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HMI Advanced Training Courses – Modular Curriculum

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HMI's Distance Learning Program is comprised of 54 individual 2-hour streaming videos. These lessons are organized into nine (09) Volumes, each containing six (06) lessons. Students must successfully pass a quiz for each streaming lesson before they can move on to the next lesson.

There are two comprehensive exams. The first exam is at the end of Volume 1 covering all 6 lessons in Volume 1. The second exam is at the end of Volume 9 covering all 48 lessons in Volumes 2 thru 9.

Each Volume comes complete with an HMI Student Workbook, containing the notes and supplemental written materials for that volume. All Workbooks are provided as downloadable PDF files.

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HMI Advanced Training Courses – Volumes 1 through 9

After successful completion of HMI's Hypnosis 101 Course "Foundations in Hypnotherapy" (Volume 1), students are now prepared and eligible to enroll online in HMI's Nationally Accredited Advanced Hypnotherapy Training program.

This advanced instruction is organized into 96 hours of streaming video (Volumes 2-9), plus PDF workbooks, quizzes, tutorial appointments and final exam.

All 9 volumes equal a grand total of 300 accredited clock hours of instruction and leads to HMI's Accredited Diploma in Hypnotherapy.

Each of the 8 volumes in HMI's Advanced Hypnotherapy Training Course contain six (6) 2-hour streaming video presentations, each featuring a different HMI Instructor.

Explore the comprehensive and exciting material listed below to fully appreciate this Nationally Accredited curriculum.

Feel free to call us at 1-818-268-6180 or schedule a time for phone consultation.

George Kappas, HMI Director

George J. Kappas
HMI Director, MA, LMFT

Celebrating more than 50 years of excellence, we are happy to chat with you on the phone to answer any questions you might have and help you discover how HMI can help you achieve your personal and professional goals.

HMI Student Comments

Hypnotic Regression/Past Life
2021-09-27 at 10:20 PM Pacific Time

I learned a lot from this lesson about past life regression.
A.H. from Simi Valley, California, US


Mental Bank Seminar
2021-09-27 at 10:08 PM Pacific Time

I enjoyed learning about the mental bank especially the part about homeostasis. Cant wait to start using the mental bank program.
R.M. from Corona, California, US


Ethics in Therapy 2
2021-09-27 at 9:49 PM Pacific Time

I feel like I'm on solid ground with the information presented in the video. Lisa Machenberg is a great instructor!
A.M. from Richmond Hill, Georgia, US


Hypnotic Regression/Past Life
2021-09-27 at 9:22 PM Pacific Time

I found her way of inducing physically very interesting. It was quick as well. However, I dont think we were taught how to heal a past life, just get the lessons and learnings from a past life.
B.M. from Mumbai, Maharashtra, IN


Emotional and Physical Sexuality 1
2021-09-27 at 8:10 PM Pacific Time

Very interesting lesson. I found looking at my past relationships though this lens illuminating.
P.R. from River Oaks, Texas, US


Clinical Case Presentation Volume 3
2021-09-27 at 8:00 PM Pacific Time

I really enjoyed this lesson. I wish I could have learned from Mr. Kappas.
C.S. from Sacramento, California, US


Ethics in Therapy 1
2021-09-27 at 7:27 PM Pacific Time

A very interesting topic, I learned a lot. Thank you.
L.B. from Sacramento, California, US


Dream Therapy
2021-09-27 at 6:36 PM Pacific Time

Wow! Great class! I loved it. I already have two pro bono clients set up to practice on.
C.C. from Lake Sherwood, California, US


Hypno-Diagnostic Tools B
2021-09-27 at 6:20 PM Pacific Time

a good class a good teacher - it was interesting.
A.Q. from Denpasar, Bali, ID


Clinical Case Presentation Volume 8
2021-09-27 at 4:39 PM Pacific Time

Good to see another session!
M.T. from San Diego, California, US


Biofeedback 1
2021-09-27 at 2:38 PM Pacific Time

Great lesson, learned a lot!
D.B. from Manhattan Beach, California, US


Emotional and Physical Sexuality 2
2021-09-27 at 2:17 PM Pacific Time

I wish there was more information in the workbook.
K.H. from Charlotte, North Carolina, US


