New Jersey Licensing Overview for a Hypnotherapist

Licensing for a hypnotherapist in New Jersey is controlled by the New Jersey State Board of Social Work Examiners.

General Guidelines for a Hypnotherapist in New Jersey

Specific requirements to perform hypnotherapy 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?

No license is required in New Jersey for these specific hypnosis practices: altering habits such as smoking and weight management, increasing client motivation in employment, the workplace and in sports activities and enhancing creative, artistic and scholastic endeavors. All other hypnotherapy practices require licensure.

What’s the state licensing site for a hypnotherapist?

New Jersey State Board of Social Work Examiners

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 annually.

What are fees associated with licensing?



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