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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The ‘earth’ without art is just ‘eh’ . . .
. . . according to Holistic Wellness Practitioner Heather Krompacky, who works in the town of Talkeetna, Alaska, at the base of North America’s tallest mountain, the magnificent Denali.
Imagine . . .
. . . entering a room for a holistic session with a new practitioner, someone you have never worked with before. There are colorful candles burning, the light is low due to the salt lamps placed strategically around the room. Soft music is playing and a lovely, aromatic fragrance is wafting through the air. You begin your session with your practitioner; maybe you experience hypnotherapy, nutritional coaching, or aromatherapy, all as an aspect of a holistic life coaching session with a competent and caring practitioner. You feel a sense of comfort due to the open and honest space from which the ‘Change Artist Extraordinaire’, as the practitioner is known, works. At the end of the session, you are offered a soul-coaching card, to provide continued insight and affirmation. Read More

Every year, almost half of Americans (45%) make a New Year’s resolution. Of that number, 24% do not succeed in keeping their resolution. What if there was a method that could help us follow through with our New Year’s resolutions and succeed at accomplishing them? Hypnotherapy is a great tool for clearing away resistance, something that is a common factor when trying to succeed at accomplishing New Year’s resolutions. Linda Bennett, Senior Curriculum Specialist and the Hypnotherapy Program Director for both On Campus and Online Hypnotherapy Programs at Southwest Institute of Healing Arts (SWIHA), provides her students and clients with many tools and guided meditations to help “clear away the clutter.” However, there are some misconceptions about hypnosis that are not true. Many people think that hypnotherapy is similar to what we see on television or in the movies… the facilitator controlling the subject, trying to put them in a … Read More


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