International Association of
Interpersonal Hypnotherapists
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Hypnotherapy is a self-regulated profession and does not qualify for state licensing in the United States.


The International Association of Interpersonal Hypnotherapists is the credentialing body for The Florida Institute of Hypnotherapy, a Florida Department of Education state licensed school offering career Diplomas in Hypnotherapy, Clinical Hypnotherapy and Transpersonal Hypnotherapy. The IAIH’s Ethics Committee can suspend or revoke certification of its members. Certification is awarded to those who complete 500 hours of training and receive State Licensed Diplomas from FIH. Alternatively, certification and membership is also granted to a hypnotherapist who has attended a state licensed school or the international equivalent, received at least 300 hours of training, and who has successfully completed the IAIH Interpersonal Hypnotherapy Course and passed the IAIH practical and written exam. The IAIH has the highest standards and requirements for certification of any major hypnotherapy credentialing body currently in the United States. Hypnotherapists certified by IAIH have agreed to provide professional services in accordance with the IAIH Code of Ethics. IAIH Hypnotherapists practice within the scope of their individual credentials and engage in the profession legally and ethically. IAIH Hypnotherapists also understand and embrace the hypnosis laws that regulate our profession on international, federal, state, county and city levels. The IAIH works with state and federal legislators to raise the industry standards and protect the practice of hypnosis by qualified practitioners.

When you see the IAIH logo you have the assurance that the hypnotherapist is highly trained and certified. Clients choosing an IAIH Certified Hypnotherapist are entering into a professional relationship knowing it is a cooperative relationship designed to assist the client to reach their goals in a timely manner. The IAIH defines hypnosis as a natural, yet altered, state of mind where communication and responsiveness with the subconscious mind is present. Ultimately hypnosis transcends the critical and analytical level of mind and thought, providing a natural yet altered state wherein practitioners can help facilitate the acceptance of suggestions, directions and instructions desired by the client. Through IAIH hypnotic techniques and teachings the client’s deep inner mind can access information and insights necessary to extend themselves and others the forgiveness, understanding, compassion, acceptance and ultimately love necessary to produce a compassionate philosophy and state of being.

IAIH Hypnotherapists are committed to honoring the importance of relationships in every aspect of the human experience. In cooperation with clients and with mutually agreed upon goals, IAIH Hypnotherapists utilize their advanced training to personalize an approach to uncover life defeating and limiting belief systems of their clients, identify repeating negative patterns, and use sound principles and techniques to help clients discover their inner transformative power, reframe defeating or negative thoughts into positive truthful thoughts and feelings, and achieve effective and lasting results.

It is the goal of every IAIH Hypnotherapist to help clients achieve their goals as quickly as possible and to become obsolete in the client’s life in a timely manner by empowering each client with powerful techniques to achieve goals and resolve issues through self-hypnosis, hypnotic reprogramming and reframing techniques. The IAIH Interpersonal hypnotherapist will utilize dialogues, and advanced hypnotic techniques honoring the sacredness of the relationship while working to uncover underlying patterns or limiting belief systems and ultimately transforming those to align with the truth that all persons are perfect, whole and complete, and worthy of love, abundance and respect. Through this, the IAIH Interpersonal Hypnotherapist empowers the client, and together they achieve effective and long lasting results.