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The European Society of Hypnosis Certificate (ESHC) was conceived by the ESH BOD following the decision to withdraw from the European Psychotherapy Association (EAP), thereby giving up our right to regulate certification in hypnosis in Europe. We decided to create our own certification, reflecting competence in all areas of Hypnosis (Medical, Dental, Psychological).
We recognise two uses of hypnosis within our Constituent Societies:
This describes the use of hypnosis by qualified professionals in Medicine, Dentistry, Clinical, Medical Psychology, and Psychotherapy (where this is a state registered title).
ESHC applicants will be required to successfully complete a prescribed course of training, supervision, and documented experience, within an ESH Accredited Training Society (ATS).
This relates to Countries that have an academic training and a state registered title of ‘Hypno-Psychotherapist’.
ESHC applicants who have successfully completed this training and have been granted this title will automatically qualify for an ESHC.
Level 1 – Basic Training: It is the responsibility of the ATSs to provide Level 1 – Basic Training
Level 2- Advanced Training: It is the responsibility of the ESHC applicant to complete Level 2- Advanced Training.