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Courses in hypnotherapy with CPHT Kent

Accredited solution-focused hypnotherapy training. We have over 20 years of experience and our training is delivered by qualified practicing hypnotherapists in Kent & throughout the UK.

If you’re thinking of going into Practice as a hypnotherapist, you can train locally in Kent using an established, trusted model of hypnotherapy, with one of the longest-running schools in the UK.

We train you to become competent and confident, business-ready practitioners – ready to go into practice as soon as you graduate. You’ll be learning face to face, with classroom-based, practical and experiential learning at our Kent campus, one of over 30 around the country. Your diploma level training is made up of 10 modules delivered one weekend a month, over 10 months. This allows you time to practice your skills and build your confidence between modules. It means you can fit your training around your life and current commitments. You’ll be trained by two qualified, experienced and successful solution-focused hypnotherapists which give you the advantage of being taught by people who know and understand the world of therapy today and are passionate about sharing their knowledge, experience and wisdom.

When you train for a diploma in solution-focused hypnotherapy in Kent, you are working towards achieving two qualifications, both of which are nationally recognised and accredited. The Diploma in Solution Focused Hypnotherapy (DSFH) and the Hypnotherapy in Practice Diploma (HPD).

The Diploma in Solution Focused Hypnotherapy is a practical qualification, based on the latest research and neuroscience, that will teach you what you need to go into practice safely and confidently. The Hypnotherapy in Practice Diploma deepens the theory behind the skills and is the only nationally recognised and externally accredited award in hypnotherapy in the UK. The Hypnotherapy in Practice Diploma is verified by NCFE as a level four award on the vocational framework.

As a student, you benefit from real-world experience. You’ll be practising with people who have anxiety-related conditions between modules, all the while supported in class and remotely by your lecturers. This means you can gain experience safely while you train. Past graduates have often told us this gave them the confidence they needed to go into practice because they graduated with real-life success stories as part of their case histories.

It can be daunting when you decide to invest in your future, but you can spread the cost of your training with hassle-free, monthly payment options. We’ve made it as easy as possible for you to train towards a new and rewarding career.

Our next Hypnotherapy Diploma Course starts: 20th April 2024

Full course dates

15th October 2022 Hypnotherapy Diploma Course has now started, get in touch about our next course!

Why CPHT Kent?

What students say about CPHT Kent...

CPHT Kent Hypnotherapy TrainingExcellentCPHT Kent Hypnotherapy Training5.0 Based on 3 reviews fromSee all reviewsMaggie FernandezMaggie Fernandez ★★★★★ I looked around for a while before choosing this course. I graduated in July and I can honestly say I am so happy I chose this course. Now I have my own practice and I have to thank Ali and Gary to helping me through all the way. I am now doing what I truly love and I found the course very informative and interesting, so this has led me to continue with my studies and I have signed up for the advanced course.Richard JonesRichard Jones ★★★★★ The course and the tutors were amazing. Being a classically trained hypnotherapist the t filled in the blanks for me on how the mind works. I especially like the process of not having clients to dwell on the past to bring about lasting change. So much so that I now only see clients on a solution focused basis. I would highly recommend the courseHelen Taylor JayHelen Taylor Jay ★★★★★ I traveled from Bristol to Kent to attend this course, Ali and Gary are fantastic lecturers they are very knowledgeable and encouraging. I would highly recommend anyone who is thinking about this course to do it, you certainly won't regret it!Gary JohannesGary Johannes ★★★★★ Brilliant coursejs_loader

Our Hypnotherapy Diploma Course

Hypnotherapy Diploma

With no entry requirements, our diploma-level training covers most common issues treated with hypnotherapy, from anxiety to weight loss. It also includes business basics such as marketing and safeguarding, leading to a Level 4 diploma in solution-focused hypnotherapy.

Our Weekend course times are 10:00 am until 5:30 pm on Saturdays & Sundays.

For more details on course dates, please select the course intake number above.

