Benefits and Requirements

IBH REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS

LEVEL 3

Certified Medical Support Clinical Hypnotherapist (CMS-CHT)
Fellow, international Board of Hypnotherapy

Benefits & Ongoing Support

  • Prestigious affiliation with the board with the highest standards.
  • “In Service of Humanity” IBH Certificate
  • Listing on IBH website with your contact information
  • Use of IBH logo
  • Free teleconference with CEUs
  • Continuing education opportunities at discounted rate (i.e., symposiums, special topic seminars and clinics)
  • Physician consultation for your local mental health and general health providers (i.e., Dr. Sapien will discuss with your local providers the utility of hypnotherapy and your presence as a local resource)
  • Receive the IBH PowerPoint presentation for local use to promote your practice (can be shown as a slide show with prepared handouts)
  • Onsite training conducted by Tim Simmerman Sierra and Robert Sapien for your local health community to promote your practice (budget to be discussed)

Requirements

  • Minimum training: 400 hours from a state licensed hypnotherapy school that meets the academic requirements of the IBH. (At least 100 hours exclusively in Medical Support Hypnotherapy — including anatomy, physiology, hypnotherapy methods for accelerated healing, pain control, surgical preparation, post-procedural recovery and childbirth)
  • OR have 300 hours of hypnotherapy training and attended the 100 hour Medical Support Accelerated Healing and Pain Control module at Hypnotherapy Academy of America
  • Photocopy documentation of your diploma including hypnotherapy training hours
  • Pass Medical Support Hypnotherapist written examination
  • Submit a video of yourself conducting a hypnotherapy session for either accelerated healing, surgery preparation, post procedural recovery, or pain control
  • Written script of either accelerated healing or pain control on a different issue than the video
  • Provide proof of professional liability insurance annually
  • Provide a photocopy of your state issued driver’s license
  • Minimum of 30 hours continuing education every 2 years for recertification (10 of which must be health related
  • Adhere to IBH Code of Ethics and Scope of Practice guidelines

LEVEL 2

Certified Hypnotherapist (CHT)

Benefits & Ongoing Support

  • Prestigious affiliation with the board with the highest standards.
  • “In Service of Humanity” IBH Certificate
  • Use of IBH logo
  • Free teleconference with CEUs
  • Continuing education opportunities at discounted rate (i.e., symposiums, special topic seminars and clinics)

Requirements

  • Minimum training: 300 hours from a state licensed hypnotherapy school that meets the academic requirements of the IBH
  • Photocopy documentation of your diploma including hypnotherapy training hours
  • Minimum of 30 hours continuing education every 2 years for recertification
  • Provide proof of professional liability insurance annually
  • Provide a photocopy of your state issued driver’s license
  • Pass hypnotherapist written examination
  • Adhere to IBH Code of Ethics and Scope of Practice Guidelines

LEVEL 1

Inactive Member 
Hypnotherapist (Ht)

This level is for Hypnotherapists who are not currently in practice (for more than a 12 month period) as a hypnotherapist, but wish to be a member of the IBH, and keep up with the new information in the field. This status can be upgraded at any time by fulfilling the requirements of the level at which you wish to be certified.

Benefits & Ongoing Support

  • Prestigious affiliation with the board with the highest standards.
  • “In Service of Humanity” IBH Certificate
  • Free teleconference with CEUs
  • Continuing education opportunities at discounted rate (i.e., symposiums, special topic seminars and clinics)

Requirements

  • Minimum training: 300 hours from a state licensed hypnotherapy school that meets the academic requirements of the IBH
  • Photocopy documentation of your diploma including hypnotherapy training hours
  • Minimum of 30 continuing education hours every 2 years for recertification
  • Provide a photocopy of your state issued driver’s license
  • Pass hypnotherapist written examination
  • Adhere to IBH Code of Ethics and Scope of Practice Guidelines