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.

Quick Facts
Duties Use hypnosis to help patients improve their physical and mental health
Alternate Title(s) None
Salary Range $50,000 to $100,000+
Employment Prospects Fair
Advancement Prospects Fair
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Best Geographical Location(s) Any geographic location
Education and Training
  • Some Postsecondary Training
  • Bachelor's Degree
Related School Subjects
  • Biology
  • Health
  • Psychology
Experience Prior health care or therapy experience
  • Interpersonal
  • Scientific
Personality Traits
  • Helpful
  • Outgoing
  • Technical
Licensure/Certification Required
Special Requirements None
Career Ladder
  • Owner, Hypnotherapy Practice
  • Senior Hypnotherapist
  • Hypnotherapist

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