How Much Does Hypnosis Training Cost?

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$ Online Hypnosis Training: $200-$700 $ $ In-Person Hypnosis Training: $1,200-$5,000

Hypnotherapists or hypnosis practitioners are trained to counsel patients to help them accept suggestions, imagine a scenario, or explore a problem while being in an unconscious mental state.

The clinical hypnosis, for example, may be used to help a patient quit smoking or change their eating habits.

Typical Costs

The cost of the online hypnosis training ranges between $200 and $700 and lasts from two sessions to two months or more.

For example, Steve G. Jones Clinical Hypnotherapy provides an online training course for $475, which includes eight courses for the student to complete at their own pace.

At the same time, the New England Institute of Hypnotherapy costs $700 for eight weeks of online classes and covers business practices, history of hypnosis, and practising hypnosis for a variety of conditions.

The in-person hypnosis training costs $1,200-$5,000 for 50-350 hours of classroom training.

For instance, the Center for Integrative Hypnosis in New York City costs $1,950 for 75 hours of classes on integrative hypnosis and certification.

At the same time, the Alchemy Institute of Hypnosis in Santa Rosa, CA, presents a hypnosis-training package of 100 class hours for $1,700.

The licensure or certification to practice hypnosis costs $100-$175.

The states of Washington, Connecticut and Colorado require licensure to practice as a hypnotist.

Washington’s license costs $155, while Connecticut charges $100 for a hypnotherapy license and Colorado requires hypnotherapists to register as licensed psychotherapists for the fee of $160.

The Society for Clinical & Experimental Hypnosis offers a three-year certification for $275 (plus $75 renewal fee).

At the same time, the National Guild of Hypnotists gives membership from $120 and board certification exams from $275.

These are suitable for hypnotists seeking credentials if they practice in a state that does not offer licensure.

What Is Included

  • The hypnosis training includes in-person or online courses from an instructor with an active membership in a nationally-recognized professional agency.
  • The number of hours or topics covered can vary.
  • Glancy Hypnosis in Salem, OR, for example, offers 140 hours of training in the history, practice and therapy of hypnosis plus registration certificates from state and national hypnosis associations; while live classes, DVD presentations, and one-on-one instruction are included.
  • For example, at the Center for Integrative Hypnosis in New York City, the course lasts for 76 hours of training and covers topics such as how to work with the medical community, conversational hypnosis, and conduct group sessions, and how to start a practice.

Additional Costs

Certification requirements include hypnotherapists to complete ongoing training sessions for $200-$1,000 each.

The Alchemy Institute in Santa Rosa, CA, for example, offers two-day workshops for $400 and three-day workshops for $600.

Shopping For Hypnosis Training

The American Society of Clinical Hypnosis can give answers to general questions about hypnosis.

The search for regionally accredited schools is highly recommended when choosing a hypnosis school or training program.

One Comment
  1. Avatar for Peter Turkl Peter Turkl

    I am a certified clinical social worker working in NY and seek to add hypnosis therapy training and practice as an additional tool for assisting my clients. I have an MSW and CSW along with years of training in post-graduate work in the area of Gestalt theory and practice.
    Please guide me to the best online courses and eventually, hopefully, in-person sessions.
    Many thanks,
    Peter Turkl

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