2022 Course Catalog

Hypnosis Training and Certification

Ohio Valley Hypnosis & Wellness School students often start as clients that were so amazed by their results, that they want to keep coming back to learn more!  Our students usually fall into one of two tracks:

  • Hobbyists (interested in enhancing their own personal and professional lives, and the lives of their loved ones) and
  • Professional Hypnotists (interested in developing or enhancing their skills to enjoy the satisfaction of building rewarding and lucrative careers helping clients achieve goals).

Whether you are interested in enhancing your skills on a personal level, improving your skills in your current career, or if you want to start a new career as a Professional Hypnotist, Ohio Valley Hypnosis & Wellness School customizes our Professional Hypnosis Training programs to the individual wants, needs, and goals of each student.  Only you know what you want and need and if you are genuinely interested in Professional Hypnosis Training, we are always accepting applications from qualified candidates!

Call 330-568-4747 for your FREE Hypnosis Screening and find out how Professional Hypnosis Training can truly change your life!

Hobbyists: The skills gained through the study of hypnosis are broadly applicable to every area of your life:

  • Personal Development and Overall Wellness (Weight Loss & Weight Management, Exercise Motivation, Stress Management, Relaxation, Sleep Issues, Anger Management, Pain Management, Optimism, Spirituality, Self-Confidence, Self-Control, Self-Esteem, Self-Image, Imagination/ Visualization, Relationship Issues, Fertility, Childbirth);
  • Habit breaking (tobacco, alcohol, or drug usage, overspending, nail biting, hair twirling or pulling, etc.);
  • Performance Enhancement (Athletic, Sales, Career Advancement, Sales, Learning & Memory, Artistic, Sexual);
  • Hang-ups, fears, and worries (about people, places, situations, ideas, or things)
  • Sleep Issues;
  • Surgical Preparation & Recovery; and much more!

Professional Hypnotists:  Are you interested in becoming a part of a rapidly expanding profession that empowers people with the tools to improve physical, emotional, and mental health, personal and professional relationships, and create more joyful lives? In these rapidly changing times, everyone needs skills to be able to communicate more effectively, become more productive, and create a life of abundance, health, and joy! Professional Hypnosis training at Ohio Valley Hypnosis & Wellness School in Hubbard, OH is an ideal program for obtaining and further developing these skills.

As a Professional Hypnotist you may:

  • Utilize hypnosis to improve your current career (health care, sales, education, artistic performance, etc.),
  • Choose to have a highly successful and fulfilling private hypnosis practice,
  • Consult with large corporations,
  • Become a more effective public speaker, or
  • Any number of other exciting opportunities!

Approved by the American Medical Association in the 1950s, hypnosis has received a widespread increase in acceptance in recent years due to an increased desire for safe, natural, more effective methods of maintaining or regaining health. Hypnosis is a safe and highly effective way to improve your quality of life!

Ohio Valley Hypnosis & Wellness School offers a Professional Hypnosis Certification.  We are a state approved school through the Ohio State Board of Career Colleges and Schools. Our Basic Hypnosis program is approved by the National Guild of Hypnotists (NGH) and the Master Hypnotist Society (MHS).

Ohio Valley Hypnosis & Wellness (formerly Key 2 Joy Hypnosis & Yoga) has a strong reputation of being a trusted place of learning, healing, growth, and transformation.

NGH is recognized as the oldest (founded in 1950), largest (17,000 members worldwide), and most respected professional association of hypnotists in the world, maintaining a rigorous certification program based on a standardized curriculum.

The Master Hypnotist Society is an organization for the promotion of the highest standards of training in hypnosis and NLP with a specific approach called Perceptioneering that has produced some of the most successful hypnosis practices, with phenomenal client results throughout the US and Canada!

Intro to Hypnosis

Whether you are looking to become a professional hypnotist, or to enhance your current career, or to improve your relationships/ communication skills, or simply want to experience life changing personal developmentthis fun, interactive, introductory training is the place to start!

  • Interested in learning more about hypnosis?
  • Want to improve your communication skills and relationships?
  • Want to release negative emotions like anger, sadness, fear, guilt, hurt, or limiting beliefs?
  • Want to let go of habits that keep you stuck so you can achieve your goals?
  • Want to feel more confident?
  • Wondering how hypnosis can help improve your sales or finances?

Learn the history and myths of hypnosis.  Experience hypnosis and learn about its applications.  Learn the four ways we try to handle stress that fail and the ONE method that succeeds.  Discover more about yourself, your motivations, your patterns, and ways to succeed!  Remember: what the mind conceives, the body believes and achieves!

