This course teaches the skill of utilisation of metaphor in hypnotherapy. Students will be taught how to use existing metaphors and how to create their own to match individual clients’ needs.


  • Appropriate metaphor construction
  • Bridging states
  • Surface structure metaphors
  • Deep structure metaphors
  • State elicitation
  • Multiply embedded metaphors
  • Utilisation of hypnotic language

You Will Receive:

A complete course manual with this training that will be a valuable resource for the future. Additionally, you will receive a speciality certification from the UK Academy as a testament to your achievement.


Shaun Brookhouse

Who should attend?

Hypnotherapists who wish to extend their skills in the use of metaphor, or if they do not already use them, to add to their therapeutic tool bag.

Entry requirements:

Applicants for this course would be expected to be practising hypnotherapists or in training to be a hypnotherapist.

Structure of the course:

This is a two day course


£200. Payment may be spread over a period of up to four months by arrangement.


This programme will be held at Brookhouse Hypnotherapy London, #7 23-24 Great James St, London, WC1N 3ES

Distance learning option:

Suitably qualified applicants may undertake this course via distance learning, although the Academy does recommend live training as offering an excellent opportunity for practical experience of the techniques being taught.


The course will be accompanied by a short question paper which maps to the learning outcomes.