OSCH is composed of licensed health care professionals who use hypnosis in their clinical practice. We promote the use of hypnosis through education, certification, and professional development.  

To apply for membership simply click the "Apply for Membership" link at the bottom of this page and fill out our online membership application form.


OSCH membership shall be available to health care professionals including dentists, physicians, psychologists, clinical social workers, counselors, and nurses at the masters’ or doctoral degree level, and other qualified health care providers.  

  • All Health care professionals in OSCH shall be licensed by their respective state regulatory agency or board. 
  • All members are to be in good standing and abiding by the respective regulatory code of ethics of their profession.  
  • Applicants are to have an interest in the clinical use of hypnosis and have completed 20 hours of hypnosis training that meets ASCH hypnosis training guidelines.  The OSCH basic course qualifies and is offered annually.  
  • Health care professionals may be granted membership who have not yet completed the 20 hour training requirement.  Completion of the basic course 20 hours of training must be completed within in one calendar year of active membership. 
  • Associate Membership is offered to residents, interns and masters’ and doctoral degree students in the above mentioned professions and those in pursuit of licensing. Applications will be reviewed and approved before membership is granted.

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Benefits of Membership

  • Reduced registration fees for monthly meetings, speakers, Basic and Intermediate Courses and Advanced workshops. 
  • Members who have previously gone through the Basic or Intermediate Course are entitled to review the Course again for a greatly reduced fee (space permitting)! This does not include a manual or CEU’s which may be purchased separately upon request. This is a great way to review and practice your hypnosis skills with other like-minded professionals.  Please contact us if you want to review a course. 
  • Listing on the OSCH website to promote referrals once the Basic Course has been completed.
  • OSCH membership meetings during the academic year featuring guest speakers who share a variety of interesting and timely topics. ASCH CE available for most speakers.
  • Mentors available at a nominal fee for review and practice of Basic course materials.
  • ASCH certified and approved consultants available at a nominal fee for individualized professional development with clinical hypnosis. 
  • Consultation groups designed to offer a forum for exploring integration of hypnosis into clinical practice.
  • Lending library privileges (CDs, DVDs) are available for all members. The resource list is posted on the website in the members’ section. The library includes the 20th annual American Society of Clinical Hypnosis Annual Conference.
  • Networking among professionals from a variety of fields who are successfully using hypnosis in their practice
  • Opportunities to be involved on the executive board where your participation makes a difference.
  • Representation in the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis (ASCH) through Oregon’s representative to the ASCH Board of Governor’s

Membership Options

Regular Membership, $70.00 per year: Open to qualified and licensed health care professionals in dentistry, medicine, nursing, psychology, counseling or social work.

Associate Membership, $40.00 per year: Available to individuals currently enrolled in an accredited master's or doctoral degree program in a qualifying profession. Available to residents and interns participating in a recognized residency or internship program. Verification by faculty / registrar of your educational institution is required for membership to be approved. Available to those in pursuit of their professional license. 

Retired Members, $40.00 per year: This level is for retired members of one of the professions listed above.

Lifetime Members, $40 per year: This level is for those who have been OSCH members for 20 years or more.

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