Announcing the Illuminated Mind Podcast

We are pleased to announce the launch of a new Podcast with IIH graduate Corey Benschop, CCHt, which focuses on all of the many themes associated with the school, such as hypnotherapy, spirituality, philosophy, and mind/body healing.

Exploring the Depths of Trance

We use the word “trance” to describe the hypnotic state, yet what exactly is a trance, how deep does the rabbit hole really go, how do we induce this state, and how do we know when clients are actually in this state?  Understanding this one keyword can truly help us to know what hypnosis is all about.  To begin, we can define hypnosis as a natural, yet altered state of mind, where we have communication and responsiveness with the subconscious mind.  Trance is therefore just another way of referring to the altered state of hypnosis, and there are different ways to measure this.  Read more here as we explore the details of the trance state, known as hypnosis.

Would You Use Hypnosis to Cure Cancer?

One of the most common questions that I get from new students is something along the lines of “Can hypnosis be used for…?” The answer is generally always the same. “Anything that the mind affects, hypnosis can work on.”

How to Take Your Hypnotherapy Practice Online

Covid-19 caused many businesses to have to readjust how they function and unfortunately, many went out of business and will never be seen again. Of course, we in the field of hypnotherapy and hypnotherapy training had our concerns. Fortunately, 2020 opened many doors for the field of hypnotherapy that have been quite beneficial.

Hypnotherapy 101 – What is it? How does it work?

Hypnotherapy 101 - What is it? How does it work?

At the Institute of Interpersonal Hypnotherapy, we usually focus on rather deep and advanced hypnotherapy topics, but it is important that our audience first understand about the basics regarding what is hypnotherapy and how it works.  This short blog article will help any reader who is new to hypnosis to get a deeper understanding about […]

The Difference Between a Hypnotist and a Hypnotherapist

What's the difference between hypnotists and hypnotherapists?

The use of the altered state of hypnosis has been occurring for thousands of years. We find it in the ancient sleep temples of ancient Persia, Greece, and Egypt, yet the actual word “hypnosis” was not coined until the mid-nineteenth century.  In time, the idea of a hypnotist and a hypnotherapist came into being, yet […]

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Becoming a Hypnotherapist

When becoming a hypnotherapist, avoid these 5 mistakes

When you investigate becoming a Hypnotherapist, like anything else, it is important to do your research before making costly mistakes which can lead you away from your original goals. If you are looking to have a career in Hypnotherapy or to utilize your training as an adjunct to an existing profession you will want to do it right.

Institute of Interpersonal Hypnotherapy Online Open House – June 14th – You’re Invited!

Hypnosis School - Online Open House

Institute of Interpersonal Hypnotherapy Online Open House – You’re Invited! Join us on June 14th, 2021 at 7:00pm EDT to explore how we deliver our training online and in locations near you. This is a great chance to hear presentations from Institute CEO and Founder, Matthew Brownstein, COO and Lead Online Instructor Dani Fox, Admissions Director Monica Watermann, and Student Services Director Christine Bergstrom.

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Institute of Interpersonal Hypnotherapy Online Open House THIS WEEK – You’re Invited

Hypnotherapy Training Online Open House

Institute of Interpersonal Hypnotherapy Online Open House – You’re Invited. Join us on March 31st, 2021 at 7:00pm EDT to explore how we deliver our training online and in locations near you. This is a great chance to hear presentations from Institute CEO and Founder, Matthew Brownstein, COO and Lead Online Instructor Dani Fox, Admissions Director Monica Watermann, and Student Services Director Christine Bergstrom.