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Hypnotherapy / Hypno-Counseling
Certification Courses
Masters Center For Personal Development
Division Of
BodySmart Wellness LLC


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Hypnotherapy / Hypno-Counseling Programs EVER!


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Asynchronous Hybrid Format

Our course provides you the most comprehensive training in the most convenient way possible. Streaming Video and downloadable text materials, eBook, and handouts, from the comfort of your own home or anywhere where you have access to a computer, a web cam, and a high-speed internet connection. There are some homework assignments and/or class modules that require students have a volunteer subject with whom they can practice and video record homework assignments with their webcam for evaluation by course administrators.


Most people today are busier than ever before. Work, family and other responsibilities seem to be on the increase. That’s why we’ve evolved from the old, pre-technology era into this new model of quality learning now used by many major universities.

You Benefit With
Flexible Hours And No Travel

This Certificate
Could Have Your Name On It

Certification Opportunities

Primary Certification
In Hypnotherapy/Hypno-Counseling

Advanced Certification
In Hypnotherapy/Hypno-Counseling

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Advantages Of Our Courses

  • You Can Start Your Course Anytime That You Choose!

    And take up to 3 years to complete the course. Enrollment is always open.
    (Most students complete each program/course in 3-6 months)

  • Flexibility

    No semester structure or other set class times. Study, interact with other students and take your exams at your convenience. Anytime day or night seven days a week, you study at the times that are most convenient for you.

  • Instant Feedback On Exams

    Exams are taken online and upon submission of the exam, students get immediate feedback via their score and which (if any) questions that were answered incorrectly.

  • Mentoring Sessions Provide Direct Contact With Your Instructor(s)

    There are 2 mentoring sessions offered each week. These mentoring sessions are optional and are provided for extra help for those students who feel they want it. There is no extra charge for the mentoring sessions. This provides an opportunity for students to talk, via video meeting online, with a course instructor. Students get to ask questions in real time, see demonstrations, and get feedback from the course instructor(s).

    Note: class space may limited due to technical constraints so sign in early.


    You can be at home, sitting on the beach, at your office, in the backyard, virtually anywhere, and access your course space. All that’s needed is access to a computer, webcam and high-speed Internet connection.

  • You can be home, sitting on the beach, at your office, in the backyard, virtually anywhere, and access your course space

    View your course space and materials from anywhere you have access to a computer and high-speed Internet connection

  • Your Student Library Will Be Automatically Updated With The Latest Course Materials

    Your course materials (student library) is automatically updated with revisions and any changes or additions to your materials at no extra cost. Your student library is yours. After Graduation it will continue to provide you with a great reference resource.

  • Free Post Graduation Support

    Graduates receive a FULL YEAR of FREE consultations with the course instructor(s) to provide support to graduates in the first critical year of developing their practice.
    (Some restrictions apply)

  • Student Services Is There To Help You Throughout Your Course.

    Need Help? All you need to do is email or call and Student Services is there to help you stay on track and to provide answers your questions.

Your Complete Student Library includes
Of Video And Audio

The Student Library contains the core study materials for all three Full Certification courses (Primary, Advanced). This means that if you decide only to enroll in our Primary Course and never take the Advanced, you still get access to the core videos for those courses (and their updates over time)! This also means that if you decide to take the Advanced Course, you only pay tuition (no need to pay for materials a second time)!

In addition to the “Complete Student Library”: Once in your Course Space, you will have access to recordings of live sessions, classes and case studies for your added benefit. They are FREE from us to enhance your learning experience.

(Note: The additional live sessions, classes and case studies are not part of the Complete Student Library. They are complementary learning aids provided to students by Masters Center.)


Don’t Wait Another Day
To Have An Exciting Career In
The Field Of
Hypnotherapy / Hypno-Counseling
Or, if you are already a certified professional,
Take This Opportunity To
add to your existing base of knowledge.

