss

Excessive Grief

Pregnancy Loss

Terminal Illness

Hypnosis in Oncology

Trauma & Post Traumatic Stress

Disorder (PTSD)

Anger Management

Excessive Alcohol Consumption

Substance Misuse & Dependency

Emotional Abuse

Physical Abuse

Sexual Abuse

Rape & Sexual Assault

Eating Disorders

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Cardiovascular Hypnosis

Psycho-sexual Disorders


Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD/ADHD)

Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID)

Patient Case Studies

Diploma Module 303

Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapy

Healthy & Unhealthy Beliefs

Psychological Disturbance

Negative Emotions

Change Process

CBH Process & Methodology

Accessing Complex Emotions

Disputing Beliefs

Diploma Module 304

CBH Integration

Obstacles to Integration

Solution Integration

CBH Parts Dissociation

CBH Regression Techniques

CBH & Direct Suggestion

CBH Application & Treatment Protocols

CBH Goal Directed Therapy

Diploma Module 305

Integrative Hypnotherapy Concepts

Client Assessment Frameworks

Treatment Strategy & Frameworks

Integrative Treatment Approaches

Integrative Treatment Case Studies

Diploma Module 306

Evidence-based Practice Concepts

Evidence-based Practice Frameworks

Integrating Evidence-based Practice

Accessing Research Data

Understanding Research Data

Applying Research Data to Inform Clinical Decisions

Mind Body Relaxation & Immune Strengthening Mindfulness Process - COVID 19 Support

Mind Body Relaxation & Immune Strengthening Mindfulness Process for COVID -19 Infection


The ICCHP has developed an evidenced based Mind Body & Immune Strengthening Mindfulness Process and is making it freely available to anyone. This is designed to help patients suffering from Covid 19 and their families, who might find the process helpful in terms of encouraging stress reduction, stimulating the immune system and the body’s innate healing capabilities.There is a free audio recording available for everyone in the world to listen to on-line. There is a modifiable scripted protocol available for use by medical/healthcare practitioners worldwide.

It was developed following a randomised controlled trial (RCT) conducted in the Hainan General Hospital in Wuhan, Hubei, China from 1 January to 16 February 2020, demonstrating the Effects of progressive muscle relaxation on anxiety and sleep quality in patients with COVID-19.

Lui et al (2020) : Effects of progressive muscle relaxation on anxiety and sleep quality in patients with COVID-19, Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice, Volume 39, 101132.





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