Your Online Resource for Ericksonian Hypnosis Certification!

Location: Internet

Dates: You may start anytime.

Pace: Eight weeks is the shortest recommended completion time. One year is the longest allowable completion time.

Cost: Now only $47 (includes 20 instructional videos plus a digital textbook.)

Registration deadline: None. Register anytime.

Cancellation policy: Unconditional 60-Day Money Back Guarantee.

Instructor: Dr. Steve G. Jones, Clinical Hypnotherapist

  • Board of Directors Member: American Lung Association (LA Chapter)

  • Member: American Board of Hypnotherapy

  • Member: National Guild of Hypnotists

  • Founder: American Alliance of Hypnotists

Text Books (E-Book format): As part of the course (included in the total price of this course), you will receive a digital text book by Dr. Steve G. Jones, Clinical Hypnotherapist:

Description: While this course is for those who wish to take their hypnosis training to the next level, it can also be taken by the laymen with no hypnosis experience or training. Ericksonian Hypnosis is a one of the foremost bodies of knowledge for exploring mechanics of the unconscious mind, identifying and activating the resources that naturally reside within us, discovering new methods to resolve inner conflicts, and overcoming obstacles and challenges in our lives.

Dr. Milton Erickson has been coined by many as “The Greatest Hypnotist of The 20th Century” for his unorthodox methods of what could only be called miracle curing.

The basis of his work will show you how the unconscious mind is a source of wisdom, creativity and the resources needed to achieve any objective including that of self-healing. Develop a deeply satisfying relationship with your unconscious through hypnotic explorations and techniques and learn powerful tools for tapping into this unlimited source of possibilities Whether your goal is to become a Certified Ericksonian Hypnotist and expand your hypnosis knowledge into a highly respected realm of learning, become a master communicator or to simply acquire his profound knowledge and techniques to enhance your level of personal development, the skills you will learn in this course can change your life and help you to start achieving your goals faster and easier.

If hypnosis is not new to you, this course will take you to the next level! You will now be able to journey into realms deep within the unconscious mind of your clients and yourself to create powerful changes in ways you’ve never experienced before. Please check your local laws to see if there are licensing requirements to practice hypnosis where you live and work.

Upon completion of your training, you will be certified by the American Alliance of Hypnotists to practice Ericksonian Hypnosis. Please check your state guidelines for specific licensing requirements. Most states in the US do not require a specific license to practice hypnosis.


This course IS for everyone. Even if you are a layman with no hypnosis background, or don't want to be a professional hypnotist, you should still take this course. You will learn techniques to break negative cycles, have unlimited confidence and locate and utilize your most powerful reources. You will also learn how to use Ericksonian hypnosis to help your friends and family!

And, if you are a professional, this course will take you to the next level! Ericksonian hypnosis is widely recognized as one the most effective forms of hypnotherapy known to man.

Upon completion of your training, you will be certified by the American Alliance of Hypnotists to practice Ericksonian Hypnosis.

Ericksonian Hypnosis.Training FAQ:

Q: Is your certification accepted everywhere in the World?

A: Yes. To the best of our knowledge, at this time, our certification is accepted everywhere.

Q: Will I need any other training in order to practice Ericksonian Hypnosis besides your course?

A: No. Our course is all you will need.

Q: Will I be properly trained if all I take is your online Ericksonian Hypnosis certification program?

A: Ideally an Ericksonian Hypnosis practitioner would be trained in a classroom setting with an instructor physically present. Unfortunately, this luxury is not practical for many people. When we factor in airfare, hotel, time away from work and family, etc. the costs both monetary and otherwise quickly add up. For this reason, many institutions have turned to online training as a viable alternative to meeting modern day needs. In fact, Columbia, Harvard, and Cornell have extensive online programs. Also, Penn, Dartmouth, and Yale offer online classes. Dr. Steve G. Jones, while working on his doctorate in education, extensively studied the online programs offered by Ivy League schools. He then was able to model the Ericksonian Hypnosis training program to offer a similar level of training. Additionally, In this course, you are encouraged to find a study partner and to practice your techniques on a number of people.

