About Laura

West Hypnosis





Certification Training

Here’s Your Opportunity to Help Others Make Positive, Lasting Changes in Their Lives by Becoming a Certified Hypnotist or Master Hypnotherapist.

Are you curious about human behavior and why people do the things they do?

Do you presently work with clients who are struggling to make long-lasting changes in their lives?

Do you want to help people move out of their own way and create the life they want?

Are you a coach, therapist or psychologist who wants to learn powerful, long-lasting techniques to uncover unconscious blocks that keep getting in the way of making sustainable changes?

Or, are you a medical and/or holistic practitioner who would like to add depth to your practice, by offering pain management, deep relaxation, and other techniques that serve as alternatives to analgesics?

If you answered YES to one or more of these questions then I invite you to take the next step today and start adding powerful Hypnosis techniques to your tool box.

We provide preparatory hypnosis training for anyone interested in becoming certified as a hypnotist. You’ll experience one of the most in-depth, comprehensive preparatory programs in the country and our accelerated program will enable you to complete the preparation process in just 4 months for Master Certification (2 months for Basic Certification)!

We have trained coaches, therapists, social workers, psychologists, real estate agents, dental hygienists, sales people, scientists, and countless other professionals to utilize powerful and effective hypnosis techniques in how they serve their clients and patients.

Work with your clients to help them to:

Explore the power of the conscious and unconscious mind,

while creating another revenue stream

Here are just a few of the ways you can help people as a certified hypnotist:

Here’s What Sets Us Apart from Other Programs

West Hypnosis offers a Basic Certification and a Master Program  to provide you with the tools and confidence to open and build a thriving practice. You will also experience Specialty Training such as how to begin your new business, Sichort Level, PTS and Virtual Gastric Band.

Here, not only will we cover an immense amount of information, we will also give you lots of time to practice your new skills, in a safe environment where you will be supported by your instructor. You will gain the confidence needed to bring your new skills into the work you do.  You will have access to videos of most of the techniques you will be learning.

Once exposed to your new found skills, your clients will see you as an invaluable resource; a person they can go to overcome their challenges, build effective and healthy habits, and remove all blocks to living their best life!

The four month Master hypnosis training course will provide you with in-depth, experiential techniques, instruction, and practice that will allow you to be become comfortable and gain confidence in your ability to help people to make the permanent changes that will truly have a lasting impact on their life.

This advanced hypnosis training gives you the time, the space and the practical experience that will enable you to be completely comfortable using these valuable techniques with your clients.

Plus, we will even give you tips and tools on how to build a successful, thriving practice, and ways to integrate various techniques into how you are already working with people.

Once you complete your requirements for certification, you will be qualified to join various national hypnosis organizations and to continue with the Master Hypnosis Program.

Here’s How it Works

To start, you will meet with Master Instructor, Laura West and a group of fellow students for the required training which includes lecture and practice.

This innovative program is designed to give you more than just a working understanding of hypnosis. The course is practical, concentrating on the how-to-do-it aspects. You will be trained to actually produce the hypnotic state and use it skillfully and effectively. This program will help you to master your hypnotherapy skills and increase your results.

Upon completion of all class hours plus hands-on practice and independent study, you will be eligible to become a Certified Hypnotist.  And you will be eligible to join NGH,  NATH, & ABH.  Upon completion of the Master Certification, you can join IMDHA.  West Hypnosis is an affiliate school of NATH.

Training Levels

 Basic Certification

Level 1

Introduction and Objectives of course

* What is hypnosis? Learn how to explain hypnosis in the simplest of terms that clients can relate to their daily lives

* The history of hypnosis: How Mesmer, Braid, Freud, Esdaile and others contribute to hypnosis.

* Misconceptions & truths

* Pre-Induction Interview and Pre-Suggestibility Exercises: How to create rapport and ease with the client. Important questions to ask. How to tell which type of induction to use

* Hypnotherapist Responsibilities

* How to conduct a session

* Induction and de-hypnotizing techniques: Learn progressive, permissive, authoritarian techniques, plus various rapid inductions.  Deepeners

* Suggestion and Self-Hypnosis: How to state a suggestion what will have the most impact on the client. Learn self-hypnosis for self and your client

* Levels of Hypnosis: Learn how to determine the level of hypnosis your client has reached

* Intro to the Hart System: An easy way to create suggestions that work

* Emotional Freedom Technique

* Abnormal Reactions: Learn how to remain calm and to help the client release any abnormal emotional response

* Thought Stoppers

* Elman Induction for Somnambulism and Testing

* Creating a business

* Marketing

Each Certification Requirements: 110 hrs Basic Certification

110 hrs Master Certification

* Attendance of 8 Classes per certification

* 30 hrs independent practice and documentation (Basic Cert)

* Review of Videos

*1 Book Report

* Essay

* Tests

* Script Writing (Master Cert)

Basic Certification

Level 2: Advance

Behavioral Modification and Pain Management

* Facts to Remember

* Achieving & Testing Esdaile

* Pain Management

* Hypnodontics

* Pre-Op and Post-Op

* Painless Childbirth

* Hypnosis & Children

* Stop Smoking

* Weight Management

* Stress and Fears

* Sports Enhancement

* Age Regression

* Past Life Regression

* NLP, neuro-linguistic programming

Master Certification

 Introduction and Objectives

* Time Line Therapy

* Parts Therapy

* Doors of Your Life

* New Resource

* Changing Your Perspective

* Metaphor scripts

* Forgiveness of Others

* Forgiveness of Self

* Dream Analysis

* Word Association

* Root Cause

Specialty Training

* Beyond Eisdale - Sichort Level

* Height Level


* Virtual Gastric Band

* Marketing your business, getting started.

*Preparation for IMDHA test

Specialty Training

* Beyond Eisdale - Sichort Level

* Height Level


* Virtual Gastric Band

* Marketing your business, getting started.

*Preparation for IMDHA test