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SHC School of Hypnotic Practices


Proudly Central Coast & New South Wales

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“I would like to acknowledge that this Clinic is built on the traditional lands of the Darkinjung nation,

Gurungai to the South and Awabakal to the North, and pay my respect to Elders both past, present & emerging.”

*Only Registered Students will have password access to the Student Portal.

Unleash Your Potential as a SHC Therapist! Join the Class of 2024 and embark on a transformative journey! Enrollment is open for our upcoming classes that January/February 2024, and graduate by December 2024.


The Master Practitioner Hypnotherapy Course goes above and beyond expectations, we offer a Counselling Course within the Master Practitioner Hypnotherapy Certificate, with a strong focus on Addiction Support.


Dive into a wealth of resources with our inclusive 600+ page Study Guide, available on Amazon or via us directly. We cover 25 Hypnosis scripts included in the book, deep diving into each script. Learning about Induction, Suggestion, Counselling, Past Life Regression, Quit Smoking Support, Body Scans, Trauma Release, Boundaries, Procrastination, Pathfinding / Goal Setting, Medical Pain Management, Period Pain Relief, Weight Control, Birthing Support, Child Hypnosis: Anxiety, Anger, Bulling, Night Terrors and more... 


Immerse yourself in 600+ hours of hands-on classes, self-studies, practical examinations, collaborative study sessions, stimulating assignments, and insightful assessments.


This course is tailor-made for novices eager to embark on a fulfilling career in Hypnotherapy, as well as seasoned therapists seeking to expand their therapeutic modalities. Our flexible payment options make it affordable for everyone, with installments spread throughout the course duration.


Don't miss out on this golden opportunity to become a skilled SHC Therapist, join the 2024 Class now and pave your way to success! 


Our #ClassOf2023 have had an incredible experience and have gone from strength to strength this year. Seeing their confidence in themselves grow, has been an honour, and we are so excited for our #ClassOf2024 to arrive! 

Message us now or call us on 0422548770 for more information.

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You've been looking for something like this, and we believe that you're here for a reason, perhaps it's time to unleash your potential with this life changing course. We are based on the beautiful Upper Central Coast of NSW, but our classes are Online and available to anyone who has a mobile phone with an internet connection. 

In this experiential course, not only will you experience each hypnosis in a deep and meaningful way, but you will also be encouraged to make positive and healthier life choices as well. With small classes and personal attention, you will be given everything that you need in order to be the best that you can be, both professionally and personally.

Every step that you take alters the course of your life, and you deserve to live a life that echoes who you are intrinsically. As you more clearly define yourself and your future desires, you will more likely be able to help as many people as possible in your lifetime.  

You do not have to pay the entire Course Fee upfront, payment is made at each of the 26 classes (including the Q&A Onboarding and Practical Exams), making this an affordable solution to a Therapeutic Credential. 

Jump onboard now, and manifest incredible change in your life today. 

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SHC School of Hypnotic Practices is approved by IICT to teach Hypnotherapy​.

IICT offers professional membership and insurance in 35+ countries. Approved modalities vary by region, as each insurance partner has a different set of criteria for assessing risk in their region.


Hypnotherapy is approved for professional membership and insurance in the following regions: AU/NZ, EU, UK, CA, US

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*In certain regions, practitioners are required by law to obtain licensing and/or registrations by a regulatory authority and complete a nationally recognised qualification. As a Training Provider, you warrant to IICT as part of your approval you are aware of any licenses and/or registrations required by law in the regions whereby you are teaching your course(s).

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Based on a google search for “Hypnotherapy Course fees NSW”

​ search showed that the average course fee in Australia for

Hypnotherapy is $10995​, and the average Hypnotherapy course in Sydney costs $7990.

Up to 50 Students per class. 


Official letterhead detailed feedback letter for each Practical Exam.

Master Practitioner Hypnotherapy Certificate.


IICT Student Membership Acceptance

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IICT Medical Insurance Acceptance

HALAXY Clinical Software Set Up


$114.89 per billed session

(43 payments in total over 1 year)


$4940.27 for the year

Q&A Onboarding 1 Session.

Study Classes divided into 2 Sessions each.

Practical Exams 1 session.

Total 43 Sessions.




To ensure increased attention for each learner.

 2025 onwards will see a maximum of 15 - 20 learners.



Per session including $4.70 Halaxy transaction and processing fees.



Annual including Halaxy transaction and processing fees.


All Classes are online.

72 Elouera Ave, Buff Point, NSW 2262 

Clinic Number (SMS only) | 0422548770

Social Media | Starviking Hypnotherapy Clinic

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During each 10-week school term there will be 10 - 11 Sessions.

These alternate Wednesday night - Saturday morning, Friday night - Saturday morning.

School Holidays are our Vacations.


AAS&S: Assessments, Assignments, Self-Study & Study Buddies 320hrs

Clinical Set Up (legal & practical) 140hrs

Hypnotherapy In-Person Online Classes & Q&A 114hrs

Counselling In-Person Classes 30hrs

Practical Exams 10hrs

Total Hours 614hrs | 1 Year Course

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Buff Point, New South Wales, Australia

SHC's Founder & Principal 


Hypnotherapist Clinic in Buff Point

Sessions booked via HALAXY, or telephonically SMS 0422548770


Diploma in Clinical Hypnotic Sciences
Diploma in Professional Psychotherapy
Diploma in Professional Addiction Counselling
Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

Diploma in Dialectic Behavioural Therapy (DBT)

Certified in Eye Movement Desensitisation & Reprocessing (EMDR)
Certified in Clinical Hypnotherapy
Certified in Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP)

Certified in Gestalt Psychotherapy I
Certified in Medical Aspects of Hypnosis
Certified in Practitioner of DeTrauma Technique™ (PTSD)

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CTBC Business Motivation Podcast

Inspiration for Entrepreneurs 

Coastal Towns Business Chamber & Axel Starviking, Axel chats with inspiring business people from the Central Coast of NSW and around the world. Motivating listeners to run with their passion and dreams in life and in business. 

