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 $75.00cdn 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 (Grandfathered)

Membership requirements are:

  • Annual Professional Membership Fee of $130.00cdn.
  • 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

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 $175.00cdn.
  • Successful completion of an accredited ARCH Clinical Level Hypnotherapy training programme.
  • 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 $175.00cdn.
  • Been a Registered Clinical Hypnotherapist of ARCH for two years.
  • Successful completion of an accredited counselling training either separately or as part of an advanced accredited 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 mandatory 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.

 

**** New Applicants must complete Registered Clinical Hypnotherapist training through ARCH Accredited school. 


**** 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.