Frequently asked questions

How difficult is it to learn hypnosis?

Hypnosis is a natural ability we all have. When you watch a movie and laugh when it’s funny, you are in a hypnosis like state. Advertising uses hypnosis because advertisers have spent trillions of dollars researching what works. For example, think of a commercial from when you were a kid, and you still remember it! Hypnosis helps you learn the art of communicating with this part of your mind to help you get your goals.

Learning hypnosis is like building a muscle.The keys are to have a passion and curiosity for learning, the willingness to practice and take feedback, and the openness to transform yourself and discover something new. With these attitudes and behaviours, building your hypnosis muscle is fun, rewarding and exciting.

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Do hypnotists make good money?

It is possible to earn a 6 to 7 figure income as a hypnotist. Learning how to run your hypnosis business effectively is the key. A strong focus on getting excellent client results, learning how to skillfully do marketing, advertising and PR to establish your reputation in the community, and growing yourself into becoming a successful hypnotist are all important contributors to the degree of your success. Hypnosis business mentorship from a person who has already built a successful hypnosis business can make a big difference. Find out more about hypnosis as a money making opportunity.

How long does it take to become a hypnotherapist?

Completing 120-150 hours of hypnosis training is generally enough of a foundation to begin seeing paying clients. To truly become a skilled hypnotist, be sure to continue getting more advanced hypnosis training and feedback from your mentor while you are building your hypnosis business. This will help you can hone your skills and learn how to get excellent client results. The best and most successful hypnotists have a true passion for learning and enjoy challenging themselves to keep improving throughout their career.

Can you be a hypnotist or hypnotherapist without a degree?

It depends on the laws of your land. Here, in Ontario, Canada, you do not need a degree to practice hypnosis. Hypnotists help people lose weight, stop smoking, manage stress, manage pain (with physician's referral), and improve sports and academic performance. Anything that is considered a medical diagnosis is beyond the hypnotist's scope of practice. In Ontario the terms hypnotherapist and hypnotherapy are reserved for licensed health professionals who have been formally trained and accredited to help people with mental health issues such as depression and anxiety. You can find out more about the legal scope of practice in Ontario Canada here. Listen to a more detailed discussion about the legal scope of practice for hypnotists and hypnotherapists.

What is NLP?

Our most powerful communication happens subconsciously: Sight, sound, touch, smell, taste, emotion. Language also strongly influences what we believe. How we perceive reality is a huge factor in how we live, what we do, the quality of our relationships, what we achieve. Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) helps you make the most of these natural human abilities. Improve your communication. Build better relationships. Get what you want in life. Help others. When you work in business, law, teaching, health, or any other field that works with people, NLP training will help you dramatically improve your communication and get better results. Find out more about NLP training.