Training 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 – plus additions

ABCH Atkinson Ball College of Hypnotherapy
ABH American Board of Hypnotherapy
ACH Academy of Curative Hypnotherapists
AEPH Association of Ethical and Professional Hypnotherapists (Superseded by Robert Shields College)
AHH Association of Holistic Hypnotherapists
AHHC Association of Hypnotherapists in Health Care
AIH American Institute of Hypnotherapy
AIIP Adlerian Institute for Individual Psychology
AND Advanced Neuro-Dynamics
ANM Association of Natural Medicine
APHP Association of Professional Hypnotherapists and Psychotherapists
APT Association of Professional Therapists
AQCH Association of Qualified Curative Hypnotherapy
ASC Association of Stress Consultants (Linked to BSY)
ASM Association of Stress Management (Linked to IHP)
BAThH British Association of Therapeutic Hypnotists
BCHP British Clinic of Hypnotherapy and Psychotherapy
BHR British Hypnosis Research (Superseded by BSCMEH)
BIFHE Belfast Institute of Further and Higher Education
BSCMEH British Society of Clinical and Medical Ericksonian Hypnosis (Formerly BHR)
BSECH British Society of Experimental and Clinical Hypnosis
BSH British Society of Hypnotherapists
BSMDH British Society of Medical and Dental Hypnosis
BSY British School of Yoga (Linked to ASC)
BWY British Wheel of Yoga
CID Critical Incident Debriefing
CMT Complete Mind Therapy (Mindcare Organisation)
CPH College of Practical Homoeopathy
CPLH College of Past Life Healing
CPLRS College of Past Life Regression Studies
CSCT Centre School of Counselling and Therapy
CTAN Clinical Theology Association Nottingham
CTSHP Centre Training School of Hypnotherapy and Psychotherapy
DHETM Design Human Engineer (Trade Mark)
EEMT Empulse Electro-Magnetic Therapy
EMDR Inst Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing Institute Inc
ETSI European Therapy Studies Institute
FBST Brief Strategic Therapy Foundation
GCH Guild of Curative Hypnotists
GSCT Guild of Smoking Cessation Therapists
IAH Institute of Analytical Hypnotherapy
IAH International Association of Hypno-Analysts
IAH International Association of Hypnotists
IAPT International Association of Precision Therapists
ICET International College of Eclectic Therapies
ICH Institute of Clinical Hypnosis
ICH (Curative) Institute of Curative Hypnotherapy
ICHM International College of Holistic Medicine
ICHP International Centre for Holistic Psychotherapy (Canada)
ICISF International Critical Incident Stress Foundation
IEHP Institute of Effective Hypnotherapy and Psychotherapy
IFT Institute for Family Therapy
IHA Institute of Hypnosis and Autogenics
IHP Institute of Hypnosis and Parapsychology (Linked to ASM)
IIF International Institute of Focusing (USA)
INT Institute of Natural Therapy
IOP Institute of Psychosynthesis
IPA (NZ) Institute of Primary Activation (New Zealand)
IPP Institute of Psychology and Parapsychology
IPS Institute of Psychosynthesis
ISEAH Irish School of Ethical and Analytical Hypnotherapy
ISH International Society of Hypnosis (Sweden)
ITA Institute of Transactional Analysis
ITT Integrated Therapies and Trainings
LCCH London College of Clinical Hypnosis
LCI Lambourn Court International
LCTHH London College of Transpersonal Hypnosis and Healing
LSH London School of Hypnosis
MCHE American Council of Hypnotist Examiners
N.SHAP National School of Hypnosis and Psychotherapy
NACHP National Association of Counsellors, Hypnotherapists and Psychotherapists
NCHP National College of Hypnosis and Psychotherapy (Formerly Blythe College)
NCPHR National Council of Psychotherapists and Hypnotherapy Register (Recognised Course)
NECA North East Council on Addiction
NFSH National Federation of Spiritual Healers
NHS National Health Service
NIH National Institute of Hypnosis and Neuro Linguistic Programming (USA)
NLP Neuro Linguistic Programming
OIP Open Institute of Psychotherapy
PBCMA Practitioner British Complementary Medicine Association
PHC Professional Hypnotherapy Centre
PHINZ Psychotherapy and Hypnotherapy Institute of New Zealand Inc
PHTA Psychotherapy and Hypnosis Training Association
PICT Parks Inner Child Therapy
PSI Psycho-Semantic Institute
PF Peiffer Foundation
RAGPH Register of Approved Gastro-intestinal Psychotherapists and Hypnotherapists
RSA Royal Society of Arts
SACH School of Analytical and Cognitive Hypnotherapy
SPCAH Society for Primary Cause Analysis by Hypnosis
SSPS Scottish School of Psychic Studies
SYSCH South Yorkshire School of Clinical Hypnotherapy
TA Transactional Analysis
TLT Time Line Therapy
TLTA Time Line Therapy Association
TREAT Therapy Residential Educational Training
TRTT Trent Region Therapy Training
UCL University College London
UKTC UK Training College
WFH World Federation of Hypnotherapists