Tap the tile to visit the podcast's Spotify platform. 

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QUATRO Podcast

Lifestyle, Mental Health & Opinions Podcast

Lunchie, Pabs, Nicola and Axel talk about contemporary and hot topics, sexuality, mental health, conspiracy theories, philosophy and more. 

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Teaching Experience

​Past Teaching, Presentation, Development, & Assessment Experience 

24 Years

Experience teaching private after-hours Music Theory and Practical – Voice, Opera, Guitar, Piano, Drums, Music Production and running multiple choirs. Up to 50 pupils a week. From 100 - 600 choristers per week. 1998 - 2022 

15 years - of classroom teaching experience, Music - History, Theory and Practical and Drama – Theory and Practical, in Government and Private Schools. 800 – 1000 students per week, managing curriculum, course development, lesson delivery, marking and assessing students, running school choirs. 2000-2015

3 Years

Awarded a Government Business Agreement and Funding to research, write, produce, direct, and deliver educational Road Shows to schools in South Africa. I personally, with my small team, educated over 1 million Children through (Road Safety – observance, obeyance and responsibility, Bullying – behaviour moderation and conflict resolution, Body Positivity – nutrition and exercise protocols, Child Trafficking – awareness and self-protection measures and Science – fundamentals and practical applications of multiple scientific scenarios and their outcomes) Road shows. 2008 - 2011

3 Years

Theatrical Show Director, Producer and Playwright. Produced a number of family centred musicals and pantomimes, catering to 11 official languages/culture groups. Responsible for researching and writing all scripts, directing all cast members, producing each show and in most cases hosting the show on stage. With the team, I dealt with up to 160+ audience members daily for up to 6 weeks at a time. 2012-2015

4 years

Once in Australia, I ran an Arts, Culture and Entertainment Company, hosted events on the Central Coast, and worked in the creative industry. Running 3 choirs per week, 2 drumming clubs, music students, I wrote, performed, and produced 4 electronic rock opera albums. For Terrigal, I am one of the 5 Land Leaders and a Steering Committee member for the 5 Lands Walk - the biggest multicultural event in NSW. I am on the Board of Directors of the Coastal Towns Business Chamber representing Complementary Therapists to local businesses, local government, and parliament, I host a Business Podcast for the CTBC, I am the Mental Health Radio DJ Wednesday mornings on Central Coast Radio, and I run my Hypnotherapy clinic in Buff Point and online. 2016 - 2022

1.5 Years

Radio DJ for Central Coast Radio, Self Improvement and Mental Health Support Show, Sixty 2hr Episodes. 2022 - 2023

Study & Clinical Hours

7-day - Intensive Certificate in Clinical Hypnotic Sciences. 2020 

2062 Hours - Diploma in Clinical Hypnotic Sciences with Hypnotherapy Training Australia (Practical Experience and Theory/Classes) 2020-2021

10 hours - Head of Student Mentoring for my graduating Hypnotherapy School, offering educational and emotional support and guidance to new and existing students. 10 monthly 1hr sessions. 2021-2022

96 – 100 hours - of Study Group / Practicing Clinical Therapy. I ran this Study Group. 2020-2021

36 hours - Clinical time with Students from my graduating Hypnotherapy School as one of the ‘HTA Recommended Therapists’. 2021

84 hours - of Mental Health Podcast Radio Show on Central Coast Radio. 2022-2023

529+ hours - of Clinical time with Clients (commencing May 2021 – lowered attendance occurred for a month or two due to 2021 lockdown, as most clients preferred to come to the clinic, attendance then slowed for a month or two in 2022 due to the widespread NSW flooding for the same reason). 2021-2023

(calculated 07/08/2023)

110 hours - Ongoing study: First Aid Training Certificate, Diploma in Addiction Counselling, Diploma in Professional Psychotherapy, Certificate in EMDR Therapy, Certificate in NLP, Certificate in Gestalt Year 1. 

Study currently in progress: EFT Diploma, Qigong Movement Certificate, Gestalt Therapy Certificate, NLP Diploma. 2022 - ongoing

16 months - of weekly (3 – 20 hours per week) development and self-guided learning to formulate my own Diploma Course. Estimated to be over 35,000 words in the Student Guide by completion. 2022-2023


Onboarding / Q&A
Counselling I
Counselling II
Counselling III
Counselling IV
Prac Exam: Counselling
Prac Exam: Anxiety

Quit Smoking I
Quit Smoking II
Prac Exam: Quit Smoking
Past Life Regression I
Past Life Regression II
Prac Exam: Past Life Regression
Scripts Book I: PMR & The Clearing
Scripts Book II: Full Body Scan & The Train 
Scripts Book III: UV Release & Awakening Self
Scripts Book IV: Weight Control & Procrastination
Scripts Book V: Goal Setting & Boundaries

Scripts Book VI: Pain management & Period Pain 
Scripts Book VII: Natural Birth Support & Children's Hypnosis
Prac Exam: Scripts Book
Legalities & Group Discussion
Practicalities & Group Discussion
Graduation Ceremony 

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