SCEH Membership

Apply now for SCEH membership. 


Global Hypnosis Community

This is a selective society that contains some of the best and most productive hypnosis researchers and clinicians in the field. In the past four decades, the majority of the important English language publications in the filed of scientific hypnosis have been written by members of the Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis.  Members of SCEH have the opportunity to ask questions, exchange ideas and collaborate with those who are the brightest minds in the field, and who are experienced with applying hypnosis techniques to a variety of clinical problems.


Continuing Education and Professional Development

SCEH boasts a rich history in hypnosis training and research, and each year presents its Annual Workshops and Scientific Session, now entering its 66th year.  Each Annual Conference comprises a Workshop track (including Basic, Intermediate and Advanced Workshops) as well as a Scientific Session that features the latest research on clinical and experimental hypnosis.  The conference attracts some of the most advanced clinicians and researchers on hypnosis in the world.  Attendees have tremendous opportunities to learn about the latest information and techniques in hypnosis.  Members qualify for discounted conference registration. From time to time, SCEH also offers additional continuing education courses, directed to professionals at all levels. 

Topics covered in SCEH workshops and our annual conference can include:

  • Introductory, Intermediate and Advanced Clinical Hypnosis Techniques
  • Applications in Behavioral Medicine, Pain Control and Habit Disorders
  • Applications in Dentistry
  • Hypnosis Research Design and Strategies
  • Applications in Psychiatry
  • Applications in Clinical Medicine

Topics covered at our annual Scientific Meeting can include symposia, presentations and posters about how hypnosis is being used in these areas:

  • Memory and recall
  • Pain management
  • Addiction ans substance abuse
  • Altered states of consciousness
  • Trauma and dissociation
  • New research in the field


International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis

The International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, IJCEH, is the official publication of the Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, and comes free to you with your SCEH membership. Each quarterly issue offers clinical and experimental studies, discussions of theory, book reviews, and seminal work by clinical masters. The IJCEH will keep you up to date on the latest clinical and research findings in the field.  Our publication is among the 10 most cited journals in the psychological literature. It is peer reviewed by some of the most prominent scholars in the area and presents topical and well designed studies for 'students' of hypnosis.


Hypnosis Certification

The Society of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis has initiated a certification program to recognize committed practitioners and scientists who are members of the Society and who are willing to commit themselves to an individualized program designed to improve their own knowledge and skill in hypnosis and to help expand the field and teach their colleagues.  The program is called SCEH-ACE, SCEH’s Active Commitment to Excellence in Hypnosis.


Focus Newsletter

To keep its members informed, SCEH publishes a quarterly newsletter, Focus, which contains articles and news about the Society and its members.


Please contact us to learn more about membership benefits.


Apply now for SCEH membership.