A sister school to The Essex Institute in the
Virtually all training courses in clinical hypnotherapy are in the private sector and the practice of clinical hypnotherapy is currently “self-regulated”. This self-regulation is carried out by professional organisations which maintain registers of suitably qualified therapists that have been accepted for membership and ensure that their members meet the criteria they have set for safe and ethical professional practice. The training courses approved by these professional organisations are obliged to meet strict requirements regarding the course content, the minimum training hours, supervision during and after training and opportunities for students to experience and practise the type(s) of therapy taught on the course.
One of the criteria for inclusion on the Australian National Hypnotherapy Register is current membership of an approved Clinical Hypnotherapy Association and EICH (Australia) graduates are eligible to apply for practising membership of The Association for Professional Hypnosis and Psychotherapy and The Australian Association of Clinical Hypnotherapy & Psychotherapy Inc.