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Membership & Benefits



Open Membership Policy AAPHAN is open to all schools of thought and training in Hypnotherapy and NLP.
It is not allied to any particular schools or academic philosophy. It has members in all Australian States.Membership is open to:* Qualified Hypnotherapists & NLP Practitioners
* Students and others who support the aims of the Association.Active
groups of members are encouraged to form local chapters of the
Association.Emphasis is placed on: * Quality training received
* Proven competence in hypnotic & NLP skills.
* Professional behaviour
* Responsibility and accountability.Benefits of membership* Association with professional peers
* Registered Practitioners can be part of the Association’s yellow pages
advertisement and be listed in the Association’s web page.
* Receive a copy of the newsletter.
* Easy access to professional indemnity insurance.
* Eligibility for inclusion on The Australian National Hypnotherapists Register


Members have access to a wide range of first
class videos, Milton Erickson, Richard Bandler
& Robert Dilts, just to mention a few. They may also attend regular
meetings where they can network with colleagues. (see below).

Monthly meetings

Gold Coast – Qld
Meetings are held at 7.30pm on the second Saturday of each month in the Nerang City Council Library, Nerang.

Brisbane – Qld

Our regular Brisbane meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month at 7.30 at The Springwood Community Hall, Cnr Cinderella Drove & Vanessa Blvd, Springwood.

Members can discuss current issues and practice their skills. Guest speakers are often featured.

*Members are welcome to attend either or both of these meetings.

Members in other towns and cities are encouraged to form local chapters of the Association. Contact the Secretary for info on setting up meetings.

Registered Practitioners

Registered Practitioners are required to satisfy the Registration
Board as to their competency, and they must agree to abide by a code of
conduct and professional ethics as determined by the Registration Board.

Board of Registration

The Board examines all applicants for membership & registers practitioners.

Certificate of Registration

An annual certificate of registration is issued to all practitioner
members who satisfy the requirements of, and are registered by, the
board. There are currently two types of professional membership:

1) Registered Hypnotherapy and/or NLP Practitioner (Certificated annually)

2) Non practicing Hypnotherapy and/or NLP Practitioner. (NOT Certificated and NOT Registered to practice).

Code of Conduct

As a pre-requisite of membership, our members sign
a Code of Conduct or Ethics designed to protect the public,
and advance the professional image of Hypnotherapy
and NLP.

On-going Education

Registered Hypnotherapy and/or Neuro linguistic Programming
Practitioners are required to acquire 60 points per year in order to
renew their registration.
Points will be allocated by the Board Of Registration or its nominated
officer and will be based on actual or nominal hours expended.


Existing members:
– Keep a record in your Education Record booklet (for auditing purpose)
– Send us your 1) Membership Declaration Form (which states you have met the required 60 points) together with  2) Renewal form & payment for the invoice posted to you.


To apply for NEW Membership:
please download your Membership Application Form, or contact us.