Hypnotherapy Specialization

Degree or Diploma

If you are fascinated with the idea of guiding others to well-being through the empowering capability of their own minds, explore Hypnotherapy.

Guide Others to Well-Being

Clinical Hypnotherapy

Certificate of Excellence

Learn how to work with individuals to help them manage fears, phobias and addictions and study past life regression therapy.

Help Others Overcome Obstacles

Hypnotherapy Specialty

Certificate of Excellence

Hypnotherapy is a powerful, dynamic process that can lead people onto a path of permanent healing and well-being.

Lead Others to Healing and Well-Being

Be a Hypnotherapist

The Power of Hypnotherapy

Hypnotherapy is a powerful, healing tool that works with an individual’s subconscious mind. Trained, certified hypnotherapists can help people resolve deep seated issues and manage problems like anxiety, weight gain, fears, sleeplessness, changing negative habits and much more.

You can learn to be a Hypnotherapist with Southwest Institute of Healing Arts’ Hypnotherapy Programs and become a guide to help others find well-being, health and happiness.

Accredited Hypnotherapy Programs

Our Hypnotherapy Programs are Nationally Accredited and State Recognized. We offer our Clinical Hypnotherapist Program and Hypnotherapy as part of larger Degree and Diploma Programs for which you may qualify for financial aid. We also offer a 100 hour Certificate program to become a Hypnotherapy Specialist.

With our 300 hour Clinical Certification, you are prepared to become a Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist by completing the requirements of the highly respected American Council of Hypnotist Examiners (ACHE) This is an external certification. Most students who complete the 300 hour training will also qualify for certification from the International Medical & Dental Hypnosis Association.(IMDHA)

Graduates of our 100 hour Hypnotherapy Specialist Certification program are eligible for certification through National Association of Transpersonal Hypnotherapists (NATH) or American Board of Hypnotherapy (ABH) and can begin a private practice as a hypnotherapist.

Free Self Hypnosis Infopgrahic

Trans-personal Hypnotherapy bridges the divide between mind, body & spirit.


“The Southwest Institute of Healing Arts is one of the most well-organized teaching facilities that I have had the privilege to visit. It is student focused and run with an excellent staff. As program director, it’s easy to see why Linda Bennett has been recognized as (2014) Educator of the Year by the International Medical and Dental Hypnotherapy Association.”

Robert Otto, President of IMDHA

Learn to Be a Hypnotherapist Online or On Campus

All of our Hypnotherapy Programs are offered both On Campus in Tempe, Arizona and Online, worldwide! So there is no time like the present to get started helping people improve their lives through the healing art of hypnotherapy.

Plus, if you are already a wellness professional, hypnotherapy is a perfect combination with other professional holistic practices. As a Nutrition Coach, Yoga Teacher, Life Coach, or other wellness practitioner, you can add hypnotherapy to your skills and expand the way you serve your clients. With our comprehensive hypnotherapy certification programs you can serve the world and build a rewarding and lucrative career.

We inspire individuals to discover their gifts and graces, and support them as they share their talents in a loving and profitable way.

Your exciting career as a Certified Hypnotherapist is within reach! Give us a call or complete the form on this page with your contact information and we’ll get in touch with you right away. Learn to Be A Hypnotherapist and start your, fascinating, fulfilling and lucrative career today!

“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.”

Robert Otto, President of IMDHA

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Prior to registering at SWIHA, Jessica Ireland was, in her own words, “barely existing.” “I lacked a post-secondary education, and the 15 years I worked in the finance industry meant nothing while I was applying for employment during the recession. I was struggling to put food on the table and keep a roof over my head, while spiraling further and further into a state of depression.” After receiving a steady stream of rejection letters from potential minimum wage employers, Jessica realized that unless she obtained some form of post-secondary education in an area that was growing throughout North America, she would eventually end up homeless and hungry. Enter SWIHA. “As soon as I discovered SWIHA, I knew that my search for the school and the education I desired was over. I relocated my 3 dogs and myself from Calgary, Alberta Canada to Phoenix, Arizona and haven’t looked back since.” Jessica … Read More

As her 50th birthday approached, Sandy Flores knew she wanted to do something special to honor the next stage of her life, now that she and her husband, Bill, had an empty nest. She always dreamed of completing her college degree and thought this would be the perfect time to focus on her and her passions. As she looked at schools and curriculums, nothing seemed to fit her personality, interests, and goals. That is, until late one night, while looking at schools on the internet, she stumbled upon the Southwest Institute of Healing Arts (SWIHA). Just reading the College’s name alone seemed to bring a stir of excitement. Each and every class she scrolled through sounded interesting and life-affirming, which was something she desperately longed for during her mid-life crossroads. She felt butterflies in her stomach as she read that the school offered online classes for distance students. She began … Read More


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