California Licensing Overview for a Hypnotherapist

Licensing for a hypnotherapist in California is controlled by the California – National Board for Certified Clinical Hypnotherapists.

General Guidelines for a Hypnotherapist in California

Specific requirements to perform hypnotherapist services can generally be used as a guideline, but make sure to check with your local governing rules and regulations.

Who’s allowed to perform these services?


General requirements for a hypnotherapist license?

Hypnotists not licensed in the healing arts (medical and mental health) must have clients sign a disclosure form that states you are not licensed or regulated by the state, and also disclosed your qualifications as a hypnotist.

What’s the state licensing site for a hypnotherapist?

California – National Board for Certified Clinical Hypnotherapists

What are some training programs available for a hypnotherapist?

See training programs

How long is a license good for and when do I need to renew?

Renews December 31st of the following year

What are fees associated with licensing?