Association of Registered Clinical Hypnotherapists
6248 Main Street
Vancouver, British Columbia, V5W 2V1
The Association of Registered Clinical Hypnotherapists (ARCH) is a Canada-wide accrediting registry for
qualified Hypnotherapists and Counselling-Hypnotherapists. ARCH promotes the professional conduct of
its registered members, consistent with the ARCH Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice. Complaints
about the ethical or professional practice of a registered member (Member) that are received in writing
are reviewed by ARCH. Complaints are reviewed in the order they are received. Please be aware that the
review process is detailed and can be lengthy, depending on the circumstances. The length of time
required for resolution will also vary.
Once ARCH has received your complaint, you will be notified by mail or e-mail and provided with contact
information for the ARCH representative responsible for your file. If at any time you would like an update
on your complaint, please call the representative with your file number ready.
Before completing this form, please consider that ARCH is not able to:
|Your Contact Information
|ARCH Member Details
Please identify the ARCH Member you are filing this complaint about and include an office address if
available. Note: a copy of this complaint may be sent to the Member you have identified.
|Have you tried speaking with this Member about your concern(s)?|
Please describe what you would like to see happen as a result of this Compliant.
Note: ARCH cannot make, direct or influence the payment of financial compensation to complainants or
|Details of Your Complaint
Please describe your concern in as much detail as possible. Provide details of what occurred between
you and the ARCH Member including dates and locations. Please enclose copies of any documents that
you feel would be relevant to your complaint. If you believe there has been a violation of the ARCH
Code of Ethics or Standards of Practice please provide details.
Note: a copy of this complaint may be sent to the ARCH Member you have identified
Confirmation and Consent
I understand and agree:
investigation. I will sign the attached Consent for Release of Confidential Information and
Records, unless ARCH determines this information is not relevant to my complaint. I understand
ARCH may refuse to proceed with my complaint if I do not consent to the release of my
confidential information and records.
parties to the member under investigation.
Committees or the ARCH legal counsel.
year after the alleged event(s) or violation(s) which form the substance of the complaint.
suspend investigation or disciplinary processes until the criminal or other legal proceedings have
compliant, choses not to pursue my complaint, or refuse to participate in the process.
Insurance and is not legally liable for the conduct of Members.