Clinical Counselling Hypnotherapy Training

Online Program For Mental Health Professionals

Start with Online Training. Enjoy Lifetime Clinical Mentorship.

Your program starts with a 100 hour online training program.  But that's JUST the beginning.


Karen Day on set

Trauma Informed and Evidence Based

Learn to integrate clinical hypnosis with best practices in psychotherapy.

Earn 100 CE Hours

Accredited and widely approved for mental health professionals

Classroom with Karen Day

Join An International Network of Clinical Counselling Hypnotherapists

Upon completion of this program, you'll join an international network of psychotherapy professionals bringing the art and practice of clinical hypnotherapy into counselling.  Our program curriculum includes in-depth information on skills needed to:

  • Merge clinical hypnosis interventions safely within a trauma-informed psychotherapeutic framework
  • Integrate both classical and clinical approaches to hypnosis into your medical or clinical counselling practice
  • Combine hypnosis with the interventions you are using now, such as: CBT, IFS, mindfulness, EMDR and SFBT
  • Practice Trance-Based Mindfulness Interventions
  • Apply hypnotherapy interventions with anxiety and mood disorders
  • Effectively utilize trance-work for body-oriented psychotherapy approaches, especially in the context of trauma processing and recovery
  • Assist clients in accessing “inner therapist” resources through a range of techniques including: age regression, ego state and core belief work
  • Apply hypnotic protocols for anxiety, panic and OCD based on an integrative healing model
  • Offer clients and patients hypnosis informed programming for pain management
  • Provide hypnotherapy in conjunction with integrative healing for habit reversal and addiction related issues
  • Integrate energy medicine and psycho-spiritual healing with evidence-based approaches to treatment
  • Bring a trauma-focused mind-body framework into mental health and/or addictions counselling and recovery work 

What Some of Our Graduates Are Doing

Nancy BlairNancy Blair, RCT.  Nova Scotia

Nancy's expertise includes:

  • Group hypnosis workshops
  • CBT and clinical hypnosis
  • Chronic illness management

Bing Yi-Pan, MTA. China

Bing Yi-Pan's expertise includes:

  • Music therapy and hypnosis
  • Youth counselling with hypnotherapy
  • Mindfulness and clinical hypnosis programming

Azadeh TabatabaeiAzadeh Tabatabaei,  RSW. Ottawa, Ontario

Azadeh's expertise includes:

  • Trauma and PTSD with hypnosis
  • Motivational hypnosis
  • Chronic pain management

Farzana DoctorFarzana Doctor, RSW. Toronto

Farzana's expertise includes:

  • Anti-oppressive and holistic psychotherapy
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy with hypnosis
  • Psychodynamic trance-based interventions

Dr. Debbie SmrzDr. Debbie Smrz, ND. Markham, Ontario

Dr. Smrz's expertise includes:

  • Naturopathic medicine & hypnosis
  • Hypnosis and pain management
  • Digestive restoration with trance interventions

Linda TilleyDr. Linda Tilley, R.Psych. Alberta, Canada

Dr. Tilley's expertise includes:

  • Narrative and CBT with clinical hypnosis
  • Trance interventions with ADHD
  • Depression, anxiety and clinical hypnotherapy

Jason KoenigbaurJason Koenigbaur, RP. Newmarket, Ontario

Jason's expertise includes:

  • EMDR and hypnosis work with complex trauma
  • Gestalt and integrative hypnotherapy
  • Ego state therapy / parts hypnosis

Heidi KaseweterHeidi Kaseweter, CCC.  British Columbia

Heidi's expertise includes:

  • Solution-focused brief interventions with hypnosis
  • Addictions & hypnosis-informed treatment planning
  • Anxiety, fears and phobias with hypnotherapy

Dr. Ellen Luborsky, Psychologist, New York

Dr. Luborsky's expertise includes:

  • Art therapy and creative/expressive arts in hypnotherapy
  • Play therapy /work with children and parents
  • Hypnotherapy with youth and young adults

