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What is Evidence-Based
The strength of research evidence supporting the field of
clinical hypnosis has been historically obscured by stage hypnosis and
pseudo-scientific theories. The Register requires members to practice hypnotherapy based on
credible research evidence and mainstream psychological
Is your hypnotherapist selecting the best treatment for you?
|“What treatment, by whom, is most effective for this individual with that specific problem, under which set of circumstances?”
– Gordon Paul (1967)
Our goal is that hypnotherapists stay up to date with research and developments in the field of psychology, hypnosis and psychotherapy - so that they can knowledgeably select the best treatment for their clients. Read more
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|All members display
a professional designation demonstrating their status
as a registered evidence-based practitioner. This provides both members of the public and
medical professionals with assurance that they are dealing with a competent therapist. Members of this hypnotherapy register also benefit from free subscription to
the leading hypnosis research journal and much more...
Summary of Advertising Standards Authority guidance for hypnotherapists
We've put together essential reading regarding the extension of the ASA's remit to cover business websites.
Online Research Resources:
Our webpage that gives you quick links to all the major peer-reviewed hypnosis journals and online searches for clinical evidence of treatments.
Training in Hypnotherapy
Find a school offering evidence-based hypnotherapy training
Evidence-based practice is the integration of best research evidence with clinical expertise and patient values.
– Sacket et al., 2000.
Evidence-based therapists carefully combine their own clinical skill and experience with the best available research evidence relevant to their field, in a manner tailored to their clients' individual needs. Read more
IJCEH Recent articles:
Study on gastric band hypnosis vs relaxation hypnotherapy for weight loss finds no difference.
Non-hypnotic positive suggestions before total hip or knee arthroplasties significantly decreases the necessity for transfusion.
Hypnosis not as effective as local anaestheisa for dental pain
Study provides initial support for the use of hypnotic relaxation therapy to reduce anxiety among breast-cancer survivors.
Iranian study suggests that hypnosis could effectively reduce pain after gall bladder removal and significantly reduce hospitalization time.