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Professional Hypnotherapists of Australia Inc. - Progressing Hypnosis in Australia

The Professional Hypnotherapists of Australia Inc. (PHA) is a member organisation of the Hypnotherapy Council of Australia (HCA). The HCA ( is the peak representation body for hypnotherapy in Australia.

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The PHA aims to maintain and standardise a level of professional qualification and competence of hypnotherapists and hypnotherapy. Our purpose is to promote the benefits of hypnotherapy as an important tool in personal change for our clients.

Importantly, PHA is here to provide information, peer support and ongoing training in hypnosis and hypnotherapy to our members. Meetings and training sessions are held monthly and we have a thriving “buddy” system.


Join the PHA

Click here to contact us about membership (email Sirpa Lahti Membership Secretary). All members are issued a Membership Certificate and sign an agreement to adhere to the PHA's Code of Ethics at all times. View our Code of Ethics here.  A list of PHA Authorised Clinical Supervisors can be found at our Contacts page.
Member services

Free Member Services

All members receive a free listing in the practitioner directory, ongoing training, script sharing, peer advice, clinical supervision & mentoring and access to our large library of books, CDs & DVDs.


Find a hypnotherapist here. An intensive system of professional development is in operation within PHA and all practicing members are required to demonstrate evidence of ongoing professional development in order to maintain the highest possible standards of professional practice.


Did you know advertising is available on the PHA website? Please email the secretary for further details.

Recent News & Announcements

HBF Member Benefits available through PHA

The Professional Hypnotherapists of Australia Inc.and HBF Health Insurance and pleased to announce that HB

Announcement - Name Change to PHA

At the PHWA General Meeting on 17 March 2013, members elected to change the name of the organisation from ‘Professional Hypnotists of Western...
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Health Fund Coverage Now Available!

The PHA is pleased to announce Health Benefit Fund coverage to members selecting PHWA Clinical (Level 2) and Professional (Level 3) members.