Emotional Freedom Technique
2021-09-27 at 12:02 PM Pacific Time

What a great class. I have done some tapping before but did not know the concept behind it.
A.R. from North Miami, Florida, US


Crisis Intervention
2021-09-27 at 11:55 AM Pacific Time

This class has intrigued me to look more into this topic of hypnotherapy. Very interesting.
M.M. from League City, Texas, US


Intuitive and Energy Healing
2021-09-27 at 11:41 AM Pacific Time

Great course with Katte, it open the door for me in wanting to learn more about the Qigong energy. Very valuable information. Energy is powerful.
B.L. from Dallas, Texas, US


Handwriting Analysis
2021-09-27 at 8:53 AM Pacific Time

Very exciting tools to learn. These will be extremely useful.
B.W. from Davisville, West Virginia, US


Biofeedback 1
2021-09-27 at 8:39 AM Pacific Time

I enjoyed the lesson very much.
B.B. from Rock Springs, Wyoming, US


Mental Bank Seminar
2021-09-27 at 2:22 AM Pacific Time

I found this lesson informative in the sense that some people may find these tools useful as it can be a game towards their goals.
K.W. from Norfolk, Virginia, US


Low Blood Sugar
2021-09-27 at 2:11 AM Pacific Time

I see a trend that Susie may be the resident Health Hypnotherapist and does a great job at providing great information to pass on to future clients.
K.W. from Norfolk, Virginia, US


General Self Improvement
2021-09-27 at 1:56 AM Pacific Time

Another lesson where Susie brings enthusiasm and passion to a lesson. I really enjoy how she teaches.
K.W. from Norfolk, Virginia, US


Habit Control
2021-09-27 at 1:47 AM Pacific Time

Susie has great energy and made her lessons fun! I definitely enjoyed her enthusiasm and she shows she is passionate about her work.
K.W. from Norfolk, Virginia, US


Fears and Phobias
2021-09-27 at 1:40 AM Pacific Time

This course is one of the reasons why I wanted to get into hypnotherapy, to help people with fears and phobias. Elaine did a great job teaching and demonstrating.
K.W. from Norfolk, Virginia, US


Advanced Law and Ethics
2021-09-27 at 12:47 AM Pacific Time

Another important and informative lesson. I was glad to know that MT has no direct regulation of hypnosis or hypnotherapy.
A.P. from Miles City, Montana, US


Crisis Intervention
2021-09-26 at 9:27 PM Pacific Time

A very interesting topic, it is necessary and useful to define such client states.
L.B. from Sacramento, California, US


Clinical Case Presentation Volume 3
2021-09-26 at 9:27 PM Pacific Time

I think it would be most helpful if the videos were transcribed. These older videos make it very hard to hear the questions from the class. Also transcription helps refer back.
H.R. from Englewood, New Jersey, US


Family Systems
2021-09-26 at 8:44 PM Pacific Time

My feedback is that the lesson is okay and question 12 should be reworded.
J.N. from Remington, Virginia, US


Substance Abuse
2021-09-26 at 7:30 PM Pacific Time

It is an interesting topic and a very important issue to be aware of. I enjoyed this lesson.
C.T. from King City, California, US


Crisis Intervention
2021-09-26 at 7:23 PM Pacific Time

I like every class I’ve taken. Lisa is an excellent instructor and she knows this material so well.
K.P. from Edwards, Colorado, US


Clinical Case Presentation Volume 5
2021-09-26 at 5:24 PM Pacific Time

Dr. Kappas. What a legend. I don’t always agree with his science (like who am I to disagree) but he’s proven me wrong more often than not. Soooooo many times.
B.C. from Valdosta, Georgia, US


