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New Zealand's Premier Association for
Professional Hypnotherapists since 2000

Nau mai hāere mai ki te New Zealand Association of Professional Hypnotherapists Incorporated (NZAPH).  Ko mātou te rōpū tāroaroa ī roto i tēnei mahi.  Kua roa mātou e tu ana mō te ahu whakamuatanga ō te mātauranga nei, me te mahi ngāio ō te rotu. I whakatūria te rōpū nei i te tau 2000.  Kua whakauru mātou i ngā hononga e rua: Te NZ Hypnotherapists Association

(i whakatūhia i te tau 1960) me te NZ Guild of Hypnotherapists (i whakatū i te tau 1992).

Welcome, the New Zealand Association of Professional Hypnotherapists Incorporated (NZAPH) is the longest standing organisation concerned with the advancement of knowledge and professional practice of hypnosis and hypnotherapy in New Zealand. The NZAPH was established in 2000 and incorporates two associations: The NZ Hypnotherapists Association (established in 1960) and the NZ Guild of Hypnotherapists (established in 1992).


FREE Hypnotherapy First Aid Toolbox

Dear Friends,

We at the New Zealand Association of Professional Hypnotherapists (NZAPH) send our heartfelt condolences to those affected by the recent floods in New Zealand. We know that many people have lost their homes, their livelihoods, and even loved ones. We want to express our support and send much Aroha to those in distress at this time.


We understand that such a traumatic event can leave a lasting impact on individuals and communities. That's why we are committed to offering our assistance in any way we can. As a first step, we have put together a free resource which is a FREE Hypnotherapy First Aid Toolbox. This resource includes information and downloads to help deal with anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, and grief.

We know that hypnotherapy can be a powerful tool in helping people cope with the emotional impact of such traumatic events. Our hope is that this resource will provide some support and comfort to those who need it.

Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone affected by the floods. We stand with you in this difficult time and offer our support in any way we can.



The New Zealand Association of Professional Hypnotherapists (NZAPH)

Hypnotherapy students and clinical practitioners discover the benefits of joining NZAPH today! 


• Imagine being mentored by some of the most experienced practitioners in the country. 


• Become part of a growing tribe of people who are excited about what they do.

NZAPH 2023 Conference
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Our NZAPH Conference was a great success, thank you to everyone that attended we have the live recordings avalable to people who missed out on attending. 

The lineup of expert speakers includes:

  • Dr. Robin Youngson: Havening Techniques

  • Daryl Gove: Medical Hypnotherapy and Working with Children

  • Dave Mason: Repertory Grid Analysis

  • Richard Hall: Hypnotherapy for Chronic Pain

  • Freddy Jacquin: The Power of Positive Emotion and Hypnotic Techniques for Change

  • Andrew Hardwick: Environmental Trance & the NLP Logical Levels

  • Terry Keillor: Group Therapy Techniques

  • Meredith McCarthy: mBraining

Recordings of the conference

This is a link to people that didn't attend the conference where they can purchase the recordings for $95.

Some of the objectives of the NZAPH include​

  • increasing public awareness and mainstream acceptance of hypnosis as an effective health tool;

  • supplying continuing education for members;

  • sharing ideas and techniques;

  • encouraging high standards of professional conduct and ethics;

  • assisting members in the marketing of their business; and

  • lobbying against legislation that would place unjustified restrictions on the practice of hypnotherapy by qualified individuals.

  • We also have a members only area where we can share information and keep up to date with what is going on.

Are you a Student of Hypnotherapy or a practicing Clinical Hypnotherapist?

If you are looking to join the NZAPH, to meet others and be part of our growing profession? Then find out about how to become a member of the NZAPH today! NZAPH Membership enquiry information


  • Our members must have attended a recognised School of Hypnotherapy, meeting international standards.

  • Professional level members must demonstrate competency to an Examination Board.

  • They also must commit to ongoing professional development.


  • Finding a qualified Clinical Hypnotherapist

  • What is Hypnosis or Hypnotherapy?

  • How many sessions is normal?

All our members must abide by rules of the NZAPH Constitution/Ethics



If you are feeling suicidal please visit Life Keepers by following this link below


Membership secretary

Terry Keillor



65 James Cook Drive

Welcome Bay

Tauranga   3112


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