Courses Offered


The National Board of Professional and Ethical Standards' offers hypnosis courses: a Basic Hypnotist Course, an Advanced Hypnotherapist Course, and a Master Clinical Hypnotherapist Course as well as an assortment of other courses listed above. Also available are Anodyne Medical Therapist Training and Forensic Hypnosis Investigator Training, and a new course in Psychology 101. We also offer an accredited PhD* and DCH* in clinical hypnotherapy. While taught in our classrooms around the world, you can now order these courses through our special distance education program available on this site. Each one of these courses includes a certificate once completed, which is your certification. It includes a textbook for your own reading and reference along with a course manual, and a DVD. Our courses include your own personal coach available toll free 365 days a year for as long as needed. Our hypnosis courses are available in English and in Spanish.

If you meet certain guidelines, your successful completion of the courses will entitle you to receive a 6-month membership in the board. These courses are the same ones that are taught internationally and across the country in classrooms and are the finest courses available anywhere. Remember that 7 out of 10 colleges in the US now offer distance education. All of our courses have been approved by the The Professional Board of Hypnotherapy Inc. and The American Board of Hypnotherapy. Our courses are individually designed to allow enrollment at any time and completion as rapidly as time and ability permit and without mandatory classroom or residency requirements.

We now have an accredited Ph.D.* and DCH* program available in clinical hypnotherapy. Click here for more information

We offer 0% financing for up to 9 months, available on all courses.

All payments must be made every 30 days, on time or a fee will occur.

Hypnotist Course




This hypnosis course is a 100-hours plus the reading of a text book and viewing of a DVD and practice sessions. When the course is completed, there is a 50-question exam that needs to be completed and returned to The National Board... along with three work assignments for correction. A minimum score of 75% is required in order to pass. Once you have completed and passed your assignments you will receive a certificate, which will certify you as a Hypnotist. You will then possess the necessary skills needed to perform hypnosis for stop smokingweight loss, and stress relief. Included with the course are scripts to induce hypnosis used by leading hypnotists and hypnotherapists. This course includes a DVD of training including a complete actual consultation and session. When completed you can use the designation "BH." after your name.

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This is a 55-hour course. Once the course is completed there is a 50-question test that must be passed by a minimum score of 75% to be certified as a Hypnotherapist. Included with the course is a series of "how-to" information on starting and operating a successful hypnotherapy practice. When you have completed and passed the course you will then possess the necessary skills to perform hypnotherapy for relief from anxietyfearpainage regression, etc. You can also use the letter designation "" after your name.

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This is a 55-hour course. Once completed there is a 50-question test that must be passed with a minimum score of 75%. Upon successful completion of the test you will be certified as a Master Clinical Hypnotherapist and can use the letter designation "" after your name. This course provides state-of-the-art information and tools on the use of hypnotherapy and explains its many scientific approaches (such as Anodyne Imagery,™ painless child birthingpainless dentistrymemory, Psychology and the brain and how it works and so on). The course also provides essential "how-to" information on starting, operating, and building a successful hypnotherapy practice and the working with medical professionals.

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Psychology 101 Basic Psychology Certification



This course includes the following modulus: Introduction to Psychology, Biological Bases of Behavior, Sensation and Perception, States of Consciousness, Learning, Memory, Cognition, Human Development I, Human Development II, Motivation and Emotion, Intelligence, Personality, Health, Stress, and Coping and Mental Disorders.

This course is 360 pages of great information authored by the President of a Psychological Institute and approved by same.

NLP Neuro-Linguistic Programming Certification



This fun and easy to learn NLP Practitioner course is full of simple to understand terms and is a paint by the numbers program. This is a one of a kind, as we hired the best to put this course together exclusively for us, in a simple format so everyone can now understand and use NLP, normally a very hard to grasp concept now made simple in this great course. Thus proving the point that it does not have to be hard to be understood. This course comes complete with a course manual and your own personal advisor.

