Designed for mental health professionals, our Trauma Informed Hypnotherapy Courses show you how to integrate clinical hypnosis into your psychotherapy practice to help clients relieve anxiety, reduce pain, reverse habitual patterns, and recover from trauma.

Our 50-hour certification program requires you to complete our Level 1 and Level 2 courses. Our courses also count towards the 50-hours of training required to be certified by the National Board for Certified Clinical Hypnotherapists.

Trauma Informed Hypnotherapy Level One: Foundational Skills (25 CEs)

Our eight-week virtual Trauma Informed Hypnotherapy Level One course gives you foundational skills in clinical hypnosis. You’ll learn how to:

  • Explain how hypnosis works
  • Relieve anxiety and rumination
  • Deliver a variety of inductions
  • Reduce pain and foster resilience
  • Create effective hypnotic suggestions
  • Safely reprocess traumatic memories
  • Elicit hope and positive emotional states
  • Instill a positive post-trauma identity

Trauma Informed Hypnotherapy Level Two: Complex Trauma (25 CEs)

*Prerequisite: Trauma Informed Hypnotherapy Level One

Our eight-week Level Two virtual course teaches clinicians how hypnosis can be used to help clients heal attachment wounds and complex trauma. You’ll learn how to integrate hypnosis to:

  • Identify and heal attachment trauma
  • Reduce nightmares and insomnia
  • Clear guilt, anger, and shame
  • Reduce trauma related pain and illness
  • Manage dissociation and abreactions
  • Clear trauma related anxiety and phobias
  • Resolve unconscious conflicts blocking change
  • Break habits and clear substance cravings

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Clinical and Medical Hypnosis Courses for VA Healthcare Professionals

Designed for medical and mental health professionals, our clinical and medical hypnosis training courses are recognized by the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis and show healthcare professionals how to integrate clinical hypnosis into practice to reduce stress, anxiety, and pain in both psychotherapy and medical settings.

Clinical Hypnosis Basic Skills (30 CEs)

Our eight-week virtual Basic Skills Course teaches foundational hypnosis skills, four types of inductions, and hypnosis techniques for reducing anxiety, stress, and pain in both medical & mental health settings. You’ll learn how to:

  • Explain how hypnosis works
  • Relieve stress and anxiety
  • Deliver a variety of inductions
  • Reduce pain and foster resilience
  • Create effective hypnotic suggestions
  • Integrate hypnosis with medical treatment
  • Safely deepen hypnotic states
  • Teach patients self-hypnosis techniques

Clinical Hypnosis Intermediate Skills (30 CEs)

*Prerequisite: Clinical Hypnosis Basic Skills Course

Our eight-week virtual Intermediate Skills course teaches clinicians how to use rapid inductions, ideomotor signaling; advanced techniques for treating anxiety, chronic pain, and breaking bad habits; techniques for working with trauma and PTSD; and how to use hypnosis as an adjunct to treatment for medical procedures, cancer treatment, and palliative care.

You’ll learn how to use:

  • Rapid and active-alert inductions
  • Ideomotor signals to clear inner conflicts blocking change
  • Conversational hypnosis techniques
  • Techniques for working with post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Age regression and progression
  • Techniques for cancer and palliative care patients
  • Techniques for treating insomnia and anxiety disorders
  • Techniques for breaking habits and improving health behaviors

FREE: Introductory Mini-Course

Get our 4-part video series to discover how clinical hypnosis works and can be used to improve patient outcomes and enhance trauma treatment. Plus, you’ll get to experience a little hypnosis yourself!