Standards of Registration For Membership

The following Standards of Registration apply for all membership applicants:

Associate Member (Non-Practising Friends of ARCH)

Membership requirements are:

  • Completed Application form
  • Payment of the Application fee of $25.00cdn and Annual Fee of $50.00cdn for Associate Membership.
  • The name of one professional ARCH reference with the application form.
  • Associate Member must be in total support of the goals and objectives of the Association.
  • All submitted material will be reviewed by the ARCH Board of Directors and the application will be either accepted or rejected.

Registered Hypnotherapist / Registered Hypnosis Practitioner Professional Membership

Membership requirements are:

  • Completed Application form
  • Payment of the Application fee of $25.00cdn and Annual Professional Membership Fee of $70.00cdn.
  • Successful completion of a recognised Hypnotherapy training programme with a total minimum of 225 training hours of (classroom) instruction. Total hours include class time, directed self-study and 75 hours Practical Application (practicum).
  • The names of two professional references or one Professional ARCH reference. 
  • Embracement of the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice of ARCH.
  • Proof of Professional Liability and Commercial General Liability Insurance*.
  • Current Criminal Records Check**.
  • Successful completion of the Competency Exam***.
  • All submitted material will be reviewed by the ARCH Board of Directors and the application will be either accepted or rejected.

Registered Clinical Hypnotherapist / Registered Clinical Hypnosis Practitioner Professional Membership

Membership requirements are:

  • Completed Application form
  • Payment of the Application fee of $25.00cdn and Annual Professional Membership Fee of $100.00cdn.
  • Successful completion of a recognised Clinical Level Hypnotherapy training programme with a total minimum of 325 training hours of (classroom) instruction. Total hours include class time, directed self-study and 100 hours Practical Application (practicum). There must be a minimum of 25 hours of counselling training as part of the Clinical Hypnotherapy instruction (or this can be taken separately).
  • The names of two professional references or one Professional ARCH reference. 
  • Embracement of the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice of ARCH.
  • Proof of Professional Liability Insurance and Commercial General Liability Insurance*.
  • Current Criminal Records Check**. 
  • Successful completion of the Competency Exam***.
  • All submitted material will be reviewed by the ARCH Board of Directors and the application will be either accepted or rejected.

Registered Clinical Counselling-Hypnotherapist / Registered Clinical Counselling-Hypnosis Practitioner Professional Membership

Membership requirements are:

  • Completed Application form
  • Payment of the Application fee of $25.00cdn and Annual Professional Membership Fee of $100.00cdn.
  • Been a Registered Clinical Hypnotherapist of ARCH for two years.
  • Successful completion of an additional 400 hours of counselling training either separately or as part of an advanced Clinical/Counselling-Hypnotherapy training programme.
  • Completion a minimum of 400 hours Practical Application (practicum) working with clients using Hypnotherapy and Counselling Protocols.
  • Proof of Professional Liability Insurance and Commercial General Liability Insurance*.
  • Current Criminal Records Check**.
  • Successful completion of the Competency Exam***.
  • All submitted material will be reviewed by the ARCH Board of Directors and the application will be either accepted or rejected.

 


 

Notes:

*  Professional Liability and Commercial General Liability Insurance is a mandtory requirement for all professional level members of ARCH Canada.  It is also required that non-scope 3 professional members join the ARCH insurance program. 

 

**  All Professional Level Members (RHt/RHP, RCH/RCHP, RCCH/RCCHP) must undergo and provide a current Criminal Records Check (CRC) conducted by the police/RCMP in their local area.  The cost of the CRC is the responsibility of the applicant. The CRC must include vulnerable sector check.

 

 

***  The competency exam may be waived at the discretion of the Director of Membership.  Also, the applicant may be requested to provide a video of a session as part of the competency exam requirement.

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