This 16-hour Intro course may be applied to a basic hypnosis certification.

Hands-on learning in class and secrets of the trade.  Students learn hypnosis techniques to improve outcomes.  This is an intensive life changing course!!

Areas covered in Intro to Hypnosis:

  • History of Hypnosis
  • Scope of Practice and Utilization of Hypnosis
  • Who Cannot BE Hypnotized
  • Suggestibility Tests
  • The Pre-Talk
  • Language Patterns
  • Rapport
  • Matching, Pacing, & Leading
  • Yes Sets
  • Powerful Inductions
  • Deepeners
  • Convincers
  • Hypnotic Phenomena (Physical Sensations, Catalepsy, Amnesia, Time Distortion, etc.)
  • Fractionation
  • Structure of Suggestions (Metaphors, Embedded Commands, Double Binds, etc.)
  • Use of Anchors
  • Conversational Hypnosis
  • Dealing with Abreaction
  • Self-Hypnosis

Attend At Our Risk…Not Yours

If you are not satisfied with your training by the end of the first morning, you will receive a full refund, no questions asked.

Admission Requirements: Prior to admission to our courses or our hypnosis programs, students are required to attend a Free Screening in-person or via video call.  Students will complete an intake application, meet with a hypnotist to see how the program or course is right for them, and experience what hypnosis feels like firsthand.  Call 330-568-4747 to schedule your Free Screening.

HYP101 Hypnosis Basic Course

In the HYP101 Hypnosis Basic Course, students will learn and become competent in basic hypnosis practices and techniques. Students are introduced to the techniques needed for achieving ethical client results.  This course is progressive in approach and comprehensive in content.  It is designed to provide the student with the skills, knowledge, and secure attitude to hypnotize clients with confidence.

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to discuss the history of hypnosis and the professional code of conduct.  They will learn to use various hypnosis techniques and procedures and will be able to describe law and liability issues and precautions of the field.  Students will learn how to use voice control to maximize hypnosis techniques.  They will be able to describe the structure of hypnotic suggestion, the effects of suggestion on hypnosis clients, and auto-suggestion.  Students practice and are tested on hypnosis techniques.  They will demonstrate Elman-Style Induction Methods and Progressive Relaxation Induction Techniques, Effective Trance Removal techniques, Trance Deepening Techniques, and how to deal with hypnosis resistant clients.

For many, the Hypnosis Basic Course will be the first step toward a career in the field of hypnosis.  Students will observe hypnosis sessions with client consent. This course lays the groundwork for more complicated hypnotism techniques offered in the remainder of the program.  For others, the training is a revelation in personal growth and pursuit of a happier, more rewarding life.  In both instances, this training is an exciting and fascinating introduction to hypnosis.  Successful completion of this course qualifies the student for certification by the applicable associations.  (Class 70 Cl Hrs / Lab 80 Cl Hrs / Total 150 Cl Hrs) [Prerequisite: None]

We are a state approved school through the Ohio State Board of Career Colleges and Schools. Our Basic Hypnosis program is approved by the National Guild of Hypnotists (NGH) and the Master Hypnotist Society (MHS).

Attend At Our Risk…Not Yours

If you are not satisfied with your training by the end of the first morning, you will receive a full refund, no questions asked.

Admission Requirements: Prior to admission to our courses or our hypnosis programs, students are required to attend a Free Screening in-person or via video call.  Students will complete an intake application, meet with a hypnotist to see how the program or course is right for them, and experience what hypnosis feels like firsthand.  Call 330-568-4747 to schedule your Free Screening.

HYP201 Hypnosis Advanced Course

After completing the Hypnosis Basic Course, the Hypnosis Advanced Course is a natural progression in mastering the art of Hypnosis. Students learn more advanced verbal and non-verbal communication skills to maximize effectiveness and ensure positive client results.  Cutting edge hypno-phenomena, strategies, and suggestions are presented for the most difficult problems a professional hypnotist may encounter.  Students will be able to describe the process of backtracking to restore rapport.  In addition, they will demonstrate linguistic structure and complex suggestion techniques for maximum results.

Students will be exposed to secrets of mass influence and hypno-change drama techniques, becoming proficient in all skills.  This course also provides an integration of corporate speaking, information product development, and group communication skills.  This course trains the student in skills that allow multiple income streams for the individual hypnotism professional and how to fill the scheduling gaps in other aspects of hypnosis center operation.

