With Hypnotherapy it is really important to feel comfortable with the Therapist you choose.
Having decided that hypnotherapy is the way forward, your next step is to find a Hypnotherapist who resonates with you. Research different Hypnotherapists websites or
chat to them to ensure they have expertise in the area you wish to work on.
Some people are comfortable with a male therapist, others are more comfortable with a female. This is all worth considering
so that you can build a comfortable working relationship with that Therapist
In terms of Qualifications, it is useful to look for membership of a regulatory body for Hypnotherapy (I am a member of
General Hypnotherapy Council and Register). Certificates will be dated and will allow you to assess when the Therapist
qualified and therefore how much experienece they really have. It is fine to ask to see cetificates and any professional will be happy to supply their certification.
Dependant on the issue you are looking to work on, it may be helpful to look for a Therapist who has either a Psychology or
If you are looking for Hypnotherapy for a child or young adult, it is always good practice to ensure the Therapist has a fully enhanced disclosure in place, this gives
you peace of mind.
Again, the General Hypnotherapy Register has a full listing to check out, just
use the 'hypnotherapist search' box.
Hypnotherapy is not an industry regulated by law, but the Complementary and National Healthcare Council will only accredit
practitioners after rigorous qualification and background checks, so the CNHC badge (to the right of this page) is something you should look for.