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    The Academy provides blended learning which provides a combination of online and in-house training in a supportive environment.
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    Hypnosis is a very deep state relaxation which gives access the subconscious mind and allows lasting life changes to be
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Current Students

Your journey, online and face to face.

We are here to help and support your journey as you become a professional clinical hypnotherapist. We are here to support you as you develop your new skills and as part of the Diploma and Advanced Diploma courses we continue to guide as you build your practice. The Academy encourages you to ask questions prior to joining the course as well as during the course. 

Go to Student Centre to access other areas for your study – lectures, downloads and other relevant information. 


Future Students

The challenge worth taking

'Do you have a passion to help people, to assist them in leading happy, stress-free lives?
As a skilled clinical hypnotherapist, you will acquire a comprehensive set of skills that will enable you to help your clients overcome issues and lead them towards a brighter future. Hypnotherapy allows people to deal with unwanted habits and overcome problems from the past.    As you study with us you learn...  read more...


Time to move your practice ahead

Here is your link to undertake ongoing education. Doing it online allows you choose when and where you study.

Add to your existing skills to further increase your practice or upgrade your hypnotherapy qualifications.    read more...


The Academy is a specialist hypnosis and clinical hypnotherapy educator. After achieving the first Government Accreditation for Clinical Hypnotherapy in the Australia’s Vocational Education Training Sector we have now focussed on Health Practitioner education and Advanced Techniques for Health Practitioners with hypnosis training and existing Clinical Hypnotherapists. This training is internet-based (study where and when you wish) with electronic and in-house support.

Dr Cowen also provides ongoing Supervision and Mentoring in both individual and group formats. He is unique in having achieved his PhD in Clinical Hypnotherapy Education from the School of Medicine, University of Western Sydney. With over 40 years as a Clinical Hypnotherapist, 30 years as an educator and extensive professional publications he is not only a leader in the profession but arguably one of the most experienced clinical hypnotherapists and clinical hypnotherapy educators internationally.

You can undertake initial training or advanced skills with our flexible online delivery with Certificate of Completion. Training is divided into:

Mini Units: Low Cost, Short Duration and Introductory Knowledge.

Condensed Units: Reduced Costs, Medium Duration and Foundational Knowledge,

Full units: Reasonable Cost, Longer Duration and In-depth Knowledge.

Course: Practitioner Certificate in Hypnosis

Webinars: Low Cost, Short duration recordings on a variety of topics

Free stuff: For the public and Health Professionals. Information and training including Introduction to Hypnosis Course.

Add Hypnosis to existing health practitioner skills
If you’re an existing health professional (and rural and remote ) who wants to learn hypnosis or learn hypnotherapy we have specialised training for you. The Academy’s training is acknowledged by professional associations such as the Royal Australian Society of General Practitioners, Counsellors and Psychotherapists Association (NSW), and the Australian Society of Social Workers as a provider of continuing education for their members.

Continuing Education for Hypnotherapists


Hypnotherapists - Add to your existing skills to increase your practice.

The Academy has a long history of providing high quality, low cost continuing education.
Dr Leon W. Cowen (PhD) has over 40 years’ experience in the profession and provides training and workshops to enhance your existing skills giving better client outcomes leading to more referrals. He has developed units to provide you with easy to manage workshops with summary questions to reinforce your learning which fulfil professional continuing education requirements.

Our online education provides lectures, notes, easy review assessments and reports you can use to use for yearly professional education requirements. Doing online professional development allows you to study when it suits you and allows you choose when and where you study. You can choose to do one unit at a time. You can also link your continuing education to recognition of prior learning (rpl) and get credits for what you already know. With the Academy you can choose what you study, when you study and at what level you do your study.


Each of our continuing education courses and diplomas are listed below. Click on the name of the entry you are interested in to see further information in our prospectus.

Specialised Units

Counselling for Hypnotherapy

Ethics Legal & Business Issues

Hypnoanalytical Techniques

·         Progression

·         Regression

·         Ideomotor Questioning

·         Automatic Writing

·         Dream Therapy

Intern Clinic

Medical Sciences in Hypnotherapy

NLP in Hypnotherapy

Practical Applications of techniques

·         Practical Workshops

·         Therapeutic Applications

Project Supervision

Psychology for Hypnotherapy

Research Methodology

TA and Gestalt

Teaching Self Hypnosis


Advanced Diploma of Clinical Hypnotherapy

Diploma of Clinical Hypnotherapy

Cert in Clinical Hypnotherapy