Aims of the Hypnotherapy Association
- To maintain a National Register of Practising Hypnotherapists.
- To accept into Membership those members from the Register who can demonstrate the required competence and experience for membership entitlement.
- To improve and increase the knowledge and skill of all members by providing workshops, seminars and meetings demonstrating special techniques and skills.
- To maintain contact with the medical profession and other complementary disciplines. To carry out the recommendations of the 1993 BMA report “COMPLEMENTARY MEDICINE - new approaches to good practice”.
- To maintain contact and improve understanding within the NHS, Regional Health Authorities and Private Health Insurers.
- To operate a self-regulatory body for Hypnotherapy and promote the National Register of Practitioners by contact with politicians in government.
- To print and publish information promoting hypnotherapy, psychotherapy and associated techniques.
- To issue membership certificates and make available Professional Liability Insurance for members.