NGH Membership Types

Certified Hypnotist Members

Certified Hypnotists will receive:

  • Journal of Hypnotism and Hypno-Gram subscriptions
  • Discounts
  • Member rates at conferences and seminars
  • Client referrals
  • Eligibility for professional liability insurance
  • Access to our video rental library
  • Plus all other membership benefits!

Regular Member

A non-professional membership for those with a general interest in hypnotism. Regular members receive an 8″x10″ member certificate, embossed membership card, as well as:

  • Journal of Hypnotism and Hypno-Gram subscriptions
  • Discounts
  • Member rates at conferences and seminars!
  • Access to our video rental library
  • Plus all other membership benefits!

Member Benefits at NGH


All NGH members are guaranteed the following as a part of NGH:


Established in 1950, the Guild has grown to over 10,000 members, with over 100 local chapters in 81 different countries. A growing percentage of our members have academic credentials in other fields, including medicine, psychology, counseling and nursing.

The National Guild of Hypnotists has been acknowledged, even by other professional hypnotism groups, as the number one association in the field. We invite you to share in the prestige and recognition membership brings, by joining the nation’s premier hypnosis organization.


As a member, you’ll have access to the largest library of hypnosis related DVD’s. You’ll be entitled to substantial discounts on books, DVD’s, and audio CD’s, equipment and seminars. To help educate your clients, we’ve prepared a series of pre-printed informational brochures on a number of relative topics.


Educating and providing information to our membership is our most important service. To ensure members stay informed of all issues affecting their profession, all receive the Hypno-Gram newsletter and the acclaimed Journal of Hypnotism, quarterly.

Year-round continuing education seminars and workshops on a wide spectrum of subjects are scheduled for our members at locations around the country. Opportunities are presented to sharpen skills, not only in the art and science of hypnotism, but also in the areas of marketing and managing successful practices.


Our staff handles a multitude of calls from prospective clients and media professionals from around the world, seeking referrals to local Guild-certified hypnotists. We have referred many clients, and many writers and TV and radio producers directly to appropriate Guild members.


The Guild maintains standard codes of conduct and a strict code of ethics for all individuals and organizations in the field of hypnotism. A peer ethics committee exists to investigate any complaints. We strive to achieve harmony, mutual trust and cooperation among practitioners, and respect within the community.


As a professional, certified member of the Guild, you will receive an impressive 11″ x 14″ certificate and an embossed wallet ID card, indicating your credentials and membership in the prestigious NGH. Certified Membership requires a minimum of 100 hours of training. (Equal to 2 college semesters)


Certified members of NGH are eligible to apply for professional liability insurance for their practice as certified hypnotists. Malpractice protection at reasonable rates!


Our staff works on your behalf 7 days a week, protecting, promoting and advancing the art, science, and philosophy of hypnotism. The Guild continues to make progress in establishing the profession of hypnotism and receives highest accolades and commendations from various state and national government offices.


NGH offers a hypnotism certification core-curriculum which is taught by certified instructors throughout the world. Minimum requirement for certification is two semesters of hypnotism training. 15 hours of continuing education credits are required annually to maintain active certification separate board has been created to administer exams for Board Certification at three higher levels of academic and practical experience.

Certified Hypnotist

A membership for professional hypnotists. Receive an initial 11″ x 14″ Certified Hypnotist certificate suitable for framing, annual renewal 8″x 10″ certificate and embossed membership card.


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