The International Society for Hypnosis Certification (ISFHC) was established in 2009 to recognize the combined power of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) and hypnosis for effecting change in oneself and others. Classically trained hypnotists focus on hypnotic induction and suggestion to access and change unconscious patterns. NLP, with roots in hypnosis, linguistics, systems theory and other disciplines, provides a framework for understanding how change occurs and offers a powerful set of communication tools that broaden and deepen the hypnotist’s skill and ability to access and change unconscious processes. NLP trained hypnotists generally get better results because NLP offers a more well-rounded skill set and much greater overall precision when using hypnosis.
The mission of ISFHC is to: