Here’s a program to consider if you enjoy helping people and like variety in your career. BTC’s Hypnotherapy program will lead you to a rewarding career as a hypnotherapist, using hypnosis techniques to support clients with pain management, behavior modification, and other concerns.
You’ll learn valuable skills to use in your own private practice, or in a variety of healthcare settings, working with doctors, dentists, nurses, psychologists, and psychiatrists.
Average annual income $54,392
Wage potential $71,614 annually
Jobs & Employment
BTC’s Hypnotherapy program will lead you to a rewarding career as a hypnotherapist, using hypnosis techniques to support clients with pain management, behavior modification, and other concerns.
The average annual wage in this field is $54,392, with an earning potential of about $71,614 per year.*
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PREPARING FOR A HYPNOTHERAPY PRACTICE 2 credits
- Quarter 1
HYPN 101 Basic Hypnosis - Lrng for Healthcare Field 5 credits
A course which teaches basic hypnosis/self-hypnosis, and is the first in a 3-part series. It may be learned for personal growth, as well as a pre-requisite for the study of professional hypnotherapy. It is approved by the International Medical and Dental Hypnotherapy Association, the National Society of clinical Hypnotherapists, as well as other professional hypnosis associations.
Waitlisted: 0 Openings: 7 HLTH 131 HIV/AIDS: for Counselors and Hlth Professionals 0.5 credits
This workshop is designed for counselors and other health professionals needing four hours of HIV/AIDS education for licensure or professional update. The program meets Washington State certification requirements.
HLTH 103 CPR: Adult Heartsaver 0.5 credits
This three-hour course includes one person CPR, obstructed airway techniques, and risk factors of heart disease. Skills completion and written exam are required for card, which is good for two years.
Openings: 9 Openings: 12 Openings: 12 Openings: 12 Openings: 12 Openings: 6 Openings: 12 Openings: 12
- Quarter 2
HYPN 102 Intermediate Hypnotherapy for Healthcare Field 5 credits
This course is the second in a 3-part series that is designed to teach the serious student of hypnosis how to apply hypnotherapy techniques for motivation and goal achievement. Pre-requisite: Basic Hypnosis.
- HYPN 101.
- Quarter 3
HYPN 103 Advanced Hypnotherapy Techniques 5 credits
This course is the third in a 3-part series for the serious student wishing to use hypnotherapy as a career, or to supplement an existing healthcare field and practice. Upon successful completion, the student is eligible to apply for Washington State Licensure through the Department of Health. Pre-requisite: Basic & Intermediate Hypnosis.
- HYPN 102.
- Quarter 4
The follow course is optional and open to program graduates HYPN 104 PREPARING FOR A HYPNOTHERAPY PRACTICE 2 credits
This course will provide additional hands on experience through supervised practices for students who have received the BTC Hypnotherapy program certificate and will assist the hypnotherapist in gaining confidence and preparing for their new practice. Topics include: how to schedule sessions so therapists benefit as well as their clients; how to employ multiple sessions and techniques with one client to ensure success; record keeping; and marketing techniques. Under supervision, students will work individually on clients with follow-up needs.
- HYPN 101, 102, and 103
TOTAL PROGRAM CREDITS16 credits
Program Entry Information
- This program starts in the fall quarter.
- Courses must be taken in sequence.
Pre-Program Course Requirements
- It is recommended that students have good basic academic skills.
- Students are encouraged to submit an admissions application but may enroll fall quarter without program application or admission. Courses are held one evening per week plus one Saturday per quarter.
- Program graduates will apply legal and ethical issues of healthcare workers and use hypnosis techniques in a professional setting for the purpose of pain management, behavior modification, and many other psychological and social concerns clients may have.
- Upon successful completion of the program, students are eligible to apply for Washington State Licensure through the Department of Health (DOH).