This special certification programme is designed for hypnotherapists who want to consolidate their knowledge and skill in working with smoking cessation to maximise efficacy.


  • The importance of the pretalk
  • What factors influence success
  • How to maximise the chance of each client quitting
  • What to do when they don’t
  • How being a smoking cessation expert will have a beneficial effect on your whole practice and how to maximise this
  • Different approaches to quitting: behavioural, analytical, ericksonian
  • The humanistic perspective
  • The role of addiction
  • Secondary gain
  • Ethical marketing
  • The research base

You Will Receive:

A complete course manual with this training that will be a valuable resource for the future. It includes scripts and strategies which will add to your practice as a smoking cessation specialist. Additionally, you will receive a speciality certification from the UK Academy as a testament to your achievement.


Shaun Brookhouse and Fiona Biddle

Who should attend:

Hypnotherapists who wish to extend their range of services and add to the power of 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. This includes a lifetime specialty certification. 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. Also students are required to submit a base-line pre-talk and script.