GHSC Accreditation

GHSC Accreditation

GHSC Accreditation

The GHSC Accreditation is the validating body for the practitioner diploma exam. The General Hypnotherapy Standards Council (GHSC) and General Hypnotherapy Register (GHR) are the UK’s largest and most prominent organisations within the field of Hypnotherapy.

Together they present an exemplary model for the simultaneous protection of the public and the provision of practitioner credibility and services.

The GHSC is responsible for overseeing the criteria for the ongoing registration of individual practitioners within the GHR. GHSC Accreditation.


The GHR is the governing body that you will be a member of once you have completed your training. GHR is overseen by the GHSC and is responsible for its day to day administration together with the implementation of all GHSC decisions.

It is a professional association and register of practising hypnotherapists, comprising more than 3,000 UK based individual practitioners, together with registered therapists in some 35 countries around the world, which can be viewed via our online hypnotherapy directory.

We are additionally a verifying organisation for those practitioners who wish to register within the Hypnotherapy section of the profession’s Voluntary Regulator, the Complementary & Natural Healthcare Council, set up with Department of Health funding. GHSC Accreditation.


The CNHC is the UK voluntary regulator for complementary healthcare practitioners that was set up with government support to protect the public by providing a UK voluntary register of complementary therapists.

CNHC’s register has been approved as an Accredited Register by the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care. This means CNHC has met the Professional Standards Authority’s demanding standards. GHSC Accreditation.

All CNHC registered practitioners are entitled to use CNHC’s quality mark which demonstrates a commitment to professionalism and high standards. The public and those who commission the services of complementary healthcare practitioners can choose with confidence, by looking for the CNHC quality mark. General Medical Council (GMC) guidance confirms that doctors can refer patients to practitioners on Accredited Registers.