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Become a Hypnotherapist – 51 Reasons to Choose HMI

Watch this 7-minute video and you will know instantly what it really means to be an HMI Graduate.


Hypnosis Motivation Institute 53rd Anniversary

Founded in 1968, The Hypnosis Motivation Institute (HMI), is a non-profit, Nationally Accredited College of Hypnotherapy. HMI’s Hypnotherapy training programs are designed to serve the needs of students looking for the most comprehensive Hypnotherapy Training available today.

HMI Provides Two Choices for
Hypnotherapy Certification Training

HMI offers two distinct and separate training programs to choose from, each uniquely accredited by separate accrediting agencies, each with a separate course, curriculum and catalog.

If being the best in your field, receiving an accredited Diploma in Hypnotherapy, and learning from over a dozen instructors, each with 10-20 years of experience and specialization is important to you, then HMI is your new home and partner in success. Whether you’re just curious about Hypnosis or interested in a career helping others, now is the time to start.

1. Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy – 720-Hour Program

HMI’s 720-hour, Clinical Hypnotherapy Program, Accredited by ACCET, offers you the most extensive, interactive hypnotherapy training program available today, now delivered directly to the safety and convenience of your own home. Never before has this level of accredited hypnotherapy training, course hours, instructor interaction and supervised clinical internship been available anywhere outside the Los Angeles, California area.

Finally, a training program that treats hypnotherapy like a true healthcare profession.

HMI’s one-year, Clinical Hypnotherapy Program combines over 900 hours of prerecorded video instruction with 1,000 hours of live Zoom interaction with 24 Instructors and supervised practice with peers. Internship includes clinical supervision and specialized training in marketing, advertising, business and more. Offering the ultimate in flexibility and accessibility, live classes offer you choices of day, evening and Saturday classes all from the safety and convenience of your own home.

Eligible Students Can Start Their Training
for No Money Down and No Payments for 18 Months

As if that wasn’t enough, consider that eligible students of HMI’s 720-hour program can start their training with no money down and no payments for 18 months. Start risk free with the first 30 days of attendance offered to you with a money back guarantee.

There is literally no other hypnotherapy training in the world like this. Just start turning the pages of the school catalog to discover the level of professional hypnotherapy training you have been looking for.

Earn a Nationally Accredited Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy

We invite you to explore our school catalog and see the carefully crafted progression of educational experiences that systematically and comfortably prepare you for the rigors of clinical internship and private practice. If it is your goal to be the most extensively trained hypnotherapist on the planet, then this is the program for you.

Just start turning the pages of the school catalog to discover the level of professional hypnotherapy training you have been looking for.

2. Diploma in Hypnotherapy – 300-Hour Program

HMI’s 300-hour Diploma in Hypnotherapy Program, accredited by the DEAC, provides hypnotherapy training to those looking for a more self-paced, more independent study, that does not require as much in time and investment.

Comprised of 54, two-hour streaming video lessons, interaction with a personal Tutor, and the ability to progress at your own pace, this is the perfect choice for existing health care or mental health professionals looking for continuing education or those whose schedules do not allow for a set schedule of lessons or the time commitments of HMI’s 720-hour program.

Instant Online Access to Your First Lesson for No Cost or Obligation

While you’re exploring your options for hypnotherapy training, wouldn’t it be nice if you could test drive the education and experience the quality, philosophy and integrity of the school before you made a commitment?

Begin your journey right now with instant access. Your introductory lesson, Hypnosis in History, will take you from the Ancient Egyptians through Modern Day, tracing the existence and evolution of hypnosis for the past 5,000 years.

Hypnosis in History
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 School Catalog 720 Hours

Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy

HMI Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy IDL School Catalog Cover

HMI School Catalog 300 Hours

Diploma in Hypnotherapy

HMI Diploma in Hypnotherapy IDL School Catalog Cover

HMI Student Comments

Volume 1-4
2021-04-14 at 3:52 PM Pacific Time

Learning self hypnosis was amazing! This will be very helpful to use everyday!
M.M. from League City, Texas, US


Volume 1-1
2021-04-14 at 3:47 AM Pacific Time

I have enjoyed the first lesson very much, great quality of the video and explanation of the lecturer.
D.F. from , Dubai, AE


Volume 1-4
2021-04-13 at 10:02 PM Pacific Time

I was very interested in learning about self hypnotism today!
A.H. from Simi Valley, California, US


Final Exam
2021-04-13 at 3:42 PM Pacific Time

I enjoyed the fact that healing can take place through hypnosis.
K.H. from Charlotte, North Carolina, US


Volume 1-1
2021-04-13 at 3:42 PM Pacific Time

Such a fun and informative lesson. It just makes me want to learn more and it was so easy and exciting to follow.
B.W. from Davisville, West Virginia, US


Volume 1-4
2021-04-13 at 12:52 PM Pacific Time

I struggled a little with this lesson. I'm not sure why.
K.H. from Charlotte, North Carolina, US


Volume 1-3
2021-04-13 at 8:29 AM Pacific Time

I enjoyed the definitions given in this lesson.
A.G. from Winter Park, Florida, US


Final Exam
2021-04-13 at 7:31 AM Pacific Time

This is a great demonstration of how hypnosis can change people's lives.
E.W. from Ventura, California, US


Volume 1-1
2021-04-12 at 9:41 PM Pacific Time

This lesson was very enjoyable. It was interesting to learn the science, and the information was presented very clearly.
K.R. from Bedford, New Hampshire, US


Volume 1-3
2021-04-12 at 5:33 PM Pacific Time

I liked this lesson. Things are sticking, but this one felt like a lot to digest. Its definitely engaging and just need to review some more.
T.L. from Los Angeles, California, US


Volume 1-2
2021-04-11 at 4:45 PM Pacific Time

I continue to look forward to my time spent studying hypnosis.
C.V. from Wauchula, Florida, US


Volume 1-2
2021-04-11 at 4:39 PM Pacific Time

This lesson really shed light as to how a session will go. Everything was explained step by step. It also went more in depth on the theory of the mind which answered my questions from lesson 1. I can't wait to start my next lesson.
T.R. from Lake Placid, Florida, US


Volume 1-3
2021-04-08 at 2:22 PM Pacific Time

Great session. I'll be using these techniques tomorrow on my daughter.
K.H. from Charlotte, North Carolina, US


Volume 1-4
2021-04-08 at 8:54 AM Pacific Time

This was a great lesson with interesting tools offered for self hypnosis.
E.W. from Ventura, California, US


Volume 1-2
2021-04-07 at 5:55 PM Pacific Time

I enjoyed it! I like this Professor's style of teaching.
T.L. from Los Angeles, California, US


Volume 1-3
2021-04-07 at 10:12 AM Pacific Time

I'm getting more and more excited about hypnotherapy with each lesson!
A.H. from Simi Valley, California, US