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Externally Assessed & Accredited

By the General Hypnotherapy Standards Council

We are proud to offer a five day course, externally verified and approved at Foundation Level by the General Hypnotherapy Standards Council in the UK. This course represents a strong entry level introduction to hypnosis and hypnotherapy for those wanting to explore this amazing profession more.

Because this course was designed to give students a sound practical knowledge and solid understanding of waking hypnosis and NLP, all students attending this course will have gained enough information and personal practice to be certified by the NFNLP at NLP Practitioner level (see separate certification programme HERE).

Additional Benefits

In addition, all successful graduates of this course will have the opportunity to combine their foundation level qualification with the OMNI Basic-Advanced Hypnosis Certification thus achieving Full Practitioner status from the GHSC when both components have been successfully competed. In doing so they can be accredited by THE GHSC the largest UK hypnotherapy professional organisation.

Graduates from the combined Foundation Course and OMNI Hypnosis Training Center® Basic-Advanced Certification will be eligible for professional registration with the General Hypnotherapy Register (the GHSC’s Registering Agency) at full Practitioner status, together with the acquisition of the industry-based award – the General Qualification in Hypnotherapy Practice (GQHP). Graduates of this course will be eligible to register with the Complementary & Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC). For more information see www.cnhc.org.uk.

Discounts will be offered to students applying for both (one additional full day study will be required to satisfy the accreditation criteria) - Ask for more details.

Understand our different levels of consciousness
Discover what it is and how it is achieved
Experience giving and receiving hypnotic suggestions
Students receive NFNLP practitioner certification

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Those seeking to become OMNI Hypnosis Training Center® graduates, but wish to be fully accredited by a UK based professional Hypnotherapy Organisation
Those interested in becoming a hypnotherapist and though not in a position to commit to a full certification course, wish to learn a number of techniques
Those educated in associated professions such as medicine, counselling, psychology and who wish for a working overview of hypnosis and hypnotherapy
Those wanting to develop techniques for dealing with specific issues such as a working understand of NLP, or learning full weight loss or smoking cessation strategies.
Those therapists and consulting hypnotists who want additional Continuing Professional Development (CPD) or Continuing Educational Units (CEU)

Curriculum of the Hypnotherapy Foundation Course

In this course you will learn the following:


• The history of hypnosis

The most important points in the history and development of hypnosis through to the most modern techniques.

• The nature of hypnosis

How and why hypnosis works.

•  Vocabulary of hypnosis

Key terminology used in hypnosis and the appropriate use of semantics - when certain words are used and when they are definitely avoided.

•  What Hypnosis is and what Hypnosis isn’t.

Key points regarding defining what hypnosis is, the confusion surrounding hypnosis and the myths and misconceptions associated with it.

• The pre-talk

How understanding the importance of a good pre-talk can determine the outcome and success of your hypnotherapy session.

• Classic hypnosis inductions

Various classical and alternative hypnosis inductions such as progressive and muscular relaxation, flowers etc.

• Expanding the definition of hypnosis through the use of a mind model

You will be able to confidently explain hypnotherapy using the mind model to anybody, building confidence in your subject.

• Understanding degrees of hypnosis and suggestibility

Explore the varying levels of suggestibility and hypnosis

• Overview of rapid inductions for advanced application in practice

An overview of what an experienced and fully qualified hypnotherapist should use in their practice.

• Overview of the therapeutic approaches used by the professional hypnotherapist.

Including the different approaches, hypnotherapists may use.

• Structure of positive suggestions

How to develop a suggestion and how to use it in a correct and specific way. Which type of suggestions must be avoided and how to ensure they take root in the subconscious mind.

• Precautionary measures, protection of clients and therapists

The most important points in hypnosis therapy and why they should be heeded. The relevance of these points and how to apply them correctly for the protection of the client. What not to do.

• Development of rapport

How to development a client relationship and its importance. Recognise and avoid pitfalls.

• Abreaction control and abreaction therapy

How to control an abreaction within seconds. How to use an abreaction to make the therapy more


• Determination of suggestibility

How to test and measure the suggestibility of a client in order to determine the most appropriate method of hypnotic induction.

• Anxiety and phobias

NLP and other techniques, including direct suggestion approach to phobia removal.



• Complete Stop Smoking Programme

Using your knowledge of hypnosis and NLP techniques gained on this course you can complete a full STOP SMOKING SESSION within 120 minutes.

• Weight Loss Programme

Learn a complete weight loss programme for individuals or groups.

•  Basic Deepening techniques

An overview of ways to keep clients in a workable level of trance.

• A history and workable understanding of trance depth

How to notice the depth of the client’s trance at any given time and gauge how they are feeling. The indicators and expected responses at these levels.

• Neurolinguistic Programming Practitioner foundations

An overview of NLP, the basis that forms the NFNLP practitioner certification and its relevance and uses in the modern hypnotherapists office.

• NLP techniques

Practice a number of NLP techniques to incorporate alongside direct suggestions and other approaches as a hypnosis practitioner.

• Direct suggestion work

What to say, what not to say and how to say it.

• Contraindications and precautionary measures

What they are and what the best practise is when you encounter them.

• Self-hypnosis for clients

How to teach self-hypnosis to clients as a three step self-help method.

• Group hypnosis

How to hold a group session.

• Forms

Examples of forms to give clients and subjects and the information you should be asking of them.

• Further training, recommended books and DVDs

Recommended books, further training, events, conventions and seminars

• Understanding the professional guidelines within the UK

Gaining a sound knowledge of the legalities of the hypnotherapy profession and the standards defined by the GHR and the CNHC.

• The presenting hypnotist - helping and unhelpful points to consider

How to make sure that the session runs favourably. What must be taken into consideration? Use of music, incense, smells, lighting, etc,. How to present yourself professionally.

• Hypnosis organisations

A look at other organisations, schools, trends and hypnosis around the world.

• Insurance requirements

How you must / should be insured. Insurance providers, legal assistance, personal responsibility

• Documentation,

What you need to record and maintain as a hypnotherapist. Record retention requirements. What information to share with clients. Protecting yourself against being sued and pursued for damages.