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Hypnotherapy Training for Healthcare Professionals

Working as a hypnotherapist is a recognised career. Hypnotherapy skills also highly complement the skillsets of medical and allied healthcare professionals. We recognise that you will already understand that you have a passion for helping people and making real differences in people’s lives. This means that you have developed many helpful attributes and personal qualities that can be employed to help you excel in your use of conversational hypnosis and formal hypnotherapy applications.

Our highly practical training and enriched learning environment enables you to develop confidence and a real sense of achievement from the very first day as you gain the skills to incorporate hypnotherapy into your everyday role and to, if you wish, launch a new career.

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Roles compatible with the use of hypnotherapy

Whether applications are formal or conversational, hypnotherapy can be a useful resource in many patient-facing roles. Examples of roles where hypnotherapy tools and techniques can be employed include:

Clinical and medical
  • Anaesthetist
  • Chiropractor
  • Clinical social worker
  • Dental nurse
  • Dental student
  • Dentist
  • Dietician
  • Doctor
  • General practitioner (GP)
  • Medical student
  • Nurse
  • Nursing student
  • Nutritionist
  • Oncologist
  • Paediatrician
  • Paramedic
  • Pharmacist
  • Phlebotomist
  • Psychiatrist
  • Speech therapist
  • Surgeon
Allied health professions
  • Art therapists
  • Dieticians 
  • Drama therapists
  • Music therapists
  • Occupational therapists 
  • Operating department practitioners
  • Orthoptists
  • Osteopaths
  • Paramedics
  • Physiotherapists
  • Podiatrists
  • Prosthetists and Orthotists
  • Radiographers
  • Speech and language therapists

 

Healthcare talking therapists
  • Counsellor
  • Cognitive behavioural therapist
  • Health psychologist
  • Health trainer

Why medics and healthcare professionals choose HypnoTC​

There are many reasons why medics and healthcare professionals choose HypnoTC for their Hypnotherapy Training, including:

  • Accredited training
  • National and internationally recognised qualifications
  • Lead tutor teaches hypnotherapy and Hypno-EMDR in the NHS
  • Extensive course materials
  • Comprehensive training
Kate teaching EMDR - Hypnotherapy training for Healthcare Professionals

Hypnotherapy Applications​

General applications 

Our hypnotherapy training goes far beyond the routine and scripted procedural approaches. You will learn a vast range of communication skills, boost your observation skills and gain greater awareness of the communication strategies of those with whom you interact. 

Influencing skills 

Application of enhanced communication skills

Conversational influencing (Ericksonian approaches)

Positive persuasion 

Reading and using body language and non-verbal communication

Doctor Conversation - Hypnotherapy training for healthcare professionals
Hypno skills

Developing beneficial habits (behavioural approaches)

Creating positive beliefs (cognitive approaches)

Gaining understanding and insight (analytical approaches)

Accessing personal resources (regression approaches)

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Procedural fear and anxiety

Patients can present with a wide range concerns relating to any aspects of their medical, surgical or dental care. Hypnotherapy offers superb tools to assist in the identification and understanding of those concerns and to help find and achieve beneficial solutions. 

Scan-related phobias
Bethesda - Hypnotherapy training for healthcare professionals
Dental procedures 
Dental work - hypnotherapy training for healthcare professionals
Pre and post-surgery 
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Medication / self-care compliance
Investigations and test-related fears
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Conscious surgical procedures
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Specific patient groups

As healthcare professionals and medics, you are likely accustomed to working with a diverse range of patients. The enhanced communication skills you will learn when you study hypnotherapy with us, will help you optimise your interactions and help ensure that you message is clearly understood.

Working with the elderly
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Working with children
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Working with cultural needs
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Some of the conditions where hypnotherapy can help

There are a vast number of applications for hypnotherapy to help patients with psychological and physiological symptoms. The aim is to manage and alleviate symptoms and promote wellbeing.

Anxiety
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Bruxism
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Childbirth
Childbirth - hypnotherapy training for healthcare professionals
IBS
Woman with IBS - hypnotherapy training for healthcare professionals
Pain management 
Man in pain - hypnotherapy training for healthcare professionals
Psychosexual disorders 
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Skin conditions 
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Sleep disorders
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Smoking cessation
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Terminal illness  
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Trauma & PTSD 
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Weight management  
Weight scale - hypnotherapy training for healthcare professionals

Hypnotherapy Training Options ​

There is a range of training options which are ideal for healthcare professionals, medics and those in allied health professions. A point to note, is that whilst training can be provided via Zoom if preferred to in-person, this will have an impact on the types of certifications available. 

Foundation training (introduction)

  • Bespoke training at your chosen venue

 

Practitioner training

  • HypnoTC full Diploma training at our venue 
  • HypnoTC full Diploma training at your chosen venue
  •  Bespoke Diploma training at your chosen venue

 

Specialist training

  • Bespoke training at your chosen venue 

Foundation hypnotherapy training – Bespoke

This training is ideal for those who have an interest in hypnotherapy and would like to explore whether it would be helpful to progress on to practitioner training. 

As this is bespoke training, the course content can be tailored (in advance) to suit the needs of the group. 

Attendance 

Where the participant has not attended all of the taught sessions, the attendance certificate will indicate the actual number of hours attended. 

Certification

An attendance certificate is provided.

 Duration

The course content and duration can be tailored (in advance) to suit to the needs and interests of the group. Training duration commonly ranges from one to four days.

 Fees

A daily whole group rate for onsite at the booker’s location will include any necessary travel and accommodation. Where training is provided at HypnoTC’s venue, room hire rates will be included in the fee.

Manual

Participants receive detailed course manuals.

Support 

Participants will also receive peer and tutor support via a WhatsApp group.