Dr. Stacy Thomas, Psychologist, Toronto

Dr. Thomas' expertise includes:

  • Pre and Post Natal services
  • High Performance Coaching and clinical hypnosis
  • Chronic pain and illness / CBT integrated with hypnosis

Terry Ketteringham, RCC. Nanaimo, BC

Terry's expertise includes:

  • Addictions recovery work integrated with hypnosis
  • Couple's and group counselling
  • Assessment and treatment services

Quyn Lê, RCC,Vancouver

Quyn's expertise includes:

  • Hypnotherapy in Addictions Treatment
  • EMDR integrated with clinical hypnosis
  • Motivational speaking and coaching

What Is Clinical Counselling Hypnotherapy

Clinical Counselling Hypnotherapy is an approach to holistic psychotherapy which integrates trance-based interventions with outcome-oriented tools for cognitive and behavioural change.  A Clinical Counselling Hypnotherapist (C.Hyp™) Practitioner is first and foremost a clinical counselling professional.  The clinical hypnosis interventions are tailored to each client's unique therapy goals, preferences and stage of change.

Hypnotherapy is NOT offered as a stand-alone set of techniques or protocols, but as a powerful adjunct to the counselling process.  Our faculty are extensively trained in Ericksonian and Trance Based Mindfulness Informed approaches to mental health, trauma and addictions work.  This means that we specialize in the application of hypnosis within an established psychotherapeutic model such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Solution Focused Brief, and/or Narrative therapy, among others.

A Clinical Counselling Hypnotherapist (C.Hyp™) Practitioner is committed to integrating both hypnosis and mindfulness into professional therapy services, and views trance work as a highly individualized process for gently awakening an internal “healer’s consciousness." Daybreak's C.Hyp™ Practitioners are trained in a trauma-informed practice framework, and specialize in the art and science of paced and respectful hypnotherapeutic interventions to assist in the integration process that is so key in trauma healing and resolution.

Frequently Asked Questions

About Your Lead Instructor

Clinical Counselling Hypnotherapy Webinar TrainingKaia (Karen) Day is a Master’s trained Registered Social Worker specializing in holistic psychotherapy and integrative approaches to mental health. She is the President of Daybreak Therapy and Training, and has over twenty years of combined experience in the provision of mental health services, crisis and trauma counselling, and clinical social work practice, teaching and supervision.

Kaia is Past-President of the Canadian Society of Clinical Hypnosis – Ontario Division, and continues to teach clinical hypnosis to mental health professionals in the Toronto area through the Society and as adjunct faculty with the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine.

In addition, she has both received and provided extensive training internationally in the areas of clinical hypnotherapy, mindfulness-based approaches to psychotherapy, energy medicine, and Ericksonian-based psychotherapy.  Kaia is the lead designer of Creating Sacred Spaces - an annual international conference dedicated to the subject of mind-body-spirit psychotherapy.

Clinical Counselling Hypnotherapy Training Program

$1249 CAD
  • 100 CE hour curriculum plus ongoing professional development through Daybreak Network
  • Lifetime access to "Breaking The Worry Trance" mini course and e-training
  • Lifetime access to "Advanced Clinical Hypnosis" e-course
  • Bi-monthly online group supervision through Daybreak's Network of Clinical Counselling Hypnotherapists
  • Lifetime access to in-person Area Practice Networks (beginning Fall 2024)
  • Course E-Handbook and accompanying hand-out package
  • Start-up Kit that includes audio and video resources, forms, and client tools
  • Programming Guidelines for regression work, trauma processing, fears and phobias, and more
  • Case studies and sample scripts for psychotherapeutic trance-work with OCD, panic, pain management and more
  • Lifetime access to e-library complete with all classes, protocols and ready-to-use forms
  • Therapist templates for compliance checks with scope of practice, Code of Ethics, record=keeping and continuing competency
  • 6-month access to 1:1 clinical consultation with your assigned consultant /mentor