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NLP Practitioner Certification Training Programs


Joe Tabbanella

Are you eager to excel at fulfilling your potential in life? Are you ready for an enjoyable and fun hands-on learning experience? Would you like to help others become their best and make a real difference in the world?

Imagine learning advanced skills that you can use in your own life for generating successful results – and powerful tools to help others attain their goals, dreams and aspirations.

Become Certified as a NLP Practitioner for less through the American Hypnosis Association!

Since 1998, the American Hypnosis Association has certified over 600 NLP Practitioners! Our first rate training is equal in quality and standards to NLP training costing three times as much or more. How can we do that? Through the support of the non-profit, nationally accredited HMI College of Hypnotherapy (founded in 1968), we save on the cost of websites, marketing, training facilities and other expenses and we pass these savings in overhead on to you!

All of our NLP Certification Training Programs solidly adhere to the recognized standards in the field for NLP coursework. You can be assured that you will receive training on par with any other reputable NLP organization in the world. Act now and enroll in our next scheduled course to take advantage of these significant savings. Prices are subject to increase and our NLP Training does sell out so reserve your space right away!

Two Payment Options to Choose From

  1. Pay in Advance – Save money by paying for all five weekends in full.
    • AHA Members: $1,695.00 (Late Registration: $1,795.00)
    • Non-Members: $1,795.00 (Late Registration: $1,895.00)
  2. Monthly Payment Plan – Spread the cost over 5 months by purchasing one weekend at a time.
    • AHA Members and Non-Members: $379.00 x 5 = $1,895.00

View NLP Course Outline


Four (4) Minute Sneak Preview

For Yourself

  • Build instant rapport with anyone – anytime.
  • Understand how to access emotional states that are appropriate and useful for any given situation.
  • Adopt empowering beliefs.
  • Develop your intuition; know how others are thinking.
  • Build confidence and motivation.
  • Release negative emotions and limiting decisions.
  • Reinforce and accomplish goals.
  • Learn to be at cause; live powerfully.
  • State what you want, set goals to achieve it in your practice and life.
  • Replace negative emotions, limiting beliefs and limiting decisions.
  • Use language patterns that influence, intrigue and move others.
  • Negotiate and mediate conflict using win-win methods.
  • Leadership skills that translate to therapy, business and education.
  • Learn many techniques for creating positive and lasting change.
  • Develop your intuition; know how others are thinking.
  • And much more!

For Your Clients

  • Create change in the moment.
  • Learn techniques and interventions that you use in your practice.
  • Maximize your success in working with your clients.
  • Generate transformational patterns of communication.
  • Really understand the nature of your clients' cognitive and behavioral processes.
  • Discover how your client creates their model of the world.
  • Design strategies for effectively obtaining results and achieving goals.
  • Develop greater sensory awareness to enhance your client's experience.
  • Increase your command of hypnotic language patterns.
  • Use the power of working with a person's storage of memories along a time line to change personal history.
  • And much more!

What is NLP?

NLP is a very practical approach to human behavior. Initially created in the 1970's by Richard Bandler and John Grinder, NLP is a methodology for modeling excellence. It's primary focus is on how to operate your own mind and body to create what you want in life.

The discoveries made from the methodology of NLP have led to techniques that are used in business, education, and health, as well as therapy (and we've had participants attend our trainings from all of these various fields). It is often said that NLP has made the greatest contribution to the behavioral sciences in the last 30 years.

Throughout this training you will uncover and work with the processes that precede behavior. You will learn the very fabric of thought and action. And you will learn a set of skills that can be the foundation for all the goals in your life.

Before the development of NLP, we had explanations as to why we act in certain ways. Since NLP, we have the understanding of how we act in those ways.

Become a Certified NLP Practitioner and become your very best!

