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A Brief History of Hypnosis and Mesmerism

What we experience today as modern hypnotherapy is not what existed many hundreds of years ago.  There has been an evolution of our understanding from the days of primitive religion, to the pioneering work of Franz Anton Mesmer, through classical hypnotherapy, and all the way into what we now call Interpersonal Hypnotherapy. 

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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.

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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.

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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.”

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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.

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5 Mistakes to Avoid When Becoming a Hypnotherapist

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.

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

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

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.

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Matthew J. Brownstein

IIH Director, CIHt

Dani Fox

Lead Instructor, CIHt

The Institute of Interpersonal Hypnotherapy welcomes you to our school and congratulates you for having selected an exceptionally exciting path for your future education. Our common efforts will allow you to develop skills and practical knowledge that will enhance your life as well as the lives of the many people you will help to facilitate change in.

IIH offers two ways for you to get started with your hypnotherapy training for no cost or obligation.

Option 1 : Download our Hypnotherapy Care Package for access to courses 101-103 for free.

Option 2 : Contact our Admissions Director Monica Watermann to have any questions answered.

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