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Hi, I'm Erika Flint.

Erika Flint, award-winning hypnotist and best-selling author, training world-class hypnotists

Erika Flint, award-winning hypnotist and best-selling author, training world-class hypnotists

Our comprehensive Hypnosis & Hypnotherapy Certification Training Course teaches you how to become a world-class professional hypnotist with a thriving business.

Our course is the only training you need to start your career as a professional hypnotist. You'll learn to confidently induce hypnosis in all of your clients, how to move your clients through a system of hypnotherapeutic techniques to achieve desired outcomes and results, and how to build a six-figure business out of it. 

We train compassionate individuals to become professional hypnotherapists with a thriving practice - most with no or very little previous hypnosis experience.


Join me for an all new masterclass for current and aspiring healers and life-changers who want to learn an ancient modality with a modern update that brings clients lasting relief from life-long issues with hypnosis. 

Why Hypnosis? 

  • Hypnosis works even when everything else has failed because it works below the level of conscious thinking.

  • Modern Hypnosis techniques are fast and repeatable.

  • The only prerequisite to being a great hypnotist is compassion and drive.

  • Earn a great income for you and your family while helping your community.

  • This is a fulfilling career - if something is missing in your life, perhaps it's helping others make lasting change with hypnosis.

  • Learn all about hypnosis and enjoy a live Q&A with Erika.

STEP 2 : Apply to Train with us


We are committed to the comprehensive success of our hypnotists in the creation of the hypnosis practice of their dreams. With our comprehensive training program, you're creating meaningful and life-fulfilling work. If you’re ready to do everything it takes to transform yourself and your clients with the awesome power of a modern and professional system of hypnosis, complete the application now!

We have more applications than we have space for, and it's important to have the right students in class that are in alignment with the vision of our training program. Once we review the application, if you're a fit, you'll be offered a private interview where you'll have an opportunity to enroll into our training program.


Cascade Hypnosis Center Accredited Training Programs



Banyan Hypnosis Certification Super Course with 5-PATH® and 7th Path Self-Hypnosis®

Welcome to Cascade Hypnosis Center for Training & Services, the Pacific Northwest’s Premiere Accredited Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy Education and Training Center in Bellingham, Washington.

Our Accredited Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy Certification Training is approved by the National Guild of Hypnotists (NGH) and designed to produce confident and competent hypnosis professionals. This is a high quality, professional accelerated hypnosis certification producing some of the best and most qualified hypnosis professionals in the field.

The course includes the most advanced and modern hypnosis techniques in the profession today, including Age Regression, Forgiveness Therapy, Parts Mediation Therapy, Instant and Rapid Inductions, Covert Depth Testing, Hypnotic Convincers, and everything you need to get started as a hypnosis professional. Click on the video below and allow me to tell you more about this professional hypnosis certification course.


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Cascade Hypnosis Training - Erika Flint, BA, BCH, A+CPHI

The Most Powerful and Effective Techniques

Including Age Regression Therapy, Forgiveness Therapy, Parts Mediation Therapies™, 5-PATH® and 7th Path Self Hypnosis®

Cascade Hypnosis Training - Erika Flint, BA, BCH, A+CPHI

Train in a Professional, Comfortable Classroom

Training is in a professional, comfortable classroom at Cascade Hypnosis Center.

Cascade Hypnosis Training - Erika Flint, BA, BCH, A+CPHI

Course Approved by the NGH

The Advanced Certification Super Course is approved by the National Guild of Hypnotists.

Cascade Hypnosis Training - Erika Flint, BA, BCH, A+CPHI

Accredited Hypnotherapy School

The 5-PATH® IAHP Professional Accreditation is the highest standard reached by 5-PATH® IAHP Certified Professional Hypnosis Instructors (CPHIs).