More Information About NLP Training

NLP Practitioner Certification Training - 5 Weekends

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AHA Events Live on Zoom

Comments from Event Attendees

Healing the Inner Child - Certification Course - Live on Zoom
2022-05-16 at 10:47 Pacific Time

This was such an amazing course. Cheryl did a fascinating job presenting the topic of inner child and I cannot wait to implement what I've learned.
K.L. from Scottsdale, Arizona


Healing the Inner Child - Certification Course - Live on Zoom
2022-05-14 at 18:17 Pacific Time

Wonderful guidance for big people who are dealing/healing their little people. Thanks Cheryl!
L.Y. from Glenwood, Utah


Hypnosis and Grief Recovery - Certification Course - Live on Zoom
2022-05-14 at 18:16 Pacific Time

She was a wonderful teacher.
D.D. from Dallas, Texas


Healing the Inner Child - Certification Course - Live on Zoom
2022-05-14 at 18:08 Pacific Time

A terrific workshop. Cheryl O'Neil is a fabulous instructor - deeply knowledgeable, wise, and inclusive. She's given us immediately usable information as well as a foundation for understanding and exploring the extensive workbook.
C.M. from Hockley, Texas


Healing the Inner Child - Certification Course - Live on Zoom
2022-05-14 at 18:07 Pacific Time

I wasn't sure what to think coming into this and was somewhat nervous but it was an amazing class packed full of information. Flew by so fast by being highly interesting and useful information. Thanks again.
K.K. from Bainbridge Island, Washington


Healing the Inner Child - Certification Course - Live on Zoom
2022-05-14 at 18:07 Pacific Time

Cheryl is fantastic! Her knowledge is incredible.
D.D. from Dallas, Texas


Healing the Inner Child - Certification Course - Live on Zoom
2022-05-14 at 18:05 Pacific Time

Thank you so much, lovely course.
L.D. from Johannesburg, Gauteng


Healing the Inner Child - Certification Course - Live on Zoom
2022-05-14 at 18:03 Pacific Time

Love all of these classes and the resources that come with it.
J.C. from Waldo, Florida


Hypnosis and Grief Recovery - Certification Course - Live on Zoom
2022-05-14 at 13:22 Pacific Time

I loved this class taught by Elaine. It was very insightful and gave us many modalities to help our clients who come to us for Grief Recovery. Thank you for a wonderful class. I highly recommend it.
B.H. from Fresno, California


Therapeutic Imagery Master - Certification Course - Live on Zoom
2022-05-08 at 09:08 Pacific Time

I am extremely grateful for this body of work. I think I have a thumbprint in this hand of knowledge but I am eager to build my confidence in understanding when and how I will use this with my clients. Thank you, thank you, thank you!
K.G. from Seattle, Washington


NLP Practitioner Certification Training - Weekend 2/5
2022-05-07 at 20:20 Pacific Time

Excellent class and instructor. Taking the NLP training has given me more confidence to start my practice.
N.A. from Los Angeles, California


Hypnosis for Clients with Cancer - Certification Course - Live on Zoom
2022-05-07 at 14:53 Pacific Time

Bruce has a wealth of experience and information on this topic of hypnosis and cancer, especially. He is so generous in sharing this with others in an inventive and entertaining manner! A fantastic course!
K.W. from Las Vegas, Nevada


Therapeutic Imagery Master - Certification Course - Live on Zoom
2022-05-06 at 20:47 Pacific Time

This was the most important workshop I have ever taken here at HMI.
D.D. from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma


Hypnosis and PTSD - Certification Course - Live on Zoom
2022-05-05 at 15:56 Pacific Time

Great class. I learned a lot and am more confident in helping clients who are suffering from PTS.
J.H. from Houston, Texas


Therapeutic Imagery Master - Certification Course - Live on Zoom
2022-05-05 at 12:37 Pacific Time

I'm truly grateful for this rich course during which I learned and experienced a lot while enjoying every moment of it. And I keep learning from the well prepared material by the amazing Cheryl! I'm very happy and satisfied with this course and its many positive results few of which was clarity and boosting my self confidence! Thank you so much Cheryl and others who contributed in building this course!
M.S. from Sun Valley, California


Therapeutic Imagery Master - Certification Course - Live on Zoom
2022-05-03 at 00:58 Pacific Time

Amazing class, I LOVE IT! Thank you.
C.A. from Hialeah, Florida


Therapeutic Imagery Master - Certification Course - Live on Zoom
2022-05-02 at 11:02 Pacific Time

