About Membership

Membership Categories

Full Membership ($90/year or $250/three years)
Full Membership is available for health care providers who are licensed to practice in the state in which they reside, and are in good standing with their licensing Board.* Applicants must have completed a minimum of 20 hours training in an approved introductory course in hypnosis.**

Apply for a Full Membership now! (Been a member in the past?  Renew your membership now!)

Associate Membership ($70/year)
For students in a healthcare field, or healthcare professionals completing coursework or supervised experience toward licensure.* Applicants must have completed a minimum of 20 hours training in an approved introductory course in hypnosis.**

Apply for Associate Membership now! (Been a member in the past?  Renew your membership now!)

Membership Benefits

  • Discounted rates for local clinical hypnosis workshops
  • Subscription to IMAGES, our quarterly newsletter
  • Inclusion in MSCH member directory and regional referral list of qualified healthcare professionals who use hypnosis in their clinical practice
  • Access to activities that provide structure, support, and encouragement for continued growth and development in a unique multidisciplinary environment
  • Valuable resources for members who are committed to high quality care of individuals with various health problems
  • Affiliation with an organization that promotes high professional standards while advocating appropriate use of clinical hypnosis
  • Opportunity to work toward certification in clinical hypnosis
  • Opportunity to work toward Approved Consultant status in clinical hypnosis

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*Here’s the specific criteria for being a full member:

Members shall hold a Doctorate degree in dentistry, medicine, nursing, osteopathy, psychology, chiropractic or a similar health care field AND shall be licensed or registered to practice by the state agency or authority that governs professionals in the member’s field of practice in the state in which the member is practicing, without any license or practice restrictions; 

OR Shall hold a Master’s degree in marriage and family therapy, nursing, psychology, social work, or a similar health care field AND shall be licensed or registered to practice by the state agency or authority that governs professionals in the member’s field of practice in the state in which the member is practicing, without any license or practice restrictions; 

OR Shall hold a Bachelor’s degree (B.A., B.S., B.N.) or equivalent terminal degree (i.e., is a graduate of a 4-year training program which does not grant 2 Bachelor’s degrees) and which is directly related to their field of practice; AND is practicing in the field of nursing, acupuncture, physician assistant, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, pastoral care, chemical dependency treatment, or in a similar health care field; AND shall be licensed or registered to practice by the state agency or authority that governs professionals in the member’s field of practice in the state in which the member is practicing, without any license or practice restrictions.

*Here is the specific criteria for an Associate Member:

An Associate Member shall be any person who is a graduate of a terminal degree program who is not yet licensed or registered to practice by the state agency or authority that governs professionals in the field of practice in the state in which the member is practicing OR is a graduate (post Bachelor’s level) student in any of the health care professions named in paragraphs above; and who is actively working toward one of the degrees and in such areas of health care.

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**All Membership requires attending an MSCH or ASCH approved 20 hour Fundamental skills hypnosis course. This course can be taken through MSCH right here in Minnesota in June. Details of the June workshop are under the ‘Education’ tab on this website. (www.msch.org)  Scroll down to the ‘Annual MSCH Workshops in Clinical Hypnosis Intro and Advanced Workshops in Clinical Hypnosis.’ The Fundamentals course is offered every June in Minnesota.

Questions?

Please contact:
Deb Schrobilgen
mschsecretary@gmail.com