Q: What about licensing requirements for Ericksonian Hypnosis practitioners. Are there any?

A: At this time, to the best of our knowledge, there are no licensing requirements for Ericksonian Hypnosis practitioners anywhere in the World. However, if you start a business, you will generally need a business license.

Q: What do I get Certified as?

A: Ericksonian Hypnotist

Q: What Do I get When I Enroll in the Ericksonian Hypnosis Hypnosis Course?

A: You get instant access to 20 training videos that you can watch online or download to your computer. You also get instant access to Dr. Steve's 100 page digital textbook.

Q: How long does the course take to finish?

A: It takes about 2-3 weeks if you move quickly by reading the training manual and watching the videos daily.

Q: How Do I take the Test?

A: The test is included in the course materials and you simply complete the test after all other modules to get your certification

Q: What do I need to do to get my Certification?

A: You must pass the test that is included at the end of the certification course with a score of 75% or better. If you fail you have a max of 3 times to pass. If you don’t pass all three times, you will be charged a $25 fee for another 3 chances and so on.

Q: How Long Does it take to get my Certifications?

A: We will send your certification as soon as possible once we have reviewed your test materials and you are given a passing score.

Questions about the Certificate

Q: Will I receive a certificate?

A: Upon completion of this program, you will receive a beautiful certificate sent via email, which you can print out and proudly display for your clients to see. It will have your name, title (Certified Ericksonian Hypnotist), and your certification number.

Q: What will the certificate look like? Is there a sample?

A: Click here for the sample of the certificate.

Questions about Dr. Steve G. Jones

Q: Who actually teaches the program?

A: The program is taught online by Dr. Steve G. Jones.

Q: What are Dr. Steve G. Jones’s qualifications as an instructor?

A: Dr. Steve G. Jones, Ed.D. has been practicing hypnotherapy since the 1980s. He is the author of over 22 books on Hypnotherapy. He is a member of the National Guild of Hypnotists, American Board of Hypnotherapy and president of the American Alliance of Hypnotists. Dr. Steve is a former member of the board of directors of the Los Angeles chapter of the American Lung Association. In order to keep up with the very latest in research, he regularly attends training conferences. In the mid 80's, Dr. Steve began study at the University of Florida. His primary research focus was cognitive psychology, understanding how people learn. Much of his early research was published in psychology journals in the late 80's. Meanwhile, he continued practicing hypnosis outside of academia on a regular basis. From 1990 to 1995, he was fortunate to counsel families and individuals. During this time he finished his degree in psychology at the University of Florida and went on to graduate studies in counseling. He has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Florida (1994), a master’s degree in education from Armstrong Atlantic State University (2007), and completed a doctorate in education, Ed.D., at Georgia Southern University (2013).


Q: What is the minimum age requirement to be enrolled in your course?

A: 18.

Q: Do I need an advanced degree to practice Ericksonian Hypnosis, such as a bachelor’s degree or a master’s degree?

A: No. In most states in the United States and in most countries, our program is all you need.

Q: Does the American Alliance of Hypnotists help its trainees by promoting them online?

A: Yes. You will be listed on the international American Alliance of Hypnotists directory.

Q: I am a layman with no hypnosis background. Will this program actually take me from the ground floor up and teach me everything I need?

A: Yes. This program is extremely thorough and it will teach you everything you need to know to be a certified Ericksonian Hypnotist and help you run your own practice.


Upon registering, you will be given a user name password that is specific to you. You can then log in and get full access to the entire training area. You can work at your own pace. Upon completion of the course you will take an exam. You must pass the test that is included at the end of the certification course with a score of 75% or better.


  1. Module 1
    • Hypnosis in Medicine and Dentistry - Learn about the similarities between hypnosis and the practices used in medicine and dentistry.

