Diploma of Clinical Hypnosis and Strategic Psychotherapy

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The Institute of Applied Psychology
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    The Institute of Applied Psychology (IAP)

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    Payment planUpfront payment

  • Duration

    Up to 18 months

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  • Course Fee

    Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes

    Clinical Hypnotherapists | Strategic Psychotherapist

This course meets the Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

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  • In a Nutshell

    The 10791NAT Diploma of Clinical Hypnosis and Strategic Psychotherapy qualification from The Institute of Applied Psychology (IAP) is designed for a diverse group of individuals who are interested in enhancing their professional abilities, exploring new career paths, or starting their own business with a focus on helping others. It is ideal for:

    • Those looking to shift their career or venture into a new profession.
    • Professionals with over five years of experience in any field who are eager to enhance their expertise and knowledge, either in a new field or within their current industry.
    • Individuals seeking recognition for their existing skills and knowledge.
    • Current therapists, medical professionals, and allied health workers aiming to acquire additional skills.

    This government-accredited 10791NAT Diploma of Clinical Hypnosis and Strategic Psychotherapy provides comprehensive instruction in research-backed skills and knowledge encompassing non-script Neo-Ericksonian hypnosis and contemporary strategic psychotherapy techniques. The course will teach you how to use hypnosis to treat various conditions such as anxiety disorders, phobias, substance abuse problems, weight issues, undesirable behaviours and habits, pain management and psychological issues, amongst others. 

    You'll learn how to:

    • Master effective interviewing techniques for quick rapport building and identifying client issues through strategic questioning
    • Learn modern Ericksonian hypnotic inductions, which are more effective than traditional scripted hypnosis
    • Acquire a variety of proven hypnotic techniques for managing pain, addictions, and physical impairments
    • Utilise modern Strategic Psychotherapy for treating procrastination, stress, anxiety, phobias, and other emotional challenges
    • Understand the exclusive Gordian Pillars of Psychotherapy, a simple and effective framework for addressing client problems
    • Gain insights into the essential do's and don'ts of marketing and strategies for building a successful career in the field

    This program comprises ten units of eLearning along with 16 live and interactive facilitated practical days, fostering the development of individuals into adept and secure Clinical Hypnotherapists.

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  • What You'll Need to Get In

    All students should have:

    • Year 12 or equivalent and 5 years of work experience in any field;
    • Students who don't have a minimum Certificate IV qualification completed may have to complete an LLN Assessment.
  • Subject Breakdown

    While completing the 10791NAT Diploma of Clinical Hypnosis and Strategic Psychotherapy qualification from The Institute of Applied Psychology (IAP),you will cover the following subjects:

    Core subjects:

    • DCHHYP501 - Work within a clinical hypnosis framework
    • DCHHYP502 - Prepare for clinical hypnosis session
    • DCHHYP503 - Provide clinical hypnosis session
    • DCHHYP504 - Monitor and evaluate clinical hypnosis interventions
    • DCHSTP505 - Develop clinical hypnosis and strategic psychotherapy practice
    • DCHSTP506 - Apply strategic psychotherapy techniques to clinical hypnosis
    • CHCLEG001 - Work legally and ethically
    • CHCCSL001 - Establish and confirm counselling relationships

    Electives (choose 2 of the following):

    • CHCCCS014 - Provide brief interventions
    • CHCCCS019 - Recognise and respond to crisis situations
    • CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people
  • Why The Institute of Applied Psychology?

    The Institute of Applied Psychology (IAP) (RTO: 70206) stands out as an award-winning and globally recognised training provider specialising in advanced, cutting-edge strategic approaches to Counselling, Mental Health, Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), Hypnotherapy, and Strategic Psychotherapy. IAP are committed to developing an understanding of the specific needs of each student and delivering the best and most effective learning experience possible. IAP offers its students flexible study options, which include self-paced, online, and live broadcasted training. Additionally, IAP holds national accreditation as a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and provides ongoing supervision for its graduates as well as career advice and assistance.

    The Institute of Applied Psychology prides itself on a global network of renowned practitioners and facilitators, offering world-class training modules and robust student support mechanisms. IAP is committed to providing a safe and engaging study space for all students, and offer students a maximum level of support in terms of managing their study load, performance and personal circumstances in order to optimise their chances of graduating in as short a time as possible. Beyond a mere certification, IAP is committed to creating a nurturing learning environment that empowers individuals to make significant impact in their professional fields and the lives of others. So if you are looking to start or progress your career in this exciting and growing field, IAP makes an excellent choice as your potential training provider.

  • Where will this course take you?

    On successful completion of this course, you will gain a nationally recognised 10791NAT Diploma of Clinical Hypnosis and Strategic Psychotherapy qualification from The Institute of Applied Psychology (IAP). Completion of the course will mean that you will have become a qualified Hypnotherapist able to work in any related therapist role or start their own hypnotherapy practice.

  • Career Outcomes

    Wondering where a career in psychology could take you? Potential job outcomes may include;

  • Let's talk price

    End Of Financial Year $8990 upfront or $9990 on a plan. Expires 30th June 2024. 

    IAP offers a number of easy payment plans such as 24-month interest-free, Zip Money and up to 5-year payment plans that include interest and fees. Please enquire to find out more about these options.

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