Qualification Index (Abbreviations)

The following list was kindly supplied by The Directory of Hypnotherapy Practitioners,
Compiled & Edited by William Broom’. © The General Hypnotherapy Register.

Sourced from www.mindtec.co.uk – plus additions

ABH American Board of Hypnotherapy
ABPP American Board of Professional Psychology
Adv.Cert.(SM) Advanced Certificate in Stress Management
Adv.DCH(LCCH) Advanced Diploma in Clinical Hypnosis (LCCH)
Adv.Dip.Couns Advanced Diploma in Counselling
Adv.Dip.Ed Advanced Diploma in Education
Adv.Dip.EH.P.NLP Advanced Diploma in Ericksonian Hypnosis, Psychotherapy and Neuro Linguistic Programming (BHR)
Adv.Dip.HSM Advanced Diploma in Holistic Stress Management
Adv.Dip.PHTA Advanced Diploma in Psychotherapy and Hypnotherapy (PHTA)
Adv.DPLT Advanced Diploma in Past Life Therapy
Adv.LSH Dip. Advanced Diploma in Hypnotherapy (LSH)
Adv.MPNLP Advanced Master Practitioner of Neuro Linguistic Programming
AdvDHP(HCB) Advanced Diploma in Hypnotherapy (Hypnotherapy Control Board – Linked to IAH)
AdvDipHyp(ISEAH) Advanced Diploma in Hypnotherapy (ISEAH)
AIPD Associate of the Institute of Personnel and Management
ANM Association of Natural Medicine
B.Ed Bachelor of Education
BA Bachelor of Arts
BACH Bachelor of Clinical Hypnotherapy (AIH)
BASP British Association of Social Psychology
BChD Bachelor of Dental Surgery
BDS Bachelor of Dental Surgery
BSc Bachelor of Science
BST Dip Diploma in Brief Strategic Therapy (FBST)
BTI British Tutorial Institute
C.Biol Chartered Biologist
(Cert) RSA Royal Society of Arts (Certificate)
C.H.(NGH) Certified Hypnotherapist (NGH – USA)
C.Hyp Certificate in Hypnotherapy (Proudfoot School or ABCH or AQCH)
C.Hyp(ACH) Certificate in Hypnotherapy (ACH)
C.Hyp(LCCH) Certificate in Hypnosis (LCCH)
C.Psychol Chartered Psychologist
CABCH Certificate in Hypnotherapy and Hypnohealing (ABCH)
CAPC Clinical Advisor andTherapist in Psychosexual Counselling
CCT Cell Command Therapy
Cert E.Hyp Certified Ericksonian Hypnotherapist (Washington School)
Cert.(REBT) Certificate in Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy
Cert.Adv.Hyp and PT Certificate in Advanced Hypnoanalysis and Precision Therapy (IAPT)
Cert.Couns Certificate in Counselling
Cert.Ed Certificate in Education
Cert.Educ.Psych Certificate in Educational Psychology
Cert.Group Certificate in Group Work
Cert.H.Hyp Certificate in Holistic Hypnotherapy
Cert.H.P. Certificate in Health Promotion
Cert.Hyp(CTT) Certificate in Hypnotherapy (College of Transformational Therapy)
Cert.NLP (NHR) Certificate in NLP (Neuro Hypnotic Research)
Cert.NLP Certificate in Neuro Linguistic Programming
Cert.PICT Certificate in Parks Inner Child Therapy
CHP Certificate in Hypnotherapy and Psychotherapy (NCHP)
CID Critical Incident Debriefing
CMH (MCHE) Certified Master Hypnotist (MCHE)
CMH Certified Master Hypnotist (Proudfoot School)
CMP (NLP) Certified Master Practitioner of NLP (Proudfoot School)
CMT (NLP) Certified Master Trainer of NLP (Proudfoot School)
CP (NLP) Certified Practitioner of NLP (Proudfoot School)
CPNLP Certified Practitioner of Neuro Linguistic Programming
CQRSW Certificate of Qualification in Residential Social Work
CQSW Certificate of Qualification in Social Work
CTNLP Certified Trainer of Neuro Linguistic Programming
D.D.F.HOM Diploma in Dental Homoeopathy
D.HYP (MHF) Diploma in Hypnotherapy (Hypnothink Foundation)
D.Hyp Diploma in Hypnotherapy (Proudfoot School)
D.Hyp(ACH) Diploma in Hypnotherapy (Academy of Curative Hypnotherapists)
D.Hyp(ASM) Diploma in Hypnosis and Stress Management (ASM / IHP)
D.Hyp(BMHEB) Diploma in Hypnosis (British Medical Hypnotherapy Examinations Board – Linked to LCCH)
D.Hyp(DBS) Diploma Hypnotherapist (Dominic Beirne School)
D.NLP Diploma in Neuro Linguistic Programming (Proudfoot School)