I cannot imagine a more valuable and incredible tool than this Imagery Master Certification. I have more support than I could ever imagine with regards to many presenting issues. Thank you, thank you.
A.S. from Milwaukie, Oregon


Therapeutic Imagery Master - Certification Course - Live on Zoom
2022-05-02 at 08:20 Pacific Time

I am amazed at all the wonderful techniques I learned in this master class. It will take my practice to the next level. Thank you Cheryl for all your knowledge.
J.S. from Ridgewood, New York


Therapeutic Imagery Master - Certification Course - Live on Zoom
2022-05-01 at 18:18 Pacific Time

I could not be more grateful I took this course. Cheryl is a wonderful Imagery Genius, and has given me the tools to have confidence moving forward in my business. I can't wait to blow my clients subconscious out of the water with this imagery!
S.C. from Royse City, Texas


Therapeutic Imagery Master - Certification Course - Live on Zoom
2022-05-01 at 18:15 Pacific Time

Ms. O'Neil is simply wonderful... words cannot express the value that she and her curriculum of Imagery has brought to my life and the lives of those I work with. Thank you, thank you, thank you... this was life-changing.
D.V. from Crestone, Colorado


Therapeutic Imagery Training - Mythic and Archetypal Imagery - Live on Zoom
2022-04-28 at 09:36 Pacific Time

This is a beautiful and expansive course! Worthy of holding onto for a lifetime. Thank you Cheryl and HMI!
Z.F. from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Therapeutic Imagery Training - Advanced Imagery - Live on Zoom
2022-04-28 at 09:18 Pacific Time

A priceless course and experience! Thank you!
Z.F. from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Past-Life Regression Therapy - Certification Course - Live on Zoom
2022-04-27 at 15:39 Pacific Time

The class and material were amazing. I am very glad I took this class. Thank you!
J.N. from Lake Forest, California


Hypnosis for Anxieties and Fears - Certification Course - Live on Zoom
2022-04-26 at 11:34 Pacific Time

This Hypnosis for Anxieties and Fears AHA event is one of my favorites to date! This topic is so foundational, and Elaine is superb in her delivery. The workbook and videos are also valuable resources!
K.W. from Las Vegas, Nevada


Introduction to Somatic and Parts Work for Healing Trauma - Live on Zoom
2022-04-25 at 23:46 Pacific Time

I liked it very very much, I did enjoy this lecture. She was a fantastic professor of what she loves.
L.W. from Beverly Hills, California


Hypnosis and Smoking Cessation - Certification Course - Live on Zoom
2022-04-25 at 11:25 Pacific Time

Very insightful class! I look forward to helping many clients quit smoking. The lesson was straightforward and very simple. I thought it would be much harder, but John Melton presented the information in a concise, easy manner. Definitely recommend for all hypnotherapists.
J.C. from Douglasville, Georgia


NLP Practitioner Certification Training - Weekend 2/5
2022-04-24 at 18:45 Pacific Time

Thank you for a great training! I learned so much. What a powerful weekend!
B.K. from Lompoc, California


The Power of Releasing Guilt and Shame - Live on Zoom
2022-04-23 at 20:25 Pacific Time

Thank you, it was very informative. Brought out a greater understanding of the topic.
L.D. from Johannesburg, Gauteng


The Power of Releasing Guilt and Shame - Live on Zoom
2022-04-23 at 13:41 Pacific Time

Elaine has such command of this topic, and these issues seem to be at the core of many issues that I am coming across with my clients. This course is super informative and engaging. I highly recommend it!
K.W. from Las Vegas, Nevada


The Power of Releasing Guilt and Shame - Live on Zoom
2022-04-23 at 13:35 Pacific Time

Great class - excellent workbook. Awesome teacher.
P.R. from Pelham, Alabama


NLP Practitioner Certification Training - Weekend 5/5
2022-04-21 at 15:55 Pacific Time

Invaluable course with Joe. Incredible instructor and very charismatic. Enjoyed every minute.
K.M. from Santa Clarita, California


NLP Practitioner Certification Training - Weekend 2/5
2022-04-21 at 15:25 Pacific Time

Amazing course. Amazing instructor. Great material.
K.M. from Santa Clarita, California


Past-Life Regression Therapy - Certification Course - Live on Zoom
2022-04-18 at 19:16 Pacific Time