This course includes the following topics,


NLP may be the most powerful vehicle for change in existence'- Modern Psychology



Neuro-linguistic Programming can change your life, this has been proven by seeing individuals use NLP to make their dreams a reality.  This is a fantastic course if you are that entrepreneur who wants to increase sales, teacher who wants to teach his/her student in a motivating way that grasps his/her students and another example of professionals who use NLP is psychologists, who use NLP to help their clients in less than six sessions, police detectives use it to gain rapport with a suspect and to know when   one is lying. These are only a few professionals that use NLP, the list is endless where NLP can help a professional increase sales, rapport, and results.  In short, NLP has allowed individuals to become more successful in everything they do.

This course includes the following topics:

Representational Systems, Building and Maintaining Rapport, How to Master Your Mind, How to Achieve What You Really Want, How to Anchor Yourself to Success, How to Gain New Understandings About A Person or Situation, The Power of Precision, The Science of Being Artfully Vague, Chunking and Therapeutic Metaphors, and Strategy Elicitation and Installation.



This is an extensive course consisting of 16 CDS, 6 / 2-hour DVDs and a student manual. Once completed there is a test that you must pass with a minimum of 75%. Upon successful completion of the test, you will be certified as a CERTIFIED NLP MASTER PRACTITIONER.

This course is the study of how the mind and language affect behavior. It is a state-of-the-art set of communication methods for enhancing personal and professional development. NLP is a "how to" philosophy. It teaches you how to use your brain, language and physiology to systemically produce the results you want. With this NLP course you will learn how to overcome procrastination and depression, how to let go of past negative experiences, how to eliminate stress, fear, and guilt. How to help yourself and others break unwanted habits easily. NLP will help you enhance your communication with others by understanding their thinking and decision making processes. Improve interpersonal relationships and learn how to achieve your goals.

Compare with courses costing $2,500.00

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Note: We also have an NLP Train the Trainer course available for $999.00, call for specific details.

Teach the Teacher



Purchase all four and save $250.00 more.

Once you have completed these three courses (HYP500, HYP501, and HYP502) and are certified in them you have the option for a cost of $999.00 to become a Certified International Instructor for The National Board. You will be able to teach students anywhere in the world and can charge any reasonable price. For a small fee The National Board will supply you with the necessary kit for each student including a certificate once they have successfully completed their required study.

We are always looking for trainers. If you have experience in hypnosis or hypnotherapy (or both), you are certified by at least one nationally recognized board and your experience is accepted by The National Board of Professional and Ethical Standards we will certify you as an instructor without taking the board's three certifications. However, completing the Master course is necessary to teach any of the courses. Therefore, it will probably be necessary for you to complete it since the Master course is one that few people have taken.

We are constantly in pursuit of individuals to set up centers around the United States and overseas.  We are also looking for a few branch offices in other countries if you are interested or want more information please call 1-888-357-8400 or e-mail the board. Should you require any further information about the courses, the board, or to obtain superior references please call toll free at 1-888-357-8400, e-mail us, or write us at:
The National Board of Professional and Ethical Standards
324 South U.S. Highway 441 Lady Lake, FL 32159

We offer a script book with 150+ scripts.
We have payment plans and other options available.

Hypnotherapy with Neural Optimization Technique

#HNOT 925


Developed by Dr. De Mel, President of the Institute of Professional Psychologists.

This is an extensive course in Advanced Hypnotherapy with the Neural Optimization Technique™, specially designed for Professional Hypnotherapy Practitioners. This course is an extensive study of how to re-program the human neural network to reach optimum performance levels. Also the course contains a module on techniques used to hypnotize ‘difficult’ clients / patients, when the individual’s ‘level of hypnotisability’ is at a low level.

