NLP Master Practitioner Training

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The Master Practitioner course is called Neuro-Linguistic Hypnotherapy ™ because of its added components of Mesmerism and Reiki. This is a fourteen day* course that can take you from having no NLP or hypnosis experience to Master Practitioner.

This course is for those who wish Practitioner and Master Practitioner certification. If you already have an NLP Practitioner certification, here’s information on taking the Master Practitioner only portions of the course.

To Register

Contact Bennett/Stellar University for information on venues, locations and pricing or to register.

The Neuro-Linguistic Hypnotherapist Certification Program: Includes these certifications:

+ Hypnotherapist

+ Personal Coach

+ Reiki Levels I & II

And qualifies you for certification as an:

+ Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) Practitioner

+ Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) Master Practitioner

If you already have Practitioner status and are looking for a Master class only go here.


This comprehensive, in-depth Master Practitioner course also qualifies with many national and international professional hypnosis and NLP associations.

To truly help people with a feeling of confidence requires a great understanding of the mind, persuasive use of language, and an ability to move and direct energy. These skills are best achieved in a highly experiential environment the cornerstone of our teaching philosophy.


We incorporate instruction with practical experience in NLP, Time Line Therapy, Neuro-IMagic™ and Reiki with Ericksonian Hypnosis and Mesmerism. This instills in you from the most ancient to the most state-of-the-art knowledge in the hypnotherapeutic field.

We are unique in offering this combination in our Neuro-Linguistic Hypnotherapist Program.

The Program Includes:

Advanced Communication Skills, Subconscious Communication, Neuro-Natural Health & Wholeness, Time Lines & Regression Therapies “Removing Limits, Traumas and Fears”, Ericksonian Hypnosis, Somnambulism & Suggestion, Language and Behavior “Amplifying the Power of Suggestion”, Reiki I & II, Mesmerism & Magnetism “Energy Healing & Trance Inductions”.

The accelerated format is fifteen days one day off in the middle. The extended format held on weekends across several months.

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Course Syllabus

Day 1 Advanced Communication Skills



What is NLP

Qualities of successful people

The learning state

Formula for success

NLP Communication Model


Building a Four Tuple

Emotional states


Calibrated loops

Breaking states & patterns

“Getting Gwibbled”


NLP Presuppositions

Day 2 Advanced Communication Skills

Representational Systems

How we communicate

Eye Accessing

Body Accessing



Behavioral Flexibility

Rapport Pacing experience

Mirroring / Matching

Pace–>Pace–>Pace–> LEAD

“New Behavior Generator”

Day 3 Subconscious Communication

Structural elements of Experience

Present States / Desired States

Formula for change

Precision information gathering

META Model

Deletions of experience

Distortions of experience

Generalizations of experience



Mind reading

Criteria & META outcomes

Well-formed outcomes conditions

Well-formedness questions

Day 4 Subconscious Communication

Structure of present states

Structure of desired states

“As If Frame”

Future Pacing


Swish Patterns

Internal Strategies

T.O.T.E Model


Eliciting Strategies

Designing Strategies

Installing Strategies

“Learning Strategies”

“Motivation Strategy”

“Love Strategies”

“Natural Slender Eating Strategy”

Day 5 Neuro-Natural Health & Wholeness

The concept of parts

“Six Step Reframing”

Contextual Reframing

Calibrating congruence/incongruence

Secondary gain

Internal conflict resolution

Integrating conflicting beliefs

Day 6 Neuro-Natural Health & Wholeness

Health & healing factors

Mind body healing techniques

“Healing Patterns of Jesus”

“The Faith Pattern”

Physical trauma relief

Eye movement therapy

Curing allergies

Pain Relief Interventions

Catastrophic illness interventions

Day 7 Time Lines & Regression Therapies “Removing Limits, Traumas and Fears”

NLP Model of therapy

3 Place Dissociation

Changing personal history


Re-printing intervention

Time Line Therapy

Time line elicitation

Day 8 Time Lines & Regression Therapies “Removing Limits, Traumas and Fears”

Prime directives of the unconscious mind

Taking a detailed personal history

Discovering the root cause

Releasing negative emotions

Handling abreactions

Changing limiting decisions

Changing time lines

Past life regression

S.M.A.R.T Goals

Creating desired futures

Performance Enhancement Techniques

Anxiety elimination

Curing phobias

Logical levels of therapy

NLP Final Exam

Day 9

Experiential Study Day

Practice, Integration & Assignments (Accelerated Program Only)

Day 10 Ericksonian Hypnosis, Somnambulism & Suggestion

Hypnosis overview

History and use

General considerations

What hypnosis is not


Features of the two minds

Fundamentals of Ericksonian hypnosis

“That’s Right”

The hypnotic voice

Deep relaxation inductions

The hypnotic pre-talk

Suggestibility tests

Comforting rehearsal inductions


Arm levitation & catalepsy

Ideomotor signaling

Using a pendulum


The science of suggestion

Post hypnotic suggestions

Dissociating the conscious & unconscious

Reframing Interventions

Day 11 Ericksonian Hypnosis, Somnambulism & Suggestion

Authoritarian vs. permissive Inductions

The Milton Erickson Model

Hypnotic language patterns

Embedded suggestions

Double binds

Creating an induction

Deepening techniques & testing

Self hypnosis

Pain control

Creating amnesia

Hypnotic change work

“The Light Technique”

Deep hypnotic phenomena

Progressive test induction

Rapid inductions

Day 12 Language and Behavior “Amplifying the Power of Suggestion”

The power of metaphors

Metaphors and hypnotic suggestions

Creating metaphors and loops

Direct suggestions

Class of problems/Class of Solutions

Using Representational Systems to improve effectiveness

Using Sub-Modalities to improve effectiveness

Sleight of Mouth Patterns


Day 13 Language and Behavior “Amplifying the Power of Suggestion”

Meta Programs

Uses in therapy

Uses in hypnotic suggestions

Uses in management

Uses in promotion & sales

Meta Programs Cont.

Uses in metaphors

Putting it all together becoming the super hypnotherapist

More Sleight of Mouth Patterns

Day 14 Reiki I & II, Mesmerism & Magnetism “Energy Healing & Trance Inductions”

Reiki introduction

History of Reiki

The Reiki Lineage

Demonstration of existence

27 Propositions of Magnetism


The Reiki Principles

The Chakra system

Reiki attunement Level I

Reiki self treatment

Reiki setting & procedures

Energetic inductions

Reiki attunement level II

The Reiki Symbols

Reiki Level II treatment for others

The art of Magnetism

Day 15 Reiki I & II, Mesmerism & Magnetism “Energy Healing & Trance Inductions”

Distant healing

Beaming Reiki

Use to eliminate unwanted habits

Use to empower goals

Use to heal the past

Use to empower the future

Hawaiian Huna The three minds

Hawaiian Huna Forgiveness

“Higher Self Therapy”

Neuro-IMagic Model

Values & Criteria alignment

Successful career

Enriching relationships


Putting it all together

Doing complete sessions

Final Exam

“Thought Inoculation Process”


*The intensive format is 15 days with one day off in the middle and the extended format is held over 7 weekends.