In 2008 the A.C.H.E began certifying Hypnotic Coaches. This is a non therapeutic use of hypnosis as a coach and combines the skills of life, business, or relationship coaching with the techniques of classical hypnosis. Hypnotic Coaching teaches the use of hypnosis as a tool to achieve goals: learning goals, fulfillment goals and performance goals. This training requires a minimum of 200 hours of hypnosis and coaching training (100 hours of each). Individuals are certified as Hypnotic Coaches. With an additional 100 hours of training for a total of 300 hours, individuals are certified as a Master Hypnotic Coaches.
REQUIREMENTS FOR ACHE LIFE COACH CERTIFICATION
(Hypnotic Coaching) Requires 100 hours
REQUIRES A FUNDAMENTAL KNOWLEDGE OF COACHING TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES
Practitioners need to understand the fundamentals of being a successful life coach. They need to know and understand the differences between hypnotherapy and hypnotic coaching.
Practitioners need to be able to create the coaching alliance and create a contract with the client. The core competencies of the International Coach Federation need to be studied and practiced.
Skill development includes:
- Meeting Ethical Guidelines
- Creating the Coaching Agreement
- Establishing Trust & Intimacy
- Coaching Presence
- Powerful Questioning
- Active Listening
- Direct Communication
- Designing Actions
- Planning and Goal-Setting
- Managing Progress and Accountability