This course includes a course manual and 5 CD's.
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EFT Emotional Freedom Technique

#EFT 800
EFT certification course


EFT is an emotional healing technique (trauma, phobias, anger, guilt, anxiety, etc.) which is also capable of dramatically relieving many physical symptoms (pain, headaches, asthma and more). It does the job in minutes and the results are long lasting. It frequently provides relief where other techniques have failed. It has an 80% or better success rate.  This course is complete and includes the material necessary to teach a class as well. Don't miss this great modality to add to your tool box! click here for more information on EFT.
This course includes a course manual and a CD.

We can package other courses together, just call for information.

We also have payment plans and other payment options available.

Hypnosis for Children

#CHD 302
Hypnosis for Children certification course


This course is packed with great information from the world renowned Del Hunter Morrill, M.S.,C.C.H.. This course is great for hypnotherapists who are interested in learning more skills in their professional work with children and youth. Become skilled in assisting children and pre-teens with their success. This course has 140 informative pages, very nicely done and includes a script book . Cost $599.00
Note: You must have at least a basic hypnosis background to take this course.

Hypnosis for Sports

#HSD 201


In purchasing the Hypnosis for Sports course you will become proficient at using clinical hypnotherapy to engage athletes and help them improve their performances. This course includes the following topics; guided imagery, breathing dynamics, developing training strategies, learn how to incorporate the three primary representational systems into session work, understanding an athlete's belief system, root cause, the power of physiology and much more... This course is a must for any hypnotherapist who works with athletes or is thinking about working with athletes.
Also Included are Two CD's
Tape 1 / CD How to work a session with an athlete.
Tape 2 / CD Overview of Hypnosis for Sports Course
Note: Basic Hypnosis certification is required to purchase this course.

Hypno Child Birthing

#CDB 300
Hypno Child Birthing Certification Course


This course is an excellent way to have painless child birthing as seen on 60 minutes TV. This course was developed by the famous Dr. Paul Durbin of Methodist Hospital and is praised by Dr. Mc Dowell, OBGYN specialist.
It sells for $250.00. Please go to for more information.

Note: You must have at least a basic hypnosis background to take this course.

Certified Holistic Health Practitioner

#HHP 230
Certified Holistic Health Practitioner Certification Course


Dr. Lea, a leading UK hypnotherapy and NLP trainer offers through us – Holistic Hypnotherapy Health  Practitioner (CMT), developed through 20 years of experience, this 633 page course which includes powerful techniques for IBS, Anxiety, Arthritis, Sexual Dysfunction, Asthma, etc. and many more techniques never before disclosed to the public. Also included are DVDs showing the techniques in action.
With such a wide possibility of use and for simplicity this prospectus has been set out assuming the reader is considering a career as a professional hypnotherapy practitioner. For those who wish to enter this satisfying and lucrative profession we consider this to be the best value for the money, most comprehensive and practical course available anywhere today.
For those who are already established hypnotherapists we find this course is a valuable addition to their professional knowledge as indicated by the many comments and letters received from those who have trained with us.
The immense satisfaction that can be derived from beneficially changing the quality of life for people, helping them overcome restricting and debilitating mental and physical problems is hard to express in written words and can only really be appreciated by those having the simple skills and knowledge of holistic hypnotherapy as taught in this course of Creative Mindpower Techniques. All the skills in this course are given in an easily to understand way.
Students completing this course will be fully equipped to help with most emotional, psychological and physical problems and conditions with virtually guaranteed success.


#PTSD 450


This course was developed and designed for the intent of helping hypnotist regain the rightful lead and recognition, in being the only true source to treat the devastating national crisis and crippling malady of Post Traumatic Stress. Within the text, you will discover as to why PTSD is listed as incurable; societies part in fostering the illness; and contributing factors that generate more cases of foreign and domestic PTSD.

Building a Successful Hypnotherapy Practice

#BHP 100
How to Build a Successful Practice


You’re pumped up and excited about receiving your certification as a hypnotherapist, however, now you’re at a gridlock on how to develop your practice to make unlimited income. Dr. Kevin R. Sample, M.Ht. will teach you step-by-step how to make your practice a success. Learn advertising and promotional secrets that your competitors don’t want you to know by a man who has succeeded.

