Starting out as a hypnotherapist can be daunting. With so many books out there, it is difficult to know where to start. Look no further! We recommend these the 3 must have books for the beginner hypnotherapist.
Top Picks: 3 Must Have Books for the Beginner Hypnotherapist
The table shows the key features of these must have books.
Top Pick: How to Hypnotise Anyone
How to Hypnotise Anyone is the first in a series of "The Rogue Hypnotist". It provides the perfect foundation for the beginner hypnotherapist by focusing on the art of hypnosis. It starts out at the very basics of 'what is hypnosis?' then introduces a wide range of inductions, scripts and awakenings. This book is the cheapest in this section and will give you an excellent foundation in professional hypnotherapy and hypnosis.
- Easy to read.
- Every day language.
- Range of inductions, scripts, deepeners and awakenings.
- Start of an excellent series.
Negatives but not deal breakers: This book discusses hypnosis rather than hypnotherapy. Cheapest version is a Kindle edition.
Top Pick: The Art of Hypnosis
The Art of Hypnosis is the start of a comprehensive 3 book series. This easy to read introductory book is ideal for hypnotherapists who are about to start their own practice. It is more in-depth than "How to Hypnotise Anyone" and focuses on the hypnotherapy rather than hypnosis. This affordable book is one that you will come back to again and again.
- In depth explanations of hypnosis and hypnotherapy.
- Easy reading.
- Well structured.
Negatives but not deal breakers: When compared to The Rogue Hypnotist, the slightly higher cost may put some people off buying it at the start of their hypnotherapy career.
Top Pick: Hartland's Medical & Dental Hypnosis
Hartland’s Medical & Dental Hypnosis has stood the test of time. Written by a medical doctor, it is offers a wide variety of medical and dental scripts with supporting explanations. The extra detail is what makes this book stand out. You can come back to this book again and again.
- Medical & Dental scripts.
- Hypnosis and hypnotherapy.
- In depth.
- Supporting explanations.
Negatives but not a show stopper: Without a teacher/instructor the detailed information can be dry can be monotonous. The higher price tag will also put of some beginner hypnotherapists.
If you're starting out in hypnotherapy buy yourself at least one of these 3 best books for the beginner hypnotherapist.
- If you're after an introduction into the basics of hypnosis and want a cheap book buy How to Hypnotise Anyone
- If you'd like to learn slightly more than the basics of hypnosis then buy The Art of Hypnosis
- If you're interested in clinical hypnotherapy/hypnosis buy Hartland’s Medical & Dental Hypnosis