. Clinical Hypnosis Training | Institute of Applied Psychology

    Clinical Hypnosis Training


    With Online Training
    & Live Broadcast Sessions

If you are already a Healthcare Professional looking to add Modern Clinical Hypnosis to your toolkit, or include Hypnosis as your ongoing professional development (OPD) this is the course for you.

This blended course provides advanced skills and knowledge in the most effective and Hypnotic techniques available today.

At the end of the 4 days of training you will receive a Certificate of Attendance recognised by the majority of professional bodies for your ongoing professional development (OPD).

The course runs in conjunction with IAP‘s Diploma of Clinical Hypnosis and Strategic Psychotherapy 10791NAT, where you will sit in on the first 4 days of the course.

Speak to one of our consultants today to find out more about this course and how you can get started today.

Or, enrol now online.

Request More Info
Call us now: 1300 380 681
Our courses are proudly recognised by the following associations:

Request a call back about the next enrolment induction
What you will learn in this course

Work within a clinical hypnosis framework

  • History of hypnotic approaches
  • Myths and misconceptions of hypnosis
  • Specific theories for hypnotic phenomena
  • Hypnotic assessments and Susceptibility

  • Contexts of hypnosis
  • Human Suggestibility
  • The Mind and How it Works – Conscious and Unconscious Processes

Prepare for clinical hypnosis session

  • Interviewing and questioning techniques
  • Framing Questions
  • Establishing client suitability
  • Criteria for clients you should refer to other professionals

  • Establishing leverage
  • Importance of preframing hypnosis experience
  • How to physically set up the client for best effect

Provide clinical hypnosis session

  • Induction techniques (for adult and child subjects)
  • Deepening techniques
  • The phenomena of hypnosis
  • Structuring suggestions
  • Hypnotic Communication - How to elicit and reflect meaning
  • Indications and Contra-indications for hypnosis

  • Limitations, complications and adverse effects
  • Therapeutic Implications of the Hypnotic State
  • Symptom removal vs real change
  • Imagery techniques
  • Hypnosis in the behavioural therapies
  • Different hypnotic techniques to mange clients with a high need for control or high levels of anxiety
  • Arm levitation

Monitor and evaluate clinical hypnosis interventions

  • Criteria to assess the effectiveness of your session
  • Indicators of change and how to set up a follow up sessions as part of a full treatment plan
Download the Course Outline
You can download the Course Outline directly to your device containing what you can expect to cover during the course.
Course benefits
National Government Accreditation

We provide the most advance training available in Australia & Asia Pacific with full government accreditation that safeguards your future.

Business Accelerator

Opt to be supported through the set up your practice over 8 weeks by our business coach. Exclusive to IAP.

Continued Access

Our support does not stop when you finish your qualification. We give you continued access to the online material and our ever growing library of clinical video demonstrations.

Advanced Techniques

Our approach is the most leading-edge, evidence based, and the most refined approach available.

Get your career started today with the online training component.

There’s no need for you to wait until the Live Broadcast Sessions component of this course, get started on your journey towards Clinical Hypnosis Training now with the online course components.

You will start to learn important components of the course and build a valuable foundation of knowledge that will prepare you well prior to the Live Broadcast Sessions component.

Don’t forget, you will have continued access to course materials. The value of the information and training materials we include in this course is invaluable for anyone who wants to learn Clinical Hypnosis.

Speak to one of our friendly staff today to find out more about this course and how you can get started today.

Speak to one of our consultants today to find out more about this course and how you can get started today.
Or, enrol now online.
Request a Callback
Call us now: 1300 380 681
Clinical Hypnosis Training

Modular: 4 days Live Broadcast Sessions + Online Self-Paced Learning

Live Broadcast Sessions

Time: 1.00pm - 8.00pm Daily

31st July - 3rd August

Live Broadcast Sessions

Time: 1.00pm - 8.00pm Daily

25th September - 28th September

Live Broadcast Sessions

Time: 10.15am - 5.15pm Daily

2nd October - 5th October

Hurry, seats are limited!

Request a Callback
Call us now: 1300 380 681

Meet The Trainer

Gordon Young

Meet The Trainer

Gordon Young


Gordon is the founder of The Institute of Applied Psychology, a registered training organisation (RTO). As a registered Clinical Hypnotherapist, lead facilitator and published author, Gordon’s primary pursuit is harnessing the power of the mind for accelerated human change and peak performance.

  • DIP Clinical Hypnotherapy and Strategic Psychotherapy
  • BA (HONS) Diploma Education
  • Founder of The Institute of Applied Psychology
  • Founder of the Sydney Hypnotherapists
  • Member of Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS)
  • Member of Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Member of the Australasian Neuroscience Society
  • The only Australian Hypnotherapy Trainer to be invited to be a faculty member of the inaugural Erickson Online Congress 2012 endorsed by the Milton Erickson Foundation
  • Former President of the Australian Society of Clinical Hypnotherapists (ASCH)
  • Former Chair of the Australian Board of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (ABNLP)
  • Former Editor of the Australian Journal of Clinical Hypnotherapy and Hypnosis

Gordon Young

Lisa Webber


Lisa has studied modern strategic hypnotherapy extensively with both Gordon Young at The Institute of Applied Psychology and Dr Michael Yapko, arguably the best hypnotherapist in the world today, and a world leader in the treatment of depression.

Lisa worked for many years as a university tutor and has co-authored a series of textbooks which have sold over one million copies.

  • Diploma of Clinical Hypnosis and Strategic Psychotherapy 10450NAT
  • The Institute of Applied Psychology
  • Certificate IV in Assessment and Workplace Training
  • Supervisor for the Australian Hypnotherapists Association (AHA) and the Australian Society of Clinical Hypnotherapists (ASCH)
  • Committee Member Hypnotherapy Council of Australia (HCA)
  • Committee Member Professional Hypnotherapists of Australia (PHA)
  • Former Committee Member Australian Hypnotherapists Association (AHA) WA


Call and speak to one of our friendly team for more information about this course: 
1300 380 681.

Want someone to call you back? Request a callback now.

Our Guarantee

If life gets in the way and you cannot complete, you can defer and pick it up again later. You may also get credits towards the full diploma for units you have completed. It couldn’t be easier.

Get over 180 hours of lessons and unlimited clinical demonstrations direct to your smartphone.

We know that when you first become a Clinical Hypnotherapist you will be dealing with a range of conditions, in many cases for the first time.

This is why we provide you ongoing access to the vast video library of clinical demonstrations, troubleshooting and explanations on how to treat specific conditions to refresh your knowledge.

Only IAP graduates enjoy this valuable, ongoing support.

get video at smartphone

“Gordon has a magical ability for game-changing, especially in the area of altering the way in which the mind thinks and reacts. I can highly recommend him whenever you are needing to flick the switch to more effective modes of thinking, whether it’s at a personal, professional, or business team level.”

Brodee Myers-Cooke
Editor in Chief, Taste.com.au Magazine, News Corp.

“I recommend their (IAP) work and their trainings a great deal. As a trainer you can tell the quality of a group. Gordon is also very similar to me, he sees this work and what we do as a sacred space. I love the spirit I find here.”
Bill O’Hanlon
Oprah Guest, Student of the legendary Milton H Erickson Creator of Solution Oriented Hypnosis and author of 36 books on change.
See what others have to say...