Welcome to the home page for the American Board of Psychological Hypnosis.


The American Board of Psychological Hypnosis represents the highest level of certification for psychologists in clinical and experimental hypnosis.  Applicants must have a doctoral degree, membership or eligibility for membership in the American Psychological Association, a minimum of 5 years of acceptable experience with hypnosis and meet other requirements.  Individuals seeking the Diplomate in Clinical Hypnosis must also be licensed or certified and possess or be eligible for the American Board of Professional Psychology Diplomate in a clinical or counseling area.    This page provides additional information on the requirements for applicants and the examination process.

Brief Historical Perspective

The American Boards of Clinical Hypnosis, Inc.
American Board of Psychological Hypnosis (ABPH)
American Board of Medical Hypnosis (ABMH)
American Board of Hypnosis in Dentistry (ABHD)
American Hypnosis Board for Clinical Social Work (AHBCSW)

Professional Hypnosis Associations
American Society of Clinical Hypnosis (ASCH)
Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis (SCEH)
International Society of Hypnosis (ISH)
Society for Psychological Hypnosis (APA Division 30)

ABPH Brochure

ABPH Board of Directors (2014-2018)

ABPH Diplomate Application and Examination Requirements

ABPH Diplomate Examination Application Form

ABPH Examination Study Guide Questions

Directory of ABPH Diplomates

The Morton Prince Award

A 2015 Examinee
A Past Examinee
Becoming A Diplomate

American Board of Psychological Hypnosis (ABPH)
Last updated: March 16, 2016