College of
Hypnosis and

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Hypnotherapy Training UK – Psychotherapy Training UK

Aims of the NCHP

Aims of the NCHP

The National College of Hypnosis and Psychotherapy was founded in 1977 and is externally accredited by the UK Council for Psychotherapy, the European Association for Psychotherapy and the European Association for Hypno-Psychotherapy

Our Principal is Shaun Brookhouse MA, PgCert(ClinSup), CertEd, ADHP(NC),  ECP, ECCH,  FNSHP(Hon), UKCP(H)

Courses are held at venues in London, Oxford, Linlithgow, Leicester, and Manchester at the time of writing. These and other venues are also used for Continuing Professional Development (CPD). Information included in this prospectus is applicable from August 2013, until superseded. The prospectus is designed to give YOU all the information that you need in order to determine whether the NCHP route is right for you. If you need further information or would like to talk to us, please feel free to email or phone.

Hypno-psychotherapy can be a wonderful career in a world where there is ever increasing pressure on people, coupled with a reluctance to find quick fixes in the form of pills. So many people suffer from a huge range of conditions that you will be able to work with: this training is designed to enable you to work effectively with your clients and as a consequence find fulfilment in your professional life!

The Aims of the National College

  • To enrol mature, motivated individuals as student members of the National College
    of  Hypnosis and Psychotherapy (NCHP) so that after a thorough training they will be
    able to enhance the profession of hypno-psychotherapy.
  • To impart to student members a sound and thorough knowledge of hypnosis and to
    train them in methods of inducing and managing the hypnotic state.
  • To give student members who wish to establish a successful practice a sound and
    thorough knowledge of hypno-psychotherapy, and other branches of psychotherapy.
  • To provide a programme of Continuing Professional Development whereby
    established practitioners can keep abreast of the latest techniques and
    developments within their own area of specialisation, and in related spheres of
  • To provide an opportunity for trained and competent students to become members
    of a professional association comprising only those practitioners who have achieved
    a similar standard.

Accreditations and Affiliations

The National College is externally accredited by the following institutions, and only after rigorous on site inspection:

The UK Council for Psychotherapy

The European for Psychotherapy

The European Association for Hypno-Psychotherapy

The Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council

The NCHP is a recognised training faculty for the British Register of Complementary
Practitioners (Hypnotherapy), which was established by the Institute for Complementary
Medicine, London, at our initiative.

The NCHP is an approved training organisation for:
Holistic Resources and IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) Network
Complementary Health Trust (CHT), formerly Immune Development Trust (IDT)

Since 1997, NCHP training has had Open University specific credit rating at
Stages 1,2 and 3: The ratings are awarded at Level 2 and Post Graduate.
We are the FIRST hypnosis institute to hold this rating and currently hold the HIGHEST levels awarded to any hypnosis institute.
For more information on accreditations click here