Clinical Hypnotherapy

Practitioners Certificate in Hypnotherapy

Accredited by NCP and is NQF Level 6 (for practising professional therapists only)

The Innovative Approach

In today's modern society many psychosomatic problems are the result of various anxiety syndromes. Many patients that undertake therapy expect it to produce improvements within a short time. The aim of hypnotherapy is to achieve significant observable changes in the patient's problem within a maximum time frame of one to three therapy sessions. CHATS believes that therapists should be equipped with a variety of therapeutic tools that are:

  • Adaptable and not limited by rigid protocols
  • Tailored to each patient’s needs
  • Easily learned and employed by the practitioner.

For further information, costs and venue please contact us.

This course can also be classified as a Continued Professional Development  (CPD) course for Mental Health workers.

Hypnotherapy is available by appointment through CHATS and can be taught as part of the NLP course.

Clinical Hynotherapy Sessions Available

Hypnotherapy is a process of inducing hypnosis and making suggestions to the client for a therapeutic purpose? It is a structured therapeutic tool. It a brief strategy therapy, involving the client and the therapist working collaboratively on the client's desired therapeutic outcomes. The client is always in control throughout the process.

Hypnotherapy Is a process which incorporates a range of defined and replicable methodologies within the hypnotic state, including physical relaxation and a state of mental focus and receptiveness to assist the client to take control of their condition or habit and effect change.

Clinical hypnosis:

  • amplifies the client's abilities
  • focuses attention on whatever task is in hand in order to achieve it more easily
  • helps create a specific goal so the mind can work towards it
  • reduces stress and anxiety
  • stimulates the autonomic functions (activating the autonomic nervous system in advance)
  • makes positive suggestions
  • sets up post hypnotic suggestions
  • strengthens the ego
  • cannot make someone do or be something they are not already capable of, although it can help focus on developing skills and resources already present.

Suggestions will only be taken on board if the client feels safe and comfortable.

The procedure takes into account:

  • Client’s personality (type)
  • Client's personal history
  • History of presenting condition (when)
  • The specific objective of the session (preferred outcome)
  • Representational system.