Below You Will Find
Prerequisite Requirements
Course Descriptions

Note: In order for a student to register and/or graduate, prerequisites apply, all registration forms must be completed, and students must have fulfilled their academic and financial requirements for the course or module. All students are required to fill out the standard forms supplied by Course Administrators prior to beginning any course or module.

Prerequisites For
Primary Certification
  • High School Diploma or equivalency required.
  • Some college level behavioral science courses or practical experience in behavioral sciences or human resources helpful but not required.
  • Access to a computer with webcam and high speed internet connection.
Prerequisites For
Advanced Certification
  • High School Diploma or equivalency required.
  • Some college level behavioral science courses or practical experience in behavioral sciences or human resources helpful but not required.
  • Completion of the BodySmart Wellness LLC Hypnotherapy Certification Program or Completion of a certification course approved by BodySmart Wellness LLC., Course Administrators.
  • Access to a computer with webcam and high speed internet connection.

Primary Certification
Certification Course Outline

This course is intended to provide Training in the use of therapeutic Hypnosis concluding with certification in Hypnotherapy/Hypno-Counseling for those who successfully graduate.

Course is appropriate for: Those who want a career in hypnotherapy (either full or part time) and for others who plan on incorporating hypnosis/hypnotherapy within their current career (Physicians, mental health professionals, chiropractors, dentists, massage therapists, other complementary wellness practitioners etc.)

Course Instructor/Director is Dr. Philip Holder, an internationally respected, award winning therapist, instructor, motivational speaker and author.


  • Students learn the relationship between the conscious and the subconscious mind, myths and facts about hypnosis, the principles involved in inducing hypnosis.
  • Students will learn how to induce hypnosis using “Rapid and Instant Induction” methods. “Intake” skills are the essential foundation for developing suggestions that are “subject” specific (client, patient, etc.).
  • The intake is where the necessary information needed to structure effective “suggestion(s)” is gathered in order to design a program specifically tailored to individual needs. Students will learn how to ask the right questions and how to convert that information into powerful suggestions by acquiring those skills.
  • Also covered are… What can prevent hypnosis, subject preparation, and how to use “direct suggestion” and “indirect suggestion”. The use of waking hypnotic suggestion, hypnotic suggestion and post-hypnotic suggestion are covered as well.
  • Training in specific therapies like, weight management, stress management and smoking cessation are covered since these are topics often sought after by potential subjects/customers. Students will also learn valuable skills in session structure and benefit from studies on various schools or thought and hypnotherapeutic methods, including the basic concepts of regression therapy, working with abreaction, pain management and working with groups, practice management and to professional ethics.
  • Students are required to do hands on practice with volunteer subjects. This is an important stepping stone between academic study and practical application. Students often comment that this requirement gave them a tremendous boost in confidence prior to going into private practice. Students must demonstrate proficiency in the skills that they have learned while receiving valuable feedback from the course instructor.

Total est. Hours Approx: 360
All enrollments subject to completion of prerequisites and completing standard enrollment application and agreements.

Advanced Master Level
Hypnotherapy / Hypno-Counseling Certification Course Outline

Set yourself apart from the Crowd!

Advanced Certification Course Outline:

This is an exciting advanced course for those who already have certification in hypnotherapy (Certified Hypnotherapist). It is a chance for you to move up to the next level and set yourself apart from the rest of the field. In this course you will increase your base of knowledge in many more intricate uses of hypnosis/hypnotherapy thereby adding a substantial amount of new tools to your toolbox.

Students can learn ways to work more effectively with a vast number of more complex client/patient issues. Students broaden the potential scope of their practice enabling them to accept and work effectively with a greater variety of clients/patients thereby providing broader and higher quality client/patient services and gaining ability to increase their income. This course will also improve the student’s ability to interact and network with other wellness and health professionals (e.g.: mental health, medical, complementary professionals)

