Clinical Hypnotherapy Training in Australia

Why consider hypnotherapy training from Australia’s longest-standing not-for-profit clinical hypnosis organisation? Beyond being a potentially powerful tool to assist others, a hypnotherapy qualification represents a versatile and rewarding job opportunity as demand for alternative therapies increases. In addition, this postgraduate certification is a valuable addition to existing professional healthcare, counselling, or coaching skillset while offering the learner an insightful personal growth experience.

Clinical Hypnosis Training Is Provided by and for Professionals

Founded by registered psychologists, doctors and dentists, the Australian Society of Hypnosis WA Branch Inc has provided postgraduate professional development and education for hundreds of professionals. Only those with associated degrees from recognised providers may apply, assuring the highest standards and regulations. The course comprises 14 live online sessions, with weekend workshops.

Relying on this natural, conscious, yet altered state of awareness can potentially help enable clients to access and build on their inherent coping resources and strengths. So the programme and short courses cover skills to address diverse concerns and goals, including anxiety, addiction, pain management, sexual dysfunction, self-esteem, and childbirth.

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Postgraduate Training in Clinical Hypnosis

The Committee of ASH WA Inc is pleased to announce that registration for the 2024 Postgraduate Training in Clinical Hypnosis Course is now open. Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come-first served basis

ASH WA Postgraduate Training in Clinical Hypnosis Course is run by health care professionals for health care professionals.

The program consist of 16 days of live training on zoom plus additional supervision sessions. All workshops are held on weekends.

Session 1.   March 16 – 17, 2024
Session 2.  March 23 – 24
Session 3.  April 20 – 21
Supervision.  May 5
Session 4.   May 25 – 26
Session 5.  July 20 – 21
Supervision. August 4
Session 6. August 24 – 25
Supervision. September 8
Session 7. October 12-13
Long Case Study due: October 25
Supervision. November 3
Session 8. November 23-24 Case Study presentations

Graduation Dinner and AGM. December 7. TBC

Some of these dates may be subject to change due to availability/unavailability of Lecturers. 
Course fees are payable in full and are non-refundable regardless of whether or not participants complete the course. 

Course participants will receive 16 days of practical experiential training plus an additional 4 supervision sessions from a Training Faculty of National and International Presenters (see Training Faculty) with over 400 years of collective experience.  Supervision and mentoring are provided during the course together with comprehensive course notes and complimentary attendance at the Graduation Dinner


Registration                                                                                                     $3090
       Secure your place with a binding, nonrefundable deposit of $1290 and  the balance paid on or before 16 February 2024
Use our easy payment plan:
       A binding, nonrefundable deposit of $1200 followed by three payments of $700 on or before 17 May 2024, 13 July 2024 and 4 October 2024.

Payment & Booking

For more information please contact the ASH WA Chair  Brian Allen, mobile 0449 798 909

Payments should be made by EFT to :
The Australian Society of Hypnosis West Australian Branch Inc
BSB 086 – 136
Account number 01-557-2175
EFT Receipt should be Emailed to Brian Allen Chair ASH WA c/-

Course Details

               THE SYLLABUS

Clinical Hypnotherapy I (An Introduction)

  • The nature, history and theories of hypnosis
  • Myths and misconceptions of hypnosis
  • Client preparation and contra indications
  • Model of Hypnotic Process
  • Traditional induction and deepening techniques
  • Age regression, ideo-motor signalling and Hypnoanalytical techniques
  • Utilisation and conversational inductions
  • Induction and deepening techniques
  • Direct and indirect suggestion
  • Accessing resources and ego-strengthening
  • Ethical issues in hypnotic practice

Clinical Hypnotherapy II (Advanced Applications)

  • Hypnosis and strategic therapy
  • The response set, metaphors and storytelling
  • Integrating clinical hypnosis into your practice
  • Utilizing hypnosis with children
  • Memory, hypnosis & False Memory Syndrome
                         Areas of application include but not limited to :

Alcohol Problems
Anger Management
Bed Wetting
Cancer and Chemotherapy
Drug Problems
Eating Disorders
Exam Nerves
Habit Disorders

Labor and Childbirth
Pain Control
Palliative Care
Self Esteem
Self Hypnosis
Sexual Dysfunction
Sleep Disorders
Trauma Counselling
Weight Problems