Certified Hypnotherapist Training Program

Course Title                             :           Certified Hypnotherapist (C.Ht.) Training Program

For whom (target group) :       This is a structured comprehensive foundation program / course for all those who wish to study and obtain the essential body of knowledge (BOK) and training in the basic theories and principles of hypnosis and clinical hypnotherapy. This course will provide an essential and added qualification and skill base for practicing counselors and psychotherapists and even for medical practitioners and all those in the healing and health sectors who want to broaden their theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the field of hypnotherapy, and also for those who wish to embark on further academic and/or professional studies and practical training in the field of advanced Counselling and Clinical Psychology, Psychotherapy and Clinical or Medical Hypnotherapy in Sri Lanka or abroad.

Entry Requirements :           University Graduates in Psychology, or  Members of recognized healthcare  Professional bodies, or Medical Practitioners and Psychologists, or Psychotherapists and Counsellors, or Professional / Academic Diploma or Advanced / Higher (National) Diploma holders in Psychology, or Holders of a Certificate / Diploma in Psychology, Counselling Psychology, Health Psychology, Clinical Psychology or Counselling / Psychotherapy, and Age not less than 23 years and Fluency of the English language is essential.

Course Duration                      :           2.5 Months – part time study

Contact Hours                           :           3 Hrs. per week

Total No. of Classes                 :           10 class-contact sessions

Total No. of Contact Hrs.       :          30 Hrs. of Lectures and Practicals

Class Times                                 :          To be announced in 2020

Course Syllabus Outline:

  1. Introduction to the philosophy and the historical development of Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy
  2. What Hypnosis is and what it is not
  3. Different Types of Brainwaves and the Alpha State
  4. Hypnosis / Hypnotherapy Pre-Talk
  5. Inductions
  6. Deepening
  7. Hypnotherapy Scripts and how to write them
  8. Inducing Amnesia (post-hypnotic amnesia)
  9. Trance Termination (Awakening)
  10. Self-Hypnosis and mental Imagery
  11. Practical hypnotherapy sessions with a client
  12. Professional Code of Conduct for Clinical Hypnotherapists
  13. Hypnosis and the Metaphysical
  14. Bonus Hypnotherapy Scripts e-book and Background Hypnotic Music MP3 files.

Mode of Final Examination and Assessment

The award of the IMH Certificatation as a Hypnotherapist will be contingent upon successfully passing a 1-hour internally set unseen MCQ final Examination paper to be answered on a closed book examination mode and satisfactory performance at a practical clinical hypnotherapy evaluation session conducted under supervision at the IMH premises.

 Regular Group Course Fees :           Rs. 39,000/- +  Rs. 1,000/- for registration (Full course fee of Rs . 40,000/- to be paid in full by cash, card or cheque)

Individual Course Fees          :           Rs. 79,000/- +  Rs. 1,000/- for registration (Could be paid by cash, credit card or cheque in two equal installments of Rs. 40,000/-)

Next Course Start Date          :           Group Class: To be announced in 2020

(A maximum of only 14 students will be enrolled for the group class)

Individual Class: On a mutually agreeable timetable schedule – date and time (to be decided jointly by the participant and the resource person).

Resource Person :        Dr. Sir Romesh Jayasinghe, FRSM(UK) FRSPH(UK) FTBCCT(UK) MBCS(UK) Educator / Trainer, Psychotherapist, Certified Master Life Coach (USA), Certified Law of Attraction Advanced Practitioner (USA), Certified Coach in Life Optimization (USA), Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist (USA), Certified Eriksonian Hypnotist (USA), Certified Relationship Coach (USA), Certified Self-Confidence Coach (USA)