Students completing this course will be able to articulate how corporate training and public speaking can augment their hypnosis practice.  They will be able to describe different marketing methods and the advantages/ disadvantages of each.  Successful completion of the Hypnosis Advanced Course allows the student to apply for the Hypnosis Internship Course.  (Class 65 Cl Hrs / Lab 110 Cl Hrs / Total 175 Cl Hrs) [Prerequisite: HYP101 Hypnosis Basic Course]

We are a state approved school through the Ohio State Board of Career Colleges and Schools. Our Advanced Hypnosis program is approved by the Master Hypnotist Society (MHS).

Attend At Our Risk…Not Yours

If you are not satisfied with your training by the end of the first morning, you will receive a full refund, no questions asked.

Admission Requirements: Prior to admission to our courses or our hypnosis programs, students are required to attend a Free Screening in-person or via video call.  Students will complete an intake application, meet with a hypnotist to see how the program or course is right for them, and experience what hypnosis feels like firsthand.  Call 330-568-4747 to schedule your Free Screening.

Hypnosis Internship Program

After completion of the Hypnosis Advanced Program, the Hypnosis Internship Program is available by invitation only.  Internships by their nature are limited in the number of students that may be accommodated.  Only top-ranking students from the Basic and Advanced courses who received a School Director’s Letter of Invitation qualify.  This program is designed for those with a sincere desire to establish a clinical hypnosis practice.

The internship prepares students to enter private practice as a Consulting Hypnotist by providing the skills necessary to plan, launch, and run a valued business in the field of hypnotism.

This program gives students the rare opportunity to learn how a successful hypnosis practice operates from the inside.  Public relations, business structure, paid marketing, and regulatory considerations are at the forefront of this program.  Upon completion of this program, students will be able to recall elements of a successful hypnosis practice and describe the advantages and disadvantages of offering a service guarantee.  They will learn how to select an appropriate business location.  In addition, students will learn how to determine appropriate fees for the services they provide and how to arrange the floorplan of their office for maximum operational effectiveness.  They will be introduced to office procedures, customer service, phone skills, administrative responsibilities, group management, and insider information needed to make an informed decision on hypnosis as a career before investing time, energy, and resources into establishing a new practice.

The Hypnosis Internship Program accomplishes several goals.  Students get real time experience with clients in an actual hypnosis clinical environment.  Students have access to a Master Hypnotist to answer one-on-one questions based on their vast experience in the field.  Most importantly, the internship program is developed specifically to prepare students for mentorship, the ultimate practice building strategy. (Class 10 Cl Hrs / Lab 90 Cl Hrs / Total 100 Cl Hrs) [Prerequisite: HYP201 Hypnosis Advanced Course and School Director’s Letter of Invitation]

We are a state approved school through the Ohio State Board of Career Colleges and Schools. Our Advanced Hypnosis program is approved by the Master Hypnotist Society (MHS).

Attend At Our Risk…Not Yours

If you are not satisfied with your training by the end of the first morning, you will receive a full refund, no questions asked.

Admission Requirements: Prior to admission to our courses or our hypnosis programs, students are required to attend a Free Screening in-person or via video call.  Students will complete an intake application, meet with a hypnotist to see how the program or course is right for them, and experience what hypnosis feels like firsthand.  Call 330-568-4747 to schedule your Free Screening.

Perceptioneering! Change Your Thinking… Change Your Life!

4 Day Seminar (live and virtual): June 24-27, 2022

 

Learn to:

  • read people so you can respond more effectively and appropriately in personal and professional situations,
  • improve your communications, and
  • set and achieve goals in your career, health, finances, and for personal development.

What people are saying about Perceptioneering and Scott McFall:

“It was the most wonderful experience I’ve had… I can now take charge of my life.  It’s not just for the young.  We don’t think we are adaptable to change, but we are and we can.” Patty A., Hubbard, OH

“I know who I am! I am guilt free and now I can change because I have gotten rid of the guilt.” MaryLu C.

Hypnosis Business Journal named Scott McFall, “The number one hypnosis trainer in the world today.”

Because of our more than 30 years of successful client results, we offer a 100% Money Back Guarantee: If you don’t feel this event is for you by lunch on the first day, you get your money back with no questions asked!

Space is limited.  Call (330) 568-4747 NOW to reserve your spot!  This event will be held at the Home 2 Suites Youngstown West/ Austintown, 5580 Patriot Blvd, Youngstown, OH 44515Price: 4 Days for $977, Early Bird Discount (before May 15 $877).

