Approved Hypno Birthing Training

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Terms and Conditions

Hypno Birthing Certification Criteria

Full Certification and entitlement to be called an Mongan Method Hypno Birthing Childbirth Educator after training is dependent on the following criteria:

1. Completion of Full Hypno Birthing Training:

  1. This may include Hypnosis for Childbirth and/or Birth Basics, for Full Certification.
  2. We reserve the right to see a copy of the appropriate qualification certificates prior to training.
  3. We reserve the right to request that you perform case studies prior to receiving your certification.

2. Entry Routes for Training:

2.1 Birth Professionals Training Route

  1. If you are a Birth Professional without any Hypnotherapy or NLP Certification your training criteria is:
  2. Module 1 - Hypnosis for Childbirth (1.5 days)
  3. Module 2 - Hypno Birthing Practitioner Training (2.5 Days)

2.2 Birth Professional plus Hypnotherapist/NLP Practitioner

  1. Module 2 - Hypno Birthing Practitioner Training (2.5 Days)

2.3 Hypnotherapist, NLP Practitioner Route

  1. Module 1 - Birth Basics (1.5 days)
  2. Module 2 - Hypno Birthing Practitioner Training (2.5 Days)

2.3 Other Professionals and Hypno Birthing Mums Route

  1. Module 1 - Hypnosis for Childbirth (1.5 days)
  2. Module 2 - Hypno Birthing Practitioner Training (2.5 Days)
  3. Module 3 - Birth Basics (Attend a course or complete Home Study Module)

3. Course Assessment and Case Studies

3.1 You will be required to complete a post course assessment and can perform up to 3 case studies to gain experience. Teaching materials can be charged for but there should be no financial gain from i.e. no fee charged to your case study clients for teaching time.

3.2 You may want to conduct a pre-client questionnaire, including a brief medical questionnaire to ensure that the client is appropriate as a case study, however there are very few contraindications to Hypno Birthing. Your clients must sign a Consent Form prior to the course to state that they understand that they are participating as a case study and that they have disclosed all relevant information.

3.3 If you choose to video or record your session(s), you must obtain your clients consent for this in writing.

3.4 If we feel it is appropriate or beneficial, we will conduct a Skype feedback session with you to discuss the case studies and any learning points.

3.5 Certification will be awarded from the Hypno Birthing Institue in the USA.

3.6 Please ensure that you obtain insurance prior to starting work with clients.

4. Video & Photograph Release Form/Recording During The Training

This will be provided in the event of any video and audio recording or photographs. These are the sole property of Sonia Richards and Steve Griffiths and the details of use are stated on the release form.

Recording of the training by delegates on any equipment including phones, tablets and audio recorders is not permitted unless there is a specific issue such as dyslexia. Permission will be granted for audio recordings in this case.

5. Non-training/Trainer Qualification

This certification course does not qualify you as a trainer of Hypno Birthing. Faculty Trainer status is only appointed by Marie F. Mongan the developer of Hypno Birthing.

6. Cancellation and Refunds Policy

6.1 Course deposits are non-refundable.

6.2 Non-attendance of a booked course will not automatically constitute refund. Exceptions will be based on a case by case basis if there are special circumstances. A place on a subsequent course may be offered in replacement on this basis. If you are booking as a delegate on a courses and wish to cancel or transfer to another course, the following fees are due:

More than 8 weeks before course start = refund minus £50 administration/ cancellation fee


8-6 weeks before course start = 75% of total paid


6-4 weeks before course start = 50% of total paid


<2 weeks before course start or no-show = NO REFUND

6.3 If you decide to stop attending partway through a course we are not obliged to refund the fee paid. If there are special circumstances we can always openly discuss this with a view to part-refund or joining a subsequent course for the part of the training missed.

6.4 We reserve the right to ask a participant to leave the course is they are disruptive or abusive in any way. No refund will be given in this case.

6.5 Should we cancel a course for any reason, you will be given a full refund or offered a place on a subsequent course.

7. Acceptance of my Terms & Conditions

Booking your course is an acceptance of my Terms & Conditions.

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