Our next Hypnotherapy Diploma Courses in Kent start:

  • KT10 intake - 20th April 2024
  • KT11 intake - 2nd November 2024

Module 1 - 22nd &23rd April 2023
Module 2 - 20th & 21st May 2023
Module 3 - 24th & 25th June 2023
Module 4 - 29th & 30th July 2023
Module 5 - 26th & 27th August 2023
Module 6 - 23rd & 24th September 2023
Module 7 - 21st & 22nd October 2023
Module 8 - 25th & 26 November 2023
Module 9 - 16th & 17th December 2023
Module 10 & Graduation - 27th & 28th January 2024

Module 1 - 21st & 22nd October 2023
Module 2 - 25th & 26th November 2023
Module 3 - 16th & 17th December 2023
Module 4 - 27th & 28th January 2024
Module 5 - 24th & 25th February 2024
Module 6 - 23rd & 24th March 2024
Module 7 - 20th & 21st April 2024
Module 8 - 18th & 19th May 2024
Module 9 - 15th & 16th June 2024
Module 10 & Graduation - 13th & 14th July 2024

Module 1 - 20th & 21st April 2024
Module 2 - 18th & 19th May 2024
Module 3 -15th & 16th June 2024
Module 4 - 13th & 14th July 2024
Module 5 - 3rd & 4th August 2024
Module 6 - 31st August & 1st September 2024
Module 7 - 5th & 6th October 2024
Module 8 - 2nd & 3rd November 2024
Module 9 - 30th November & 1st December 2024
Module 10 & Graduation - 4th & 5th January 2025

Module 1 - 2nd & 3rd November 2024
Module 2 - 30th November & 1st December 2024
Module 3 - 4th & 5th January 2025
Module 4 - 1st & 2nd February 2025
Module 5 - 1st & 2nd March 2025
Module 6 - 29th & 30th March 2025
Module 7 - 26th & 26th April 2025
Module 8 - 24th & 25th May 2025
Module 9 - 21st & 22nd June 2025
Module 10 & Graduation - 19th & 20th July 2025

Further training opportunities once you've completed the Hypnotherapy in Practice Diploma

Why choose CPHT?

Monthly Payments

Choose to pay in a lump sum or in 10 equal instalments spread over ten months. Helpful if you’re looking to change your career.

Weekend Training

Great for people who are looking to train alongside their current job. Weekday options are also available at some schools.

Business Ready

Build your business throughout the course. Learn key Marketing and Networking skills to help you succeed.

Fully Accredited

Giving you the reassurance that your new qualification will be nationally recognised. It fulfils the stringent requirements of the CNHC.

Practice from day 1

Build your confidence by working with people with real conditions. Become a competent hypnotherapist before you qualify.


Venue address:
The Friars Aylesford Priory, The Friars, Aylesford, ME20 7BX

The venue has a refectory as well as a cafe. Local shops within a few minutes drive.

Free parking on site

Use M20 and exit at junction 6 then follow signs to Eccles and The Friars.

Or from M2 exit at junction 3 then follow the signs (towards Maidstone A229) to Eccles and The Friars. By train: 20-minute walk from Aylesford station. By Bus: local bus services.

This is a rural venue, with uneven ground in some places and old buildings which may not all be completely smooth access. However, training rooms and all other facilities are ground floor and have wheelchair and limited mobility access.

CPHT Kent Lecturers

gary johannes

Gary Johannes

AHD, DHP, HPD, MNCH (Acc), AfSFH (Reg), SFH Sup (Hyp)

Gary trained to become a Solution Focused Hypnotherapist in 2011. He has since then trained in Neuroscience, as well as becoming a Lecturer,  Supervisor and Mental Health first aider.

claire noyelle

Claire Noyelle

BSc, MRPharms, RPS DSFH, HPD, AfSFH (Reg), MNCH (Reg)

Before training as a Hypnotherapist, Claire had been working as a community pharmacist for 25 years, with a particular interest in substance abuse and mental health.

Ben Baker-Pollard Senior Lecturer at CPHT

Benn Baker-Pollard

HPD, DSFH, MNCH (Reg.) AfSFH (Reg.) CNHC (Reg.)

Benn led a successful career in the Police Service and the corporate world guiding and supporting people before training with CPHT as a hypnotherapist.

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