Professional Career Training by Board Certified Hypnotist and Award-Winning, Accredited Certified Professional Hypnotherapy Instructor Erika Flint, BA, BCH, A+CPHI


Accredited Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy Certification Training Prepares You to Become a Professional Hypnotist and Hypnotherapist


This is a Comprehensive and Professional Hypnosis Training Program

Our curriculum is designed to provide a complete approach to hypnosis which enables you to immediately become a practicing Hypnotherapist working with weight, smoking and stress problems for both individuals and groups. Upon completion of the Level I and Level II [5-PATH®] training, you will be able to help clients deal with fears and anxieties, self-confidence and esteem issues, sports performance, sales performance and most problems presented to Hypnotherapists. You will feel comfortable and confident seeing clients when your training is complete.


In addition to learning the basics, you will learn the unique 5-PATH®. This is a thorough, multiphase approach that was designed to uncover and overcome subconscious issues. In this system, you will utilize some of the most powerful hypnotherapeutic tools, including Direct Suggestion, Age Regression, Forgiveness Therapy and Parts Mediation Therapy, applied together in a systematic, reliable and highly effective process.


Our school and instructor, Erika Flint, BA, BCH, A+CPHI are Accredited by the 5-PATH® IAHP Professional Accreditation which is the highest standard reached by 5-PATH® IAHP Certified Professional Hypnosis Instructors (CPHIs).


Special hypnosis training and experience will be available using 7th Path Self-Hypnosis®, a series of self-hypnosis techniques designed to remove old blockages to success, before attempting to give yourself suggestions. This new approach has received highest praise from both students and clients. Note that 7th Path® is a holistic Mind-Body-Spirit approach that far surpasses classical approaches to self-hypnosis. For most students, this is one of the greatest benefits of taking the course!


Everything that You Need is Included in the Tuition Fees. With the training programs all of your required materials are included in the cost of the courses. No additional purchases are required. In fact, we are including, at no extra charge, materials that go beyond those required by the NGH. We also offer additional books, cds/dvds and training videos for those who wish to purchase them and continue to learn more at a reduced price while you are in the course. But these materials are not required. Unbeatable Ongoing Support After You Graduate and More Benefits!


Overview: the Best Choice for Professional Hypnosis Certification Training 

  • Approved by the National Guild of Hypnotists and meets qualification for membership (and membership is included in the tuition). The National Guild of Hypnotists is the oldest and largest professional hypnosis organization in the world, and it’s highly regarded.

  • No surprises; all required materials are included in the tuition.

  • 100 hours of training – provides all training necessary to practice hypnosis.

  • This training is for passionate and caring people who want to make a difference. We teach hypnosis with heart, and the training and application is deeply meaningful and rewarding. By learning the absolute best techniques in a systematic approach you WILL be able to help all of your clients efficiently and effectively. We also have plenty of students that just come to learn hypnosis for their own understanding, and we love and encourage that.

  • Practical and accelerated course designed by Cal Banyan, well-known award-winning trainer.

  • Instruction and materials needed to master powerful forgiveness techniques that help your clients succeed.

  • Learn how to write and customize hypnotic suggestions and hypnotic scripts.

  • Free ongoing support after you graduate (e-mail groups, telephone and more). Once you become a 5-PATH graduate, you will receive the best ongoing support in the business. We want you to be successful and provide ongoing support to ensure your ongoing success – whether you’re just getting started in hypnosis or deepening your understanding.

  • Comprehensive course covering all of the main issues for which clients seek services.

  • You will learn instant and rapid hypnotic inductions, direct and hidden deepening and testing techniques, how to construct suggestions, age regression techniques, Parts Therapies, 5-PATH® and 7th Path Self-Hypnosis®.

  • Plenty of time to practice your hypnosis skills during the course, including inductions, deepening and testing hypnosis

  • Learn how to build your business from those who know how. Based on the experience of one of the largest and most successful hypnosis centers in the Midwest, east and west coasts.

  • Optional books, tapes and videos are available for ongoing professional development.

