Main prgram starting on 10th May 2022
Foundation practice sessions starting 24th Sept 2021 or 12th Jan 2022

Foundations & Applications of Hypnosis

For New Students of Hypnotherapy including
Medical & Dental Professionals


Learn hypnoanalgesia and hypnoanesthesia

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Foundations of Hypnosis Training

You do the online study at your own pace and join the upcoming practical sessions that fit in with your schedule.

2021 practical sessions: 24th, 26th, 31st Aug & 2nd Sept 2021
2022 practical sessions: 12th, 25th Jan & 8th, 22nd Feb 2022


Applications of Hypnosis Training

Live calls take place every Tuesday from 5th Oct - 30th Nov with an ADDITIONAL INTRODUCTION SESSION with Sharon Waxikish and Michael Mezmer on Tuesday 14th Sept,

Calls take place on Zoom - 7.00 pm London time - 11.00 am Pacific - 2.00 pm Eastern
with prerecorded training videos, worksheets and practice between live sessions

Online Training, Your Way Forward

Our e-learning portal and proven teaching methods are your gateway to success in hypnotherapy training and practice. Our courses are accessible wherever you are, at your convenience. Each tutorial includes the theory, principles and practice of hypnotherapy, with time for Q & A’s and feedback.

Highest Level Of Transformation

You will be training to the highest level and will be studying, sharing and practising hypnosis on yourself and your patients from the outset. Correctly used, hypnosis is a wonderful tool for transformation. Our courses go deep. From your first course, you are immersed.

Recognised And Certified, Your Credibility

Your effort and application reward you with skill, confidence and experience at every level. When you successfully complete all your training, you are awarded a hypnotherapy diploma qualification that is recognised and certified by major hypnotherapy bodies worldwide.

Foundations of Hypnosis

Unless you have already studied hypnosis, you need to do this course, which you can do alongside the Practical Apllications course.
The Foundations of Hypnotherapy course will equip you to practice hypnosis for self-development and begin working with others. 
Next live practice sessions take place on 24th, 26th, 31st Aug & 2nd Sept 2021

Applications of Hypnosis - curriculum


This course incorporates many of the hypnotic techniques gathered throughout the programmes so far. Expanding on how to use them in cases such as:

  1. Hypno-analgesia/anesthesia
  2. Weight loss and gastric band with hypnosis
  3. Using hypnosis as an adjunct to medical and dental treatments
  4. Working with medical and dental professions
  5. Using hypnosis to assist with chronic pain and acute issues, including burns, asthma and eczema, and more
  6. Understanding dreamwork and sleep issues
  7. Emergency care and phobia work
  8. Irritable bowel Syndrome Gut related disorders
  9.  Hypnosis for Childbirth
  10. Health benefits of hypnosis

Online learning

Course content will be delivered via an online training platform with Foundation modules available from the day you join and available for you to study at your own pace.

Ten x 2 1/2 hour live sessions on the Applications program will be delivered over Zoom, starting 14th September, and then for 9 weeks from the 5th October 2021

Live calls take place on Tuesdays - 7.00 pm London time - 11.00 am Pacific - 2.00 pm Eastern

You will be given access to a training platform where you will find your weekly homework tasks, additional pre-recorded training, have access to videos, downloadable scripts, assessments and replays of all the zoom calls.


Guest Speakers

Through the Applications of Hypnosis program we will be inviting guest speakers to share their areas of expertise. No other hypnosis course does this.

Professor Ted Kaptchuk

Professor Ted Kaptchuk (born August 17, 1947) is an American medical researcher who holds professorships in medicine and in global health and social medicine at Harvard Medical School. He researches the placebo effect within the field of placebo studies.

Kaptchuk has served on panels for the NIH and FDA, and worked as a medical writer for the BBC. He has written more than 250 peer-reviewed publications. The New Yorker listed his work among "The Most Notable Medical Findings of 2015"

Dr. Rochelle Zak

Dr. Rochelle Zak is a sleep medicine specialist who cares for patients with sleep disorders, including restless legs syndrome, sleep apnea, parasomnia (abnormal behaviors that occur during sleep) and insomnia. She has a particular interest in helping patients manage restless legs syndrome (RLS).

Zak's research focuses on sleep in women in midlife as well as the different ways that RLS may be seen in patients.

Michael Mezmer

​Michael Mezmer received his initial Hypnotherapy training at the Hypnotism Training Institute in Glendale CA, under the direct instruction of his mentor, the legendary hypnotherapist Gil Boyne.  He also participated in an internship, achieving the Clinical Hypnotherapist level with the American Council of Hypnotist Examiners, as well as specialized certifications as an A.C.H.E. stress management consultant. In addition to his training at the Institute, Michael holds an Degree in psychology from California Coast University. For the past 8 years Michael has exclusively been hypnotherapist consultant to the Unger Concierge Medical Group in Rancho Cucamonga, California. 

Professor David Sanders

Professor David Sanders is an Associate Professor of Biological Sciences at Purdue University. He grew up in Teaneck, New Jersey, and then attended the Horace Mann School in Riverdale, New York. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Yale College in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry. He conducted his Ph.D. research in Biochemistry with Daniel E. Koshland, Jr., who was then editor of the journal Science, at the University of California at Berkeley. Sanders demonstrated that the response regulators in the two-component regulatory systems were phosphorylated on an aspartate residue and that they were protein phosphatases with a covalent intermediate


Team Lead at NHS and Clinical Hypnotherapist. (NHS and Private)

Bill Auerbach

Founder Coaching Right Now, with a sole focus on developing your leadership and business skills

Lead Trainer - Sharon Waxkirsh

This Certified programme will be lead by Sharon Waxkirsh BA HONS CHT MHT HBCE. 

Sharon lectures and teaches the principles and practice of clinical hypnotherapy for health care workers in the UK and the USA. She is a regular presenter at conferences and seminars for the American Council of Hypnotist Examiners (ACHE), IHMDP, the World Aesthetic Congress, the Dental Professionals Association, the British Association for Dental Nurses  and the British Dental Technicians Association.

In addition to her Honours BA degree, Sharon holds Master Hypnotherapy and HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator certifications. She is fully insured and registered with the General Hypnotheraphy Register and the ICNM.

Testimonials from recent academy students


Two courses in one

Foundation of Hypnosis

Start learning as soon as you join with the online content
Practical sessions starting 
24th August 2021 or 12th January 2022


Applications of Hypnosis 

Intro/review session 14th September with Sharon Waxkirsh and Michael Mezme
Full training starts 5th October with the last session 30th Nov

Register NOW for $1,275
Or register with 2 monthly payments of $675


Live Foundation Practice calls take place on Tuesday and Thursday evenings between 24th Aug- 2nd Sept
7.00 pm London time - 11.00 am Pacific - 2.00 pm Eastern

Practical Application calls take place on Tuesdays - 7.00 pm London time - 11.00 am Pacific - 2.00 pm Eastern
with prerecorded training videos, worksheets and practice between live sessions

This course is hosted on the Kajabi® website. Delivered by Sharon Waxkirsh - The Academy for Hypnosis and Produced by Neil Ben Films