This was a wonderful class, I learned so much, thank you.
R.B. from Hazard, Kentucky


Hypnosis and Pain Management - Certification Course - Live on Zoom
2022-04-18 at 16:36 Pacific Time

I highly recommend this amazing certification course.
L.P. from Lakeland, Florida


Hypnosis and the Law of Attraction - Live on Zoom
2022-04-16 at 12:06 Pacific Time

Love, love, love this class. A deeper approach to learning the Law of Attraction, but if you can keep up with the teacher, it is priceless.
L.A. from Clovis, California


Past-Life Regression Therapy - Certification Course - Live on Zoom
2022-04-14 at 18:45 Pacific Time

This was an interesting and informative class; the balance of lecture and experience was perfect. The information was detailed, and Lisa Machenberg was a delightful teacher with extensive knowledge. I thoroughly enjoyed this class and would recommend it to anyone interested in this subject.
B.K. from Brookfield, Illinois


Past-Life Regression Therapy - Certification Course - Live on Zoom
2022-04-14 at 16:51 Pacific Time

Lisa as always is an amazing instructor with great knowledge, easily understood, relatable, and super fun!
T.H. from West Hollywood, California


When the Calling to Help Becomes the Obstacle - AHA Conference
2022-04-12 at 19:24 Pacific Time

Amazing presentation. Cheyenne is AWESOME!
P.B. from Sherman Oaks, California


Why Can’t Anyone See My Website? - AHA Conference
2022-04-12 at 19:23 Pacific Time

A great presentation, good job!
P.B. from Sherman Oaks, California


Make Your Hypnotherapy Material Look Professional - AHA Conference
2022-04-12 at 19:22 Pacific Time

A wonderful presentation, great job!
P.B. from Sherman Oaks, California


Past-Life Regression Therapy - Certification Course - Live on Zoom
2022-04-12 at 09:41 Pacific Time

This was a very interesting seminar taught by a very knowledgeable and experienced instructor.
M.P. from Brentwood, New York


Past-Life Regression Therapy - Certification Course - Live on Zoom
2022-04-11 at 09:34 Pacific Time

I loved this class and can't wait to learn more!
P.W. from Greenbrier, Arkansas


Past-Life Regression Therapy - Certification Course - Live on Zoom
2022-04-11 at 09:34 Pacific Time

I want to explore more about Past life Regression. Lisa did a great job as always!
T.M. from Paron, Arkansas


Introduction to Positive Psychology - Live on Zoom
2022-04-10 at 22:15 Pacific Time

I look forward to enrolling in the AOS - Positive Psychology for Mind/Body Connect.
C.B. from Florence, Alabama


Past-Life Regression Therapy - Certification Course - Live on Zoom
2022-04-10 at 12:14 Pacific Time

Thank you for the interesting course.
L.D. from Johannesburg, Gauteng


Past-Life Regression Therapy - Certification Course - Live on Zoom
2022-04-10 at 10:31 Pacific Time

This is one of my favorite classes here at HMI. Lisa is a truly delightful teacher!
D.D. from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma


Past-Life Regression Therapy - Certification Course - Live on Zoom
2022-04-09 at 19:37 Pacific Time

Excellent class. I love the creativity that goes into this. Whatever it is one thinks of this, it is healing. Good intentions with good outcomes. The woowoo is woohoo in my book!
E.C. from Alhambra, California


Past-Life Regression Therapy - Certification Course - Live on Zoom
2022-04-09 at 18:30 Pacific Time

Amazing class and wonderful experience! The instructor was amazing and my favorite class so far!
B.W. from Corvallis, Oregon


Past-Life Regression Therapy - Certification Course - Live on Zoom
2022-04-09 at 18:20 Pacific Time

Wonderful class. Lisa is so knowledgeable and willing to answer any and all questions. I loved the Imagery in particular. Also, very good instructions on how to conduct a workshop. Can't wait to implement into practice.
P.S. from Rockville, Maryland


Past-Life Regression Therapy - Certification Course - Live on Zoom
2022-04-09 at 18:19 Pacific Time

Thank you Lisa Machenberg!
K.G. from Seattle, Washington