The Institute of Applied Psychology (IAP) was founded in 2003 by Barbara Madani and Gordon Young and is the only Australian RTO offering 10791NAT Diploma of Clinical Hypnosis and Strategic Psychotherapy; where you can learn unique skillsets and help future proof your qualification.
IAP have world-renowned Clinicians and Facilitators that are working with and learning from Australia's leading Institute who are delivering cutting-edge training courses (short courses to Diploma level) across NLP, Clinical Hypnosis, Strategic Psychotherapy and Counselling.
IAP offer Government Accredited Diplomas, and non-accredited, yet highly sought after certifications that set you up for success and help you stand out in the crowd. Regardless of prior learnings, many students come to IAP and further develop their skillsets and unique techniques to achieve desired outcomes both personally and professionally.
IAP are pioneers in behavioural change and use Unique Behavioural Change Technology (UBCT) techniques that is developed from and uses aspects of Neo-Ericksonian therapies and strategic psychotherapy that help achieve better personal and professional outcomes, quicker in both NLP and Clinical Hypnosis.
IAP’s trainings are pioneered and developed by world-renowned Gordon Young and delivered by numerous Facilitators and Assessors that have been personally trained and assessed by Gordon.
Gordon Young is the Head of Training, Master Trainer and the Co-Founder of IAP. Gordon is an internationally recognised name in the world of NLP and Hypnotherapy. He is considered by many to be Australia’s leading NLP Master Trainer, world-class Hypnotherapist and; Clinical Hypnosis and Strategic Psychotherapy facilitators. Gordon is the only Australian trainer who over the past 30 years has actually trained at The Milton Erickson Foundation (the absolute pinnacle of training in modern hypnosis) and trained under the direct students of Erickson, who now are also Adjunct Faculty of IAP. This includes Dr Dan Short, Dr Stephen Gilligan, Dr Michael Yapko, Dr Bill O’Hanlon and the original founder of NLP of NLP techniques that we use today - Robert Diltz.
IAP’s Facilitators, Assessors and Graduates success derives from using a very particular form of advanced hypnosis that only students of IAP have access to. It focuses very much on addressing the “experiential gaps” in your approach to the situation, and arms you to better deal with similar situations in the future. IAP’s teaching approach is non-scripted, solution-oriented brief therapy, and unique strategic psychotherapy based training where most clients usually require no more than 3-4 sessions to produce desired outcomes for clients.
IAP Graduates have a 99% completion rate and 85% move into clinic work within 6 months of graduating.