This course will enable you to receive a Diploma in Clinical and Advanced Hypnosis. Upon successful completion you will achieve all of the following:

  • Diploma in Clinical and Advanced Hypnosis
  • Hypnotherapy in Practice Diploma
  • NLP Practitioner Certificate
  • Specialist Certificate in Smoking Cessation
  • Specialist Certificate in Treating Anxiety
  • Ericksonian Hypnotherapy Practitioner Certificate

This means that you will be able to start up immediately with all the skills and knowledge that you need to build a successful practice!

Our course is recognised by the following organisations:

The National Council for Hypnotherapy

The National Council for Hypnotherapy holds one of the largest registers of independent Hypnotherapists in the United Kingdom (over 1,500) and strives to maintain the highest standards amongst its members. Via the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC) the NCH are actively involved in shaping the standards and future of the hypnotherapy profession.

The National Society of Talking Therapies

The NSTT is the membership arm of our sister school, the National College of Hypnosis and Psychotherapy. Students of the UK Academy can have free student membership of the NSTT and graduates can have their first year as a full member free. The NSTT also holds an annual conference which is always an exciting and enjoyable learning experience!

What is the course duration?

Our course, which equates to 120 taught hours, is offered by attending either:

  • Monthly: 1 weekend per month over 10 months- Saturday & Sunday (10am-4pm)
  • Weekly: 40 weeks 5pm-9pm

In addition to the taught course hours you will be expected to carry out further reading and practice in your time. It is recommended that you allow at least 3 hours per week to do so.

What does the syllabus cover?

  • Abreaction
  • NLP
  • Behavioural assessment
  • Various specific scripts
  • Working with anxiety
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy
  • Contraindications
  • Core conditions
  • Depth testing
  • Ego strengthening
  • Ethics
  • Ericksonian hypnotherapy
  • Exercise for mental health
  • False memory syndrome
  • Regression
  • Freudian defence mechanisms
  • Freudian theory of mind
  • Glove anaesthesia
  • History
  • How to hypnotise
  • Humanistic principles
  • Hypnosis in dentistry
  • IBS
  • Ideo-motor responses
  • Inductions
  • Self-hypnosis
  • Listening skills
  • Marketing
  • Metaphor
  • Mindfulness
  • Pain
  • Parts integration
  • Psychosis
  • Reflective practice
  • Resistance
  • Safeguarding
  • Smoking cessation
  • Solution focused therapy
  • Stress
  • Suggestibility
  • Suggestions
  • Systematic desensitisation
  • TA: ego states
  • TA: life scripts
  • The conscious/unconscious mind
  • Therapeutic relationship
  • Transference
  • Weight control

Who is your tutor?

Lisa Pryce-Jones will be your tutor. However, there may be occasions when another tutor will be invited to join a particular session to share their specialism.

Where is the course held?

The course is held just outside Newport, South Wales (just a 5 minute drive from Junction 28 of the M4).

How is work assessed?

Throughout the course you will carry out practical sessions and will receive helpful feedback. After each section it is recommended that you complete a self-reflection journal (an exemplar will be shared with you). Throughout the course you will update a portfolio which will demonstrate your learning and this will be reviewed 3 times during the course with helpful feedback provided.

What will the size of the group be?

To maximise opportunities for learning the group size will be a maximum of 6 people.

How much does the course cost?

The cost of the course is £2,675 which includes your student registration fees for both the National College of Hypnotherapists and National Society of Talking Therapists. A 10% discount will be given to students who pay for their fees in full prior to the course start date. Alternatively, if you would prefer to spread the cost payments can be made over 10 months which will be payable 7 days before each course date  via bank transfer, card or cash.

When does the next course start?

The next course starts 1st July 2023. To find out more just get in touch with Lisa now on 07427 451992 or e-mail Lisa.


If you have any questions about any of these topics (or any others) please feel free to call us on 07427 451992 or e-mail Lisa.