Q. Will I be qualified to practice after graduating from the Diploma course?
A. Yes, you will be qualified to practice and you will also be entitled to register on the General Hypnotherapy Register (GHR).
The GHR is overseen by the GHSC (see below) and is responsible for its day to day administration together with the implementation of all GHSC decisions. It is a professional association and register of practicing hypnotherapists, comprising in excess of 3,000 UK based individual practitioners, together with registered therapists in some 35 countries around the world, which can be viewed via our online hypnotherapy directory. We are additionally a verifying organisation for those practitioners who wish to register within the Hypnotherapy section of the profession’s Voluntary Regulator, the Complementary & Natural Healthcare Council, set up with Department of Health funding.
Q. It is a minefield when trying to choose a trainer for hypnotherapy, why should I choose your academy?
A. Our Academy is part of the General Hypnotherapy Standards Council
The General Hypnotherapy Standards Council (GHSC) and General Hypnotherapy Register (GHR) are the UK’s largest and most prominent organisations within the field of Hypnotherapy and together present an exemplary model for the simultaneous protection of the public and the provision of practitioner credibility and services. The GHSC is responsible for overseeing the criteria for the ongoing registration of individual practitioners within the GHR, all complaints brought by the public against such registered practitioners and for the assessment and accreditation of hypnotherapy training courses which lead to that registration. It comprises more than 140 separate affiliated Professional Bodies & Training Schools, which can be viewed via our online hypnotherapy directory.
Q. I have heard some people take courses then immediately set up a a training company. This is really disconcerting. What qualifications and experience do your instructors have?
A. I (Paul Henderson) currently teach all hypnotherapy courses. I have a degree in psychology (specializing in child development and social psychology), advanced diplomas in hypnotherapy, NLP Practitioner, Master Practitioner and Trainer certification and a diploma in counselling. I am an accredited member of the National Council of Psychotherapists, and have taught counselling and hypnotherapy courses for the last 15 years. In addition, I have written and published four books. and have been interviewed on TV and radio on several occasions.
Q. Where do the course take place?
A. Currently, Rhyl (North Wales), and Liverpool (Merseyside)
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