THE NATIONAL SOCIETY of HYPNOSIS, PSYCHOTHERAPY & MINDFULNESS

The National Society of Hypnosis, Psychotherapy & Mindfulness

What are Membership Grades?

Members of NSHP have different grades according to their experience and qualifications.  Read on for full details of the training required:

Honorary Fellow

This is the highest grade and is awarded to those who have achieved the National College’s Advanced Diploma in Hypno-Psychotherapy and are thus eligible to be registered with the UKCP. This training is at masters degree level and takes a minimum of four years. Fellows are entitled to the post nominal letters FNSHP(Hon) and to designate themselves as a “Registered Hypnotherapist” and a “Registered Hypno-Psychotherapist”. Additionally, these practitioners have been recognised for significant contributions to the profession as a whole and/or the National College of Hypnosis and Psychotherapy.

Fellow

This is grade and is awarded to those who have achieved the National College’s Advanced Diploma in Hypno-Psychotherapy and are thus eligible to be registered with the UKCP. This training is at masters degree level and takes a minimum of four years. Fellows are entitled to the post nominal letters FNSHP and to designate themselves as a “Registered Hypnotherapist” and a “Registered Hypno-Psychotherapist”

Member

This grade is awarded to those who have achieved the National College’s Certificate and/or Diploma in Hypno-Psychotherapy. This training is at masters degree level and takes a minimum of fifteen months. Additionally Membership is open to hypnotherapists who hold a qualification which is based on the National Occupational Standards for Hypnotherapy. Members are entitled to the post-nominal letters MNSHP and to designate themselves as a “Registered Hypnotherapist”. Holders of the National College’s Diploma are also entitled to use the designation “Registered Hypno-Psychotherapist”.

Student

Students of the National College are granted student membership and may work with certain issues under the guidance of their tutors. The fact that they are students must be made clear to all potential clients.

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