  • Our school and instructor, Erika Flint, BA, BCH, A+CPHI are Accredited by the 5-PATH® IAHP Professional Accreditation which is the highest standard reached by 5-PATH® IAHP Certified Professional Hypnosis Instructors (CPHIs).


NGH Approved Banyan Hypnosis Certification Super Courses are taught in beautiful Bellingham, WA, at Cascade Hypnosis Center

Training is in a professional, comfortable classroom at Cascade Hypnosis Center in beautiful downtown Bellingham, WA.

Cascade Hypnosis Center is centrally located within Bellingham’s Central Business District with restaurants, coffee shops, grocery stores, and shopping nearby. Just a few minutes from I-5 with plenty of parking available. 

We are happy to answer questions during our free weekly online presentation - click the button below to register

Learn how to become a Hypnotherapist via this comprehensive certification course. 

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Course Outline and Syllabus : 100 Hour Course

Pre-work To Help You Become A Professional Hypnotist Faster

Our course has some of the most comprehensive pre-work of any hypnosis training course because we want you to be successful and have a thriving hypnosis practice! For that reason, the moment you register for our course you are granted access to 2 powerful training courses: 

  • NGH Approved Hypnosis Certification Training Pre-work Course: This pre-work course includes pre-class homework, practice hypnosis inductions, additional training material, and a reading list.

  • Business Building Course: Complete this course before class starts and you'll be able to open your Hypnosis Practice within days of completing the course.

How long does it take to become a hypnotherapist?

Our entire Hypnotherapy Certification Course takes a total of 100 hours to complete.

Level I – Professional Hypnosis

It is the objective of Level I to train the student on the use of classical and modern hypnosis techniques, including hypnotic inductions, deepening techniques, depth testing procedures, delivering hypnotic suggestions, emerging the client as well as educating the student in safety and ethical considerations of working with clients using hypnosis

Day 1

Level I Course Outline :

Introduction To Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy

Classical and modern principles of inducing hypnosis Working model of the mind, including unconscious, subconscious, conscious and critical factors.

Preliminary Suggestibility Tests

“Waking” suggestions Hand Clasp Test Pendulum Test Hands Rising And Falling Test

Recognition and Classification of Subjects

Permissive or authoritarian approaches to meet the needs of different clients Age considerations Vocational Considerations Other background and historical considerations


Day 2

Favorable and Unfavorable Influences and Dangers of Hypnosis

How your clients’ beliefs and concerns about hypnosis affect your sessions How to prepare clients for sessions How to create trust and rapport with your clients

Establishing And Testing Trance Depth

Classical approaches to hypnosis such as progressive relaxation Modern inductions such as instant and rapid inductions (e.g., Dave Elman, etc.) Spontaneous Affect Triggered Hypnotic Induction Testing hypnosis depth with overt and hidden tests

Suggestion Management and Techniques

Writing and delivering effective hypnotic suggestions How to make hypnotic suggestions more powerful than direct suggestions alone

Mechanical Aids

Chevreul’s Pendulum, and other instruments Audio tapes and other electronic devices are discussed


Day 3

Deepening Techniques

Classical deepening techniques Using depth tests to deepen hypnosis Self-deepening and causing the environment to deepen trance Waking suggestion, and more

Anesthesia Management

Creating analgesia and anesthesia Working with doctors and other medical professionals

Using Hypnosis Scripts and Outlines

Appropriate use of scripts and outlines Writing scripts and script delivery Obtaining scripts Working without a script

Introduction and Practice of 7th Path Self-Hypnosis®

History of 7th Path Self-Hypnosis® Comparison To Classical Self-Hypnosis Group Hypnosis and Practice of Self-Hypnosis

Level I – taught during the first three days of instruction. An exam will be given on this material at that time. If the student does not pass the test, he or she may take the exam again during course. If additional testing is required the student may take the examination after the course is completed.

Level II – Professional Application of Hypnotherapy and Setting Up Your Practice

It is the objective of Level II to train the student in hypnotherapeutic techniques, including advanced hypnotic suggestion, advanced hypnotic induction, using hypnotic age regression, and other advanced therapies outlined below. Also, this section is designed to teach the student how to setup, organize and promote his or her hypnotherapy practice.