Medical Hypnosis
2021-09-26 at 4:10 PM Pacific Time

This was an amazing lesson. Excellent content. I really enjoyed the post hypnotic suggestions the tutor utilized.
C.P. from Lompoc, California, US


Intuitive and Energy Healing
2021-09-26 at 3:21 PM Pacific Time

Valuable and easy to understand class filled with some practical advice and exercises.
K.S. from Santa Monica, California, US


Emotional and Physical Sexuality 1
2021-09-26 at 1:53 PM Pacific Time

I love his classes. He's always interesting and fun.
K.H. from Charlotte, North Carolina, US


Biofeedback 1
2021-09-26 at 12:45 PM Pacific Time

Informative. Would really like to use this in hypnosis but need a recommendation for the equipment!
K.T. from Dubai, AE


Therapeutic Imagery 2
2021-09-26 at 12:44 PM Pacific Time

I enjoyed a lot learning about imagery. I strongly believe it is a powerful tool that can support people in healing and growth.
J.E. from Dublin, IE


Biofeedback 2
2021-09-26 at 12:19 AM Pacific Time

Another great lesson! What I would from these lessons are recommendations on machines that could be used in our hypnotherapy practice.
K.W. from Norfolk, Virginia, US


Biofeedback 1
2021-09-25 at 10:48 PM Pacific Time

I have always had an interest in biofeedback and this first part of the course was a great introduction.
K.W. from Norfolk, Virginia, US


Substance Abuse
2021-09-25 at 10:13 PM Pacific Time

I have been looking forward to this class. I wasn't sure what the premise would be and I'm grateful we aren't expected to "treat" alcoholics & addicts. My sobriety date is June 1, 1991 and I'm looking forward to meeting my fellow AAs when we have a graduation one of these days!
K.P. from Edwards, Colorado, US


Hypno-Diagnostic Tools B
2021-09-25 at 9:59 PM Pacific Time

I absolutely loved this class, very informative indeed.
S.H. from Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey, US


Clinical Case Presentation Volume 4
2021-09-25 at 9:28 PM Pacific Time

Admittedly not my finest study efforts.
E.C. from Stoutsville, Missouri, US


Hypnotic Regression/Past Life
2021-09-25 at 7:22 PM Pacific Time

This lesson by Lisa has been my favorite so far. She was descriptive and shared her experiences to help me better understand the importance of regression and why it is not ok to use as a first line of hypnotherapy.
K.W. from Norfolk, Virginia, US


Child Hypnosis
2021-09-25 at 6:50 PM Pacific Time

it was a good class. It was more practical.
T.K. from Kingsburg, California, US


Substance Abuse
2021-09-25 at 6:44 PM Pacific Time

This is one of the major problem in society and good to know the possible solution that exists.
M.A. from Farmington Hills, Michigan, US


Advertising and Promotion 4
2021-09-25 at 6:35 PM Pacific Time

This is great advice on business promotion.
E.W. from Ventura, California, US


Therapeutic Imagery 2
2021-09-25 at 2:53 PM Pacific Time

Practical lessons one of the most interesting lessons, excellent teaching approach. Many thanks.
D.G. from Pompano Beach, Florida, US


Advanced Law and Ethics
2021-09-25 at 2:12 PM Pacific Time

Like the previous lecture, this is a must and useful thing to know.
L.B. from Sacramento, California, US


General Self Improvement
2021-09-25 at 2:07 PM Pacific Time

I thought this lesson was very impactful and helpful as it contained many real life situations in one lesson with easy to do and effective methods to help people make life changes.
C.S. from Miami, Florida, US


Mental Bank Seminar
2021-09-25 at 12:55 PM Pacific Time

I really enjoyed this lesson. I will be starting my mental bank online but would like to get a hard copy for the future as I prefer pen to paper.
B.D. from Fairfield, Connecticut, US