Projected Learning Outcomes

  • In-depth studies in Regression Therapy, Training in the use of Abreaction, The Theory of Past Lives and Past Life Regression, Practice Management, Forensic Hypnosis, Pain Management, Hypnosis for Childbirth, Fundamentals of Counseling, Working With Fears and Phobias, Enhancing Intuitive and Creative Abilities, Performance Enhancement, Sexual Dysfunction, Working With ADD/ADHD, Working With OCD, Hypno-analysis, memory enhancement and more.
  • Students can improve and expand induction techniques, acquire additional education in Practice Management and more. This is an exciting class where you can further hone your professional skills.
  • In this advanced course students add valuable tools to their toolbox to gain competency in other more advanced topics and approaches requiring specialized skills. This course will increase skill levels in the topics from the initial certification and add an array of new skills to help the practitioner expand his or her practice. This course brings students to a new level of skill, competence and versatility.

Additional Hours: 48
Total Cumulative hours with Primary and Advanced training: 408

All enrollments subject to completion of prerequisites and completing standard enrollment application and agreements.

Are You Someone Who Would Rather Take It A Little Slower?

Then Start With Our Individual Course Topics
Instead Of A Full Certification Program

Check Out Our

Individual Course Offerings

Comes With
A Certificate Of Completion
For That Specific Training Course
(e.g.: Pain Management, Childbirth With Hypnosis etc.)
For Those Who Successfully Complete Any Individual Course

Collect All Of The Individual Certificates Of Completion
Contained In The Complete Student Library
And You Are Eligible To Challenge
The Primary Certification Final Exam
For Full Certification

You Have Up To 3 Years To Complete Certification
(Some Restrictions May Apply)

Already Certified ?
Individual Courses Taken Can Often Be Used For CEUs

BodySmart Wellness LLC. Management

Marie Kimelheim, M.D. – Medical Director

marie-kimelheimMarie Kimelheim, M.D. is Medical Director of BodySmart Wellness LLC and for the Center for Cognitive Enhancement of Bucks County. She is a licensed psychiatrist who is also trained in Anti-aging and Regenerative Medicine, Holistic Psychiatry and Functional Medicine. She received her medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine and her psychiatry training at Temple University Hospital. She is currently a fellow in the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine program.

Dr. Kimelheim has over 20 years in medical practice specializing in Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy, Anti Aging Medicine, Mood Disorders, Integrative Psychiatry and Weight Loss. Dr. Kimelheim possesses a great understanding of patient’s weight loss and related health needs and combines her many skills to provide patients with exceptional service. Through patient specific specialized testing and treatment protocols she strives to determine the root cause of the patient’s symptoms and disease state rather than merely treating the symptoms..

Her interests include brain fitness for peak performance and optimal well-being, nutritional and alternative approaches for psychiatric disorders, bio-identical hormone replacement and spiritual attunement. Dr. Kimelheim merges mainstream and alternative medicine using functional medicine concepts, nutrition, and other natural approaches.

Philip Holder, PhD. – Medical Coordinator

Head Instructor for Hypnotherapy and related courses

Dr Holder 20160823aPhilip Holder: Personal

Philip lives with wife Marie, Dogs Dexter and Oscar and cats Nico and Luna. Philip and Marie have 5 children (1 girl 4 boys). Marie is a physician specializing in Psychiatry and in Anti Aging Medicine. Philip and Marie are in practice together at their BodySmart Wellness LLC facility in Yardley PA. In their spare time they enjoy spending time with family, going to the movies dining out, shopping for odd and different things, dancing and traveling (when time permits).

Philip Holder: Therapy

Dr. Holder is a therapist specializing in Therapeutic Hypnosis and Counseling and Life Coaching. A sought after motivational speaker and teacher he instructs hypnotherapy & advanced hypnotherapy courses, as well as teaches at nationwide events.

He has been certified by The International Association of Counselors and Therapists, the International Medical and Dental Hypnotherapy Association, the National Guild of Hypnotists, National Association of Transpersonal Hypnotherapists and other prominent organizations.

● Philip Holder was nominated for the Hypnosis Hall of Fame in 2000, 2001 and for 2003.

● He received the Hypnosis Hall of Fame’s prestigious Barton John Dutton award in 2001.