Free Screening required prior to registration.

Attend At Our Risk…Not Yours

If you are not satisfied with your training by the end of the first morning, you will receive a full refund, no questions asked.

Click here for a printable PDF of the workshop:

Perceptioneering June 24-27 2022

Most Frequently Asked Questions Are Answered in the Course Catalog (Listed On The Professional Hypnosis Program Page as a PDF download).  Below Are Excerpts Of The Most Common Questions.

What are the Overall Program Objectives?

Ohio Valley Hypnosis & Wellness programs are adult education courses in hypnosis and wellness.  The objective of a program is two-fold: occupational development of complementary skills for health-field professionals (Professional Hypnotists) and for personal growth (Hobbyists).

What Type of Instruction Is Offered?

Ohio Valley Hypnosis programs are conducted in class (in person or via video call) with at least one instructor present.  We do not offer correspondence programs.

What is Ohio Valley Hypnosis & Wellness School’s Educational Philosophy?

Ohio Valley Hypnosis & Wellness School subscribes to the goal of providing each student with a positive training experience by certified instructors in an encouraging educational setting.  Our goal is to allow each student the opportunity to demonstrate proficiency in all aspects of the program.  Each teacher/ staff member is committed to ensuring the successful completion of the program by each individual student.  Ohio Valley Hypnosis & Wellness School is committed to:

  1. Providing each student with the opportunity to work within real life circumstances in all aspects of running a successful business in the field of hypnosis. Ohio Valley Hypnosis & Wellness School believes that in order to be competent, a certified hypnotist must have real life experience during training.
  2. Imparting specific values, beliefs, and professional maturity so each hypnotist trained through our program possesses the character to be an ethical ambassador of our profession.
  3. Setting high boundaries by modeling the professional behavior necessary for each student’s success.
  4. Scheduling trainer time and allocating office space to guarantee each trainee receives direct feedback from his/ her certified instructor.
  5. Structuring a step-by-step program including progressive experience by analyzing real cases within a genuine hypnosis practice.

Ohio Valley Hypnosis & Wellness School shares a common goal with the students: success as a professional hypnotist.  The true measure of our school’s success can only be demonstrated through the success of our graduates.

What is the Professional Hypnotist Complete Program Description And Course Costs?

This program instructs individuals in the concepts, theory, practice, and techniques of Hypnosis.  Certification prepares students to begin a private practice in Hypnosis, or work in various holistic health care environments, or to supplement business management and sales techniques. Hypnosis is often used as an adjunct modality for many other types of wellness and lifestyle management.

This course of instruction prepares the student for an entry-level position as a professional hypnotist.  Graduates may find employment in the office of a practicing psychologist, counselor, social worker, medical/ dental professional, or they may choose to pursue a career as an independent consulting hypnotist.  Students will learn how to determine whether an individual is a suitable client for hypnosis.  They will learn to use various methods and techniques of modern hypnosis and when it is appropriate to use each method and/or technique.  Upon completion of this program graduates will be prepared to assist clients with smoking cessation, weight management, pain management, stress management, memory improvement, etc. through hypnosis in accordance with ethical standards of the profession.  Additionally, they will learn how to develop a marketing plan and institute a business plan for establishment of their own hypnosis center.

Cost for taking individual subjects is as follows:

** Single subjects making up this program may be taken individually. Entrance requirements for each single subject will be completion of the prerequisite subject. Additionally, students satisfactorily completing individual subjects will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.

What Are The Entrance Requirements?

In order to be accepted, applicants to the Ohio Valley Hypnosis & Wellness School program must fulfill the following requirements:

  1. High school graduation or GED is required.
  2. 18 years of age or older.
  3. Complete personal interview and screening.
  4. Demonstrate motivation and aptitude for success as a hypnotist.

What Are The Admissions Policies?

  1. Ohio Valley Hypnosis & Wellness School conducts a personal interview and screening with each applicant before acceptance into the program. The applicant should attend a screening at his/ her earliest convenience to experience the facility and meet trainers personally.  This allows an informed decision on the part of the applicant, if accepted.
  2. The entrance screening aims to test the qualifications of the student for entrance into the Professional Hypnotist Program. Minimum subjective performance is required before acceptance.
  3. Screenings are conducted during business hours: Tuesday – Friday, 3:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M, Saturday, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

No person shall be excluded from participation or subject to any form of discrimination because of sex, race, age, religion, national origin, or physical disability.

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