Membership Benefits

Global Hypnosis Community

As a member of SCEH, you are part of 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 field of scientific hypnosis have been written by members of the SCEH.  As a member, you have opportunity to ask questions, exchange ideas and collaborate with those who are most experienced with a variety of clinical problems and techniques in hypnosis.

Hypnosis Education - Workshops, Annual Conference, Webinars

SCEH provides professional development opportunities which include an Annual Conference with a Scientific Program, Midyear Workshops and a Webinar Series. As a member, your registration fee is discounted.


SCEH provides a members only peer practice program that helps participants practice and hone hypnosis-related skills with a partner. After being matched with a partner, meetings are conducted online.

SCEH Certification Program

SCEH offers hypnosis certification programs for clinicians and researchers. These are Certification in Clinical Hypnosis (CCH) for clinicians and the Certification in Academic and Research Applications of Hypnosis (CARH) for researchers and educators.

SCEH Scholarly Journal

Your membership includes a subscription to our peer-reviewed publication, the International Journal  of  Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, or IJCEH.  This prestigious publication is among the 10 most cited journals in the psychological literature and is mailed to you.  IJCEH is the leading voice in hypnosis worldwide for researchers,  scholars, and clinicians in psychiatry, psychology, social work, dentistry, and medical specialties.  Contributors include some of the most prominent scholars in the field, with articles covering topical trends and the latest findings from and well designed studies for 'students' of hypnosis.

Online Journal Access

Members have online access to the International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, our quarterly scholarly journal. To access the journals online log in to the web site with your username and password and select Online Journals from the Members Area. These are best viewed in Internet Explorer.

SCEH Focus, Our Quarterly Member Newsletter

You will also receive our quarterly newsletter, Focus, with news and updates about Society members and articles about how SCEH is working to advance the field of hypnosis.  Submissions from members are invited.   Focus is emailed to all members.  Current and past issues are also available online.

SCEH Member Directory

The Member Directory is a great resource for networking with colleagues and for finding referrals. You can use it to search for members by keyword, location or other parameters. The SCEH Member Directory is visible only to current members, and to access it, you must be logged in to the Members Only portion of our website.

SCEH Mentorship Program

The Mentorship Program is designed to  boost the professional growth of early career professionals engaged in research within the society.  The Society is devoted not only to accommodating accomplished clinical and experimental researchers, but also to fostering the next generation of scientists in our field.  This members only program will connect early career professionals looking for guidance with senior members of the Society intent on supporting new talent. The Mentor-Mentee pairs will be matched based on their research interests, needs and expertise.

Book Discount thru Springer Publishing Company

We are pleased to announce we have arranged a special discount for SCEH members with Springer Publishing Company ( that will provide our members with a 35% discount on all books ordered on the publisher's website. To access this members only program, click here (login required).

How Can We Better Serve You?

If you have any suggestions about the society’s growth and what we can do for you, or if you would like to get more involved with one of our committees, please email us at [email protected].


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