D.Obst.RCOG Diploma in Obstetrics from the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
D.Phil Doctor of Philosophy
DABCH Diploma in Hypnotherapy and Hypnohealing (ABCH)
DACH Advanced Diploma in Hypnotherapy (Academy of Curative Hypnotherapists)
DAHp Diploma in Analytical Hypnotherapy and Psychotherapy (ICET)
DASS Diploma in Applied Social Science
DCH (ICH) Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy (ICH)
DCH Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy (LCCH)
DCH.PhD Doctor of Clinical Hypnotherapy (AIH)
DCHp Diploma in Clinical Hypnotherapy (ICET)
DCMT Diploma in Complete Mind Therapy
DCS Diploma in Counselling Studies
DHC (UKTC) Diploma in Hypnotherapy, Psychotherapy and Counselling (UKTC)
DHP (AHH) Diploma in Hypnotherapy and Psychotherapy (AHH)
DHP (BCHP) Diploma in Hypnotherapy and Psychotherapy (BCHP)
DHP (ICH) Diploma in Clinical Hypnosis and Psychotherapy (ICH)
DHP Diploma in Hypnotherapy and Psychotherapy (CTSHP)
DHP(HCB) Diploma in Hypnotherapy (Hypnotherapy Control Board Linked to IAH)
DHP(IEHP) Diploma in Hypnotherapy (IEHP)
DHP.MAEPH Diploma in Hypnotherapy (AEPH)
DICS Diploma in Interpersonal and Counselling Skills
Dip CH.P (MT) Diploma in Clinical Hypnosis (Mind Train)
Dip(G.C.) Diploma in Gold Counselling (ICET)
Dip.Adv.Hyp.PTT Diploma in Advanced Hypnoanalysis and Precision Therapy Techniques (IAPT)
Dip.APP.HYP Diploma in Applied Hypnosis (University College, London)
Dip.Bach Diploma in Bach Flower Remedies
Dip.BAThH Diploma in Hypnotherapy (BAThH)
Dip.BWY British Wheel of Yoga Teachers Diploma
DIP.C.H Diploma in Clinical Hypnosis (S.Yorkshire School of Clinical Hypnotherapy)
Dip.CLIN.HYP Diploma in Clinical Hypnosis (Universities of Sheffield and London)
DIP.COT Diploma of the College of Occupational Therapists
Dip.Couns Diploma in Counselling
Dip.CPC Diploma in Clinical and Pastoral Counselling
Dip.Ed Diploma in Education
Dip.EH.P.NLP Diploma in Ericksonian Hypnosis, Psychotherapy and Neuro Linguistic Programming (BHR)
Dip.HEd Diploma in Health Education
Dip.HP Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy (NACHP)
Dip.Hyp Diploma in Hypnotherapy (Woodbury Counselling)
Dip.Hyp(Edin.) Diploma in Hypnotherapy (Scottish School of Psychic Studies)
Dip.Hyp(INT) Diploma in Hypnotherapy (INT)
Dip.Hyp(ISEAH) Diploma in Hypnotherapy (ISEAH)
Dip.Hyp(L.Hy) Diploma in Hypnotherapy – IAH (London)
Dip.Hyp(RSC) Diploma in Hypnotherapy (Robert Shields College)
Dip.Hyp.Psy(MIAH) Diploma in Psychology and Hypnotherapy – IAH (London)
Dip.IIHHT Diploma (International Institute of Health and Holistic Therapies)
Dip.ION Institute of Optimum Nutrition (Diploma)
Dip.Malad Diploma in the Teaching of Maladjusted Children
Dip.NLP (NHR )Diploma in NLP (Neuro Hypnotic Research)
Dip.NLP Diploma in Neuro Linguistic Programming
Dip.PCA Diploma in Primary Cause Analysis
Dip.PCAH Diploma of the Society for Primary Cause Analysis by Hypnosis
Dip.PHTA Diploma in Psychotherapy and Hypnotherapy (PHTA)
Dip.PICT (Acc) Diploma in Parks Inner Child Therapy (Accredited)
Dip.PICT Diploma in Parks Inner Child Therapy
Dip.Psy Diploma in Psychotherapy (Woodbury Counselling)
Dip.PT Couns Diploma in Positive Thinking
Dip.SACH.Ad.Hyp Advanced Diploma in Hypnoanalysis and Integrative Psychotherapy (SACH)
Dip.SACH.Hyp Diploma in Cognitive and Analytical Hypnotherapy and Psychotherapy (SACH)
DIP.SM (MSSM) Diploma in Stress Management (Midland School of Stress Management)
DIP.SM Diploma in Stress Management (LCI)
Dip.Soc.Sc. Diploma in Social Science
Dip.St.Couns Diploma in Stress Counselling and Management (SACH)
Dip.Sup Diploma in Supervision
Dip.THP Diploma in Therapeutic Hypnosis and Psychotherapy (N.SHAP)
DipAdvHyp Diploma in Advanced Hypnotherapy (N.SHAP)
DipAdvPsych Diploma in Advanced Psychotherapy
DipASC Diploma from Association of Stress Consultants (Linked to BSY)