Benefits of Self Hypnosis

#BSF 101
Benefits of Self Hypnosis


Learn how to offer a “Self-Hypnosis” Workshop that will create a bee-line to your practice!!! Dr. Kevin R. Sample, M.Ht. created a power-point presentation that has generated hundreds of people to his practice over the years. Learn how to capture the non-profit organization market!

Includes Power Point CD
Narration Book
Beginners Guide to Self Hypnosis


#AH 100
Acu-Hypno Certification Course


This course combines hypnosis with pressure. Applying pressure to certain points on the body, similar to acupuncture. This is very affective and easy for great results. A basic hypnosis education is required.

Stage Hypnosis Course

Stage Hypnosis certification course


This course will teach you all of the basics you will need to become a successful stage hypnotist. This course includes a manual and a DVD.


#MPC 101
Metaphysics certification course


This course will teach you all about metaphysics including its origin and history. It will teach you the different theories and how it has evolved over the years.

Non-Verbal Quick Hypnosis Induction Method

#IND 803


The Non-Verbal Quick Induction Method is a great induction for the deaf, people who do not understand the language or young people. It comes with a DVD and a booklet and this is a great addition to your tool box.

Hypnosis Script Book

#SCR 100
We offer a script book with 150+ scripts.


Each script is complete and ready to read while a person is in hypnosis. A must for every hypnotherapy.


Hypnosis Brochures

A CD of 19 different hypnosis brochures all ready to use. $25.00

19 different hypnosis brochures on one CD. All set up and ready to print. All you do is add your information and click print. You can change any information you wish.
A must for everyone interested in setting up a business. $25.00

Included with your Investment


There is no previous educational experience required to take these courses. They all include a complete kit containing all that a student needs to complete the courses. Upon completion of the courses you will be certified. In addition there is ongoing support from the board and a starter package including business forms and support materials for running a successful business (included in the Advanced course) . There is also a toll free number (1-888-357-8400) that allows you unlimited access to a Doctor of Clinical Hypnotherapy and a Ph.D. 365 days a year, to provide you with answers to any questions you may have either during the courses or at anytime in the future. Office hours are 9 AM to 9 PM EST 365 days a year.

We ship in the US by priority mail, normally takes 1-3 days for delivery.

An optional no-cost internship is also available at any one of our 65+ centers worldwide. The National Board of Professional and Ethical Standards is the first board to offer such an internship. We suggest that you take this training whenever it is possible for you to do so. It can be taken at any one of our centers or during any of our conventions and at anytime in the future. Upon successful completion of the internship, the student will then become board certified. Members are also offered an optional fellowship after two years. Becoming a fellow of the board provides the added prestige and recognition that comes with this designation.

Complete Satisfaction Guarantee


Combined with our unequalled support services, we are positive that these practical courses will be easy to learn, even life-changing. Therefore, if within 10 days (20 days for International) you're not completely satisfied for any reason you can return the course materials for a complete "no-questions asked" refund (minus a normal charge for shipping and handling). Return instructions.
100% Quality Assurance
We are so confident that we offer the very best program available anywhere i.e.: support, prices and guarantee. We make this pledge:
If you find within 6 months from your purchase a better price, better support and a better guarantee,* we will refund to you (upon proof) the entire cost you paid for our courses. *All three courses must be similar.

We are breaking new ground again with the best guarantee in the hypnosis business.
We now offer a 3-year guarantee on all audio and video products we sell. If during the first 3 years from the original date of purchase any audio or video product we sell shall be proven to be defective (excluding commercial use) we will at our option and expense replace or refund the cost of said item or items. There will be no additional charge whatsoever  to the customer.

The National Board, setting standards worldwide




Browse our list of programs to find the ones that best suit you, then fill out the application form and click send, or send it in by mail, e-mail, or fax. Or call us toll free in the U.S. at 1-888-357-8400.