Hypnosis Certification Organization

Hypnosis Certification OrganizationsIt is not uncommon for someone to ask about this Hypnosis Certification Organization or that Hypnosis Certification Organization. Often the question involves a specific organization they have been told about by another hypnotist. There are many options when it comes to hypnosis training, many schools and many teachers. There are also different Hypnosis Certification Organizations as well. While I feel it is important to select the right instructor, it is important to be aware of the organization that will provide your certification as well.

I look at all certification in general from 2 different points of view, regardless of the type of certification you are seeking. First it provides a goal for learning enough to not only qualify to become certified but also to be able to do the work. In addition it provides credibility to those who seek your expertise to be sure they are comfortable working with you. Again this applies to any sort of certification such as massage therapy, computer networking or hypnotherapy.

Speaking more specifically about hypnosis certification, it is important that you are certified with a Hypnosis Certification Organization that has been around for a number of years and will be around in the future. One test I have discovered to determine if an organization cuts the mustard is to check on the availability of an annual conference and also to check the history of their conferences to discover how long they have been holding them. There’s additional information detail in the links below to other pages in this site.

When people get specific in asking about this organization or that organization it is usually because they have been told by someone that they need to join a specific organization, typically the person sharing this information is a member of the group they suggest, and that makes sense. It is a good thing to be proud of your affiliation with your own Hypnosis Certification Organization. It is also good to know something about the others as well, and I have found that many people have blinders on and do not know much if anything about the other organizations.

In my opinion the major hypnotherapy certification organizations all provide a service and benefits to their members, though some may have unique benefits in one area versus another. The preference of one organization to another may make a difference to the hypnotist, especially if it is the organization who has certified them, however it is very rare for a client to make a choice based on the certification organization. They typically know very little about hypnosis, much less the alphabet soup names such as ACHE, IMDHA, IACT or NGH.

What matters to the client is that you are certified by a major organization, in other words they are looking for credibility. As long as you have the training and expertise to assist them along with the credibility that comes with a certification, there is really not a big difference between one Hypnosis Certification Organization or another to the client.

While I am not a Certified Instructor with NGH, it is my understanding that they, as well as the other hypnotherapy certification organizations, will grandfather you into their organization as long as your training meets the minimum requires in terms of classroom hours. This is usually reviewed on a case by case basis, but I know I was accepted in NGH back in 2008 based on my background. I also work closely with the IACT/IMDHA certification department and it is my understanding that this is how they make decisions on granting certification to people trained elsewhere.

My initial certification was with the American Council of Hypnotist Examiners, ACHE. I maintain that one since it was where I started. I am a Certified Master Trainer and a Certified Hypnotherapist with IACT as well. I joined NGH when I went to their conference back in 2008, that was a huge conference. These days the big conference everyone is talking about is called Hypnothoughts LIVE which is held in Las Vegas every August. I was a speaker at the IACT conference in 2017 and plan to speak there and at Hypnothoughts next year.

Here are a few links to related information included in this post:

Obtaining a Hypnotherapy Certification

Things to Think About When Selecting a Hypnosis School

Basic and Advanced Hypnotherapy Training

Our hypnotherapy students often attend hypnosis conferences after their initial training. The people they meet are often amazed at how much they were able to learn by attending my Basic and Advanced Hypnotherapy Training. This training includes advanced hypnosis techniques including parts therapy, regression, medical hypnosis, working with children as well as learning all about hypnotic suggestions and guided imagery techniques.

At a recent International Association of Counselors and Therapists conference in Daytona Beach, Mark was honored with the 2016 Educator of the Year award. While Mark was surprised to receive his award, his students were not surprised at all to discover that their teacher received this recognition.

 

 

 

During the Good Vibes Hypnosis Basic and Advanced Hypnotherapy Training, the information is presented at the most appropriate pace, meaning that we move quicker through things like the history of hypnosis, but spend more time focusing on the important techniques that will be used extensively when you begin working with clients. The days in your Hypnotherapy Training class are long but the class is presented in a relaxed atmosphere and we encourage the students to dress in casual clothes since we have found that people learn better when they can be more relaxed.

Although we typically follow a discussion, demonstration, hands on experience model in our Hypnotherapy Training, each day is filled with variety. This supervised experience using the techniques just presented help the students to learn better than they would just reading a book. We also include video case histories presented by some of he best trainers of today and yesterday.

The day could be described as Hypnosis, Hypnosis, Hypnosis! Our classes are offered in a small group environment which means the students will be able to experience hypnosis as the client and the hypnotist and we often help our students with challenges in their life as part of the training. This might include us working with a student, or another student working with a student. Either way we’ll be right there to make sure things go as they should.

I enjoy offering Hypnotherapy Training, my students are motivated to learn and that makes a big difference. It is quite a change from teaching piano classes like I was doing 25 years ago. I enjoy working with clients and would never give that up, but sharing what I have learned in years of training and hands on experience with my hypnotherapy students has made this work special to me in many ways.

Basic and Advanced Hypnotherapy Training Schedule

The Good Vibes Hypnosis Training course is a Ten-Day Hypnotherapy Training for Certification and is Divided Into 2 Five-Day Levels


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Classes are available in Dallas, Phoenix, Houston, New Orleans and Atlanta

How To Choose A Hypnosis Training Course

The word Hypnosis inside a consuming hypnotic black and white spiralSome people may be curious about hypnosis training and will want to find a class or course. However, you need to know how to choose a course that will work for you personally. Selecting the course can be a daunting task, though, because a simple Google search pulls up millions of results, with some offering to teach for free. Knowing the right questions to ask of each course is crucial to find one that will work for you.

Sufficient training time with real practice is very necessary for success. With some of the online courses, you will generally find that all they are offering is a book to read with no real hands on work. While this is great for information purposes, you need to make sure you get the hands-on training as well. This is the best way to understand how people under hypnosis react and the correct things to do while you have someone under hypnosis.

If you want to bill for your services, in many states, you will need to be certified. While not all the courses will offer a certification, you should find out if a certification is offered and what kind of certification. Your credibility will come from being recognized by various hypnosis associations.

The ability to practice hypnosis after graduating is of paramount importance. While you may not think about this, many states are starting to regulate hypnotherapy. Only by obtaining the correct education and certification will you be able to practice hypnotherapy in your home state without any legal issues.

It’s important to do a little research on your instructors, as well. By getting the instructors name and certification number, you can review the instructors certifications and make sure they are indeed legitimate hypnotists who are able to teach you properly.

The time frame it will take for the course to be completed is also important. Some courses take longer than others or may have the classes stretched out for a longer time period. Of course, everyone has different needs. Some can only study part-time if they have a regular job that they have to go to everyday. It’s very likely you can find a class time that will work with your own schedule. Be sure that you don’t overdo it because if you don’t have time to study, it may be difficult to complete the course.

Hypnosis is starting to become mainstream and doctors often refer their patients to a qualified hypnotherapist for a variety of medical conditions. However, people tend to overlook some of the important aspects of obtaining a certification from a hypnosis training program. By knowing the questions to ask of these courses, though, you will not only get a certification in hypnosis, but also be able to practice as a certified hypnotherapist in your home state. Always be sure to thoroughly research the course that you want to take so you are getting exactly what you expect. There’s nothing worse than spending time on a class or course that you can’t use in real life.