Hypno-Diagnostic Tools A
2021-09-25 at 12:34 PM Pacific Time

It was lovely to see John again. I really enjoy his classes. The workbook did not have any explanation as to what “Hypno-drama” is. Also page numbers along with class name are REALLY helpful. Thank you!
A.G. from Simi Valley, California, US


Hypno-Diagnostic Tools A
2021-09-25 at 6:31 AM Pacific Time

i love the classes from Mr Melton- always very well structured.
A.Q. from Denpasar, Bali, ID


Therapeutic Imagery 2
2021-09-25 at 1:53 AM Pacific Time

I enjoyed seeing how Cheryl demonstrated her imagery in this lesson.
K.W. from Norfolk, Virginia, US


Therapeutic Imagery 1
2021-09-24 at 9:49 PM Pacific Time

Cheryl was very informative and I enjoyed her examples she used in this lesson.
K.W. from Norfolk, Virginia, US


Medical Hypnosis
2021-09-24 at 8:54 PM Pacific Time

This is a great class! I love the way Lisa teaches. This may be what I specialize in...
K.P. from Edwards, Colorado, US


Biofeedback 2
2021-09-24 at 8:41 PM Pacific Time

I am fascinated by everything I learned in this lesson. Can't wait to continue!
N.M. from Van Nuys, California, US


Medical Hypnosis
2021-09-24 at 6:54 PM Pacific Time

Very informative lesson. Crazy what the mind can do.
K.C. from Lyman, Wyoming, US


Law and Ethics
2021-09-24 at 5:36 PM Pacific Time

A very useful topic, a must-learn for therapists. I will be revisiting these videos to get a better understanding of the law. Thank you.
L.B. from Sacramento, California, US


Clinical Case Presentation Volume 3
2021-09-24 at 5:27 PM Pacific Time

Very interesting lesson. it was a great lesson and find out why he did what he did based on the subject.
D.V. from Staten Island, New York, US


Counseling and Interviewing
2021-09-24 at 5:22 PM Pacific Time

Summary of old concepts nicely explained.
J.R. from Escondido, California, US


Kappasinian Hypnosis
2021-09-24 at 1:25 PM Pacific Time

It was interesting how he used the story as a larger metaphor.
A.G. from Winter Park, Florida, US


General Self Improvement
2021-09-24 at 12:39 PM Pacific Time

Love this class! Probably the most beneficial awareness of human behaviors.
Y.B. from Johnstown, Colorado, US


Neuro Linguistic Programming 1
2021-09-24 at 10:14 AM Pacific Time

NLP seems to be the core of hypnotherapy. This is how we modify behavior. Everything getting into hypnosis is just making it so they are more suggestable to accept these new thoughts. I thought this was very cool and useful.
B.P. from Dallas, Oregon, US


Emotional and Physical Sexuality 1
2021-09-24 at 9:57 AM Pacific Time

Love this course! I recommend it to everyone.
E.M. from New York, New York, US


Intuitive and Energy Healing
2021-09-24 at 8:02 AM Pacific Time

I really enjoyed this class. I already use energy healing in my practice as I am a Reiki Master, and I felt validated by Katt's information. Thank you.
D.N. from Digby, Nova Scotia, CA


Advertising and Promotion 3
2021-09-24 at 3:02 AM Pacific Time

I love this instructor so much!
Q.V. from Hai Phong, Quezon City, VN


Kappasinian Hypnosis
2021-09-24 at 2:41 AM Pacific Time

I enjoyed learning about his journey.
K.W. from Norfolk, Virginia, US


Clinical Case Presentation Volume 2
2021-09-24 at 1:39 AM Pacific Time

I enjoyed viewing one of the original Dr. John Kappas teaching tapes. It allows me to observe the subtle differences in the way he teaches vs other HMI teachers.
T.B. from Seattle, Washington, US


Emotional Freedom Technique
2021-09-24 at 1:16 AM Pacific Time

The teacher is lovely and really fascinated.
N.T. from Ho Chi Minh City, VN


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