Day 4

Level II Course Outline :

Overview of Hypnotherapy

How the mind responds to hypnotherapy Who to avoid the rejection of hypnotic suggestion and get lasting change The role of emotional factors in hypnotherapy The role of classical conditioning in hypnotherapy

How To Integrate Self-Hypnosis Into Hypnotherapy

Classical approach to self-hypnosis 7th Path™ Holistic Mind-Body-Spirit approach to self-hypnosis Writing and delivering hypnotic suggestions for self-hypnosis Role of visualization and fantasy in self-hypnosis


Day 5

Using 5-PATH®, A Systematic Approach To Hypnotherapy

Use of 5-PATH® (Five-Phase Advanced Transformational Hypnosis) as a universal approach for changing habits, working with addictions, weight loss, smoking cessation, fears/phobias, eating disorders, psychosomatic illness, and more (using hypnotic suggestion, age regression, forgiveness therapies and Parts Mediation Therapy, as a system).

Hypnotic Suggestion In Hypnotherapy

Helping clients move toward health and positive personal change with hypnotic suggestion When and how to deliver therapeutic hypnotic suggestion View Video of Therapeutic Application Group Hypnosis and Practice of Self-Hypnosis


Day 6

Hypnotic Age Regression As A Powerful Hypnotherapy

How to reliably do hypnotic age regression How to do revivification (have a client re-experience a past event) How to uncover the source of the problem (Initial Sensitizing Event) How to use age regression to remove the problem and help the client How to use age regression and hypnotic suggestion together How to avoid most common mistakes in age regression, such as causing false memories How to do the Informed Child Technique and Informed Adult Technique View Video of Therapeutic Application Group Hypnosis and Practice of Self-Hypnosis


Day 7

Hypnotic Therapies To Aid In Forgiveness and Emotional Healing

How to do “Chair Therapy” a useful gestalt therapy, in the hypnotherapeutic process How to turn forgiveness into a powerful therapeutic tool How to apply the necessary principles of forgiveness and hypnotic suggestion together View Video of Therapeutic Application Group Hypnosis and Practice of Self-Hypnosis


Day 8

Using Forgiveness Of Self In Hypnotherapy

Ten Keys To Forgiveness Reframing Past Mistakes As Protecting the Self Self-Forgiveness And Removing Old Self-Defeating Patterns Self-Forgiveness And Achieving New Goals In Life View Video of Therapeutic Application Group Hypnosis and Practice of Self-Hypnosis


Day 9

Hypnotic Therapies for Internal Conflict and Secondary Gain Issues

How to do Parts Therapy (conventional) How to do Parts Mediation Therapy How to use Parts Mediation Therapy to overcome internal conflict and secondary gain issues Group Hypnosis and Practice of Self-Hypnosis

Demonstration and Practice (Almost Every Day of Class, As Well)

Live demonstration and supervised practice of hypnotic induction, deepening, testing, hypnotic and post-hypnotic suggestion Live demonstration and supervised practice of hypnotic age regression (and other techniques as time permits) Discussion and demonstration of Past Life Regression if requested by members of the class


Day 10

Setting Up Your Practice and Organization

Organizing your office (forms, procedures, shortcuts and systems, for success) Answering the telephone and making appointments Use of videos to save time in your practice Advertising, marketing and free promotion of your business Letting other professionals know about your business or service, such as physicians and psychologists Working with, and how to get referrals from medical, psychological and other professionals

Level II, is conducted during the last six consecutive days of the course. An exam will be given on this material on the 9th day. The last day of the course is reserved for answering questions, additional practice, makeup examinations, review and going through materials related to membership and certification in the National Guild of Hypnotists. If the student does not pass the last test covering hypnotherapy he or she may take the exam again that day (different exam). If additional testing is required the student may take the examination after the course is completed.


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