Based at the University of London and online, we offer practical skill based Ericksonian Hypnotherapy training for people wanting to set up in private practice or use hypnosis as part of their work. Ericksonian Hypnosis is recognized as the most effective way of using hypnosis to help clients and patients with psychological problems and upon graduation you will be fully qualified to practice as an Advanced Practitioner of Ericksonian Hypnotherapy (APEH Dip).
Ivan Tyrrell – author of How To Master Anxiety
"You are very creative with words, you talk to different parts of a patient's mind, it’s so powerful!"
Igor Ledochowski – author of The Deep Trance Training Manual
"Your training is unique, refined and dynamic, making each person feel an active part of the course"
Kerin Webb – author of The Language Pattern Bible
"You are the leaders in indirect Ericksonian Hypnosis"
Adam Eason – author of The Science of Self Hypnosis
"Your course was eye opening, heartfelt and transforming for me personally and professionally"
BIll O’Hanlon – author of Taproots, Solution-Oriented Hypnosis and a Guide To Trance-Land.
"Stephen Brooks knows how to do effective Ericksonian Hypnosis and teach others how to do it.”
Dan Jones – author of Advanced Ericksonian Hypnotherapy Scripts
"Your legendary hypnotherapy courses are the most highly regarded in the field"
Dr Ernest Rossi – author with Milton H Erickson of the Collected Papers of Milton H Erickson
“Stephen Brooks and the art of Ericksonian hypnotherapy surely sets the highest standard.”
We have 40 years’ experience teaching the hypnosis techniques of Milton H Erickson to over 6000 hypnotherapists. Because of our commitment to high quality training, we have trained most of the important names in the field. Our graduates set up successful private practices, author books, present at conferences and run their own courses.
We run three courses that make up our Advanced Practitioner Training Program accredited by the General Hypnotherapy Standards Council. These include our Practitioner Course, Master Practitioner, and Online Course where you share ideas with other students while studying from home. Each course can also be taken as a stand-alone training if you do not require membership to the GHSC, are working in the caring professions, or do not have enough time to study in the UK.
Hypnosis Blog Posts
Every therapist faces the problem of having clients with low motivation. Yet, therapists are rarely taught how to specifically motivate clients to achieve outcomes. Most training is based on using therapy techniques to overcome problems, however, if the client is unmotivated to get better then therapy techniques are not as effective. One approach to motivating…
Hypnotic Inductions The first step of hypnosis, a hypnotic induction is the process that a hypnotist uses to put the client into a state where they are more open to suggestion (known as trance). There are many types of inductions. Relaxation technique Why do therapists ask to “make yourself comfortable” and provide a cushy…
An Article about how techniques for inducing hypnosis have changed over the years – from the Independent Newspaper, England by John McCrone. Hypnosis can be explained as a form of self-induced sensory deprivation…well perhaps. Hypnotists with swinging fob watches are out. Far more effective ways of putting people into a trance have been discovered…
Ericksonian Hypnosis is a method of indirect hypnosis named after Dr. Milton Erickson. A prominent American psychiatrist and psychologist, Erickson is widely regarded as the “father of hypnotherapy”. His discoveries have influenced a wide spectrum of therapy from strategic family therapy to neuro-linguistic programming. Dr. Erickson found that indirect suggestion could result in therapeutic…