Recognised training courses and Associations

These Hypnotherapy training schools have standards that are inline with the NZAPH standards required to become a Professional and Registered Hypnotherapy member.

Please find links below for further information.

Alpha Hypnosis school

New Zealand School of Professional Hypnotherapy

Integative Hypnotherapy Institute


Reciprocal membership

The NZAPH has an understanding this the AHA that we will recognise

The Australian Hypnotherapists Association

If you have are or know of a training school that would like to be recognised as meeting our standards please feel free to get in touch with us so we can review them and add this to this site.

Requirements for Professional Membership

Applicants should provide proof of having done at least 500 hours of study at a reputable clinical hypnotherapy school (course should include 120 hrs practical hands-on classroom experience).  The applicant should be prepared to demonstrate to the examination committee knowledge and/or experience on the following subjects:

(subject to change at the discretion of the executive committee)

  • Hypnotic Induction Techniques, Supportive Hypnosis, Hypno-Analysis, Age Regression, Post Hypnotic Suggestion, Ideomotor Questioning, the Conscious and Subconscious Minds, the Principles and Laws of Suggestion ...

  • Counselling techniques

  • The psychological appraisal of clients; Neuroses, Psychoses, Depression, Psychosomatic, Stress...

  • Therapies for Smoking, Slimming, Anxiety, Stuttering, Migraine, Study and Memory improvement, Sexual problems, Hypnosis in childbirth, Enuresis, Skin disorders, Phobias, Insomnia ...

  • Human sexuality, Sexual dysfunction, Anatomy and Physiology ...

  • An overview of various psychotherapies as used in hypnotherapy

  • Client Management, Professional and Ethical Practice, Hypnosis and NZ Law

  • The Constitution, Rules and Ethics of the NZAPH Inc.

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