Promoting excellence and progress in hypnosis research, education, and clinical practice.

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The Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis (SCEH) is an international association whose mission is to promote excellence and progress in hypnosis research, education, and clinical practice.  A distinguishing feature of the Society is its emphasis on empirical inquiry and the evidence-base of hypnosis. 

SCEH hypnosis training programs are scientifically based and recognized by professional schools (medical, dental, psychology, social work). SCEH also offers hypnosis certification programs for clinicians and researchers. Among SCEH member benefits are the International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis (the Society's quarterly scholarly journal), quarterly newsletter, hypnosis resources, a mentorship program and book discounts.


Upcoming Events

Will this be the year you learn more about Clinical Hypnosis? View our Events Calendar.

Come be a part of our 70th Anniversary event!

70th Annual Workshops & Scientific Program

Clinical and Applied Hypnosis: Evidence-based Practice and the Therapeutic Relationship
October 16-20, 2019 -- Ace Hotel, New Orleans, LA
Introductory, Skills and Advanced Workshops plus Scientific Program

Event details

Conference registration will open in July.

Act now to take advantage of special discounted hotel rates, available now until they sell out or September 15, whichever comes first. View details on our Conference Site and Accommodations.


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Renew now to help SCEH continue to advance our mission of promoting the clinical and scientific uses of hypnosis.

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Constituent of the 
International Society of Hypnosis

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American Association for the Advancement of Science