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Membership & Renewal Application 

Membership applications may be executed by downloading the form below and submitting to the Membership Secretary. Any further inquiries may be directed to the Membership Secretary.

We invite professionals in the fields of mental health join us in discovering more and promoting the modality of Hypnotherapy to the greater public.

Within the PHA Inc. membership there are seven levels of membership.

Non-Practicing Membership Categories

  • Affiliate

  • Student

  • Associate (non practising)

Practicing Membership Categories

  • Standard

  • Associate (practising)

  • Clinical

  • Professional Clinical

Benefits Of Membership 

The aim of the PHA Committee and membership is:

  • For all members of the Association to adhere to the ethics, standards of practice, administration, advertising, personal and clinical conduct and presentation, and attitudes towards fellow Members of the Association and other professionals

  • Safeguard the welfare of clients.

  • Always practice in an ethical manner.

  • Support and promote the science and professional practice of Hypnotherapy

  • Advance professional training for the advancement of the membership.

  • Support the Association in its activities for the betterment of the PHA Inc. it’s members, Committee and the profession

Membership Types

Non- Practicing Membership Categories

Affiliate (Aff)

  • Either a member of an allied Association or someone who maintains an interest in Hypnotherapy.

  • Does not have voting rights at the PHA Inc. General Meetings, Special General Meetings or Annual General Meeting and not able to hold a position on the PHA Inc. Committee.

  • Not able to use the PHA Inc. logo in any form of advertising or promotion.

  • Not required to maintain PHA Inc. Supervision and CPE points.

  • Membership Fee ;

    • Subscription per annum : $45

Associate (Ass (practicing and non-practicing))

  • Completed a minimum of 600 hours hypnosis / hypnotherapy training with a PHA Inc. recognised training organisation.

  • Maintain PHA Inc. required Supervision and CPE points.

  • Obtained Basic Counselling and Psychology Qualifications.

  • Maintain indemnity insurance, a current First Aid Certificate and a current Working With Children Check.

  • Has voting rights at the PHA Inc. General Meetings and Annual General Meeting and is able to hold a position on the PHA Inc. Committee.

  • Membership Fee ;

  • Subscription per annum : $150 – 20% discount for first year

Student (stnt)

  • Someone who is engaged in hypnosis/hypnotherapy training with a PHA Inc. recognised training organisation or as considered by the PHA Executive from time to time and is not recognised by PHA Inc as a practicing hypnotherapist.

  • Does not have voting rights at the PHA Inc. General Meetings and Annual General Meeting.

  • Not able to hold a position on the PHA Inc. Committee.

  • Students, who have, in the opinion of the Committee completed enough of their studies to allow them to undertake unpaid practice competently, may be considered for Provisional status upon their written application

  • Membership Fee ;

  • Is entitled to free membership of PHA Inc for the first year of membership of part thereof.

    • Thereafter membership renewal fee of $45 per annum will apply while still training.

Practicing Membership Categories

Standard (Stnd)

  • Completed a minimum of 600 hours hypnosis / hypnotherapy training with a PHA Inc. recognised training organisation.

  • Working as a Hypnotherapist in a professional practice with a minimum one (1) year of clincal practice.

  • Maintain PHA Inc. required Supervision and CPE points.

  • Obtained Basic Counselling and Psychology Qualifications.

  • Maintain indemnity insurance, a current First Aid Certificate and a current Working With Children Check.

  • Has voting rights at the PHA Inc. General Meetings and Annual General Meeting and is able to hold a position on the PHA Inc. Committee.

  • Membership Fee ;

    • Subscription per annum : $150 – 20% discount for first year

Clinical (Clin)

  • Completed a minimum of 600 hours hypnosis / hypnotherapy training with a PHA Inc. recognised training organisation.

  • Working as a Hypnotherapist in a professional practice with a minimum three (3) years of clinical practice, or 250 documented clients treated, or 500 documented client treatments validated by the PHA Inc. Executive.

  • Maintain PHA Inc. required Supervision and CPE points.

  • Obtained Basic Counselling and Psychology Qualifications.

  • Maintain indemnity insurance, a current First Aid Certificate and a current Working With Children Check.

  • Has voting rights at the PHA Inc. General Meetings and Annual General Meeting and is able to hold a position on the PHA Inc. Committee.

  • Membership Fee ;

    • Subscription per annum : $170 – 20% discount for first year

Professional (PClin) 

  • Completed a minimum of 600 hours hypnosis / hypnotherapy training with a PHA Inc. recognised training organisation.

  • Working as a Hypnotherapist in a professional practice with a minimum five (5) years of clinical practice, or 1,000 documented clients treated, or 2,000 documented clients treated and validated by the PHA Inc. Executive.

  • Maintain PHA Inc. required Supervision and CPE points.

  • Obtained Basic Counselling and Psychology Qualifications.

  • Maintain indemnity insurance, a current First Aid Certificate and a current Working With Children Check.

  • Has voting rights at the PHA Inc. General Meetings and Annual General Meeting and is able to hold a position on the PHA Inc. Committee.

  • Membership Fee ;

    • Subscription per annum : $170 – 20% discount for first year