Hypnotherapy Course Outline

Hypnotherapy Certification Course Outline 

The Goldlite Hypnosis Institute offers the most complete, National Guild of Hypnotists Training in Hypnosis, Imagery and Suggestions given anywhere. 

100 hours of hands on supervision and instruction. 

Upon successful completion, in addition to Goldlite Hypnosis Institute Certificate, you are eligible for Certification by the National Guild of Hypnotists, the oldest and largest hypnosis organization in the world, as well as a free one year membership in the prestigious National Guild of Hypnotists. 


WHAT IS HYPNOSIS??? : A complete technical and simple explanation of hypnosis is explored. Concepts of primary and secondary suggestibility are introduced. 

PRELIMINARY SUGGESTIBILITY TESTS: The purpose and types (authoritarian and permissive) are discussed, demonstrated and practiced. 

RECOGNITION & CLASSIFICATION OF CLIENTS: An in-depth discussion of the qualification of clients, including common fallacies encountered, occupational susceptibility, age and susceptibility of highly impressionable and emotional people. 

INFLUENCES & CAUTIONS OF HYPNOSIS: In this lesson we discuss the influence of light, color, temperature, odors, music, sound, and emotions, and their effect on inducing hypnosis. 

HOW TO HYPNOTIZE: A 3-step classical hypnotic induction procedure is introduced. 
The techniques are practiced and all participants are critiqued. 

METHODS OF AWAKENING: Ordinary & gradual awakening methods are shown. Participants practice a self-hypnosis induction and awaken themselves. 

DEPTH STAGES OF HYPNOSIS: Participants are introduced to the six depth stages of hypnosis and the criteria for judging depth. 

SUGGESTION MANAGEMENT: Participants will learn the rationale for using self-hypnosis and how it can influence all phases of their lives. In addition, they will be introduced to the world of suggestions and learn six important criteria for formulating action suggestions. 

SELF-HYPNOSIS TRAINING: A 4-step method is demonstrated and participants actually construct their own system for teaching a complete program. 

HYPNOTIC MISCELLANY: Mechanical aids, post-hypnotic suggestion, deepening techniques and topics, such as negative word traps, are discussed. 

ADVANCED INDUCTION TECHNIQUE: The eight steps necessary to perform an effective progressive relaxation induction are demonstrated. Instantaneous, indirect and waking hypnosis techniques are shown and practiced. 

ASSESSMENT, GOAL SETTING AND REINFORCEMENT: This lesson introduces – through interactive discussions and applications exercises – the methodology to develop a treatment plan for most presenting problems. Participants will learn the BASIC assessment model and a format for developing goal setting skills and reinforcement scripts. 

THE FIRST SESSION WITH A CLIENT: The timing & structure of the first hypnosis session with a client is outlined and practiced – how to explain hypnosis to a client; which induction method to use; and how to incorporate suggestibility testing and/or depth testing when appropriate. 

SESSIONS TWO, THREE AND FOUR WITH A CLIENT: Participants are taught to structure all additional sessions with clients, including the development of actual treatment plans. 

IMAGERY & HYPNOSIS: Through case studies, role play activities and illustrations, the practical applications of using imagery in conjunction with proven ego-strengthening techniques are explored and practiced. 

UNCOVERING TECHNIQUES (REGRESSION) : The rationale for using regression techniques is discussed. Demonstrations include affect-bridge technique and automatic writing. 

The varied possibilities and options open to enhance a profitable hypnosis practice are explored. This includes how to start, expand and market ones private practice. The methodology and structure of developing a teaching practice, and marketing ones hypnosis programs to the individual. As well as the benefits to the corporate world are analyzed. 

GROUP HYPNOTHERAPY: Methods for developing emotional communication within a group, how to capitalize on group reinforcement techniques, and benefits of group hypnotherapy are some of the topics covered in this segment. 

Benefits of an NGH membership: 

  • Quality training and instructional materials 
  • Hypnosis Educational Conference 
  • Availability of affordable malpractice insurance 
  • Availability of group health insurance 
  • Legislative updates and support 
  • The “Hypno-Gram” quarterly newsletter 
  • The “Journal of Hypnotism” quarterly magazine 
  • Referrals through computer listings 
  • Video and audio tape rental library for it’s members 
  • Book, tape, and video discounts 
  • Local chapter networking and education 
  • Continuing education programs 
  • Professional services by a professional staff 
  • Hotel/motel and auto rental discounts

PRIVATE TRAINING : A personalized program is designed for qualified individuals wishing to study Hypnosis privately. The program is based on individual needs. A one year long mentorship program is included. Call for a personal interview and tuition information. 

Internship Opportunities are also available. 


Tuition Schedule : 

Tuition For Entire Course and Materials is $1,695.00 

Save $200.00 (if we receive your full payment 45 days before the start of the training, we will give you a credit of $200.00 so you pay $1,495.00 Only!) 

– In all other cases the full amount is due 30 days before the start date of the training.

Call Renee Sakr with any questions (904) 434-2728 


Student Training Manuals (Level 1 and Levl 2), DVD’s and CD’s, Business Start-Up Portfolio, Scripts, Pendulum & Chart. 

PLUS, upon completion of your studies and passing the test you will be eligible to receive Certification from the National Guild of Hypnotists (the oldest & largest Hypnosis Organization in the world) you will receive your personalized 8 x 11 and 11×14 Certificates, Embossed Membership Card, 12-Month membership in The National Guild of Hypnotists. Free subscriptions to The Journal of Hypnotism and Hypno-Gram , PLUS a complete set of new member materials. Materials may be changed from time to time depending on National Guild of Hypnotists decisions. 

– Become a Certified Hypnotist by National Guild of Hypnotists. 


Hour for hour credits are given for this course. All attendees will be prepared and tested to be qualified as Certified Hypnotists by the National Guild of Hypnotists. 


Treasury regulation 1.1625 normally permits an income tax deduction for educational expenses (including registration fees, travel, meals and lodging), for courses taken to improve or maintain skills required in business employment. Check your eligibility with your C.P.A. 

A deposit of $500.- per attendee is required when registering. 

Deposit will be refunded if written notification of cancellation is received within 30 days prior to the start of the training less $200.00 handling charges. 

(In special cases, payment plans will be arranged ). 

Checks payable to: Renee Sakr

Note: We work on Medical & Psychological issues with 

Doctors’ Referrals and Supervisions.