DipCAH Diploma in Clinical and Advanced Hypnosis (Washington School)
DipH.E. Diploma in Higher Education
DipHV Diploma in Health Visiting
Diploma (BSCMEH) Diploma in Hypnotherapy (BSCMEH)
DipPsych Diploma in Psychology
DMH (DBS) Diploma – Master Hypnotist (Dominic Beirne School)
DMH Diploma – Master Hypnotist (Proudfoot School)
DNLP Diploma in Neuro Linguistic Programming
DPLR/SR Diploma in Past Life Regression / Spirit Release
DPLT Diploma in Past Life Therapy
DPM Diploma of Psychological Medicine
DPSH Diploma in Psycho-Semantic Hypnotherapy
DSCT Diploma in Smoking Cessation Therapy
DWMT Diploma in Weight management Therapy
EMDR Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing
F.P.Cert Certificate in Family Planning
FCIM Fellow, Chartered Institute of Marketing
FPPR Fellow, Prescribing Psychologists Register (USA)
G.P.Principal General Medical Practitioner Principal
GSSR Graduate of the Scottish School of Reflexology
(Hons) Honours Degree
HPD Hypnotherapy Practitioners Diploma
HV Health Visitor
ICHM International College of Holistic Medicines
ITEC International Therapists Examination Council
LCSP (Phys) London and Counties Society of Physiologists
LDHE Licensed Design Human Engineer
LDS,RCS Licentiate in Dental Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons
LSH Dip. Diploma in Hypnotherapy (LSH)
M.Ed Master of Education
MA Master of Arts
MA(Ed) Master of Arts (Education)
Ma.Cert.V.M. Masters Certificate in Vibrational Medicine (Shen Tao Foundation)
MASC (Ad.P.Th) Diploma in Advanced Psychotherapy (BSY/ASC)
MASC (BCS) Diploma in Basic Counselling Skills (BSY/ASC)
MASC (Corp) Diploma in Corporate Stress (BSY/ASC)
MASC (Dip) Diploma in Stress (BSY/ASC)
MASC (F.Th) Certificate in Family Therapy (BSY/ASC)
MASC (NLP) Diploma in Neuro Linguistic Programming (BSY / ASC)
MB.BS Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery
MB.ChB Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery
MBA Master of Business Administration
MDCH Medical Diploma in Clinical Hypnosis (LCCH)
MPEH Master Practitioner of Ericksonian Hypnosis
MPNLP Master Practitioner of Neuro Linguistic Programming
MRC Psych Member, Royal College of Psychiatrists
MRCGP Member, Royal College of General Practitioners
MSc Master of Science
NBCCH National Board of Certified Clinical Hypnotherapists (USA)
NDN Cert District Nursing Certificate
NEBSS National Examinations Board for Supervisory Studies
NECA North East Council on Addictions
NGH National Guild of Hypnotists (USA)
NIM Northern Institute of Massage
NLP Neuro Linguistic Programming
NVQ National Vocational Qualification
ONC Orthopaedic Nursing Certificate
P.N.Cert Practice Nurse Certificate
PGCE Post Graduate Certificate in Education
PGDHP Post Graduate Diploma in Hypnotherapy and Psychotherapy (CTSHP)
PGE Post Graduate Education
Ph.C.MRPharm Pharmaceutical Chemist
PHC Dip Diploma in Psychotherapy and Hypnotherapy (PHC)
PhD Doctor of Philosophy
PNLP Neuro Linguistic Programming Practitioner
PsyD Doctor of Psychology
PsyV (Dip) Diploma in Psychovisual Therapy
PTSD Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
R.Hyp Registered Hypnotherapist (Wakefield School)
REBT Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy
Reg.Psychol Registered Psychologist
REMT Registered Emergency Medical Technician
RFN Registered Fever Nurse
RGN Registered General Nurse
RM Registered Midwife
RMH Registered Master Hypnotist (Wakefield School)
RMN Registered Mental Nurse
RN Registered Nurse
RNMH Registered Nurse of Mentally Handicapped
RNT Registered Nurse Teacher
RPHH Registered Practitioner of Holistic Hypnotherapy
S.R.Ch State Registered Chiropodist
SCM State Certified Midwife
SCPHN Specialist Community Public Health Nurse
TLTMP Time Line Therapy Master Practitioner
TLTP Time Line Therapy Practitioner