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The Hypnotherapy Training Institute is approved for Hypnotherapy Certification by the American Council of Hypnotist Examiners and the National Board for Certified Clinical Hypnotherapists. The courses also provide various CE credits for professionals including by the CA State Board of Registered Nursing and by the Board of Behavioral Sciences for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and LEPs.


You are welcome to sign up for HTI's free introductory Zoom class.  But the trainings meet in person in the San Francisco area because our intimate live hypnotherapy demonstrations and supervised practice are crucial to our long proven training standards.  HTI's program on weekends is designed especially for the convenience of Northern Californians and is series of full day meetings on Saturdays and Sundays. Meeting in the San Francisco area, our accelerated intensives are 50 hours per week and draw students from various states and countries each semester.


See our detailed schedule.

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Randall Churchill, HTI's Founder

"In this place, I experienced and witnessed spiritual transformation and personal growth unparalleled in any other single event of my life. The depth and breadth of the wisdom and knowledge offered to your students far exceeded my wildest expectations and the deep bonding I accomplished with the class I will carry in my heart forever. Thank you from the bottom of my heart."-Catherine Hershon, Certified Hypnotherapist, Scottsdale, AZ

HTI's founder and primary instructor is Randal Churchill, author of classic teaching texts for professionals. His award-winning Regression Hypnotherapy (now updated in a 2nd Edition) is about working comprehensively with regression including underlying issues for lasting results, as is the companion volume, Catharsis in Regression Hypnotherapy. Randal Churchill's award-winning text, Become the Dream: The Transforming Power of Hypnotic Dreamwork, is about the integration of Gestalt dreamwork and hypnotherapy. He is also co-author of the new book Churchill-Canfield’s Law. Information about his books is featured at

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Details about HTI's programs are at our website, and in our free Course Brochure, which you can download or request by emailing or calling 1-800-256-6448 toll-free (USA & Canada) or +1-707-579-9023 (International calls).

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