Benefits of Registration

Affiliation with the UK’s largest Professional Association for practising hypnotherapists

* The acquisition of a standardised, professional award, the General Qualification in Hypnotherapy Practice (GQHP) or if applicable, the Senior version (SQHP)

* A dedicated website, with automatic inclusion (and updates) of Registrants- contact details, languages spoken and specialism profile, together with active links to their own e-mail addresses and websites (where available). There are no additional fees charged for additional practice locations.

* Consideration for fast track registration within the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC) – the voluntary regulator for complementary medicine set up with government funding and support

Fast track processing within the Central Register of Stop Smoking Therapists (CRSST) – a dedicated website for smoking cessation practitioners

An International Reciprocal Agreement for practitioners who may be considering relocation to either Australia, Canada or New Zealand with the Australian Hypnotherapists’ Association, the Association of Registered Clinical Hypnotherapists (Canada) and the New Zealand Association of Professional Hypnotherapists respectively.

* Free nation-wide Referrals Facility

Access to a choice of discounted Professional Insurance Schemes

The distribution of regular News E-bulletins

The distribution of details of forthcoming Continuing Professional Development (CPD) courses within a regular dedicated CPD E-bulletin

Full access to regional information to Registrants seeking peer group or personal supervision arrangements

Advice with regard to obtaining Disclosure & Barring Service Checks (DBS) checks

The provision of relevant information on all aspects of the profession to Registrants, the media and the public

Free provision of the following user-friendly Practitioner Audit Tools and Forms:

  • CPD Data Sheets for the maintenance of Continuing Professional Development records
  • Patient/Client Outcome Forms for the confidential monitoring of professional performance
  • Care Aims Forms for the confidential recording of your skills and duty of care to clients in a measurable format
  • Supervision Record Forms for the recording of your attendance with a One to One Supervisor or participation within a Peer Support Group
  • Client Intake Forms to assist you with the gathering of initial client information
  • Parent / Guardian Consent Forms for your younger clients
  • GHSC GHR Information Leaflet for your clients
  • Privacy Notice 

Dissemination of essential information from the Department of Health (DH) and all other relevant Agencies

A Standards Council comprised of Representatives of (currently) more than 150 professional and training organisations

A Head Office staffed by fulltime, experienced professionals

* Use of both the General Hypnotherapy Standards Council (GHSC) and General Hypnotherapy Register (GHR) permitted titles and logos

* Not applicable to Affiliate status

N.B. Access to the above benefits in individual cases is always at the discretion of the Registrar. The above benefits are for UK practitioners. To view the list of benefits for overseas practitioners see Overseas Practitioner Registration Application Material.