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Practitioner hypnotherapy training – HypnoTC public course at our venue

This course format is ideal for individuals or small groups of healthcare professionals and those who wish to undertake practitioner-level training monthly, on weekends in a mixed group. This gives the added benefit of interacting with a more diverse range of learners.

Certification

All course attendees are eligible to receive three certifications, subject to completion of the course requirements:

  • The HypnoTC Diploma
  • The Hypnotherapy in Practice (HPD) Level 4 certification (NCH/NCFE)
  • The Certified Hypnotherapist certification (NGH)

 

Duration

The Diploma course has in-person attendance, one weekend a month over 10 months and has 330 hours of home study, of which 165 hours is independent study. This means you can use the time in a way that is most relevant to you.  

Fees

Healthcare professionals are welcome to join our public Professional Hypnotherapy Diploma course, starting in the Spring and Autumn each year. Where there is a need to have their employer pay for their course, we are happy to raise an invoice. We suggest that healthcare professionals do please apply early to allow time for their employer to pay the invoice in full, prior to the start of the course.  

Manuals 

Participants receive comprehensive course manuals.

Resources

Course participants have access to the HypnoTC Student Learning Centre resources, including 80+ training videos, as well as membership of the HypnoTC student forum

Support 

Participants will also receive peer and tutor support via a WhatsApp group.

Find out more about our Hypnotherapy Diploma course

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Practitioner hypnotherapy training – HypnoTC course at your venue

This course format is ideal for groups with different roles or specialisms who would like training to practitioner level.

As this is course is solely for your group, the theory relating to conditions, such as pain, can be reduced (where there is prior knowledge within the group), allowing time for greater emphasis on practical skill development. The theory content will remain in the course manuals for participants to read as desired.

Certification

All course attendees are eligible to receive three certifications, subject to completion of the course requirements:

  • The HypnoTC Diploma
  • The Hypnotherapy in Practice (HPD) Level 4 certification (NCH/NCFE)
  • The Certified Hypnotherapist certification (NGH)

 

Duration

The complete Professional Hypnotherapy Diploma course can be taught on weekdays, on the employer’s site (or other chosen location), with the same content and qualifications as the public course. The required 120 hours in-person training can be provided as the standard 20 days, or with longer days if more intensive training is desired, or with shorter days if a longer timeframe is needed. The attended training and the additional 330 hours study is normally expected to be completed within 2 years.

Fees

A total group course fee can be provided. The booker is responsible for organising the course payment prior to the course and for providing a teaching room of a suitable size for the class and for practical activities. Depending on location, the course fee will include travel and accommodation costs.

Manuals 

Participants receive comprehensive course manuals.

Resources

Course participants have access to the HypnoTC Student Learning Centre resources, including 80+ training videos, as well as membership of the HypnoTC student forum

Support 

Participants will also receive peer and tutor support via a WhatsApp group.

Find out more about our Hypnotherapy Diploma course

 

Kate at the River Room - Hypnotherapy training for healthcare professionals

Practitioner hypnotherapy training – Bespoke course at your venue

A bespoke format allows a healthcare team or group of specialisms to receive highly-focused practitioner-level training. Greater depth and emphasis can be added to some elements of the Diploma syllabus .

Certification

The chosen syllabus will still need to meet the requirements of the UK Core Curriculum for all course attendees to be eligible to receive three certifications, subject to completion of the course requirements:

  • The HypnoTC Diploma
  • The Hypnotherapy in Practice (HPD) Level 4 certification (NCH/NCFE)
  • The Certified Hypnotherapist certification (NGH)


Duration

The complete Professional Hypnotherapy Diploma course can be taught on weekdays, on the employer’s site (or other chosen location). The required 120 hours in-person training and the additional 330 hours study is normally expected to be completed within 2 years.

Fees

A total group course fee can be provided. The booker is responsible for organising the course payment prior to the course and for providing a teaching room of a suitable size for the class and for practical activities. Depending on location, travel and accommodation costs will be added to the training fee. Where training is provided at HypnoTC’s venue, room hire rates will be included in the fee.

Manuals 

Comprehensive course materials will be supplied.

Resources 

Where relevant to the final course syllabus, participants can be given access to the HypnoTC Student Learning Centre resources as well as membership of the HypnoTC student forum. 

Support 

Participants will also receive peer and tutor support via a WhatsApp group.

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Specialist training – Bespoke course at your venue 

This training option is most suited to those who have a focused interest in a particular field, such as pain management.

Prior to the training, a skills, knowledge and needs assessment will enable the course content to be created (in advance) in response to the specific needs of participants.

Where requested, an analysis of relevant research is provided in addition to participants’ course manuals.

Common topics chosen for specialist training are within the Diploma syllabus. However, additional techniques and applications, such as working with formal hypnotherapy and conversational hypnosis in emergency situations, can be provided as desired.

Attendance 

This training can be provided in-person or online.  

Where a participant’s attendance had not reached the total learning hours, the actual hours attended will be displayed on the attendance certificate. 

Certification

An attendance certificate is provided.

Duration

The course content and duration can be tailored (in advance) to suit to the needs and interests of the group. Training duration commonly ranges from one to four days.

Fees

A daily whole group rate for onsite at the booker’s location will include any necessary travel and accommodation. Where training is provided at HypnoTC’s venue, room hire rates will be included in the fee.

Manuals

Detailed course notes, handouts and manuals (as relevant), will be supplied. 

Resources 

Depending on the training, participants may be given supportive resources, such as MP3 or videos. 

Medical emergency workers with a patient - hypnotherapy training for healthcare professionals

Have questions? Want to book training?

If you would like to find out more about any of our hypnotherapy training for healthcare professionals, or would like to talk about booking some training for yourself or a team, then please contact Dr Kate.

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