● He also received the award for “Outstanding Clinical Contributions” from NATH in 2002.

● In 2003 Dr. Holder was honored with the “Therapist Of The Year” award by the International Association
of Counselors and Therapists.

● Awarded the International Medical Dental Hypnotherapy Association “Presidents Award” 2009

● Awarded International Medical Dental Hypnotherapy Association “Life Fellow In Hypnotherapy” 2013.

● Awarded International Medical Dental Hypnotherapy Association “Diplomate” 2016.

Dr. Holder is an instructor of hypnosis, hypnotherapy, and meditation and offers regular certification courses. In his capacity as a professor he teaches hypnotherapy, advanced level hypnotherapy and instructor level hypnotherapy at various locations.

Dr. Holder is a lecturer and published author. He has appeared in many prominent magazines, on television, on talk radio, and is featured in a number of instructional videos and on audios. His book “Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy – The Power of the Subconscious Mind” has consistently retained a Five Star rating on Amazon.com and is used by both therapists and trainers as a source of information on hypnotherapy.

Over the years, thousands have benefited from Dr. Holder’s services. He regularly travels teaching seminars and workshops. As well, people travel from around the world to utilize his services and to study from him. He conducts workshops for corporations, public school systems and for private educational facilities.

Main Site: www.BodySmartWellness.com Also visit: www.HypnosisCenter.ORG

Philip Holder Martial Arts Bio

Philip Holder is an internationally renowned meditation and Kung Fu Grandmaster. He is published author (with books, numerous magazine and newspaper articles to his credit), He has been featured in Wushu Kung Fu Magazine, Black Belt Magazine, Martial Arts Training, Karate/Kung Fu Illustrated, Qigong Magazine, Inside Kung Fu, Karate Star, Karate International, Wing Chun Today, Martial Arts Masters, American Karate, and other prominent magazines. He has also appeared in the “Who’s Who in Martial Arts” on television and on radio. He has been featured in over 200 instructional videos.

Philip is one of the top martial arts instructors and defensive tactics trainers in the world. He has a reputation for quality in the martial arts that began over 50 years ago. He holds the position of Grandmaster of Ying Gi Ga Wing Chun Kung Fu and is both Grandmaster and chief instructor to the North American Wing Chun Association. He is the creator of the self defense and special defensive tactics program known as “The Six Zone Safeguard System”. He has provided instruction to group classes, private students, military personnel, law enforcement personnel, to executive protection personnel (Bodyguards) and other security agents. He himself has, in the past, worked as an executive protection operative. He also has experience as a personal trainer. His teaching encompasses the physical, philosophical and psychological aspects of personal development. His personal “hands on experience” gives a true sense of realism to his classes and seminars. Over the years, thousands have benefited from Dr. Holder’s teaching. He regularly travels teaching seminars and workshops. As well, people travel from around the world to study from him. He conducts workshops within various, corporations, school systems and for private educational facilities.

Philip has certification in Acupressure, Shiatsu and Oriental Diagnosis, as well as other holistic modalities and experience as a personal fitness trainer/consultant. His background gives him a unique ability to address the union of body and mind like few others.

Main Site: www.BodySmartWellness.com Also visit: www.WingChunCenter.com


Phil has played music since age 11 or 12. He plays, guitar, piano, organ, and drums and is an accomplished vocalist. He had his first band when 12 in which he sang and played guitar. He consistently played for many, many years thereafter, first as an amateur and after college as a professional full time musician. Deciding it was time to go to college he again went to playing music part time. Although he plays 5 instruments, for most of his music career he has been a lead vocalist and front man. He has a broad vocal range and can sing almost anything. Entertainment value is just as important to him as the music. Although a unique and original performer in his own right people sometime say he’s Mic Jagger-ish or Steven Tyler-ish. He enjoys music like Eagles, Aerosmith, Allman Brothers, Bon Jovi, Matchbox 20, and others old and new. Phil focuses on making quality music and providing great entertainment.

Main Site: www.BodySmartWellness.com

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