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Open House
September 22,
7:00PM to 9:00PM

Fall Hypnotherapy Training
Begins October 10.

Free Reiki Clinic
1st Tuesday
Every month
7:00PM to 9:00PM

Reiki I
July 9, 16
1:00PM to 4:00PM

Reiki II
August 13, 20
1:00PM to 4:00PM

EFT Training
Sat/Sun September 26, 27
10:00AM to 5:00PM

Energy Boundaries
Saturday/Sunday, August 29, 30
10:00AM to 5:00PM

Hypnotherapy Certification

Weekend Hypnotherapy Certification trainings meet for four consecutive months on the second and third weekends including one Monday a month, 9 A.M. to 6 P.M. For more information please contact:
HCH Institute

Click here to apply for Basic Hypnotherapy Training

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Attend one of our OPEN HOUSES and receive a
FREE SESSION in our hypnotherapy clinic!

Tuesday May 19, 2015 7PM
Tuesday September 22, 2015 7PM
Meet Holly Holmes-Meredith, Clinical Director. Talk to recent grads,
see the school, and have your questions answered about the
HCH Career Training in hypnosis. Free of charge.

To watch teaching and client videos visit the HCH YouTube Channel.

Just Released! Spiritual Hypnotherapy Scripts, by Holly Holmes-Meredith at

     This Hypnotherapy Training has CEU approval for RN's, MFT's and LCSW's.


The HCH Certified Hypnotherapist trainings are structured in four 50-hour levels:

History of Hypnosis
Myths and Misconceptions of Hypnosis
Basic Induction and De-Hypnotizing Techniques
Interviewing Skills, Rapport Building and Client Assessment
Hypnotic Language and Making Effective Suggestions
Survey of Theoretical Approaches to Hypnosis
Hypnotic Phenomena
Teaching Self Hypnosis
Skill Rehearsal and Master Teacher
Introduction to NLP/Anchoring
Hypnotic Lanquage & Post Hypnotic Suggestion
Intuition Development
Introduction to EFT
Beginning Practicum and Supervision
Required Reading, Homework, Outside Practice

Introduction Pain Management
Voice Dialogue and Psychosynthesis I & II
Shamanism and Hypnosis
Inner Family
Stop Smoking
Grief, Loss, Death and Dying
Dreamwork and Sandplay
Intermediate Practicum and Supervision
Required Reading, Self-Hypnosis Tape, Outside Practice

Reclaiming the Shadow Past Life Therapy
Affect Somatic Linguistic Bridge and inner Child Therapy
Weight Management
Introduction to Sandplay and Open-eyed Trance
Legal and Ethical Issues
Clinical Case Practice and Supervision
Bilateral Stimulation
Spirit Releasement Therapy
Trauma and Phobias
Required Video Practicum, Reading, Outside Practice

Inner Critic
Co-dependency and Healthy Boundaries
Self Love and Forgiveness
Inner Healer, Surgery Preparation
Student Course Review and Evalauations
In class Advanced Practicum and Student Video Presentations


Tuition and materials for 200 hours $950 per level or $3,800.00
Non-refundable application fee $75.00
Textbooks purchased on-line (approximate) $80.00

Discounts: Each student who enrolls in 200 hour certification training with a partner, family member, friend, or colleague will receive a discount of $75.00 per level (or a total of $300.00) per enrollee.

2015 Training Schedule
Weekend Formats and Summer Intensive
9AM to 6PM


Level I June 13, 14, 15, 20, 21
Level II July 11, 12, 13, 18, 19
Level III August 8, 9, 10, 15, 16
Level IV September 12, 13, 14, 19, 20


Level I October 10, 11, 12, 17, 18
Level II November 14, 15, 16, 21, 22
Level III December 12, 13, 14, 19, 20
Level IV January (2016) 9, 10, 11, 16, 17

Classes may be mixed and matched by levels within the various training schedules.
Classes missed may be made up during subsequent trainings at no additional charge.

100 HOURS (Levels I and II)
Personal Transformation/Hypnotist. The first 100 hours of the HCH training is designed to teach students the basic components of hypnosis how to apply induction and deepening techniques, how to work with language effectively and how to apply the skills towards achieving personal goals and transformation. Students also have beginning level skills in teaching others self-hypnosis and in guiding others through basic hypnotic applications.

150 HOURS (Levels I, II and III)
Master Hypnotist
The first 150 hours of the HCH training leads toward skills in utilizing hypnotherapeutic process with clients in a wide variety of areas as outlined in the course content section. Students will participate in supervised practicums so there is opportunity for guidance and feedback with each newly-acquired skill. Students produce a self-hypnosis tape for personal use which is critiqued.

200 HOURS (Level I, II, III, and IV).
Certified Hypnotherapist
The full 200 hours of training prepares the student to work as a professional hypnotherapist. As a part of the training each student presents a video of an actual hypnotherapy session for critique. The focus in the last level of training is on providing competent, ethical services through the refining of techniques and the emergence of a personal and professional therapeutic style. Graduates of the 200 hour training are awarded a diploma as a Certified Hypnotherapist which is approved by the California Council of Postsecondary and Vocational Education.

250+ HOURS:
Clinical Hypnotherapist

Additional trainings are available on a year-round basis for specialized advanced trainings. Contact HCH for our Advanced Training brochure and information on how to become a Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist. See our Advanced Training page for more information on Clinical Hypnosis Certification and Advanced Training.

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