Questions to ask a Hypnotherapist

  1. How much are your hypnotherapy services?
  2. Are your services covered by insurance?
  3. How many sessions do you suggest for my problem or concern?
  4. Do you offer free consultations via phone or office?
  5. Do you offer a discount if I pay for a package deal (i.e., three sessions in advance)?
  6. How long is a normal session (60, 90 or 180 minutes)?
  7. What should I bring or wear to session?
  8. Will I have to lay down or recline in a chair?
  9. Can I bring a family member with me in session?
  10. What age group do you see in your hypnotherapy practice?
  11. What areas do you specialize in?
  12. Are there specific problems that you do not work with?
  13. Are there any negative side effects to hypnosis?
  14. Are you a mental health professional as well as a hypnotherapist?
  15. What is your highest level of education and in what mental health field?
  16. What other therapy modalities are you qualified to perform?
  17. What professional licenses and certifications do you currently have?
  18. Do you have a code of ethics that you abide by?
  19. How many hours of training did you receive in hypnosis/hypnotherapy?
  20. How long have you been practicing hypnotherapy?
  21. What professional organizations do you belong to?
  22. Is there paperwork to complete?
  23. When can I arrange an appointment to get started?