Clinical Hypnotherapy Training in Australia, NZ, & South East Asia

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At the Academy of Advanced Changework we provide high quality professional, internationally recognised/approved hypnotherapy & NLP training for students throughout Australia,  New Zealand, & South East Asia. 

We provide 2 substantial diploma courses in hypnotherapy:

Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy & NLP

Fast-track Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy for mental health professionals.

Each of our hypnotherapy diploma courses provide everything you need to start practicing as a clinical hypnotherapist!  

Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy & Diploma in NLP

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Fast Track Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy (for mental health professionals)

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We also provide CPD courses and clinical supervision for qualified hypnotherapists including an Advanced Diploma in Hypnotherapy.

All our courses are written and delivered by Karen Bartle MSc and Paul Peace PhD.


Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy and Diploma in NLP

This hypnotherapy course runs Sat, Sun & Mon once a month, over 5 months, with up to a further 3 months of ongoing supervision and support to complete the final modules of practice and training. 

This course is now being conducted and delivered via Zoom and so is accessible and can now be attended from anywhere in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia!

No matter whether you're based in Brisbane, Sunshine Coast, Sydney, Perth, Adelaide, Gold Coast, Darwin, Tasmania, Melbourne, Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch,  Dunedin, or through Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand or the Philippines, or Bali, this course is available and accessible to you. 

This provides a speedy route to qualification for beginners to full qualification. The quicker you complete training, the quicker you get into practice and start changing lives and earning. However, you also need enough time to practice, really absorb what you've learned, and built confidence. We believe our hypnotherapy training (or 'hypnosis training') has a perfect balance.

Entry requirements
: no prior knowledge or therapy skills required.

Qualifications: Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy, Diploma in NLP & Certificate in Stress Management.

Outcomes: eligible for professional membership and health fund provider number, and able to work with the paying public (everything you need).

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"This course has given me not only the skills to be a hypnotherapist but the therapeutic practice we did on ourselves and each other in class has been of tremendous personal benefit to me. I have overcome many fears, gained a huge amount of personal confidence, am more relaxed and able to see things in their true perspective." 

~ Sarah Rogers

Fast-track Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy

This hypnotherapy course is for qualified psychologists, psychotherapists, counselors, social workers, mental health nurses, and similar professionals routinely employing psychological interventions in their work with clients.

This training enables you to dovetail hypnotherapy with your current work or provide hypnotherapy as a standalone therapy in its own right.

Perhaps you are looking for new tools for stuck clients, to create a 'safe place' before interventions, or you're simply fascinated by the subject of hypnotherapy!

Because those eligible for this course already have excellent clinical skills and a grounding in ethics and the therapeutic relationship, etc., we focus mostly on the unique aspects of hypnotherapy. If you think you may be eligible, please contact us for details.


This hypnotherapy course which runs over 9 days split into 3-day blocks over 3-4 months is now being conducted and delivered via Zoom and so is accessible from anywhere in Australia, New Zealand, and South east Asia! 
No matter whether you're based in Brisbane, Sunshine Coast, Sydney, Perth, Adelaide, Gold Coast, Darwin, Tasmania, Melbourne, Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch,  Dunedin, Thailand, Malaysia, Bali or Philippines, this course is also available and accessible to you. 
Entry requirements: qualified mental health practitioner e.g., psychologist, psychotherapist, counsellor,  clinical social worker or similar, or a qualified clinical hypnotherapist requiring a refresher course or to gain more training hours.

Qualification: Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy & Certificate in Stress Management.

Outcomes: Add hypnotherapy to your existing therapeutic skillset or use it as a stand alone modality.

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“The scope and depth of the training provided by Karen & Paul, is second to none. […] they are always willing to help, advise, and develop you as both an individual and as a therapist.”


~ Mark Clutton

Advance Diploma in Hypnotherapy

In 2010, we, Karen Bartle and Paul Peace put forward an Advanced Practitioner Training course framework for consideration by the GHSC, one of the largest and most reputable professional hypnotherapy bodies in the UK.
At that time, no such category existed but the proposed syllabus proved to be of such high calibre that the GHSC not only agreed to accredit it but also to accept it as the benchmark for all future courses wishing to attain this higher status. 

"Paul and Karen’s advanced practitioner training course framework (which they generously offered to the GHSC for the purpose) continues to be the benchmark for GHSC Accredited Advanced Practitioner Level training to date."

WIlliam Broom, Chief Executive and Registrar, Hypnotherapy Register, GHSC & GHR


This advanced hypnotherapy course is for those already with a substantial qualification in hypnotherapy, and professional membership with an association of good repute.

A flexible international home study by distance learning. An accredited and recognised course taking qualified clinical hypnotherapists to the next level of excellence.

Entry requirements: qualified clinical hypnotherapist with professional membership and reputable and substantial training.
Qualification: Advanced Diploma in Hypnotherapy, AdvDipH.
Outcomes: Advanced level of knowledge and skills, and valid ongoing professional development hours.

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Learn how Kate overcame her needle phobia with the help of hypnotherapy & NLP

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10 reasons why every psychotherapist should have hypnotherapy in their toolkit 

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More Testimonials from some of our Graduates 

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"It was the best thing I ever did. Course was amazing […] teaching methods are excellent, I learned so much! This course also transformed my life personally, while doing the training, because as student you are on the receiving side of the hypnosis as well..."   

Diana Hayes

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