Hypnotherapist Works with Patient

Hypnosis is a sleep-like state brought on by another person's suggestions. People under hypnosis may be suggested to relax, change their way of thinking, or even move under direction. Hypnotherapists help people use the powers of their minds to increase motivation, change behavior, and promote healing.

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Quick Facts
Alternate Title(s) None
Duties Use hypnosis to help patients improve their physical and mental health
Salary Range $50,000 to $100,000+
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Best Geographical Location(s) Any geographic location
Minimum Education Level
  • Some Postsecondary Training
  • Bachelor's Degree
School Subjects
  • Biology
  • Health
  • Psychology
Experience Prior health care or therapy experience
Personality Traits
  • Helpful
  • Outgoing
  • Problem-Solving
  • Interpersonal
  • Organizational
Certification or Licensing Required
Special Requirements None
Employment Prospects Fair
Advancement Prospects Fair
Outlook Little Change or More Slowly than the Average
Career Ladder
  • Owner, Hypnotherapy Practice
  • Senior Hypnotherapist
  • Hypnotherapist

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