Frequently Asked Questions About the Successful Hypnotherapy Diploma Course
Do I Need Any Previous Knowledge or Experience?
No, the course is very thorough and covers all aspects of hypnosis, psychology and hypnotherapy. No previous experience, or training is required.
What Does the Course Comprise Of?
The course is a combination of distance learning, with help from tutors, and practical hands-on courses and advanced seminars.
Can I Sample the Course Without Paying Full Fees?
Yes, you can pay for just a couple of modules to see what the quality of the course material is. Alternatively, you can take advantage of our current 'special offer' of the free DVD Training Course knowing that you have 14 days to make up your mind whether you want to keep the course or not: you can change your mind, for any reason at all, within 14 days of receiving the course, and get a FULL REFUND
Are There Any Hidden Costs With the Course?
No. The course you receive is complete. You do not pay any more money to have your examination marked, to receive your Diploma, to receive support or guidance, to receive course updates (they are free and downloadable) or anything else. There is a recommended reading list with the course - a list of five books which are all easily available from your local library - SHOULD you wish to buy these books instead of borrowing them, they will cost you less than £10 each.
Will the Course Be Enough To Equip Me In a Private Practice?
Yes, the course provides detailed information on therapy and business. Thousands of people who have studied now run successful full-time practices. There are also many one and two day seminars every month that provide extra training and help with your therapeutic skills and business.
Do I Get Any Support or Mentoring?
Yes. One of the main criteria (apart from the uniquness of our course) that sets us apart from other training schools, is the huge amount of support and guidance given to students - both during and after they qualifyThere are private online support groups, access to experienced tutors and the Council of Management. Free monthly regional meetings and get-together's. Most students 'speak' on a daily basis to the course tutors - via the online support groups.
Can I Take the Course Without Setting Up As a Hypnotherapist?
Yes. Many people just study for personal insight and self-improvement.
Can I Sample the Course Materials Without Paying the Full Fees?
Yes, you can pay for the modules in stages allowing you to 'test the water' so to speak. Please see course fees for details.
Does the Course Cover All Aspects of Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy?
The Course is very thorough - to the extent that the qualified student should then possess a greater knowledge of Hypnosis than the average Stage Hypnotist, and a greater knowledge of character and behavior formation than the average Doctor.
Many different techniques of Hypnosis and behavior remedial therapies utilizing Hypnosis are covered - the predominant one being the use of Analysis under Hypnosis to discover and remove the cause of nervous disorders.
Who Can Study, and Do I Need Previous Experience?
No special academic or other qualifications are necessary - just a genuine desire to learn, and an interest in people. Your race, color or creed are incidental to your studies - Ministers of Religion have enjoyed the Course - likewise many Nationalities.
Can I Make a Reasonable Income in Private Practice?
Any student progressing into Private Practice in the UK ought to confidently expect an income of at least £30,000 p.a. if working part time for a couple of hours per day, and obviously considerably more than that figure if he/she devotes themselves full-time. Attracting clients is not generally a problem: because our therapy is so effective, the word soon spreads that there is successful hypnotherapist in town.
Is There any Communication With Tutors and Practicing Therapists?
As soon as you are registered on the home-study part of the course, I will add you to our online support group - where you can talk to other students and experienced therapists (most students use this facility on a daily basis),and I will also put you in touch with your nearest regional support group. You can also contact Rob Kelly, the course director, at any time.
What Happens When I Pass the Final Exam?
You will be proposed for Membership of the International Association of Pure Hypnoanalysts (and any other professional organisation you wish to join), who will also arrange Professional Indemnity Insurance for you. You will also be given all possible advice and assistance in establishing a private practice - as well as any ongoing counselling necessary. (The final examination is a written paper that you complete at home, and send into the IAPH Head Office for marking).