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

Recent Blog Posts

Creating a Balanced Approach to Wellness

In 2011, Laura Wilkinson had hit her version of rock bottom, and was desperately in need of some kind of life shift. Having looked into the Life Coaching program offered at Southwest Institute of Healing Arts (SWIHA) previously, Laura explains, “After the rug was pulled out from under my feet I knew it was time to do something transformational,” she said. “I had a clean slate and I needed to build a solid foundation. Life Coaching was the perfect place for me to rebuild from.” Laura enrolled in SWIHA’s online Mind-Body Transformational Psychology program, where she not only studied Life Coaching, she also took courses in Hypnotherapy, Holistic Nutrition, Aromatherapy, and business courses including Writing for Publication. Once she completed her program (with a 4.0 grade point average!), Laura was ready for the next phase in her life. Inspired by her program, and armed with the knowledge that there were … Read More

By Jenna Zizzo Six years ago, Lisa Hecke felt lost. More than that, she was frustrated, angry and unhappy. No longer satisfied in her day job, Lisa found herself hunched over her knees, crying, sobbing, and seeking a new path. She recalls asking aloud for help, gasping through tears and heart wrenching sobs. “Please show me how to be happy again,” she begged the universe. “If I am meant to stay at this job then please show me how to be happy there, but if I am meant to move on then please show me where to go.” Suddenly, Lisa says, in one breath her entire body relaxed. A sense of calm washed over her, and she was finally able to surrender. This surrendering and asking for change was the first step on Lisa’s journey to career transformation. Almost immediately, Lisa began to see great opportunities open up before her … Read More


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