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butterflyChrysalis® Diploma in Hypnotherapy and
Counselling Skills Dip Hyp CS

The Chrysalis Diploma in Hypnotherapy & Counselling Skills is our entry price course and covers all basics necessary for professional practice as a hypnotherapist, as well as providing basic counselling skills.

This course is a route to the National Hypnotherapy Society’s Accredited Voluntary Register, which is recognised by the Professional Standards Authority. It is accredited by the National Hypnotherapy Society and by the Royal College of Nursing.

A host of benefits are available to Chrysalis graduates from this course including: Registrant Status on an AVR; Professional designation (MHS); O.U. Credits, the full range of National Hypnotherapy Society benefits such as marketing assistance, newsletters and exclusive workshops and further courses.

National Hynotherapy Society / Accredited Voluntary RegisterOpen University

Course Length One Year
Hours 150 Practical Hours in total
Accreditation Fully externally accredited by the National Hypnotherapy Society, which offers a route onto an Accredited voluntary Register upon completion of the course. Accredited by the Royal College of Nursing.
Practical Classroom Work; Homework Assignments;
Working With Clients (Case Studies). Focus on practical work
- no final exam.
10 Modules, each with a combination of practical and home study components.


  1. Hypnosis Past To Present
    Introduction to Basic techniques

  2. Hypnosis and Mental Health
    Further Techniques. Counselling Skills 1

  3. The Role of the Subconscious
    The Initial Consultation. Counselling Skills 2

  4. Rapid Hypnosis
    Working with Self-Esteem. NLP.

  5. Working with Stress, Anxiety, Phobias & Habits
    Counselling Skills 3

  6. Quit Smoking
    Weight Loss. Counselling Skills 4. Case Study Guidelines.

  7. Hypnoanalysis

  8. Working with Physical Health Issues
    Pain. Serious Illness.

  9. Conception to Birth: Sexuality & Childbirth
    Advanced Skills

  10. Building a Practice
    The Professional Therapist