  2. Module 2
    • Hypnotic Rapport Building - Learn how to build the rapport needed to have your client trust and listen to you.

  3. Module 3
    • Creating Sessions for People with Special Medical Needs - Learn how to structure therapy for those with special needs.

  4. Module 4
    • Dealing with Medical Treatments - Learn the most effective ways to begin treatment with clients.

  5. Module 5
    • Arm Raise Induction - Learn a special technique that helps to easily relax the client before treatment.

  6. Module 6
    • Bucket Lowering Induction - Learn another unique induction technique for relaxation.

  7. Module 7
    • Balloon Raise Induction - This technique helps those with uncontrollable body movements stay relaxed and calm.

  8. Module 8
    • Proper Office Design to Enhance Rapport - Learn how to make your office’s design conducive to a hypnosis session and long conversations as the physical space within your office is an extension of who you are and what you represent as a hypnotherapist.

  9. Module 9
    • Being Adaptive as a Hypnotist To Any Client Situation - This module shows you how to position yourself as a powerful individual who has the ability to communicate what needs to be said even in the toughest of situations.

  10. Module 10
    • How to Tap Into your Genuine Desire to Help People - Here you’ll learn the steps needed to provide the most value and help as possible to your clients during sessions.

  11. Module 11
    • Paying Attention to Client Feedback to Improve your Sessions - Learn how to discover how the client would like to talk and adapt to his own mode of communication so you can create and convey meaning more effectively.

  12. Module 12
    • Pacing and Leading - Learn to identify key elements used by both speaker and listener to keep the interaction going.

  13. Module 13
    • Eye-Accessing Cues - Learn how to effectively understand what the clients in thinking by reading his/her eye movements.

  14. Module 14
    • Anchoring - Learn the process of encouraging a specific reaction from another person when a pre-associated stimulus is manifested.

  15. Module 15
    • The Uniqueness of Each Client - Learn the idea of maximal utilization and how to take advantage of the fact that people are unique and therefore, each treatment should be different to get the best possible result.

  16. Module 16
    • The Meta-Model - Learn about the Meta Model, which bears a close resemblance to the list of ten “cognitive distortions” found in Cognitive- Behavioral Therapy and identifies common language patterns and hampers first-class communication.

  17. Module 17
    • Model Limits - Learn about the ways that a person constrains himself as a functioning member of society.

  18. Module 18
    • Creating Metaphors - Learn how to about effective tools in conveying valuable insight and messages to hypnotic clients.

  19. Module 19
    • How to Use Metaphors in a Hypnosis Session - Learn the most effective technique for metaphor usage during hypnosis.

  20. Module 20
    • The Use of Parallelisms in Metaphor Creation - Learn a four step process that creates the perfect metaphor for hypnotic clients.

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Online Ericksonian Hypnosis certification training


United States laws governing the practice of Hypnosis
Current Information as of May 2006

Unregulated States (Our program is all you need)

To the best of our knowledge, the following states have no regulation that affects the practice of hypnosis. The American Alliance of Hypnotists recommends that you follow our standards and terminology (taught in our classes) in these states even though there may not be a legal requirement to do so.

Our program (online or in person) is all you need to get started in practice in these states: Alabama, Delaware, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Vermont, Virginia, and Wisconsin.

Regulated States (You may need to do more than take our program)
There is an explicit or indirect law or set of laws in these states that regulates the practice of hypnosis. Check with your state for specific details on how to comply: California, Connecticut, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, New Jersey, New Hampshire (regulation voluntary), New Mexico, Nevada (forensic hypnosis only), North Carolina, Rhode Island, Utah, Washington, Alaska, Arkansas, Arizona, District of Columbia, Hawaii, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, West Virginia, and Wyoming.

Dr. Steve G. Jones is certified as a Clinical Hypnotherapist by the National Guild of Hypnotists and the American Board of Hypnotherapy.